Campaign Ideas

Each week on Socially Stacked, we feature a social media marketing Campaign to inspire marketers and ShortStack users. There are currently more than 70 million users on Pinterest and 500,000 business accounts on the social network. What makes Pinterest an intriguing place for businesses? For one it's a powerful tool for traffic generation. When you Pin an image...

Each week we feature a social media marketing Campaign to inspire marketers and ShortStack users. Photo contests are the most common promotion because they're easy to run and easy to enter. Whether someone is coming to your promotion from their desktop or their mobile device quickly grabbing a photo and entering it along with some contact information doesn't...

Each week on Socially Stacked, we feature a social media marketing Campaign to inspire marketers and ShortStack users. I recently read a jaw-dropping statistic, "84% of consumers say they either completely or somewhat trust recommendations from family and friends about products - making these recommendations the information source ranked highest for trustworthiness." "84% of consumers say they either...

Each week on Socially Stacked, we feature a social media marketing Campaign to inspire marketers and ShortStack users. Is social media an influencer in shoppers' buying decisions? You bet! In fact, 74% of consumers use social networks to make a purchasing decision. (BrainSINS) However, only 14% of shoppers trust advertisements. Where does this leave businesses? Try using a campaign to introduce...

Are you looking to build a social media contest that blows the roof off? Hosting a social media contest is by far the most attractive option for businesses because social media contests allow you to offer something unique to all of your online followers and attract new eyes to your social profiles. Also, chances are that all of your...

The holidays are here. (We invite you to step outside and scream as loud as you can, then take a huge breath because the holidays are something we can't avoid!) For most businesses the holidays are the busiest time of year. Whether you're like ShortStack and your holiday marketing strategy consists of providing valuable resources, best practices and...

Businesses use custom Facebook Pages to run promotions and sweepstakes, collect data, generate leads, and brand their Facebook Page. The business marketing opportunities with apps are endless, especially when you use a platform such as ShortStack, which allows you to embed your apps outside of Facebook on your blog or website, and provides a Smart URL so...

By Kristina Allen A couple of months ago I launched a brand new e-commerce store that sells hand-poured, eco-friendly soy candles. I’ve been pretty actively promoting it via social media and blogger relations, but I knew that I wanted email marketing to be a part of my mix. The problem (maybe one that you have, too) is I had...

Earlier this week Facebook announced changes to their promotion guidelines. The change is especially exciting for small business owners who want to run basic Timeline contests. Yesterday we wrote about how ShortStack users can use the valuable data they’ll collect from these contests by using our new Comment/Like Importer! In today’s post, we’re going to share 5 awesome...