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Using Facebook's Page Tab Apps for campaigns has long been on the decline. Most brands don’t even bother with them anymore. Instead, folks are publishing campaigns in locations that are easier to access. Outside of Page Tab Apps, ShortStack allows you to publish campaigns: As standalone landing pages; By embedding on your website; and Using your...

It’s been nearly six years since Facebook overhauled its promotion guidelines to allow comments and/or likes as contest entries. This type of “Comment or Like to Enter” contest is also known as a Timeline contest. Some third party app providers gasped a little when Facebook made its announcement, fearing this would replace the need for custom-built online...

In the realm of marketing, the word engagement gets tossed around a lot. You may understand it in reference to your social media profiles - likes, comments, follows, shares, clicks, etc. - since that is where a significant portion of your audience engages with your brand. But why is engagement so important? Fostering a level of engagement helps...

Businesses turn to social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat to advertise their products and services, and for good reason. [icons size='' custom_size='40' icon='fa-star' type='normal' position='' border='no' border_color='' icon_color='' background_color='' margin='0 0 10px' icon_animation='' icon_animation_delay='' link='' target='_self'] In 2021, it’s estimated that there will be 3.02 billion social media users in the world. A large percentage of Internet...

Social media contests, particularly those on Facebook and Instagram, are excellent marketing tools. They work on a variety of different levels: To grow your account visibility and reach. To promote your brand name and increase awareness. To engage your target audience. To create a stronger bond between your brand and its customers. [icons size='' custom_size='40' icon='fa-star' type='normal' position=''...

Facebook has a made a few announcements over the last couple of weeks about changes that are coming to the News Feed. One of things the company is clamping down on is what they call "engagement baiting." This includes using contests to bait engagement and sharing. The changes don't mean you shouldn't be running Facebook contests....

It’s no secret that Facebook contests can yield astounding results. Whether you’re looking to gain new followers or generate leads (or both!), plenty of businesses have proven that social contests are an excellent way to do so. It’s why we hear about incredible examples, like Qwertee using contests to get 100,000 likes or Cruise Line International...

We created this guide a few years ago, but think it's worth sharing again. While Facebook "apps" per se are out of fashion -- in favor of embedding campaigns on your website, blog, or publishing as landing pages (and then promoting them everywhere, including Facebook), this list still includes everything you need for your next contest. Here are the...