Facebook Holiday Contests: 12 Last-Minute Super Festive Ideas [Infographic]

Discover 12 easy Facebook contest ideas for the holidays that can be implemented in minutes. Increase engagement by 66%!

By Dana Kilroy ・1 min read
Social Media

Wait, what?! You haven't put up any contests or other promotions for the holidays yet? No worries! We've got 12 really easy Facebook contest ideas that you can implement in minutes, right here! We were inspired to put this infographic together when we looked at aggregated data from ShortStack users.

We analyzed more than 50,000 active Facebook Pages and 300,000 custom campaigns, like contests and giveaways, that serve more than 1.4 billion Facebook fans and, among the things we discovered: Engagement in December increases by as much as 66 percent on custom Facebook apps! Other data we uncovered about brands using Facebook apps during the month of December:

  • During December, brands see a 66% increase in contest submissions
  • During December, there's a 57% increase in custom Facebook Page app shares
  • During December, there's a 47% increase in custom Facebook Page app views
  • During December, there's a 33% increase in custom Facebook Page app shares to specific Facebook friends
  • But even if you don't use apps for your Facebook contests and promotions, you can still put up some engaging contests.

Now who's ready to get festive on Facebook?


About the author

By Dana Kilroy ・1 min read

Dana Sullivan Kilroy is a communications professional with more than 20 years of experience delivering compelling content. Her work has appeared in national, award-winning publications and sites, including: The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Fast Company, Inc.

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