Run a Contest on Your Blog

By Courtney | Must Reads (Curated)

Running a contest on your blog is a lot of fun!  There is also a lot of benefits in doing so.  More traffic, more followers, more email subscribers.  If done correctly you can successful expand the reach of your brand.

When you run a contest on on your blog you have a lot of options and a chance to be really creative!

Brenda Barron at Elegant Themes said “You’re not limited to just writing a blog post that says, “Hey, enter my contest!” either. You can utilize a variety of companion tools to set up a contest, run it for its duration, promote it, and select a winner from within the WordPress dashboard for the most part.” in her post How To Run A Contest On WordPress.

If you are really interested in running a contest on your blog check out Brenda’s article.  It has a lot of excellent tips!

Have you ran a contest lately?  How did it go for you?

  • What a great resources – I had no idea there were so many cool plugins for running little competitions on your site!

    • Courtney says:

      I didn’t know about half of them either! It was fun to check them all out. Thanks for commenting Kelly.

  • Susanne and I are planning on running a contest in the next couple weeks so this is a timely share. Thanks.

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