Ready to run your first giveaway or contest? In this quick start guide we’ll give you insight into how to setup your first giveaway or contest from scratch, get an overview of all the features, plus give you some tips & tricks to get the most interaction from your campaigns.
Woorise is becoming one of the best contest platforms. Whether you’re a blogger, online store, agency, marketing manager or publisher giveaways are a powerful way to engage your community & grow brand reach with consumers. Our aim here at Woorise is to make it easy for you to build powerful and beautiful giveaways for your own business or clients.
1. Create a new Giveaway
In your Woorise dashboard click on Giveaways on the left side navigation menu. Next add a template clicking on the Add button. Once you add a new giveaway you are taken to giveaway edit page. From this screen you can customize your giveaway, Preview changes or save it as Draft and work on it later.
2. Enter a Giveaway Title
This is a name that helps identify the giveaway. This will appear publicly so please name something recognizable and attractive like “Woorise Giveaway: Win an Apple iPad Pro”.
This name will determine the URL that gets generated for your giveaway landing page. You can also edit it to have a different URL from title:
3. Giveaway Options
In the Options section there are tabs that will allow you to customize your giveaway.
First add a short description to your giveaway. Customize tab also includes options to set a main color, start and end date, options to show/hide end date and giveaway entries and the Viral Share option.
Sharing Image (optional): You can add a different image for sharing. If left empty featured image will be used instead.
Sharing URL (optional): Use it only If the giveaway is NOT embedded on your Facebook page. You can paste here the URL of the embedded page of your website or blog.
Official Rules Tab
Official Rules are optional but highly recommended. You have two options to add Official Rules. The first is to host the Official Rules in the giveaway (a link will appear at the bottom of giveaway). The second option is to host your giveaway’s Official Rules pasting an external URL.
Ended Content Tab
This content will appear when the giveaway ends (when the expiration date passes). Here is the perfect place to add the winners, a call to action link, social media etc.
4. Embed Giveaway
Woorise Landing Page
Keep the giveaway on Woorise landing page – No extra steps needed. Simple start sharing the giveaway URL.
If your site running on WordPress is recommended to install the Woorise plugin.
Embed into your Website or Blog
When you are ready click to Publish your giveaway. After that a code will appear in the “Embed into your Website” section. Copy and paste the code into your website or blog.
Embed as Facebook Tab
When you are ready click to Publish your giveaway. Click on the button and select the Facebook page where you wish to install the giveaway.