Contests & Sweepstakes
Sweepstakes, Photo Contests, SMS Contests and more.
About photo/video contests
Viewed 194 times since Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 10:54 AM in Contests & Sweepstakes
You can run a photo OR video contest. We combine them both here because they're similar to each other. Photo/video contests are just like regular contests with 2 major differences Photo/video contests allow the user to upload an image or... Read More
How to create a standard contest
Viewed 487 times since Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 9:21 PM in Contests & Sweepstakes
Contests are a fun activity for users, and we make it easy for them to enter. Getting a contest up and going is a good way to attract users to your content, and to entice them to check back for other fun stuff. Contests will appear in the app and on... Read More
Setting up a remote or third-party contest on your site/app
Viewed 266 times since Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 12:57 PM in Contests & Sweepstakes
If you have a contest that lives elsewhere, like ShortStack or any other location that can be accessed by a URL, you can include that in your website/app contest feed. To create a contest on your site/app that actually lives elsewhere: First... Read More
Administering contests and picking winners
Viewed 170 times since Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 1:17 PM in Contests & Sweepstakes
While the contest is running, you really don't need to do anything unless you're running a games contest* or have set the contest to pick daily winners. Either way, when the contest is complete, you need to pick winners and notify them... Read More
How to send messages to contest entrants
Viewed 93 times since Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 10:51 AM in Contests & Sweepstakes
When you create contests, you have the option of automatically picking and contacting the winner/losers. However, for whatever reason you might need to contact any of those groups individually. If you need to send a message to contest entrants, you... Read More
How to download a spreadsheet of contest entry data
Viewed 133 times since Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 5:39 PM in Contests & Sweepstakes
At any point after a contest has started you can download a spreadsheet of entry data. That data will contain the form field elements you specified in the contest edit form. To download a spreadsheet of contest entry data: Business Admins: Log... Read More