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Singer Jimmy Buffett Uses Sweeppea’s Text to Win to Promote Concerts

Singer Jimmy Buffett Uses Sweeppea’s Text to Win to Promote Concerts

The toes-in-the-sand ambassador and Margaritaville singer wanted to stoke your buzz by offering a chance to win tickets to his show. All participants need to do to enter is text the word JIMMY to the number 65047 for a chance to win tickets.

Objective:

  • To promote the show
  • To build excitement and awareness for the event
  • To gain a database of participants to re-market sponsor’s offers via text message and emails

Promotional Channels:

  • TV channel spots
  • Social Media promotion
  • Local billboard advertising

Outcome:

  • Hundreds of participants enter
  • Hundreds of new emails were collected

Prize: Five (5) winners each received two (2) tickets to see the show

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Harvey’s Supermarket Uses Text-to-Win Platform to Connect with Customers via Mobile

Harvey’s Supermarket Uses Text-to-Win Platform to Connect with Customers via Mobile

Harvey’s Supermarkets knows that customers are on the go and glued to their mobile screens. So they asked “How can we reach them on their mobile phones?”

The answer… build excitement and buzz by offering a chance to win a $250 gift card each week with text to win! Customers also sign up to receive deals by text message from Harvey’s. All participants need to do to enter is text the word HARVEYS to the number 65047.

Objective:

  • To build excitement and engagement at the stores.
  • Build a database of customers to send offers to via text message.

Promotional Channels:

  • In-store display and POS
  • Social Media promotion
  • FSI and direct mail shoppers

Outcome:

  • Hundreds of participants entered.
  • A new way for Harvey’s to reach their mobile customers.

Prize: Weekly winners receive a $250 gift card.

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Realtor Ron Howard Uses Sweeppea’s Text to Win Sweepstakes to Gain Leads

Realtor Ron Howard Uses Sweeppea’s Text to Win Sweepstakes to Gain Leads

Ron Howard and Associates was interested in generating leads during their sponsorship of the Canton Waterfront Park Summer Concert Series. Using Sweeppea’s text to win sweepstakes platform, they used a giveaway to attract concert fans and pre-qualify them for their interest in buying or selling real estate.

After entering by text, they were led to a web form that asked if they were planning on “Buying or selling a home in the next 2 months? Yes, No, or Maybe.” The form is part of Sweeppea’s web form builder, available to all customers.

Outcome:

  • A substantial list of pre-qualified leads for their sales team.
  • Hundreds of participants entered the sweepstakes
  • Hundreds of pre-qualified leads generated with mobile number and emails for follow up.

Prize(s): 4 VIP passes. Approximate retail value (ARV) of $400.

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Honda Dealers Amp Up Excitement with Text Sweepstakes Campaign

Honda Dealers Amped Up Excitement with Text-to-Win

Honda Dealers of New England amped up excitement during hockey and football games by offering a chance to win a new car during their text sweepstakes campaign. Sports fans simply had to text to enter and also had a chance to win VIP tickets and more.

This case of a lead-generating text to win was a success for Honda Dealers who were looking to connect with young Millenials in the market. They also supported a charitable organization with a donation for each text received.

Objective:

  • Generate leads for New England Honda Dealers and connect with potential customers.
  • To gain a database of participants to re-market offers via text message and email.

Car Dealers Use Text-to-Win to Appeal to Sports Fans

Promotional Channels:

  • Stadium signage at 10 Boston Bruins hockey games and 7 Boston College Eagles football games
  • Brand Ambassadors who actively engaged with fans

Honda Offers Chance to Win a Car During Bruins Hockey Games

Prize: Prizes included t-shirts, VIP tickets at the games and a chance to participate in the on-field throwing event to try to win a Honda.

Outcome: More than 1,000 sales leads were generated for the dealerships.

To get started with your own text-to-win, see features and pricing.

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Billy Crystal’s New Show Uses Sweeppea’s Text-to-Win for Event Promotion

Billy Crystal’s New Show Uses Sweeppea’s Text-to-Win for Event Promotion

Organizers of Spend the Night with Billy Crystal, the new show by the award-winning comedian, wanted to build excitement and buzz with a sweepstakes. To do this, they went mobile with a text-to-win offering tickets to the standup show. All participants needed to do was text the word BILLY to the number 65047 for a chance to win!

Objective:

  • To promote Billy Crystal’s new standup show.
  • To build excitement and awareness for the event.
  • To gain a database of participants to re-market sponsor’s offers via text message and emails.

Promotional Channels:

  • Social Media promotion
  • Local advertising

Outcome:

  • Hundreds of participants entered.
  • Hundreds of new emails collected.

Prize: Five (5) winners each received two (2) tickets to the show.

 

To get started with your own text-to-win, see features and pricing.

