Creating a social media contest

Crafting a successful social media contest is one of the most alluring tactics you can use. It’ll increase your online visibility, your followers, and your engagement.

There are a number of tools you can use to create an outstanding giveaway or sweepstakes.

The key to executing a successful contest is offering something of tremendous value.

Something that’ll be irresistible to your audience.

Here’s an example of a contest that had great results:

How to run a contest on social media:

  • Figure out your goals (do you want more Facebook page likes? Instagram followers? How many?)
  • Decide what social media channel you’ll host the contest on
  • Come up with a deadline for when it’ll end and when the winner will receive their prize
  • Create the contest (look at different types and choose the right one for your audience)
  • Promote it with all your might!

To get mind-blowing results, aim to have your audience do some of the heavy lifting.

Set the contest up so they get extra entries for sharing the contest or completing similar tasks.

Such as:  “Pin on Pinterest”, “Share on Facebook”, or “Like my Facebook page”. You can also give them a unique link to share for extra entries.

It’s genius. Your contest will basically run itself!

If you’ve read to this point, you’re likely very interested in the above and should give us a call for a strategy session. Our number is (02) 8095 9342 (+61 2 8095 9342 if outside Australia), or message us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/attentionexperts. You can also book a meeting with us via our website at www.attentionexperts.com – I would be very happy to run through some of the above strategies with you in more detail.

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