October 6, 2015 Jesse Bickerton
“Are you on Facebook?” It’s an often asked question these days, and if you’re like most people, you probably at least have a profile. The Statistics Portal calculates that currently Facebook has approximately 1.49 billion monthly active users. This is a huge audience that, when effectively utilized, can have huge results to your bottom line.
Running a Facebook contest can do many things for your business or brand, such as:
Be careful to prepare well before you release your contest. There are a lot of things to remember when planning an online contest, such as the rules (Don’t Run Afoul of the Law). The opportunities can be many, and here are some reminders, when planning to run a Facebook contest…
1. Advertise Effectively
2. Know Your Goals
3. Select the best Prize
4. Make the content exciting
5. Time it Right
We at Raven5 have a ton of experience in running Facebook contests. Check out our Results page to see how a well-planned contest is the best way to generate interest, grow followers, and get sales! Check out some other resources from us at RAVEN5 about Reaching the Millennial Generation and other articles about contests and contest marketing at our Blog. We at RAVEN5 are #ContestMarketing – thanks for reading!
Jesse Bickerton, RAVEN5, October 2015