Campaign Ideas

There’s still time to build and launch Halloween contests and promotions! Check out these three last-minute Campaign ideas that will help your business work the spookiest night of the year into katieyour seasonal marketing strategy. While you’re at it, don’t forget to check out our Holiday Marketing Playbook for tips and resources to help you make...

The holidays are almost here! Is your business ready? If one of your challenges is figuring out how to compete for consumers' attention and engagement (not to mention their dollars!), consider hosting a contest. Instagram contests are hot right now, and are one way to get in front of your existing customers, plus bring new followers. Instagram’s visual...

Have you run a hashtag contest yet? Have you used hashtags on Instagram and Twitter as a way to organize your content, or to find new people and businesses to follow? Most important: Did you know you can run hashtag contests using ShortStack? The first user to try out our new hashtag capability is Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). They...

At ShortStack.com we've been receiving queries about how to build holiday campaigns since the beginning of September. It seems that the time to "get ready" for the holidays rolls around earlier and earlier every year. Every day my News Feed becomes more populated with pumpkin flavored foods and beverages while my friends go on the search for the perfect Halloween costume for...

As the holiday season gets underway, it's time to start thinking about promotions that will increase exposure to your brand, products and services, and bring in the qualified leads that will help you with year 'round marketing. Did you know that data-collection increases by 73% between September and December? •45% of people on Pinterest start planning for holidays...

Is it just us or does summer seem to get shorter and shorter? Here we are, it's the first week of August and we're already seeing "back to school" posts. Of course in lots of places school doesn't resume until the end of the month, or even after Labor Day Weekend, which means there is still plenty...

Terms & conditions are a necessary part of a Campaign or contest, but they tend to not be the most interesting part for both the marketer and the participant. However, terms and conditions serve two purposes: to protect your brand by being clear about the legality of the Campaign and what you're going to do with the data collected, and...