Rewards Fuel's Contesting Blog

New! Add More Winners to Your Contest

You’ve always been able to automate winner picking at the end of your Rewards Fuel contest, but now you can allow multiple contestants to win your contest prizes. Yes – more winners, means more...

Updated: 19 Contest Websites to Post Your Contest

If you’re looking for a way to further promote or maximize your existing contest, post them on popular contesting websites. Contest websites feature giveaways from around the web and attract thousands of users...

What’s NEW! (SLETTER)

We know you’re busy so we’re going to keep this short and sweet! We’ve created 3 new entry methods you can use for your next contest. Shopify Entry Ask your followers to review you on Shopify...

Build Your MailChimp List with a Contest

Dream of larger, engaged newsletter lists? You may already add incentive to joining your newsletter list (save 10%, download a whitepaper, etc), but if you want to really boost your email subscribers; one of...

Fill Out a Form Entry

Looking to gather information from your followers or clients?  Ask your followers to fill out a form to enter your contest. How to set up your contest using ‘Form Entry’: Login to your Rewards Fuel account or...

Your Contest Statistics

Perhaps one of the most valuable tools you’ll have access to with your Rewards Fuel membership is the in depth statistics reports that come with each contest. You’ll have access to… The...

Review on Shopify to Enter Your Contest!

Have a Shopify store?  Want more product reviews? If you said yes and yes and you’re using Shopify’s review plugin, we have a new entry method for you! “Now you can ask your followers to...

How do Entry Points Work?

Adding entry points to your contest is a great way of prioritizing your entry methods and providing incentive to your contestants to enter your giveaway multiple times in a variety of different ways. The more...

Follow on Snapchat to Win!

Now you can grow your Snapchat following with Rewards Fuel! Ask your contestants to follow you on Snapchat to enter your contest, add incentive by assigning some points to your entry method and watch your...

6 Ways to Promote Your Contest

You’ve spent time perfecting the creation of your contest, and now it’s time to make your work pay off!  We’ve put together a short list of ways which you can drive results with your contest...

Publish your Contest to Facebook Page Tabs

We’ve added the ability to publish your contest to a Facebook page tab! To publish to one of your tabs, all we need is your permission to connect to your Facebook page. There is two ways you can set this...

#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?” Because Rewards Fuel can quadruple your results. You’ll run contests that not only boost your...

Thanks MailChimp for Featuring us!

Well look at this! 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 around your...

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...

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...

Entry methods

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...

Subscribe on YouTube Entry

Want more subscribers on your YouTube channel? Of course you do. It’s why you started the channel, after all. Contests can now be a part of your marketing mix with our ‘Subscribe on YouTube’ entry method. Yep, that means you can...

Offline Entries and More

Are you running a contest in the real world, outside of the Interwebs? Do you have a list of people who entered in your contest that you’d like to import into your online competition? If you have a list of contestants from a real world contest...

Twitter Follow Entry

Grow your Twitter followers by giving your customers a reason to follow you. Setup takes seconds. Simply choose the twitter account(s) you want people to follow, choose the number of points and boom! You’re done. Verification We ensure that...

Automatic Entry

Automatic Entry – What / Why? One of the biggest complaints we heard about running contests was barriers to entry. People want to do as little work as possible to enter. So, we focused on actions as simple as “Re-tweet to Win” to make your...

WordPress Comment Entry

Encourage your visitors to comment on your posts. Once you have the Contests by Rewards Fuel plugin installed on your WordPress site, it’s easy. From your post page, select an existing contest or create a new one.   Click on add Comment...

Follow on Instagram

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, which explains why people are flocking to Instagram these days. The photo sharing app recently announced they now have 300 million Instagrammers, with more than 70 million photos and videos being...

Facebook Like Entry

Facebook Like Entry is our solution to getting you more Facebook Likes in a post-Fangate world. Why add this as an entry method? Facebook is still the most visited social media site in the world with over 70 million active users per month so...