Social Media Competitions

1 October, 2015    |    Social Media    |    Traff1k D1g1tal

Have you ever wanted to run a Social Media competition, but don’t know where to start?

Firstly, let’s take a look at some of the benefits of running a Social Media competition;

Grow Your Audience

Increasing fans and email subscribers using Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Vine is the main reason brands choose to run a competition.

Spread Your Message

Apps are designed to give participants a reason to share and get friends involved using referral incentives like bonus entries, better coupons, votes and more.

Keep Fans Happy

Your fans want promotions.  Surveys show it's the top reason they Follow you, Like you, and subscribe to your newsletters.  Promotion apps are made to deliver those promotions and keep your fans happy and engaged.

Own Your Fanbase

Turn your network of anonymous Likes and Followers into names and email addresses you own.  Owning your fan information allows you to control who you reach and how often you reach them.

Facebook Criteria

As with anything, the devil is in the detail.  Facebook have strict criteria you must adhere to when running your competition, failure to comply will result in your business page being suspended or removed.

Government & Local Government Laws

In addition to Facebook Criteria, there are government and local government laws that you need to be mindful of when creating your competition.  These vary by State in Australia and apply to New Zealand as a whole.

With increasing demand from our clients for Social Media apps and competitions, Traff1k D1g1tal has developed our own applications that you can leverage.  The following are our 6 most popular campaigns and competitions we use and recommend, that can be branded and added to your Social Media accounts quickly and effortlessly.


Collect entries and pick winners with the most popular social giveaway app.

2. Coupons & Vouchers

Create fan-only coupons with unique one per user custom coupon codes.

3.Photo Contests

Create photo contests that let fans submit photos and vote for their favourites.


Create quizzes with custom results based on answers given by participants.


Solicit feedback from your fans and let them vote and share in a poll.

6.Instant Win

Set the odds of winning and give participants a chance to win a prize instantly

All our applications comply with Facebook criteria and we will ensure they comply with your government and local government laws.  They come with a heap of features that really let you customise your competition to exactly the way you want it.

So, before you break any laws or get your page banned from Facebook, be sure to talk to one of our team to see how we can help you, or simply email