6 Ways to Use Coupons to Drive Sales & Awareness for Your Brand

It’s no surprise that coupons continue to be one of our most popular promotional tools – after all, we launched Woobox with coupons as our first app. Since then we’ve grown to include a much broader suite of promotional tools, but coupons remain popular. There are a wide variety of uses for coupons, from free offers to loyalty rewards, to feel-good perks. Check out these 6 effective coupon strategies that have proven successful time and time again:

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How To: Create Graphics for Your Contest or Promotion

While creating a custom graphic for your contest or promotion is not a requirement to launch a Woobox campaign, it does make for a more visually compelling promotion – and can lend excitement to your campaign! You don’t have to be a graphic designer to create a campaign that is graphically stimulating, you just need to know where to look for images and how to put the pieces together.

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Facebook Hashtag Entry for Photo Contests

Woobox’s hashtag entry for Facebook allows you to accept photo contest submissions posted directly to your timeline! Simply supply your fans with a hashtag that is specific to your brand and promotion, and then ask them to post a photo on your Facebook page’s timeline with the hashtag in the message. The entry will be tracked and added to the contest automatically! 

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

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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Woobox Launches Touchscreen Endurance Challenge App

Auto dealers made the concept popular in the real world, and now Woobox has brought the endurance contest to the virtual world with Touchscreen Endurance Challenges!

Inspired by the popular real-world contest that requires participants to maintain continual contact with a product (usually a car) for a chance to win, this last-man-standing contest pits participants against one another to see who can outlast the competition.

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New Feature: Vote Via “Like” for Photo and Video Contests

Last week, in a bold move that has caused quite a stir among  page admins, Facebook eliminated many restrictions on how admins can execute page promotions. Previously it was against Facebook policy to ask fans to like or comment on content as a means of entry. That restriction is …

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