Author: Jane Vance

Everyone’s been talking about UGC and just how valuable it is for your business. We’ve collected six unique campaigns to keep your UGC collection efforts fresh. Plus, we included email marketing suggestions to help turn those UGC leads into sales. AgChoice Farm Credit’s 2020 Calendar Contest Everyone wants their 15 minutes of fame. A photo contest where winners’...

What are your online marketing goals? If you’re like most marketers, you’re looking to raise brand awareness, gain leads, and increase sales. Would it surprise you if I said email marketing outshines social media marketing by helping you tick all of these boxes? It shouldn’t. Email is an essential tool in your marketing toolbox, and the...

Having trouble getting back into the flow with your online marketing after the holidays? Dive right in to 2019 with a lead generation campaign. These campaigns are easy to set up quickly, and they work well for engaging your audience. Plus, they generate valuable leads for future remarketing purposes. Mission Foods’ “Snack Showdown” Vote-to-Enter Contest The Super Bowl...

This post has been updated to reflect changes in Facebook/Instagram's policies, announced on December 11, 2018 Instagram changed the way hashtag contests are run in December 2018. Now, Instagram hashtag contest entries must include both the contest hashtag(s) and an @mention of the Instagram Business Account running the contest. Learn more by reading Hashtag Contests & Instagram’s...

Instagram is deprecating features necessary for running hashtag contests via its API on December 11, 2018. Online marketers — commence panic! Now take a deep breath. At ShortStack, our team of engineers updated our hashtag contest capabilities to ensure you still have access to the Instagram features you love. In this blog post, I explain Instagram’s...

Need inspiration for your online holiday marketing campaigns? Look no further. We have nine interactive marketing campaigns created by ShortStack users that will get you and your customers in the holiday spirit. Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand’s “12 Days of Christmas” Multi-Day Giveaway Calendar Multi-day giveaway calendars, also known as advent calendars, are popular during the holiday season...

The holidays are a busy time of year. It’s hard to find a minute to relax between work, holiday gatherings, the kids’ school programs, shopping for gifts, etc. The good news? There is something out there that could make your online marketing efforts a bit easier: marketing automation. The following marketing automation tools allow you to...