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Using Photo Contests to grow your Social Proof!

If you follow my Facebook Page “Fanpage Competitions” you’ll know that I am an advocate of Sweepstakes! Why?  Because they are super easy to setup and super easy for your Likers to enter.   Most only require you to enter your name and emai...

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How to use Facebook Contests to Sell Your Book

 If you’re wondering how to create an Amazon bestselling book and gain promotions through the use of Facebook Contests, listen to this interview with Sharon Buck from Book Authors Tour and Donna Hamer from Fanpage Competitions. In this interview, we dis...

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How to Create a Facebook Contest in 5 Easy Steps!

I know, I know … its true, its really not that hard to setup a Facebook Contest – or is it?  If you have a spare 30 minutes, you’ll be up and running and promoting your Contest to your Page.  Oh a word of warning …. plan ahead of time...

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Does Facebook’s Promotional Guidelines apply to my Giveaway?

For many, Facebook’s Promotional Guidelines are some what confusing when it comes to competitions, contest, giveaways or whatever name you want to give your Promotions! Many believe, as the Guidelines don’t mention the word “Giveaway” t...

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Facebook Time Line Cover Compliance

Facebook have made a small but significant change to the Page Guidelines. As a regularly visitor to the Guidelines, I saw this change a week or so ago, but thought I had made a mistake as there was no way Facebook would remove some of those Rules! Guidelines c...

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How to Get your Facebook Contest Seen in the Newsfeed!

You have worked really hard to put your  Contest together.  Overcome the fear that no one will enter, figured out how to create an image to captivate your audience to enter you Contest … but now what. Next step is you need to get your Contest seen.  P...

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Why running a Facebook Contest on your Wall is bad for your Health!

We’ve all seen it, hundreds of people get excited over a contest that is run on a wall. Check out this one – 247 people shared this Contest and lots more commented. Fans click Like and are happy to post a theme word,  the majority do whatever you ...

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Facebook Scheduler to Plan your Facebook Contests

As part of your contest strategy you should be posting about your Contest daily.  By using Facebook’s Scheduler Feature this will make posting so much easier. Here’s  how easy to it is to schedule a post by using the Scheduler feature: Step 1:  ...

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Rewarding Users using Facebook Contest Apps

This is a hotly debated topic amongst users on my Page.   I hear on a regular basis, “why share this contest on our personal profile when its of no benefit to us”! For a lot of contests there really is no benefit, particularly contests that are b...

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Contests on Facebook – How Not to Get Put In Facebook Jail!

You’re excited – you want to run a Contest on Facebook, but where do you start. Rule 101 – drop on over and read Facebook’s Promotional Guidelines.  Yes I know they are riveting and make for a self induced sleeping coma.  But they are...

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