Contests

Content Marketing

5 Ways to Create Engaging Content Your Audience Will Share

Content marketing is powerful, but producing the content that makes is work is not easy.
Robots

How This Man Beat the System and Won 1,000 Twitter Contests

Computer engineer Hunter Scott claims to have won four contests a day for nine months.
Crowdfunding

Rocket Hub and Ovation Team Up to Bring Crowdfunding to TV

The special will showcase the work of artists who are raising money to fund their creative projects.
Social Media

How We Doubled Our Instagram Followers in Less Than 8 Hours

The uptick was due to three easy steps that won't cost you much at all.
Lists

Entrepreneur and CultureIQ Are Searching for the Top Company Cultures

We're looking for companies that instill a high-performance culture in the workplace. Think you've got what it takes to make our list?
Contests

For $125 and 200 Words You Can Own a Historic Bed and Breakfast

A woman in Maine is giving her country inn to the winner of an essay contest, carrying on the tradition that began in 1993.
Marketing

Marketing Magic: Monopoly Maker Hides Real Money in Game's Special Edition

For its 80th anniversary, 80 winners will find real cash when they buy the board game in France.
Crowdfunding

One of These Nifty Inventions Could Soon Land on Staples' Shelves

A remote-controlled LED lightbulb and wireless earbuds are among the finalists in the Crowd2Shelf Contest hosted by office-supply chain Staples and crowdfunding site Fundable.
Mistakes

Malaysia Airlines Scraps Ill-Conceived 'Bucket List' Promotion

Following the tragedies of Flight 370 and Flight 17, Malaysia Airlines rolled out -- and then promptly scrapped -- a contest asking consumers to describe their bucket lists.
Entrepreneur of 2014

Help Select Our 'College Entrepreneur of 2014'

Nominees run the gamut, having created everything from a mouth guard that aims to prevent sports-related concussions to an app that helps actors nail down relevant and timely auditions.
Crowdfunding

Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves

Staples and crowdfunding site Fundable have teamed up to launch a contest for entrepreneurs.
Connected Entrepreneur

Gain Long-Term Social Followers With These 5 Tips

Having an engaged audience online can help your bottom line, but you have to be careful.
Contests

4 Ways Managers Mess Up Sales Contests

Sales contests are supposed to provide motivation for employees to increase sales, customers and profits. But if done incorrectly, they can do more harm than good.
Social Media

You Win When Using Giveaways to Grow Your Social Audience

Contests and sweepstakes with prizes your targeted audience likes will engage customers and spread your brand.
Facebook

Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook

Have a Facebook page but don't know what to do with it? Here are some tips from business owners who rely predominately on the social network to fuel their marketing efforts.