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7 ways to promote your blog giveaway for free

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7 ways to promote your blog giveaway for free

Do you often run a blog giveaway, but you're not sure how best to promote it for maximum engagement?  Read on to discover how to easily promote your blog giveaway online for more exposure!

How to promote your blog giveaway online

Blog giveaways are an amazing way to give something back to your existing readers as well as getting new eyes on your blog.  I love using Rafflecopter to run my blog giveaways.  They make the whole process really simple.  Choose your prize, add your entry options, enter your T&Cs and voila!  They’ll give you the code to pop their widget on your blog.

But don’t just expect everyone to find the giveaway on your blog.  You have to get out there and tell everyone all about it!

Here are 7 ways to share blog giveaways once you hit publish:

6 ways to promote your blog giveaway for free on the Lylia Rose UK Lifestyl

 

Facebook Groups

Blog Competitions & Giveaways – post under the end date thread Competitions – post on the wall
Mummy & Daddy Bloggers – post on the competition thread

Linkys

Super Lucky
umeandthekids
Mudpie Fridays
Life in a Breakdown

Blogger Networks

Bloggers Required
Pick a Blogger

Websites

Loquax
The Prize Finder
Competition Database

Twitter

Use relevant hashtags such as #giveaway #prize #win
(if it’s a Friday or Wednesday use #freebiefriday or #winitwednesday)
Why not use SocialOomph to schedule a bunch of different tweets to go out automatically at set intervals for the duration of your giveaway?

Instagram

Share a picture of the prize on Instagram so your followers here know about your giveaway.  Use hashtags which are relevant such as #instawin #instagiveaway #giveaway #prize #win #competition

Pinterest

I always pin every picture from every new blog post to my blog board.  Perhaps even start a giveaway only board?

Do you know any other ways to share blog giveaways for free?  Let me know in the comments and I will try them and add them!

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  1. Thanks for the tips. Just running my first giveaway now.

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  2. I've found Prize Finder sends a lot of traffic! #blogtipslinky

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  3. Angela Sandford

    Loquax is a good way to get your blog some traffic - that's how I found you!

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  4. Great tips. I always forget about the bloggers running giveaway linkies. I have found the websites Prize Finder and Loquax help too :) x VICTORIA -->> Ooh thank you for your tips too! :)

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  5. You post has come at a perfect time when we have our first review and giveaway. Thanks for the great tips, they will really help! #thelistlinky

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  6. I'm so glad I saw this. I'm planning on getting rafflecopter this coming week to attempt giveaways. Really useful tips thank you. Where did you get your T&C's or did you write your own? X #TheList VICTORIA-->> I write my own - but there are certain things you have to include for it to be legal. There's a great website called Spark and Fuse with loads of guidelines for this :)

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