Conquer Social Media for the Holidays with These 12 Last-Minute Facebook Holiday Contest Ideas

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ShortStack provides ideas for twelve quick Facebook contests that any business can run this holiday season.

12 Last-Minute Holiday Facebook Contest Ideas

12 Last-Minute Holiday Facebook Contest Ideas

If you haven’t run a Facebook contest yet, you may be missing out on one of the biggest marketing opportunities of the year. Brands that host holiday contests see a 66 percent increase in engagement on Facebook, which is why ShortStack has put together an infographic with 12 last-minute super festive Facebook contest ideas. Click here to see the infographic.

The infographic is broken down into four sections that include the most popular types of Facebook contests; photo contests, essay contests, timeline promotions and multi-day giveaways. ShortStack provides three supporting ideas for each type of contest including the estimated time it would take to build/launch the contest. The infographic also includes additional Facebook marketing tips.

Some of the data featured in the infographic is collected from 50,000 active Facebook fan Pages and 300,000 custom Facebook Page apps. Additional statistics come from Crowdtap, Simply Measured, Social Barrel and Shopify. Businesses large and small can implement the twelve ideas quickly to get their Facebook fans talking this holiday season.

ShortStack is designed to help everyone - from small business owners to big-name agencies - create custom apps that harness the power of social media to connect brands with their audiences. Currently, ShortStack has more than 280,000 users across 184 countries. The platform integrates with online giants including Instagram, Pinterest, MailChimp, HighRise, Constant Contact and more.

The technology company has been in the app building industry since 2010 and has positioned itself as an industry leader with expert columns, social media guides, and eBooks. ShortStack’s CEO, Jim Belosic, has been featured on popular news sites including Mashable, Forbes, PR Daily and SmartBrief, and has guest posted for other social media experts including Mari Smith, Amy Porterfield, Andrea Vahl and Jon Loomer, among others.

About ShortStack
ShortStack is a self-service custom app design tool with features that include contests and sweepstakes, newsletter signup forms and integrations with YouTube, Twitter, RSS and more. ShortStack apps can be installed wherever – to Facebook, websites and blogs, and they’re even viewable on mobile devices. To learn more about ShortStack, visit


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