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.

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  • 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. …

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  • 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…

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  • A Comprehensive Facebook Ads Checklist to Increase Email Acquisition

    … drive, you must consider a number of factors that often vary by industry vertical, including Creative refresh (click-through rates and conversions can drop drastically after running the same creative to the same audiences for more than one week. A creative refresh can keep your ads performing), test timing (look at when an ad performs the best…

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  • What is Growth Hacking? Here are 15 Examples

    … The term hacking often has a negative connotation associated with it as it refers to programming. But even people that hack programs aren’t always doing something illegal or causing harm. Hacking is sometimes a workaround or a shortcut. Applying the same logic to marketing works as well. Sean Ellis did just that. Traditional marketing online…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Facebook Releases 2016 Hacker Cup Schedule

    … a prototype for a major product like Timeline at a hackathon, creating a smarter search algorithm or tearing down walls at our new headquarters, we’re always hacking to find better ways to solve problems. In the Hacker Cup, programmers from around the world will be judged on accuracy and speed as they race to solve algorithmic problems to advance…

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  • 4 Resourceful Ways to Learn More About Your Buyer Persona

    … and hear from real people who fit the description of your targeted buyer personas. You can also research your company and your competition to see what topics are being discussed around specific company names and products. 4. Targeted Contests If you want to learn more about your buyer persona and have some fun in the process, consider running…

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