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Planning for Next Year? Ideas for Your Text to Win Sweepstakes

As we head into the year, now is the time to plan your text to win sweepstakes. Here are a few ideas to help boost your mobile marketing efforts and your sales in 2018.

Holiday-Themed Sweepstakes

Take advantage of gift-buying holidays like Valentines Day and Mother’s Day for sweepstakes that generate results.

  • Valentine’s Day dinner cruise or dinner for two
  • Mother’s Day spa package
  • Father’s Day entertainment package
  • July 4th event tickets

Sweeps with Experiential Prizes

Experiential marketing is a lure for Millenials and sweepstakes prizes are no different. Offer a unique experience your audience is unlikely to find anywhere else.

  • Trips with experiences like hot air ballooning or swimming with sharks
  • Race track driving experience or a cooking lesson with a well-known chef
  • A quirky experience like Ikea UK’s chance to win a sleepover in the store

Sports-Related Sweeps

Did you know Nascar has the highest share of female fans, while basketball has the youngest fans? If sports is a natural fit for your brand, read up on audience demographics and make your play for their attention with a related sweeps.

  • Super Bowl or sports playoffs package with tickets and flights
  • VIP experience at a local sports game
  • Sports merchandise package

Seasonal Text to Win Sweepstakes

Every season is a good season to give away prizes, but which will you choose? If your sales are seasonal, try running a sweeps during low season for a boost. You can also jump on seasonal activities that relate most to your product or service.

  • A summer getaway or trip to a national park
  • Family tickets to a theme park for summer
  • Spring home makeover
  • Tickets to a Christmas holiday event

Celebrate Life Events

Whether it’s getting married or having a baby, there are certain life events that call for a celebration. You can be a part of it with your sweepstakes.

  • Bride & bridesmaids spa package
  • Honeymoon trip
  • New baby shopping spree
  • College grad celebration party

Free Stuff with a Twist

Everyone loves winning your free product or service, but why not add a little twist? Get creative and go beyond the usual gift card or product.

  • An entire year’s worth of product in the form of monthly vouchers or shipments
  • Your service or product presented by a celebrity
  • A one-of-a-kind experience that includes your product

These are just a few ideas to get you started on your next text to win sweepstakes. Of course, you should always choose a theme or prize that relates to your brand. Luckily, there are many ways to make that happen.

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Text Sweepstakes Ideas for 2018