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

    …, receives a grant for his project, Teen Mom, which depicts teen pregnancy in Latin America. Directly impacted by teenage motherhood, Christian hopes to raise awareness of the issue and highlight its impact on local communities. Ronny Sen (@ronnysen, @whatdoestheendoftimelooklike), from India, receives a grant for his work documenting the fires that have…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 14 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

    … the offer. Otherwise, you risk frustrating a potential customer and ending up with a one-and-done exchange. Targeting: Facebook’s targeting options—by demographics, preferences and behaviors, to name a few–allow you to select the attributes of your target audience. This makes all of the difference in building a high-quality email database. Start off…

    AllFacebookin Facebook Twitter- 20 readers -
  • 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…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 25 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

    … 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- 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- 17 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- 22 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- 15 readers -
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