Win With Social Media Contests!

A new marketing tactic for companies looking to reach potential customers on Facebook and other large social media platforms is to run contests. The business will make a post asking their visitors to comment and in return they will have a chance to win a free prize. This helps the company generate buzz about their products and services and at the same time it gives you a chance to win free stuff!

You can see an example here. This business which sells waterproof marine stereos and speakers for boats, hot tubs, etc. offered a free marine stereo as a prize. All you had to do to get it was post a comment saying where you liked to go boating! The winner was randomly selected from the list.

This represents another great way to win free prizes. Sometimes all you have to do is click the like button on a post. Other times they will ask you to make up a funny caption for a photo. I once saw a contest from a coffee shop that asked for ideas to name one of their new original beverage concoctions. You could win a gift card for the shop.

What Are Instant Win Games?

An instant win game is similar to a sweepstakes, only you don’t have to wait until a certain date to find out if you won. Instead, you find out instantly if you want a prize or not. Instant win games don’t usually require you to demonstrate any particular skill or perform a special task. They are usually free for everyone, although some do require you to obtain a code from the packaging of a product. Instant win games are always designed to promote a commercial product or service, so you should expect to be pitched somewhat during the entry process.

Prizes are generally set to be won randomly during the time of the promotion. That means a winner can happen at any time so there is no specific time which is the best time to enter. Your odds will improve the more often you enter so you should enter as often as the rules of the game permits, which could be as often as daily.