Gleam: Run Competitions on Your WordPress Blog

Description

Add a Gleam to your site next time you a running a giveaway or competition. Gleam is a simple, yet powerful solution that helps you use social actions for entries. We support various networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube, Twitch and many more.

If you want to see how a brand is using Gleam to grow their business read our Beardbrand Case Study.

IMPORTANT: In order to use this plugin you must first visit Gleam, sign up, and create a competition before you can embed it in a post. Installing this plugin without signing up means you’ll be displaying nothing in your post.

If you have any technical or sales questions you can contact our support team here: http://bit.ly/1lgprtj

Screenshots

  • How the Gleam widget will look embedded in a post.
  • Example of the various ways you can setup your actions.
  • Preview of a competition after creation.
  • Example of a competition on a Gleam hosted landing page with designs.

Installation

IMPORTANT: In order to use this plugin you must first visit Gleam, sign up, and create a competition before you can embed it in a post. Installing this plugin without signing up means you’ll be displaying nothing in your post.

Embedding Gleam in a Post

  1. Download the Gleam plugin & upload it into your WordPress Plugins folder. Or search for “Gleam Competitions” to install it.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Use the shortcode below to start using.

Gleam Shortcode

[gleam url="https://gleam.io/iR0GQ/gleam-demo-competition"]Your Competition Name[/gleam]

FAQ

What is Gleam?

Gleam is a platform that makes it easy to run competitions & rewards on your blog. If you run competitions manually, have trouble picking winners, or struggle to get traction on your giveaways then Gleam is the perfect solution.

What Can I Use Gleam For?

We are constantly growing the list of action types that you can use inside Gleam here’s a list:

  • Build your own
  • Newsletter Signup
  • Facebook Like
  • Facebook Media – Allows you to get customers to submit pictures directly from their Facebook stream as an entry)
  • Twitter Follow
  • Tweet Something
  • Twitter Hashtag Comp
  • Viral Share
  • Instagram Follow
  • Instagram Like
  • Instagram Media – Allows you to get customers to submit pictures directly from their Instagram stream as an entry)
  • SoundCloud Follow
  • SoundCloud Like
  • Pinterest Follow
  • Pinterest Pin
  • Bonus – Give daily bonus entries
  • Twitch Enter
  • Twitch Follow
  • Visit – Give entries for visiting a page
  • YouTube – Let users watch a video
  • YouTube Subscribe
  • Vimeo
  • Questions – Single, Multiple Choice, Choose Image

If you need any help with the action types above you can read our documentation.

How Much Does it Cost?

Gleam is free to use, we have paid plans that offer more features. You can read more here.

How Can I Start Using Gleam?

In order to use this plugin you must first visit Gleam, sign up, and create a competition before you can embed it in a post. Remember since we’re a giveaway platform you must have a an idea on what you are going to giveaway before you can get started.

I Need Some Help, How do I Contact You?

If you have any technical or sales questions you can contact our support team here: http://bit.ly/1lgprtj

Reviews

Highly recommend.

Makes embedding Gleam promos a snap for non-techie folks. As a lead capture tool, Gleam is a gem. Highly recommended. Great support too.

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Contributors & Developers

“Gleam: Run Competitions on Your WordPress Blog” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Changelog

1.0

  • Initial Version