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June 24, 2016 Ivars 2072 Views

CASL Update 2016

New guidance for email marketers was released on May 27, 2016 by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC). Specifically, the OPC released a Report of Findings, Compliance Agreement and Blog Post regarding the “address-harvesting” provisions under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

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October 6, 2015 Jesse 420 Views

Raven5 Custom Contests

Raven5 can help create customized, stylish contests to engage and excite your followers. Check out why we are #ContestMarketing. Read More

September 3, 2015 Jesse 640 Views

Raven5 - Experts in Contests & Sweepstakes

Who are we and what do we do? We're experts in Contests & Sweepstakes. Read More

August 20, 2015 Jennifer 954 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 983 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 1232 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 1342 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

July 17, 2015 Jennifer 1339 Views

Minion Take Over

It’s no secret that Universal Pictures released the new Minion movie last week as consumers have been submerged in their massive marketing campaign. At Raven5, the first contest marketing agency, we are experts in contests, sweepstakes and promotions. We know that by running a contest company’s can create brand buzz about their product that results in a lot of social sharing. Read More

June 29, 2015 Jennifer 1924 Views

What Marketers Should Know

Google announces project Brillo, an innovation that will bring intelligence to millions of devices and will be the beginning of a device specific app ecosystem. Brillo is a streamlined version of the Android mobile operating system designed for Internet connected devices such as appliances and vending machines. Now that the knowledge graph has evolved, users will be given full answers without actually having to visit the website, they will be given the information directly. Read More

June 23, 2015 Jennifer 1808 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

May 8, 2015 Jesse 1785 Views

Successful Contest Tips

Thinking of running a contest? Here are some tips to consider when planning, running and following up. Read More

May 7, 2015 Jesse 1691 Views

Contest Marketing : A Win Win

Contests and marketing go hand in hand. Learn how to further your marketing efforts using contest marketing. 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.

1 855 543 8345 x700 or sales@raven5.com

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