ShortStack Tips & Tricks

Do you only communicate with your customers every few months? Do you only hope to find new clientele a few times a year? Do you only put effort into advertising your business once a year? We hope you answered NO! to these questions.  And hopefully you thought we were a little silly for even asking these questions, because any savvy marketer knows that marketing...

Do your 2016 marketing plans include blogging? Did you know that blogging can help you capture leads that will benefit your business? A blog can be a valuable marketing tool, give you a solid foundation for your brand and your business, and even help you become a leader in your industry (just ask Marcus Sheridan, aka,...

It’s easy to reach out to your existing online followers. But what are you doing to  drive new traffic? According to Facebook, “80% of consumers say they are more likely to try new things based on a suggestion by a friend in social media.” Therefore, if you’re not building features into your Campaigns that enable and encourage your...

Our latest white paper shares the results of an original large-scale study conducted on more than 27,000 ShortStack-built Campaigns to measure Campaign response.  The analysis evaluated the levels of engagement of contests and landing pages published exclusively to Facebook compared to Campaigns posted to multiple channels. For several years, Facebook marketing has focused on gaining Likes/fans on...

Social media provides an opportunity for brands to grow their email lists and collect valuable data from their audience. And the holidays are prime data-collection season. According to Hootsuite, 58% of marketers who have been using social media for three years or longer state that social media has helped them boost sales. We recently dug into data...

Each week, ShortStack's customer service agents receive similar questions about how to use the platform. We have tons of useful and detailed help docs, and a frequently-updated user forums, but just to clear the air, here are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. 1. How do I limit entries? There are actually two aspects to...

When most business owners plan their sales and promotions for the holiday marketing season, they think about the two biggest shopping days of the year: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. While these days definitely deserve a bit of special attention, there are seven (seven!) other shopping days that occur during the holiday season that -- judging...

Have you ever wanted to limit the number of entries you can receive on a promotion? Or maybe even trigger a specific action to happen after a certain number of entries has been received?  Well, we have some good news! You can now do this and more with ShortStack's brand new Limited Entry feature. To find and use this new feature...