How To Create a #Hashtag Contest on Social Media

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

ShortStack: Facebook Landing Pages and Social Contests Made Easy

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

Social Media Image Dimension Guide for 2020

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.

What are the Elements of the Best Facebook Contest Apps?

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

Navigating the Wacky Rules of Facebook Contests and Sweepstakes

Did you know that you can require entrants in your Facebook contest or sweepstake promotions to like your page, but you can’t require or even ask them to share your page? Hey, it’s their platform and their users, so they can make the rules however they’d like. If you want to get at their users, you have to navigate some promotion guidelines from Facebook – and the folks at Shortstack have put together this concise

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Facebook Contests

Love stinks (says the old, fat, single guy)… so you may as well put a great holiday like this to use by ramping up your Facebook Contests. Valentine’s Day is almost upon us… the ultimate commercial holiday that everyone most spend money on, heh. If you’ve been meaning to host a Facebook contest for your fans but haven’t gotten around to planning one yet, this infographic from the folks at ShortStack has you covered. Many