October 6, 2015 Jesse 873 Views

Find Facebook Fans

Want an easy way to engage customers and encourage social sharing? A Facebook contest is a great way to entice and excite. Read More

August 20, 2015 Jennifer 1049 Views

How to Run a Contest

Contests are increasing in popularity for businesses, as they allow for more brand exposure through social media, which gives businesses of all sizes the ability to reach thousands more people than with other types of platforms alone. Here at raven5 we always suggest that there is a grand prize of some kind, this provides more consistent consumer engagement. Remember what you put as your prize will also determine the type of feedback you will get so choose wisely! Read More

August 13, 2015 Jennifer 1060 Views

Why Contest Marketing?

Contest marketing is a fun way to engage consumers, build brand awareness, develop or increase social following and even distribute coupons. Contests provide consumers with an incentive to enter their contest as they offer a prize or reward for entering. By running a contest you are consistently building brand awareness as people are being engaged by your incentivized offer and sharing it with like-minded people they know. Read More

August 7, 2015 Jennifer 1341 Views

How to Reach the Millennial Generation

Today, every business is competing for their product to have an advantageous advertising placement, where their product can be viewed and liked by well, hopefully everyone. This has led many marketing campaigns to placing their advertisements on Facebook. Thus as a marketer it is important that you utilize social media platforms in order to get your product heard and seen. With social media’s sharing tool, friends can share with the public or like-minded thinkers, which means visibility and awareness increases as those ads reach 26% more people. Read More

July 24, 2015 Jennifer 1493 Views

You’ve got to Keep Up!

Canada Post recently released an article claiming that direct mail is one of the best ways to market your product or service, tell that to all the printing businesses that are struggling. This is exactly what contest marketing can do for you; it engages consumers with incentivized marketing. By utilizing this type of marketing strategy you allow your consumers to participate within your market freely without any overbearing nuisance. Read More

June 23, 2015 Jennifer 1907 Views

Build Your Fan Base

At Raven5 we define contest marketing as an incentive based marketing campaign that implements both email and social media marketing simultaneously. The best contests are run through a contest microsite and are supported through email and social media collaboratively. With 91% of people checking their email every single day and 85% of people trusting friend referrals your business will be guaranteed to grow in followers! Read More

March 21, 2015 Michael 1863 Views

Facebook for Business in 10 Steps

How to build a Facebook page for your business in ten steps! Read More

March 18, 2015 Michael 1898 Views

Promoting Content with Facebook Ads

Need traffic on your website? Consider Facebook Ads, as Bick explains. Read More

March 12, 2015 Michael 1994 Views

Why Use Facebook?

Why use Facebook? The better question is, why aren’t you using Facebook? Bick goes into how Facebook can help grow your following and gain brand recognition. Read More

December 23, 2014 Michael 2223 Views

Facebook Considerations

Bickerton outlines thoughts and considerations regarding the use and thought process around your Facebook page. Read More

December 12, 2014 Michael 2602 Views

Contest Marketing - Lead Generation

Lead generation, contest marketing and social are engaging partners and work together as Bickerton outlines. Read More

October 24, 2014 Patricia 2832 Views

Must-Have Components of a Social Media Contest

Patricia talks about must-have components that every marketer should have when running a social media contest. Read More

RAVEN5 is the World's First Contest Marketing Agency.

RAVEN5 specializes in contests, sweepstakes and promotions management. We work with advertising and marketing agencies, public relations firms and brands of all sizes.

Why run a contest?

  • Increase brand awareness
  • Build email lists
  • Develop social following
  • Collect consumer data
  • Distribute coupons

All of this ads up to finding and developing new leads!

You could win a prize for simply contacting us.

We’re waiting to hear about your upcoming sweepstakes, contest or promotion. Whether you’re still planning or ready to build, we can help. Give us an opportunity to serve you and you’ll see what an all-in-one shop can do. And hey, because we’re all about contests, we’ll draw a random name from all inquiries each month to win a $100 Starbucks Gift Card.

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