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- 18 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- 24 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- 12 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- 27 readers -
  • What is Growth Hacking? Here are 15 Examples

    …, balanced marketing strategies should use both traditional, long-term strategies and growth hacking strategies effectively. What is Growth Hacking? Growth hacking is a process of rapid experimentation across marketing channels and product development to identify the most effective, efficient ways to grow a business. Growth hackers are marketers…

    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- 15 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

    … and even your email list (remember, you may already have their email, but they’re going to share your contest with their friends, as well). At that point you should consider smart, well-targeted ad strategies. What has changed: Mobile takes the lead Mobile has become the most important device platform. According to Mary Meeker‘s 2015 internet…

    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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