Essay Contest App
The tool that makes it easy to run a text-entry contest on Facebook, Twitter, websites and mobile devices.
Used & loved by 25,000+ businesses.
Everything you Need to Run a Successful Essay Contest.
Our Essay Contest App makes it easy.
New Fans, Emails & Customer Insights.
Get the results you need: Fan-Gating entices users to “Like to see” your essay contest, increasing your Facebook Fans. The customizable entry form captures emails and customer insights, like demographics and product preferences. And built-in social plugins make it easy for people to share and make your essay contest grow.
Fan-GatingAdd a “Like to see” image to to entice users to “Like” your Facebook Page to enter.
Custom Entry FormsCreate custom entry forms with unlimited fields. Responses are stored in your campaign report.
Social PluginsBuilt in Tweet, Share, Comments and Pin It plugins make it easy for people to share with friends.
Sort, Filter & Export ListsDownload entrant emails & data to excel. Sort and filter to create targeted email lists.
Design Beautiful Templates.
It’s easy to customize our templates to create your perfect essay contest. Edit all colors, text and fonts in our CSS Editor. White-label your essay contest with a single click, perfect for agencies and designers. And our Essay Contest App uses responsive design to be mobile-compatible.
CSS EditorAdd custom CSS styles to change colors, text and fonts. We can help if you’re a noob.
Mobile-CompatibleOur Essay Contest App’s responsive design works on mobile to maximize entries.
White-labelRemove all Wishpond branding and add your own. Perfect for agencies and designers.
HTML Text EditorUse the HTML Text Editor to add lists, link to your legal team’s “Rules & Regulations” and more.
Automate your Essay Contests.
In minutes you can have multiple contests scheduled with automated follow-up emails to do the work for you. Real-time Reporting makes it easy to stay up-to-date and optimize contests while they’re running. You can even view results and make edits on mobile and tablet devices.
Preview & SchedulePreview, refine and schedule multiple contests in advance to automate your social marketing.
Custom Share MessagingCustomize all of the messaging in people’s posts, tweets and emails to friends.
Autoresponse EmailsSetup follow-up emails to entrants with targeted offers to turn them into new customers.
Real-Time ReportingTrack entries, views and bounce rates in real-time to optimize your essay contest as it runs.
Run an Essay Contest Anywhere
Maximize entries by running essay contests on multiple platforms.
See what our customers have to say.
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Our Essay Contest App does everything you need and more.
We provide a link to share that directs users to optimized photo contest pages for both desktop & mobile.
Our Photo Contest App is built to run in a tab on your Facebook Page.
Our Photo Contest App can also be embedded on your website.
Download all entrants’ email addresses. You own them. We never email your entrants.
Download entrants’ name, age, gender, location & Likes via Facebook’s Opengraph.
Track campaign metrics in real-time during the run of your photo contest.
Entrant’s auto-share an invite on their Facebook Wall and in friends’ News Feeds.
Our App is built within Facebook’s Promotions Guidelines.
Only allow one entry per Facebook user to stop users from entering multiple times.
Add any form fields you like and collect the responses.
Change every aspect of the Photo Contest App’s CSS stylesheet to fit your brand.
Our Photo Contest App has been translated into 37 languages.
Require that users “Like” your Facebook Page before they can participate.
Fans can vote on photos to boost engagement within your community.
Our Photo Contest App is built to allow you to have one or multiple winners.
Allow unlimited entries or one per email, Facebook or Twitter account.
Manually approve all of your photo submissions or have the app do it automatically.
Download entrant emails & data. Filter to create targeted email lists.
Entry pages include share buttons for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & Google+
Enable Facebook comments on your entries and entry pages.
Set one or multiple periods for when users can enter and when they can vote.
Send emails to entrants with personalized content.
Sort Entries in the Voting Gallery by Date Added, Most Votes or Randomly.
Remove all Wishpond branding and add your own.
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