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- 8 readers -
  • Here Are the Getty Images Instagram Grant Winners

    … burned for just over 100 years in mineral-rich Jharia. Girma Berta (@gboxcreative) resides in Addis Ababa and uses his iPhone to capture the vibrant color and grunge of street life in the capital of Ethiopia. Girma’s project, Moving Shadows, showcases local street scenes against backdrops of color. Honorable mentions went to Daro Sulakauri (@darosulakauri) from The Republic of Georgia; Ako Salemi (@f64s125) from Tehran, Iran; and Andrew Quilty (@andrewquilty), an Australian photographer based in Afghanistan. …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 18 readers -
  • Attracting the Next Generation of Travelers

    … of their unique review to win a free night or another prize. For example, take a look at this page for hotels in New Orleans. Every hotel featured has at least a handful of reviews. How do you think they got some of that feedback? Chances are, some of the visitors were encouraged to share their experiences. It’s a win-win situation for everyone involved…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 11 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- 22 readers -
  • What is Growth Hacking? Here are 15 Examples

    … a friend tells them to Tweet This!. If you’ve got a platform today, you should have an embedded advocacy program with it. Retargeting Ads – Bring visitors back to your website with ads that follow them. Retargeting can increase brand searches by up to 1,000% and visits by 720% after 4 weeks Tweet This! Use Your Data – 50% of businesses find…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 28 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

    … times by following and tweeting Al Aribya Live with the #امساكية hashtag, as well as a hashtag containing the name of the city they are located in. Ibrahim added in her blog post: In Indonesia, people can celebrate the spirit of togetherness by using the #KebersamaanRamadhan hashtag on Twitter. We are also collaborating with local partners…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 12 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- 18 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- 15 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- 16 readers -
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