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Amazon Launches Giveaway Platform and Should You Use it as a Blogger?

2015-02-10T14:23:47-08:00February 10th, 2015|Categories: blogging|Tags: , , , |

Honestly it is a brilliant marketing move by Amazon, by allowing brands or anyone to run giveaways right on their platform they already store the products and can ship to the winners, why not facilitate the giveaway itself?   The giveaways work differently than simple giveaways that collect entries and 1 person is randomly determined [...]

Facebook Policy Changes and The Effect on Giveaways and Sweepstakes

2014-08-16T21:23:16-07:00August 16th, 2014|Categories: blogging, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , |

So last week Facebook announced some clear policy changes that were provided to API developers and particularly these are about crushing Like Gates and removing “incentivized liking” of fanpages.  What this means to bloggers and sweepstakes folks is that you no longer can require someone to like a fanpage to enter a sweepstakes, and you [...]

Gleam Giveaway Platform Now Has Referral Program

2013-12-16T07:48:51-08:00December 18th, 2013|Categories: blogging|Tags: , , , |

The Gleam sweepstakes platform now has a pretty fantastic referral program that bloggers can take advantage of right away.  Now if you refer anyone to sign up and use Glean.io to run their next or future giveaways you will receive either credit which can be applied as discounts to your own subscription or cash. Just [...]