ShortStack Tips & Tricks

Our developers continue to be hard at work enhancing ShortStack; they're determined to make it the best marketing software out there. This month we added even more flexibility to our Campaign Designer, enhanced our Instagram integrations, and made it so you can buckle down even further on potential contest fraud. In addition, we're excited to be offering...

Understanding how to work with data is a vital practice for business owners at every level. Important data includes numbers you likely look at frequently -- such as analytics -- but the practice also drives how you use data you've collected from your Campaign. If you've recently run a ShortStack Campaign, you've likely collected several kinds of data,...

Eighty-nine percent of customers will stop doing business with a company after receiving poor customer service. How does this happen? It’s simple: Customers are leaving companies where management doesn't take the time to understand their needs. The last thing any business owner wants is for his or her business to lose a customer because they were unable to deal...

Believe it or not, there are still naysayers out there who believe that social media and social media marketing are fads. Obviously I disagree. Companies like Facebook and Twitter and Pinterest and LinkedIn, and even Reddit, have changed -- forever -- the ways that people communicate with one another and the ways they share all kinds...

A majority of ShortStack users use the platform to run some form of promotion. We want to make sure the promotions you're running not only go smoothly, but are free of entry fraud. Our recent promotions upgrades do just that. A while back we added the Facebook ID field to forms. This feature tracks each entrant's unique...

Unless you're a large brand that 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 followers to interact with their favorite brands. After all, who doesn't love winning a contest? I can go buy myself a new...

With 973% growth, the Nevada-based business has been named one of America’s fastest-growing private companies ShortStack, a software platform that agencies and businesses use to build lead-generating marketing campaigns and landing pages, announced today that it has been recognized by Inc. as one of America’s 5000 fastest-growing private companies. ShortStack made it into the list’s top tier,...

Landing pages are, basically, stand alone web pages  that have a very focused objective. They're meant to motivate the people who visit them to take a specific action: sign up for a newsletter, enter a contest, download a discount coupon, buy a something, etc. These actions are known as conversions. At ShortStack we have several popular templates our users...