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How To: Embed a Promotion on Facebook, Twitter and Your Website

May 13, 2014

One of the many fabulous features of Woobox is the ability to create one promotion and execute it across multiple platforms with ease – on your Facebook page, via your Twitter feed, on your website, or all three at once. The entry data will be mined from all sources and is conveniently accessible from your Woobox dashboard.  The first step, however, is embedding your promotion. Here’s your handy-dandy cheat sheet on how to add your promotion to Facebook, Twitter, and embed on your website.

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New: Require a Tweet or Follow without using Twitter Auth Dialog

April 11, 2014

Woobox has added new tweet & follow elements for entry forms that allow you to require entrants to tweet or follow your Twitter handle in order to participate in the promotion  - or include as an optional source for bonus entries.  The best part is, unlike our old options, the Twitter app authorization dialog is now optional but the requirement to tweet or follow can still be verified.  It is now easier than ever to grow your Twitter following, increase your brand presence, and improve the viral nature of Twitter promotions!

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Pick A Winner Via #Hashtag Entry for Twitter and Instagram!

March 26, 2014

If you’ve tried our free Pick A Winner app for Facebook, then you know how simple we have made the process of picking a winner from a Facebook post promotion. Did you know that you can also pick winners on Twitter and Instagram by using a specific hashtag? For example, if you tell your followers to tag posts with #InsertYourHashtagHere, our tool will randomly select a winner from all those public hashtag mentions, removing all the guesswork and any hints of favoritism from the equation!

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8 Ways To Drive Traffic To Your Promotion [INFOGRAPHIC]

August 15, 2013

There’s no denying the effectiveness of Facebook promotions to engage Facebook fans and acquire new ones. But the cold hard truth is that most people won’t notice your promotion tab on their own. Tab engagement levels have dropped by over 50% since Facebook switched to the Timeline format – they are simply not as visible as they once were, and fans aren’t likely to go digging for them on their own. In order for them to be noticed, it is imperative that page admins broadcast their promotions to current and potential fans. Yep, you have to promote your promotions.
Also, it is important to keep in mind that Facebook tabs aren’t visible on mobile devices. With 751 million mobile users on …

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Know Thy Fans – Be Relevant In Your Fan Acquisition Efforts

June 18, 2013

Before you pull the trigger on a sweepstakes to win a new iPad, diamond earrings, or luxury vacation, ask yourself if the people who enter your contest are doing it because they are potential customers and want to engage with your brand, or if they’re just using you for a chance to win that shiny new gadget/sparkly/getaway. In the race to accumulate “likes”, it is tempting to offer up a high-demand product that will create a frenzy of activity, but in the end leaves you with a mass exodus once the promotion is over. Sure, an expensive luxury item giveaway will help you acquire fans quickly, but how many of those coveted “likes” are from people that are immediately going …

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