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How to choose a contest winner?

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by Pergonde, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. Pergonde

    Pergonde Junior Member

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    Hi fellow hatters,
    I want to make a contest where followers can win something.
    Wanted to give my followers an increased chance for: following, subscribing and liking my SM sites. Sharing/retweeting a post...
    How do you guys manage this and choose a winner?
     
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    FutureProofSeo Senior Member

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    Most of those are against the terms of service of social sites (Fb for example doesn't allow shares for contest entries).
    Best bet would be to send them to a landing page where they submit the email.
     
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    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Make a list of your followers, use a random line picker to choose the winner, make a video of the process and upload it for them to see.
     
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    Dont you think posting threads like this can not worth for you???
     
  5. kethry

    kethry Newbie

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    giveawaytools is a free one that should do what you want to do.
    rafflecopter is also a popular tool. good luck.
     
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  6. Pergonde

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    Okay, but FB allows to use likes or comments.
    What? Can't figure out what you mean...
     
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    Put the entries into excel , go to random org , insert 1 until the number of the entries , push the generate button and you have your winner. Also capture it and share it.
     
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    Thanks, but I would have come up with this myself if I knew how to gather them all from fb, insta and twitter - filter out invalid users and so on...
     
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    clevelandslim Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    There are a number of tools like contest capture, random results that you can use to make picking a contest winner
     
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    Which contestant worked more efficiently and quickly then, that will be the winner.
    I think it's the way to find the good winner of the contest.