5 Great Facebook Contest Ideas

FYI : According to Facebook Promotions Guidelines all contests need to be administered through 3rd party apps.

Sometimes, all you need to increase the level of interaction on your Facebook Page is to sweeten the deal a bit with a little contest. This will not only give people a reason to keep on checking your page, but it will also increase the exposure of your brand and excite new brand fans of to join your page. Here are some contest ideas that you can refer to for inspiration.

The “Tag” Marketing

Simply post a picture of your product or your brand on a weekly or monthly bases and ask your fans to tag themselves in various parts of the picture for a chance to win either the items tagged or some other prize. IKEA was probably one of the first brands to leverage this technique effectively and it was a great hit with their fans.

Scavenger Hunt

While a scavenger hunt might be a bit more taxing on the contestants, its benefit is that it forces contestants to check your information a bit more in-depth. You can create a scavenger hunt on Facebook by laying out a trail of clues that might stretch over from your social media presence into your website or even Google maps. Buick is about to run another contest in their series of city focused scavenger hunts, which have been very successful in the past.

A Chicago Scavenger Hunt

10 Top Funniest Facebook Jokes, Quotes & Updates This Week [eps.22]

Every day, I come across a few hilarious Facebook updates, jokes & quotes. Some of them are so funny, that I actually feel stupid laughing all by myself!

Therefore, I invite you to invite you to enjoy our 22nd list of the 10 top funniest list for this week.

LOL!!

1. Dear Face, Nice to meet you! Sincerely, Palm.

2. A cop pulled me over today and said: “papers”, so I said: “scissors, I win!”

3. How can it be considered stealing when the WiFi signal is trespassing in my house?

4. I think firetrucks & ambulances would be more effective if they were to replace that annoying siren with the song “Move Bitch” by Ludacris :P

My Starbucks Signature: An Experience You Don’t Wanna Miss!

Attention all coffee lovers, the brilliant minds at Starbucks have come up with yet another unique way to capture your attention and gain your loyalty: My Starbucks Signature!

How NOT to Run a Social Media Campaign: The NOM Trap

Leveraging Social Media is on the agenda of any NGO nowadays, through social media some organizations have been able to reach out to people they never dreamed to get in contact with, to cast a wider net for donations and to connect with other parties they didn’t know that they collaborate with. The reality is that social media is becoming a core element to the marketing strategy of many organizations and NOM, the national Organization of Marriage, is no different.

Recently the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) received KO caliber punch when the brains behind their social media strategy, Louis Marinelli, had a change of heart

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