One of the most effective ways to create engagement for Facebook pages is running photo contests, and Facebook application developer Woobox offered up 20 suggestions for holiday-themed photo contests.
With less than one week until Black Friday, and Cyber Monday shortly thereafter, Facebook application developer Woobox offered some tips on how brands on the social network can incorporate coupons into their promotional efforts.
Following the announcement by Facebook in August that it relaxed its guidelines on promotions, companies including ShortStack, Woobox, KRDS, TabSite, Offerpop, and Comment Game have taken advantage with products that enable page administrators to run contests and promotions directly on the social network’s News Feed, but what about branded games that are fully playable in News Feed? That’s where Stick and Play comes in.
If there’s a holiday that lends itself to vibrant photos, it’s Halloween, and Facebook application developer Woobox offered five examples of photo contests created on Facebook with its Photo Contests app by brands that Facebook users wouldn’t necessarily associate with Halloween.
The flurry of applications aimed at taking advantage of Facebook’s recent relaxation of its restrictions on promotions and contests continued with another release by Woobox, Prize Claim App, a follow-up to the Pick a Winner app the developer released late last month.
Amid all of the hubbub about Facebook’s recent announcement that third-party applications were no longer required to create contests or promotions, the social network’s lifting of its restriction on pages using likes and comments as a means of contest entry commanded nowhere near the same level of attention, but Facebook app developer Woobox introduced a way for page administrators to take advantage of this new capability.
Now that Facebook page administrators can create promotions such as contests directly on their Timelines without being required to use third-party applications, Facebook app developer Woobox is offering a free method to help page admins pick the winners of those contests.
There is more to running promotions on Facebook than simply creating them and locating them under a tab, and Facebook application developer Woobox produced the infographic below highlighting eight ways to increase traffic to and drive awareness of promotions on the social network.