Having an Instagram account allows you to post photos, collages, share with your friends and followers, participate in different photo contests, established by Instagram. Moreover, you can increase your account’s popularity and attract peoples’ attention hosting your own Photo Contest. Interested in? Then follow the steps, described below, to host a Contest by tour own.
Use all interacting sources. In order to turn as much attention to your Contest as possible you may keep linked with all social networks, you are involved in. Do your best to engage your friends and associates from networks in commenting and Liking your posts.
Choose the way the Contest is rolling. Before making a decision to create a contest, it is important to consider out the main subject, parameters, style and trend of your contest. Choose one of lots of variations, like asking customers to write captions to your posts or making their own photos with your product or about your service. You are the one who makes the rules!
Don’t forget about hashtags. Instagram and Twitter users can barely imagine their internal activity without using hashtags, which are a great source of matching interests while searching any post. Think about an appropriate one to help your Instagram fans in tracking your entries.
Select the best participants and pick a winner. Then it your turn comes next to search the entries with your own tag using a search box. The only thing remaining is to choose a winner!
Inform the winner in time. Depending on the Contest’s measure it can involve thousands of participants throughout the world. So, as usual, the winner needs a certain time for getting in contacts with the requirement of his prize. Before announcing the winner’s name, you may be sure that he responds, otherwise an alternate winner is needed to be chosen. Your responsibilities, as a Contest originator include providing the prize delivery as soon as the winner responds. It is in your interest if he will write in the comments how happy he is. By following these issues you will create a certain trustful name of your brand.
Completing the first Contest is not a reason to stop! It is conversely a good motivation to keep in touch with the followers, who have participated or commented the posts, in a purpose of hosting new ones and engaging more and more fans.