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Why does 80Eighty hold Giveaways?

Why does 80Eighty hold Giveaways?

  June 3, 2019     Bianca Altomare

80Eighty has developed their “Dream Car Giveaway”, initially running once each year to running now an astounding one program every 45 days. This almost famous program has the company thriving, the program has created engagement, email options and sales. 80Eighty now stands out from their competitors. One of the reasons these 80Eighty programs are doing […] ...Read More

Shop & Win Programs by RAVEN5

Shop & Win Programs by RAVEN5

  June 3, 2019     Bianca Altomare

A prime example of “Shop & Win” programs are the ongoing programs run by 80Eighty. For 80Eighty, it all began in a basement where it seems all good ideas begin. Three men, took a leap of faith, quit their jobs, gathered and invested their life savings and dedicated themselves to work, long hard work, following […] ...Read More

GDPR Compliance in 2019

GDPR Compliance in 2019

  March 7, 2019     Jesse Bickerton

Up until May 25, 2018 there were minimal guidelines surrounding personal information, especially regarding privacy. The previous Data Protection Directive from 1995 was limited. This is why the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was created. Are you following GDPR compliance guidelines? ...Read More

Looking for Contest or Sweepstakes Ideas?

Looking for Contest or Sweepstakes Ideas?

  March 1, 2019     Jesse Bickerton

We at RAVEN5 are experts at contests, sweepstakes and promotions. Recently, a client asked us what options were available to them when planning an upcoming campaign. Here’s what we came up with. For a little background, the client was looking for nominations from either the entrant or someone they knew. ...Read More

RAVEN5 Enterprise Solutions

RAVEN5 Enterprise Solutions

  February 27, 2019     RAVEN5

Did you know that RAVEN5, the world’s first contest marketing agency, also provides enterprise software for contest and sweepstakes administration? ...Read More

Mobile Coupons in 2018

Mobile Coupons in 2018

  December 12, 2018     Jesse Bickerton

As people shift from desktop to mobile, the use of mobile coupons can only increase and it is estimated that by the end of next year, almost half of all US mobile phone users will use a mobile coupon. ...Read More

Subdomains versus Subfolders

Subdomains versus Subfolders

  August 14, 2018     Jesse Bickerton

Subdomains versus Subfolders Part of the discussion around creating an effective website often involves the discussion of subdomains versus subfolders. Do you host separate sections of your website in different subfolders or do you create separate subdomains? First of all, let’s make sure we are on the same page. For example, a subdomain would look […] ...Read More

Email Marketing Trends 2018

Email Marketing Trends 2018

  August 13, 2018     Jesse Bickerton

Today we have to get email opt-ins, we segment email lists endlessly, and emails are so much more than just text. What about email marketing trends in 2018? ...Read More

Hashtag Contests

Hashtag Contests

  August 3, 2018     Jesse Bickerton

It’s hard to escape hashtags. They are everywhere on social media. That’s one of the many benefits of running hashtag contests. ...Read More