Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and it appears that it’s going to be a great year for consumer spending. As you ramp up your efforts, you should schedule some timely campaigns utilizing social media. ShortStack is an affordable Facebook App and Contest platform for designers, small businesses, and agencies. Tears ago, ShortStack developed this infographic with some great Valentine’s Day Facebook contest ideas… it’s a great list that still stands the test of time.
When running a contest or giveaway, entry forms can scare potential participants away. A hashtag contest removes those barriers to entry. Your participants need only use your hashtag, and their entry will be collected in an eye-catching display. ShortStack hashtag contests allow you to collect hashtag entries from Instagram and Twitter while boosting your engagement with fans. Collect User-Generated Content and Recruit Brand Ambassadors A hashtag contest is the simplest way to gather user-generated content
If you’re utilizing Facebook as a resource to drive traffic to your business via a contest or call-to-action, utilizing a socially integrated platform is a must. With ShortStack you can develop funnels from a specific source – email, social media, digital ads – to a web page with a highly targeted focus. Facebook Landing Pages With ShortStack, you can build an unlimited number of interactive landing pages for contests, giveaways, quizzes, and more to connect
It seems every week that a social network is changing layouts and requiring new dimensions for their profile photos, the background canvas, and images that are shared on the networks. Limitations for social images are a combination of dimension, image size – and even the amount of text that’s displayed within the image. I would caution against uploading oversized images to social media sites. They use aggressive image compression that often leaves your images blurry.
Today I actually had the pleasure – thanks to an invite from Jay Baer – of sharing tacos and Margaritas with the leadership team from ShortStack out at Social Media Marketing World. I made sure to let the team from ShortStack know how much we’ve enjoyed our ongoing relationship. Sara from the ShortStack team has been feeding us with great content the last few years and it’s always on target for our audience. If you