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In-Store Contesting Best Practices

In-Store Contesting Best Practices for Retail Brands

Are you planning an in-store contest or consumer promotion for your brand? Our retail promotions specialists review some of the contesting best practices that have helped popular CPG brands create relevance and drive action with consumers. In-Store Contesting Best Practices When it comes to in-store contesting, simplicity will take you a long way. One of...
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How to Run a Successful Retail Contest

Running a retail contest is a great way to drive results and engage with your key customers. If you want your promotional giveaway to be successful, though, consider these 5 retail contest tips that can make the process more efficient and improve outcomes. 5 Tips for Running a Successful Retail Contest 1. Set Your Goals...
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10 Ways to Run a Better Social Media Contest

10 Ways to Run a Better Social Media Contest

Running contests and sweepstakes on your brand’s social media is a great way to interact with your customers, promote your products, associate your brand with a cause, elevate your brand identity, and, of course, grow your social media audience.  Any social media contest should always be defined by the 5 Ps: Proper Planning Prevents Poor...
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Make your content count; social media contests

Get Social: The 3 Social Media Contests Your Brand Should Try

Social Media is typically a grapple for attention with your audience, whether they be your friends, family or customers. And as brands step over the tripwires of politics, fake news and unsolicited food pics, one strategy tends to cut through the clutter and engage the base: contests. Brands who do contest marketing effectively know that...
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Contest Marketing

Contest Marketing: The Basics of Sweepstakes and Contesting

As a CPG brand, your team is constantly trying to come up with a killer new consumer promotions strategy to increase sales and shopper engagement. Often, this leads brands to consider a sweepstakes or contesting option.  Formally known as Contest Marketing, this is a great way to generate excitement and activity around your brand message,...
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Grow Your Social Media Audience

How to Grow Your Social Media Audience

“How do I get more social media followers?” Fan acquisition can become a tricky game. How do you get more people to listen to your message on your preferred social network? What types of content build brand loyalty and encourage engagement? How can you tell if fan engagement is authentic? Quality over quantity is key....
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Digital Contesting Myths Debunked

Digital Contesting Myths Debunked

Executing a digital contest successfully produces a positive experience for your audience and maximum results for your brand. From creating the concept and writing the rules to winner selection and prize fulfillment, digital contesting is all about organization, creativity, and promotion. Executed effectively, contests remain a great vehicle for generating consumer engagement, driving website traffic,...
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Databasing 101

Databasing 101

Learn the basics and best practices of databasing, including how your database functions as a valuable tool to help you communicate directly with customers and drive sales growth. Social media. You know that’s the hot trend. You’ve got videos. You’ve got a decent following. You may even have a college kid from some stellar agency...
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Holiday Shopping Online

4 Ways to Drive Online Sales this Holiday Season

Drive online sales this holiday season. Inspire consumer action and deliver results with an aggressive digital sales strategy. Small-to-midsize food and beverage brands experience an amplified amount of competition surrounding the holiday season. Consumers, inundated with seemingly never-ending Black Friday shopping deals, turn to the most appealing prices and appetizing promotions. Positioning your brand at...
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Retailtainment

What is Retailtainment?

Understand how the concept creates new opportunities for retailers and impacts your brand. Other than the food you purchased, what do you remember about your most recent grocery shopping trip? Maybe your favorite brand ran an offer you couldn’t pass up, so you stocked up. Perhaps you had the pleasure of getting stuck with that one...
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