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Sweepstakes app

Description

This plugin was replaced by our better and more recent Social Contests plugin.

Use Wishpond’s Sweepstakes App to get users to enter & share a giveaway on your wordpress site. Users enter using Facebook, Twitter or Email.

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Why use Wishpond’s Sweepstakes app?

  • Collect email addresses and new “Likes” and “Followers”
  • Create your first sweepstakes in minutes.
  • Run the Sweepstakes app on your WordPress site, Facebook Page, Twitter Profile Page and on Mobile
  • Built-in Facebook and Twitter sharing on every contest entry and vote drives sharing and traffic back to your WordPress site

Highlighted Features Included with Sweepstakes app

Mobile-Compatible: We provide a link that directs users to optimized entry pages for both desktop and mobile users.

Sweepstakes App for Facebook Pages: Our Sweepstakes is built to run in a tab on your Facebook Page. Users enter and share directly on your Facebook Page.

Sweepstakes App for Twitter Profile Pages: Our Sweepstakes is built to run from your Twitter Profile Page. Users enter and share directly via Twitter.

Sweepstakes App work with email only: Our Sweepstakes is built to run using their email only..

Embed on Websites: Each app can also be embedded into your WordPress website.

Collect Email Addresses: Download all entrants’ email addresses. You own them. We never email your entrants.

Collect Entrants’ Data: Download entrants’ name, age, gender, location & Likes automatically via our integration with Facebook’s Opengraph.

Real-Time Tracking: Track campaign metrics in real-time.

Auto-Sharing by Entrants: Entrant’s auto-share an invite with their friends on their Facebook Wall or Twitter Profile and in friends’ News Feeds.

Satisfy Facebookand Twitter Policies: Sweepstakes App is built within all requirements in Twitter/Facebook’s Promotions Guidelines.

Built-in Voting: Each app has built-in voting buttons and counters to maximize sharing and engagement.

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Customization Included with Each App

Custom Form Fields: Need to collect more info from entrants than email address? Add any fields you like and download in an excel file.

Customizable CSS: Change every aspect of each app’s CSS stylesheet to fit your brand.

Translated in 35 Languages: Each app has been translated into 35 languages, including all user-facing text and share messages.

Like-to-Participate Option: You can require that users “Like” your Facebook Page before they can enter your sweepstakes.

Follow-to-Participate Option: You can require that users “Follow” your Twitter account before they can enter your sweepstakes.

Custom Header Banner: Upload a custom banner image to fit your brand.

Choose Multiple Winners: Each app is built to allow you to have one or multiple winners of your sweepstakes.

WP e-Commerce Integration
If you use WP eCommerce, this integration will work well with it. A ‘Promotions’ menu will be added under ‘Products’ menu for WP e-Commerce

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Wishpond Social Sweepstakes includes more social campaigns, like:

Sweepstakes
Run a Sweepstakes on your website and/or Facebook Page that gives away a free item or gift card. Sweepstakes are an easy way to engage fans of your brand and get new leads with a very low barrier to entry.

Photo Contest
Engage users to upload photos of themselves and invite their friends to vote for them to win. Photo Contests are perfect for getting new user-generated content and having users engage with each other.

Pinterest Contest
Engage your community to create boards on Pinterest and vote for their favorites
Users create a board on Pinterest, where it is shared with other Pinterest users. Then they enter it in your Pinterest Contest (on your Facebook Page or website) where the community can vote on it. Have users create boards of your products to introduce them to their friends and other users on Pinterest and Facebook.

Vote Contest
Engage your community to vote on their favourite photos/candidates entered by you
A Vote Contest engages users and teams to go head-to-head to get votes from their friends and family for their choice. It can be used to have users vote on which products should go on sale or will be in your new product line or which team will win a grand prize.

Photo Caption Contest
Use Wishpond’s Photo Caption Contest App to entice users to share and vote on written captions (titles) for a brand’s photo to win.

Video Contest
Engage users to upload videos of themselves and invite their friends to vote for them to win. Videos make for a higher barrier to entry, but give you great user-generated content for your brand.

Essay Contest
Engage users to write about an experience they’ve had or how they would use your products and invite their friends to vote for them to win. Essay Contests have a low barrier to entry and propel users to get creative and give you great, quotable content.

Group Offers
Create a store-wide or item discount coupon or a group-buy offer. Social Offers is integrated directly with PayPal for automated payment. Use custom coupon codes for unique coupon redemption.

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Screenshots

  • Campaign Report Page (w/Customer Intelligence)
  • Creating a Social Offer within the WordPress admin panel
  • Previewing a Social Offer in the WordPress admin panel
  • View and manage all of your Social Campaigns within the WordPress admin panel
  • A Social Offer live on a WordPress site
  • A Social Sweepstakes live on a WordPress site
  • A Social Sweepstakes live on a WordPress site (using the widget functionality to display in the side bar)
  • A Social Offer live on a WordPress site (using the widget functionality to display in the side bar)

Installation

  1. Download and unzip the Social Campaigns plugin.
  2. Upload wishpond-sweepstakes folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  4. You will be automatically redirected to the newly created ‘Sweepstakes’ menu within WordPress.
  5. From here click ‘Create’ and you will be able to choose to create your first Sweepstakes.

FAQ

Do I need to have a Wishpond account set up already?

No. We automatically create a Wishpond account for you.

How much does it cost to run a campaign?
  • Running campaigns are extremely cost effective.
  • You can run unlimited campaigns for FREE for the first 14 days
  • You can learn more about our pricing here
Can I try out Social Campaigns free?

Yes, you can try Social Campaigns completely free for the first 14 days.

What kind of support do I get?

Wishpond campaigns are extremely easy and fast to set up. If you ever need assistance, we are available to you through live chat, email, and phone support.

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Contributors & Developers

“Sweepstakes app” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Changelog

1.0

  • The first version. The big bang. Where it all began.