Running a quiz or contest on social media can connect followers, generate leads, generate user content and build an email list.
Here is a list of platforms to run social media contests – sweepstakes, giveaways, quizzes, photo and video contests, hashtag challenges and more.
Woobox is a marketing platform with campaigns using social media, popups, landing pages, embeds and more. Create Facebook and Instagram giveaways, hashtag contests, polls, brackets, quick win pages, quizzes, forms and coupons. Set up a campaign as an app for your Facebook Page. Collect participation from hashtags, likes and comments on social sites. Drive traffic from social posts to a dedicated landing page. For free. Premium plans start at $37 per month.
Rafflecopter is an easy-to-use cheap running platform. Choose your price, choose your entry methods and start collecting entries. Customize your widget and place it anywhere HTML is accepted. Embed an entry form on your website that pays your visitors to trade in exchange for sweepstakes. Inspire participants to participate in your gift by taking action on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or your website. Download all entries (including name, email, IP address, timestamp and input options) into an Excel spreadsheet with one click. Price: Plans start at $13 per month.
Shortstack is a marketing platform for creating contests, quizzes, landing pages, and emails. Encourage sharing on Instagram and Twitter with hashtag contests, or engage your followers with comment-to-participate contests. Add forms, videos and other content directly to any page on your website or display them in a pop-up. Challenge your visitors with puzzles or knowledge quizzes. Offer instant gratification with Spin, Scratch and Win reels and instant win competitions. Capture leads with a personality quiz that shows a shareable result. Track performance with real-time analytics. Price: Free trial for up to 20 entries. Premium plans start at $99 per month.
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Gleam offers applications for four types of marketing. The contest app aims to launch engaging challenges on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and allow partners to embed your contest on their website. With the Rewards app, you can create instant redeemable coupons, referrals, or downloads to engage customers and increase sales. Gallery app enables media-rich galleries generated by social images from contests and hashtags. Capture app can grow your email list by triggering innovative pop-ups that sync data with 30+ providers in real-time. Price: The full platform costs $97 per month. Contests cost $10 per month. Gallery, Rewards, and Capture are each $29 per month.
Wishpond is a marketing suite for promotion, lead generation, and sales conversion capabilities – all from a single unified platform. Wishpond offers 11 social media contest formats including photos, captions, coupons, essays, sweepstakes, recommendations, leaderboards, videos, bonus entries, and voting contests. It also offers tools for landing pages, marketing funnels, email marketing, pop-ups, sales automation, Shopify marketing, and more. Contact us for prices.
Agorapulse is a social media management platform for publishing and monitoring content and measuring results. Reward followers and increase engagement by running sweepstakes, quizzes and photo contests right on your Facebook timeline. Randomly select winners from the followers who liked or commented on a post. Ask them to answer a quiz question or comment with a photo. Choose your winners. Price: Basic is free. Paid plans start at $79 per month.
Sweepwidget is a social media advertising platform. Do it cheaply with customizable input methods, styles, and features. SweepsWidget offers 90+ input methods and 30+ social media integrations. Capture emails and feed them into newsletter services. Access 20+ email CRM integrations and 30+ APIs. Create a theme that fits your brand using the drag-and-drop editor or using custom CSS. Price: Plans start at $29 per month.
With Woorise, you can create viral giveaways and engaging forms such as contests, landing pages, and polls and quizzes. Start with 43+ templates to speed up your promotions, then customize with a drag-and-drop campaign and form builder. Embed Voorize campaigns on your Facebook page or website as a pop-up, chat, exit-intent, email or subdomain. Automatically receive a submission summary in your inbox or send a custom email to the submitter or someone else. View and manage leads in one place to streamline your workflow. Price: Free for up to 200 entries. Paid plans start at $23 per month.
Outgrow is a platform for creating interactive content marketing. Generate leads through quizzes, reviews, polls, surveys, contests, chatbots, product recommendation forms and calculators. Use 1,000+ templates and publish them in minutes. Outgro’s quiz maker lets you add a social media widget to the end of your results quiz. Share contests in your newsletter, email, landing page, and display ads. Embed content on your page, as a popup, in a chat, with exit intent, or on your subdomain. Price: Plans start at $14 per month.
Interact is a tool for creating online quizzes to grow your email list, segment your leads, and recommend products. Create ratings and personalities or create quizzes. Connect quizzes directly to your email or marketing automation system with 50+ integrations. Browse hundreds of free quiz templates. Price: Plans start at $27 per month.
Heyo is a platform for holding competitions and sweepstakes for social, mobile and web. Launch user-generated photo, video or essay contests and hashtag campaigns. Host sweepstakes such as random draw, refer-a-friend, instant win, trivia quiz, and Twitter or Instagram-based challenges. Host social sweepstakes on Facebook, your website and your mobile. Choose a template based on the type of campaign you want to run. Price: Plans start at $25 per month.
Easypromos is a platform to create gifts, contests, games and digital experiences to generate email leads. Run contests and giveaways on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or other social networks. Create interactive dynamics like Spin the Wheel, Scratch & Win and Coupon Codes to deliver instant rewards and gifts thanks to contact details. Connect EasyPromos with other marketing tools to automate lead capture including Facebook, HubSpot, WordPress, Campaign Monitor and Salesforce. Price: Plans start at $29 per month.
RafflePress is a WordPress plugin for increasing social media followers and email subscribers with giveaways and contests. Start with pre-built templates to attract more customers, improve engagement, and increase traffic. Use the drag and drop builder to create campaigns. Grow your following on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and more. RafflePress allows users to earn additional entries by completing bonus promotional items such as “Join Your Facebook Page”. The plugin integrates with popular email marketing services and CRMs. Use advanced tracking and retargeting to maximize your conversions. Price: Plans start at $39.50 per year.