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…

    AllFacebookin Social- 13 readers -
  • 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, receives…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 22 readers -
  • Attracting the Next Generation of Travelers

    … offer a way to engage. That’s where contests come in. In some ways, social media is the ideal arena for contests, which is why you’ll see giveaways on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. One great contest idea is to ask young travelers who have already stayed at your hotel to write you a review on a hotel rating site and post a screenshot…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 11 readers -
  • A Comprehensive Facebook Ads Checklist to Increase Email Acquisition

    … While email is the closest thing to direct communication in the digital age, few people would gripe about a drought hitting their inbox. The average person can expect a spate of 90 new emails today, and by 2019, that number will rise to an estimated 96. Still, cultivating a healthy email list and reaching out to consumers is an essential…

    AllFacebookin Facebook Twitter- 24 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- 31 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

    … admit that I’ve cheated in an online contest. Years ago, we had a regional social media contest to find the most popular man and woman in town. After I viewed the source of the contest page, I quickly figured out that I could add a vote just by going to a specific URL that was embedded in the code. The developer of the contest thought he was being…

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

    … and shopping–and she provided details on the social network’s offerings for this year’s Ramadan. The Twitter crescent moon emoji for Ramadan will appear if any of the following hashtags are included in tweets: Welcome the holy month of #Ramadan with Twitter emojis, Periscope hearts and more worldwide: https://t.co/VsJzsVq5Xw pic.twitter.com…

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

    … and tagged by 1 p.m. PT Friday June 10. Instagram also provided the following tips: Use applications like Boomerang or Hyperlapse to tell a story in a unique way. Use Instagram’s new multi-clip function (iOS only) to create a video out of multiple clips from your camera roll. If your video includes sound, make sure the message comes through even if viewed on silent. Add subtitles if necessary. When uploading, choose a captivating video thumbnail image and title to grab attention right away. Instagram users: Ready to get wet? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 19 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- 28 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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