Especially if you ran your contest on Facebook, entrants will be checking your Facebook Page more than their email to see if they won. And with Facebooks update to their promotion guidelines, its now totally legal to announce contest winners with a Facebook Post (once youve emailed them first).
Tips for a great Facebook Post announcement:
Example of a great Facebook Post announcement:
Congratulations Amy Smith, the winner of the $500 Wishpond Gift Card Grand Prize in our $500 Summer Giveaway contest! Her photo entry (see below) received 500 votes, the most of any entrant, and has been crowned the winner!
Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this contest a success! Stay tuned for our next contest in September!
In case you missed it, you can check out the contest here: bit.ly/6f0fo9e
[Image of the winning entry]
Your announcement on Twitter can be very similar to your Facebook Post announcement – except youll probably need to cut it down to fit into 140 characters.
Tips for a great Tweet announcement:
Example of a great Tweet announcement:
Congratulations @amysmith, the winner of the $500 Wishpond Gift Card Grand Prize in our $500 Summer Giveaway contest!