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14 Facebook Contest Ideas SEXY Enough for Valentine's Day

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14_Facebook_Contest_Ideas_SEXY_Enough_for_Valentines_Day-lsvalentine's facebook contest ideasValentine's Day is just around the corner.

But don't worry, if you haven't started a Facebook contest for the holiday -- it's not too late.

And our friends at ShortStack have lots of great contest ideas.

Americans will spend more than $18 billion this Valentine's Day -- and a contest on your Facebook page is an awesome way to snag a piece of that pie.

After all, nearly 60% of active Facebook users are either married, engaged or in a relationship.

And you could have a last-minute Valentine's Day contest up & running in minutes!

But first you have to identify the goal of your contest.

This infographic has ideas for Facebook contests that:

  • Gather user-generated content from fans
  • Gain insight from fans
  • Can be set up very quickly
  • Get repeated engagement

Whether fans submit photos, recipes or comment on a status update, these Facebook contest ideas provide easy ways to connect with people on your page & reward them with prizes that are relevant to your business.

ShortStack even gave each idea a rating based on how difficult it is to set up.

14 Facebook Contest Ideas SEXY Enough for Valentine's Day

1. Photo or Video Contest

You can post the photos & videos provided by fans on your other social media channels.

facebook-contest-ideasContest ideas:

  • Who's your Valentine?
  • Valentine's Day craft/decoration contest
  • Valentine's Day video contest
  • Show the love photo contest

Bonus tip

Let your Facebook fans vote for their favorite entry

2. Essay Contest

Use the insights gained here -- about how customers use your products or services -- for future marketing campaigns.

facebook-contest-ideasContest ideas:

  • Sweet treat recipe contest
  • Storytelling contest
  • Love letter contest

Bonus tip

Let your team choose the most creative entry

3. Timeline Promotion

It takes only a minute to write a status update for fans to comment on in a Timeline contest.

Those who respond to the post are entered to win a prize.

facebook-contest-ideasThese fill-in-the-blank posts would work well:

  • The best love song ever written is ______.
  • The most romantic movie is ______.
  • The most romantic date I have ever been on was ______.
  • If my life were a romantic comedy it would be ______.

Bonus tip

Choose the winner at random

4. Multi-day Giveaway

facebook-contest-ideasUse an app to give away several prizes in the final run-up to Valentine's Day.

Contest ideas:

  • Product-a-day giveaway
  • Promotion-a-day giveaway
  • Combination giveaway

Bonus tip

Incentivize people to share the contest with their networks by rewarding them with extra entries

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Pat Parkinson
Pat Parkinson

Pat is Chief Propaganda Officer & Brand Journalist at Post Planner. When he's not snowboarding, fly-fishing or traversing continents, he gets the dirt & spreads the word.

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