Want to know how to grow your social following?
Ever wonder how accounts team up with brands to give away free stuff?
Want to know how to host a loop giveaway on Instagram?
How It Works
The first step to any loop giveaway is to find brands to participate. Don’t be afraid to reach out! At Snap, we look at our clients and determine if we can loop any together if they have related industries and then we look at their competitors with a high following, engagement visual appeal. Yes, you heard right, I said your competitors! If you support and engage with your competitors online, magical things can happen. And that’s what we do at Snap. Once you have found and confirmed your brands, you layout the rules for them.
Mercury Mosaics is a perfect example of an Instagram account with visually appealing content.
Follow all of the accounts in the loop
Comment below with a friend’s name that should enter to win, too
Tap the photo to see where to go next
Remember you must follow ALL Instagram accounts in order for your entry to be valid
Once you get back here, you’ve completed the loop!
Winners will be announced on Friday!”
To create bullet points and spaces, you write the content within your “notes” app on your phone. Copy and paste this into your image description.
Make sure to tag the next brand within the photo and not in the text.
Feel free to edit per your voice/brand, but maintain the message that needs to get across.
Place all of your hashtags in the comments so they get buried by people entering to win. If you want a list of great hashtags with wide reach, let me know and I can get them for you.
Go ahead and tease the giveaway on Twitter and Facebook. Even send out an email blast to your subscribers if you wish!
There are a ton of great tools out there to monitor your loop giveaway. I typically use Iconsquare. This tool tracks analytics and conversations, and it picks an anonymous winner for you.
1. Comment and tag someone on one another’s posts—preferably someone who isn’t already following you.
2. Promote on your other social channels to drive people to your Instagram account. This is another great way to let your friends and followers on other social channels know that you’re on other platforms and doing different and cool things. It’s a perfect way to build your tribe! For Roost Real Estate, we featured the same brand-cohesive image across their Facebook channel, which drove people to follow them on Instagram and enter into the contest. This is the perfect way to give a little teaser on what you’re doing on your other social channels and why they should be following you there.
3. Promote the giveaway throughout the week.
#giveaway #giveaways #liketowin #giveawaycontest #giveawaytime #giftcardgiveaway #tagtowin #giveawaycontests
And don’t forget to have fun! Go rock and roll and build that tribe! And if you need any guidance, feel free to reach out—firstname.lastname@example.org