Contests

  • 7 Ways to Run Better Social Media Contests in 2017

    … If you’ve ever run a contest on social media, you know how powerful they can be. For early stage profiles that are just starting out, a contest can offer a leg up to build an initial following. For large and established accounts that want an extra boost, contests can provide an enormous surge of participation and interest. But the game…

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  • Here Are the Getty Images Instagram Grant Winners

    … The winners of the annual Getty Images Instagram Grant were revealed this week. Each recipient will receive a $10,000 grant, and their work will exhibited at Photoville in New York through Sept. 25. This year’s winners, with one example of their work, were: Christian Rodriguez (@christian_foto), a documentary photographer from Uruguay…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 24 readers -
  • Attracting the Next Generation of Travelers

    … for their trips on their smartphones. If you want to stand out with the younger group of tourists, however, your standard website and listing on hotel ranking sites won’t be enough. Hotels today need to take advantage of social media in order to successfully appeal to this age group. By devising a smart social media strategy, you can stand out from…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 12 readers -
  • A Comprehensive Facebook Ads Checklist to Increase Email Acquisition

    … as it sounds. To make sound decisions based on real data, measure your Facebook ad spend in relation to certain key metrics, such as the number of newly acquired email subscribers, open rates, CTRs and cost per action. This will ensure that your future actions are effective. When one of the largest general-interest trade book publishers wanted…

    AllFacebookin Facebook Twitter- 27 readers -
  • What is Growth Hacking? Here are 15 Examples

    … to convert with additional context around the transaction or even an offer. Host Contests – We’re launching some contests soon with Hellowave, a robust platform with proven, templated contests that run across your site and social sites. Build an Exclusive Community – This one takes work, but if you can convert your audience into a community, you’ve…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 34 readers -
  • 7 Tips for Hosting a Successful Social Media Contest

    … Getting the word out about your brand can be challenging, especially in an overpopulated social media landscape. You’ll often find that unless you can grow your follower base, your messages are consistently limited to people who already know about you. A contest encourages those followers to spread the word about your products or services…

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  • How to Prevent Fraud in Your Next Online Contest

    … We’re going to be launching the first of many contests soon to attract more visitors to our email newsletters. While we have extensive development resources, there’s no way we’re going to be developing the contest ourselves. We’re going to utilize Hellowave, a contest provider online. Why? The primary reason: Fraud I’ll be honest and totally…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 22 readers -
  • Twitter Helps Its Muslim Users Celebrate Ramadan

    … Ramadan is underway, and Twitter launched several initiatives to help its Muslim users celebrate their holy month. Twitter media partnerships director, Middle East Kinda Ibrahim said in a blog post that tweets about last year’s Ramadan were seen 8.4 billion times, on and off Twitter–adding that the most discussed topics include food, travel…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Instagram Sets ‘Water in Motion’ Contest for Cannes Lions

    … The contest Instagram is running for this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is all wet. The Water in Motion contest, announced in an Instagram for Business blog post, is seeking videos of three to 60 seconds in length focused on water. Instagram said 10 finalists will have their videos featured at the Instagram Water…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 24 readers -
  • Running a Social Contest in 2016: What’s Changed

    … I did a search recently to find some good information about running a social contest. The latest post I found through Google search was an article from July 2014, and most of the articles I found were from 2011 or 2012. That’s about 30 years ago in internet years. But seriously, digital marketing has evolved a great deal in the past five years…

    Inside Facebookin Social Google Facebook Twitter- 30 readers -
  • FbStart Apps of the Year Entries Now Being Accepted

    … By David Cohen on Apr. 4, 2016 - 10:00 AM Entries are now being accepted for the second annual FbStart Apps of the Year competition, and they are due May 12 at noon PST. The social network announced in a blog post that the grand-prize winner will receive $50,000 in cash and $50,000 in Facebook ad credits, with four additional developers…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Getty Images Instagram Grant Entries Due April 12

    … Entries are now being accepted for the second annual Getty Images Instagram Grant contest, and they are due April 12. The visual communications giant received more than 1,200 entries from photographers in 109 countries last year, and three finalists took home $10,000 grants, along with mentorship opportunities from Getty Images photographers…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 18 readers -
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