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Hey everyone our new site will be live next Monday. We’re trying some new ideas around here and we’re bringing giveaways to your mobile phone. So all you need to do is text RaffleDog to 72727. This is a real giveaway but also a test. One winner will win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

Please let us know what you think about mobile giveaways below. This is new to us!

Rules: Raffle starts 1:30PM EST Tuesday 1/02/12 and ends Tuesday 1/18/12 12:00AM EST. The winner will be drawn at the conclusion of the raffle. Void where prohibited. Must be 18+ to enter. For more contest rules, and regulations, please read our Offical Rules.


promote your giveaway online

Whether you’re adding our fabulous webapp to your website or just want to dump in some Google Analytics code into the head, I’ll show you how to do it in 3 simple steps. This guide is for HTML and WordPress websites. If you have another type of site looking to insert code into the head please comment below and I’ll add it to the guide.

First Get Some Code For Your Head!

Below is the head code that is used for our webapp. If you’re installing our webapp we’ll email you your custom code. Do not use the one below! For anyone else simple highlight your head code and copy it. [click to continue…]

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promote your giveaway online

There are TONS of sites online where you can promote your giveaway or contest. I wanted to break down the top 5 sites we use when promoting new giveaways. Over the last year we’ve used tons of different sites but always see the most traffic from these 5 sites. Hosting a giveaway on your site is a great way to build traffic and fans but it’s not a “if you post it, they will come” type of deal. You must actively go out there and promote your giveaway. You might find a lot of fans who subscribe to your site for just the giveaway and that’s fine because you’ll get a bunch of fans that will stick around (if your content/product is useful). Enough with all this lets get to the list!

Top 5 to Promote Your Giveaway

  1. Online-Sweepstakes.com – This is probably my favorite. We get a TON of traffic from them and it’s super simple to submit a giveaway. They will almost always post your giveaway the same day you submit it. A great tip is to post your giveaway early in the morning. That way then your giveaway will be at the top of the list. :) Always thinking here at RaffleDog. (no back links but registration is required)

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