Thursday, August 9, 2012

Your creative business: Hosting a Giveaway

Hosting a giveaway on your blog or website can be a great way to gather feedback about your products, promote your brand and gain more followers which may turn into sales down the track.

Today we've gathered some great tips and articles about getting the most out of your giveaway!

Craft Buds 

Craft Buds is a great site full of resources for growing your handmade business. Lindsay has written an excellent post Hosting a Successful Giveaway on your blog outlining every step of a giveaway from choosing the right product, setting the rules and promoting it. Check out the post here.  

We all know Mums make great bloggers and Mummble is a testament to it. Check out this post on hosting a successful giveaway by Naomi Ellis from Seven Cherubs. Naomi provides 5 smart and simple tips on hosting the perfect giveaway. 

Did you know there are also legal issues behind running a giveaway? Steph Bond who we all know from the fabulous Bondville has written an excellent post on How to Run A (Legal) Giveaway over at Mum's Business. This one is a must-read!

For the ultimate tool to simplify the process of running a giveaway check out Rafflecopter. Craft Test Dummy has written a post on Crafterminds about how to make the most out of Rafflecopter to increase engagement for your giveaway. Check it out here.

Feeling inspired or got any more giveaway tips you'd like to share? Or if you're running a giveaway tell us all about it by leaving a comment below!

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