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Case Study: WUSA 9 TV Station Uses Text-to-Win to Run Weekly Sweepstakes

TV Station Uses Text-to-Win for Weekly Sweepstakes

“Washington DC’s Leading Local News” TV station, WUSA-9, wanted to create engaging sweepstakes that worked well on air and could promote their sponsors.

So how did they build excitement while keeping it easy to manage? By using Sweeppea’s text-to-win platform and awarding prizes every week. By running it weekly, they get their audience’s attention with a new prize each week. Plus, it’s a great way to add value for their sponsors.

Promoting it on air is as simple as telling viewers to text a sweepkey to 65047 to enter. (While mentioning that text & data fees apply.) Choosing winners with the automatic random winner picker also makes it easy for the station to run.

Objective:

  • To create and promote weekly text-to-win sweepstakes on behalf of the TV station’s sponsors.
  • To quickly select and notify winners.
  • To gain a database of participants to re-market sponsor’s offers via text message and emails.

Promotional Channels:

  • Mentions and spots during the TV news program
  • Social Media promotion

Outcome (differs by sweepstakes):

  • Hundreds of participants enter.
  • Hundreds of new emails are collected for the station and/or its sponsors.

Prize: They differ by sweepstakes, but many are free tickets to events.

To get started with your own text-to-win, see features and pricing.

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Maryhill Winery Goes All-In with Text & Mobile Marketing

Maryhill Winery Goes All-In with Text & Mobile Marketing

Maryhill Winery went all-in with mobile marketing this year to promote not only its wines and wine club, but also its concert hall venue. Based in the state of Washington, Maryhill Winery has a full concert schedule planned and adopted text-to-win as one of its top marketing tools for promotion on mobile. These text campaigns are also promoted on social media and in local marketing.

Objective:

  • To create a fun and engaging text-to-win sweepstakes to promote Maryhill Wines.
  • To gain a database of participants to re-market offers via text message and email.

Prize: The Grand Prize was a trip for two to the 2017 Concert Series, including hotel stay and a pre-concert VIP party.

Outcome: Thousands of participants entered.

To get started with your own text-to-win, see features and pricing.

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Fun Home Musical Uses Text-to-Win Software for Show Promotion

Fun Home Musical Uses Text-to-Win Software for Show Promotion

Fun Home, the Tony-Award-winning musical wanted to build on the excitement and buzz by offering a chance to win VIP tickets to the show. All participants needed to do is text the word FUN to the number 65047 for a free entry.  It’s another example of how Sweeppea’s text-to-win software is well-suited for sweepstakes during events, shows and performances.

Objective:

  • To promote the show on tour.
  • To build excitement and awareness for the event.
  • To gain a database of participants to re-market offers via text message and emails.

Promotional Channels:

  • Social Media promotion
  • Local billboard advertising

Outcome:

  • Hundreds of participants entered.
  • Hundreds of new emails were collected.

Prize: Five (5) winners each received two (2) tickets to the show.

To get started with your own text-to-win, see features and pricing.

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Six Flag America Theme Park Uses Text Sweepstakes for Giveaway

Six Flag America Theme Park Uses Text Sweepstakes for Giveaway

When Six Flags America in Washington, DC wanted to build excitement and increase ticket sales they used Sweeppea’s text sweepstakes platform for the campaign. With the help of their media partner, WUSA-9 TV Station, Six Flags offered a chance to win tickets by simply texting the word SIXFLAGS to the number 65047 to enter. In return, they got a mobile subscriber database and extra exposure on TV and on mobile.

Objective:

  • To promote and build excitement around the park and its new attractions
  • To increase ticket sales
  • To gain a database of participants to re-market their offers via text and email.

Promotional Channels:

  • Mentions and spots on WUSA-9 TV
  • Social Media promotion
  • Local billboard advertising

Outcome:

  • Hundreds of participants enter.
  • Hundreds of new emails were collected.

Prize: Five (5) winners each received two (2) tickets to the park.

Want to get started with your own text-to-win? See our features and pricing.

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Ragtime Musical Uses Text-to-Win Sweepstakes for Promotion

Ragtime Musical Uses Text-to-Win Sweepstakes for Promotion

Ragtime The Musical wanted to build excitement and buzz for the acclaimed musical by offering a chance to win VIP tickets to the show. Text-to-win sweepstakes are well suited for shows, concerts, theater productions like Ragtime and other entertainment. Its mobile nature makes it easy for audience members to enter while at the show. It’s also convenient for the sweepstakes sponsor as it doesn’t have to worry about paper forms.  Text-to-wins can be promoted on programs, posters and on social media as well.

Objective:

  • To promote the show while on tour.
  • To build excitement and awareness for the event.
  • To gain a database of participants to re-market offers via text message and emails.

Promotional Channels:

  • TV channel spots
  • Local billboard advertising
  • Social Media promotion

Outcome:

  • Hundreds of participants entered.
  • Hundreds of new emails collected.

Prize: Five (5) winners each received two (2) tickets to see Ragtime, The Musical.

To get started with your own text-to-win, see our features and pricing.