How to Run a Giveaway in WordPress with Rafflecopter
Rafflecopter provides a simple and easy way to run and manage a giveaway. At the same time, it also makes it easier for your users to join a giveaway with just a few clicks. You can set tasks for users to perform in exchange of entries into the giveaway. These tasks could be sharing content on social media channels, making comments, joining mailing list, etc. Each task spreads the word about your website and keeps your users engaged. You don’t need to edit any code or even install a plugin to add a Rafflecopter giveaway to your WordPress site.
Installing Giveaways on WordPress
WordPress is a free and open-source self-hosted blog and website platform. It is one of the largest and most popular platforms resulting in lots of flexibility through plug-in support.
How to Run a Giveaway on a WordPress Blog
A giveaway is a common way to increase page views and social media followers for your blog. Giveaway tools that are designed to work with the WordPress blog platform make setting up and administering your giveaway simple, freeing you to concentrate on promoting the event. Any WordPress blog, regardless of size and readership, can run a giveaway using these tools. The results you can expect depend on your goals for the giveaway and your ability to promote it.
Rafflecopter Mini-Tip: Share Your Giveaway With Others
Great post. We are just getting started on the web and are thinking about using your widget for our first giveaway. We were wondering about how we would contact several blogs about our giveaway, but it looks like you have built in this feature. Are you finding that blogs are using this feature to find giveaways from Rafflecopter?
The Rafflecopter Field Manual
On another blog. You can share your giveaway with other bloggers or businesses so they're able to embed the giveaway on
their website, blog, or Facebook page. To do this, give them the URL generated on the right side of your giveaway's installation page
under 'other options' titled ‘Share this giveaway with other bloggers/pages'. This will allow them to
access your widget code and the ability to install it on their Facebook page. Don’t worry, it won't give them access to your giveaway's
setup or entries tab (learn more).
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Social Media marketing is a vital tool for businesses, especially those which are web-based, because it helps them promote the business on a wide range of potential buyers. You can get the attention of web users by using online raffles or contests, and turn them into happy paying customers eventually. This is where Rafflecopter comes in! Rafflecopter is a free web tool designed to create and run random online raffles or sweepstakes.It gives you the opportunity to showcase your products and create fun activities on your business page. Rafflecopter allows you to customize entry forms and place them in your page like Facebook, WordPress, Twitter, Pinterest, and anywhere else which uses html. Giveaways and prizes are fun ways of exposing your business as it will help you grow your followers on all social media sites.