Rewards Fuel's Contesting Blog

#Hashtag Contests for Instagram: Create a Contest in just 5 Minutes!

Hashtag Contests for Instagram are here and we’re confident you’re going to love this easy to use, quick and powerful contest creator! Simply ask your contestants to upload a picture or video to...

Kittens and Contests FTW!

Congrats to our friends at Kittyo for running an incredibly successful contest!  The team created a great prize package for the cat lovers of the world with a variety of different items and the results were...

Why use Rewards Fuel?

Question: “I run my own contests on social media, so why do I need to do anything different?” Rewards Fuel can quadruple your results. We help you run contests that boost your social media channels...

Thanks MailChimp for Featuring us!

Well ain’t that something! Our friends at MailChimp recently highlighted us in one of their latest blog posts on featured integrations. “A giveaway or contest can be a great way to create a buzz...

Pre-Promote your Contest with Customer Sign-Ups

Before your contest starts we want to help you promote it and build anticipation for the start date.  Your contest creator includes a countdown clock which tells your audience when the contest begins and lets...

Send out Invitations to Enter your Contest

Now you can send out invitations to enter your contest! You have the option of importing email addresses one at a time or upload your list via a CSV file, plus you’ll have the ability to customize the...

Free Upgrade on Your Rewards Fuel Purchase!

***UPDATE**** Sale date has passed- but keep your eyes on this page for similar promotions in the next few months. Thanks for all the support and have fun contesting! Cheers, Rewards Fuel...

Export contest information to Excel

Many of you who manage marketing for other people asked us for the ability to export contest data in a format you can edit and present to your customers.  We have created two ways of exporting contest data in...

Thousands of Facebook Likes with One Contest

Want more likes on your Facebook Page? A contest can give you the boost you’re looking for.  One of our client’s Thousand Hills Golf Resort teamed up with some partners to give away a fantastic...

Upgrade Your Account by becoming a Zapier Beta Tester

Want to upgrade your account for free? Consider becoming a Rewards Fuel/ Zapier Beta tester. We’re excited to announce a new partnership with ZAPIER – the platform that allows you to “connect...

SurveyMonkey Entry via Zapier

Now you can ask your customers to fill out a survey to enter your contest! We love this entry method as it gives you vital information you need to improve your business, your customers have a chance to give...

Create SalesForce Leads with a Rewards Fuel Contest.

Now you can build your SalesForce database with Rewards Fuel! Our latest integration partner Zapier gives us endless options when it comes to creating entry methods that work for you, including building...

Add Offline Entries to Your Online Contest

Now you can quickly and easily import offline contestants into your contest, combining the best of both (online and offline worlds)  building momentum for your contest and reaching a new audience with street...

Klout Score : Meet Your Influencers

We’ve added a powerful new feature to our statistics reports! The ability to discover any influencers that have entered your contest using Klout. What is Klout and why does it matter? “The Klout...

Professional PDF Contestant Statistics

Many of you asked for exportable and printable contest reports.  We have now added them to your contest statistics dashboard so you can export your contest statistics to a printable PDF at any point during...

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Statistics: Find Out Who Your Clients Really Are

Do you know who your customers really are? Your fans? Your social media followers? Where they live and how old they are? If you answered no; Rewards Fuel will help you discover this essential information and...

Boost Your Constant Contact Newsletter List

We’re happy to announce our newest integration partner Constant Contact – email marketing experts! The numbers prove it,  email marketing works and using contests to build your Constant Contact...

Save Time: Copy a Contest

You asked and we delivered! Now you can save time by copying the framework of a previous contest, with the option of adding revisions if needed. To copy a contest head to your Rewards Fuel home page and click...

Custom styles

We have added the ability for contest holders to customize any element on their page by adding custom CSS to any part of the contest layout. Why use this? To customize the layout of your contest in ways our...

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Entry methods

Choose Your Entry Methods

Choose your weapons! Or in this case we mean contest entry methods; here is the most up-to-date list of our entry methods available. Newsletter Entry Facebook Like Entry Instagram Follow Entry #Tag on Instagram Entry Question Entry Youtube...

Question Entry Gives You Answers

Want more feedback from your customers? We’ve got just the thing. Question entry lets you ask your audience anything you like and offers up a little incentive for their responses in the form of gaining entry into your contest. Simply ask your...

List Keeper Entry

Now you can say “Everyone on our list is entered to win…” List Keeper Entry gives you a great new way to add incentive for your subscribers (currently only available for MailChimp). Most people focus on growing their lists...

Grow your Vertical Response Newsletter list

We can now help you grow your Vertical Response email lists. As you know, contests are a great incentive for people to sign up for your newsletter. We take care of the entry verification, double opt-in and export to Vertical Response. How to setup...

Share Entry Just Got Better

We are pleased to announce that you can now customize the URL people use to share your contest. Under the advanced options area you will now have a spot to decide where the share URL goes to. The only restriction is that the contest has to be...

Custom Contest URLs

You can now customize where traffic from our emails sent to contestants goes. You can either leave the custom contest URL blank to use our free contest hosting or add the page/website URL you have embedded your contest on. This update effects:...

Visit Entry

Nothing gets people to check out a web page like offering them a chance to win a prize and we’ve made doing that easier than ever! You encourage your audience to a visit a web page.  We keep track of who visits and enter them into your contest...