Author: Jessica Miller

Unless you’re a brand everyone has heard of, chances are you’re using social media to engage with and learn about your fans and potential customers. Contests and promotions remain a fun way for people to interact with their favorite businesses. After all, who doesn’t love winning a prize? Yes, I could go buy myself a new t-shirt...

ShortStack’s templates are a great guide for helping you build professional looking landing pages, contests and giveaways, but when you’re looking for a truly custom look, nothing can compete with using custom images to complement the look of your brand. When it comes to using graphics and images in your landing pages, knowing a few tricks of...

COVID-19 has shut down most of the world and forced everyone to stay home. In such despairing times, it's inspiring to see how businesses and communities have rallied together to help each other out. Here at ShortStack, we’re humbled by those who have pivoted their businesses to produce hand sanitizer, sew masks, or offer free home delivery....

If you’re planning on running an online contest, I have a little disconcerting news for you: people cheat. It happens in contests of all sizes, no matter the prize or premise. You may think, “My contest is immune to cheaters - I’m just giving away a few bottles of nail polish.” But I’ve seen cheating happen in...

Whether the COVID-19 virus has affected you directly or you’re among the millions who will suffer the economic impact of a nation-wide quarantine (or both!), it’s so important to try and focus on the positive. 1.) You’re not alone. There is comfort in knowing that the nation and many parts of the world are experiencing these...

Whoever said “good things come to those who wait” wasn’t referring to our recent Instant Win Beanie Giveaway. Here at ShortStack headquarters, the crew had a box full of beanies and a list of marketing goals. It was the perfect opportunity to make good use of our Instant Win feature - a feature ShortStack users have...

Whether your client base represents a vast smorgasbord of industries or your services better serve a market niche, it's imperative that you’re able to deliver on whatever requests come your way. Thousands of agencies have trusted ShortStack to be their go-to for contests, giveaways, hashtag campaigns, quizzes, landing pages, and pretty much whatever other interactive digital content...

In the old days, growing a following on Facebook was simple - you’d set up a giveaway on your Facebook Page, tell your audience to “Like this Page to enter” and watch your like tally soar. This practice was called Like-gating, and when Facebook outlawed it in 2014, torch and pitchfork-wielding mobs nearly took to the...