How to create sharable content for your Social Media Competitions.

In my previous blog post which can be found here , the topic of Social Media Marketing and specifically how to run a successful Social Media Competition was discussed. This blog post will look at the importance of creating content which users will be willing to share, some effective techniques to use and problems which you might encounter.

Content Marketing

Key to a businesses success in this digital day and age is the ability to use content marketing to their advantage. So what is exactly is content marketing and how is this relevant to running a social media competition for your business? There are a wide range of definitions for content marketing but in essence it is the business process involved in creating and distributing content which is valuable and fascinating enough to help attract and acquire new customers, whilst also driving engagement from existing users. (Pulizzi, 2014)

8 Different types of content a business can produce

  1. Blogs
  2. Long form content
  3. Case Studies
  4. White Papers
  5. E-Books
  6. Infographics and images
  7. Downloadable templates
  8. Videos

Click here to read further about these types of content.

(Gotter, 2017)

Despite these different forms of content which a business can choose to produce, image and video content would be the most suitable for sharing when holding a social media competition for many reasons including the ease and convenience for the user to digest before deciding to share or not. (DeMers, 2017)

Although not part of a social media competition itself, below is an example of video content marketing done well, Three’s Dance Pony Dance campaign was a huge success and demonstrates how content which is engaging and entertaining can help increase brand awareness and potentially add market value. The video as of April 2018 had nearly 13million views on YouTube alone.

Video content produced by Three Mobile (2013) 

Now this blog post has looked at a few different types of content a business can produce and what content marketing is, it is time to link it to Social Media competitions.  It is important to remember that content marketing is a tactic employed by businesses and that social media is a channel in which to distribute content. (Braun, 2017) 

As an example, say for instance your business is looking to run a Social Media Competition where users looking to enter the competition need to share a specific image or video produced by your business on a Social Media platform such as Facebook, Instagram or Twitter in order to enter. We will now look at some top tips and effective techniques to remember.


 Top Tips and effective Techniques for creating sharable content 

  1. Ensure your audience is clear and defined- Before creating the content, ensure it is something that your target audience would want to see and share. For instance, if your business is a charity concerning a humanitarian issue, it would not be wise to create content which is meant to be humorous.
  2. Understand the motivation and emotions behind users wanting to share your content- Studies have shown psychological triggers as to why people will share content online; including social approval, the ability to communicate with others, to reinforce their own beliefs and ideas and also for entertainment purposes.
  3. Ensure content can be accessed and viewed easily on mobile devices- Ensure users wanting to view your content and share it, are able to do so through their mobile devices whether at home, out socialising or on their way to work.
  4. Video content is key- If possible, produce video content. Studies show that by 2020, nearly 80% of consumer internet traffic will be from online videos.
  5. Produce content which is valuable, relevant and consistent- The content being produced by your business should always offer something to your audience, whether it be something they can learn or something they find entertaining. Additionally the content should try and be consistent with the image you want your brand to give off, and how you want your business to be perceived.
  6. Find out what is trending and tie in pop culture-  It is important to see what is in the news, what is trending on social media platforms and what is happening in your industry and in society in general. Tie these events in where possible and be relevant.
  7.  Be unique and create a buzz- A tip from Brad Hess, the senior digital marketing manager at Ceros, a company who specialise in creating interactive content.
  8. Include Social Sharing buttons and tell your audience how to share- sounds silly but it is important to remind your audience to share and let them know how. If posting content on your businesses website directly, include Social Sharing buttons. (Seen below)


An example of Social Sharing buttons on a website

(Sabbagh, 2018)

Some problems you might encounter

  1. Creating content users do not want to share- It is important to try and produce content which is going to be appreciated by your target audience, if not the content which took time to produce, may be seen as irrelevant and not worth sharing by your target audience.
  2. Content created being Hijacked- This is more common then you might think, with content such as hashtag campaigns being hijacked on social media platforms. An example of this can be found here , where Mcdonald’s started the #Mcdstories campaign, which users of Twitter hijacked.
  3. Content being created, being misleading or false-  This can be linked to Social Media competitions such as when EE ran a competition for free Glastonbury tickets, which did not materialise for the winner who was offered MasterCard vouchers instead. Despite Twitter backlash, EE failed to respond and competitor O2 capitalised. To read further about this particular case click this link.


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Running A Social Media Competition.

Social Media Marketing is playing a more and more prevalent role in the way businesses advertise their products and services, with Social Media platforms now playing an essential role in businesses interacting with both potential and existing consumers and can even be viewed as a company’s primary communication tool. (Kotler and Keller, 2012)

One form of Social Media Marketing, is Social Media competitions, this blog will look at why firms use Social Media Marketing in general, and then more specifically focus on the benefits and risks associated with holding Social Media competitions. Below is an infographic which shows what the most used Social Media Platforms are in the UK, as of 2017.

2017 Top 5 Social Media Platforms in the UK

What are some of the Benefits of using Social Media Marketing?

  • Cost effectiveness- The ability to use social media platforms for free to reach both potential and existing customers, in contrast to the high costs associated with traditional marketing methods such as leafleting or newspaper advertisements.
  • Improved brand loyalty- Customers view social media as a tool in which to interact with businesses almost instantly and directly. Used correctly social media can build a strong rapport between the customer and an organisation which can increase loyalty to a brand.
  • Increased inbound traffic- Social media can help drive inbound traffic to a company’s website through the roof, regular posts with links to the businesses website can really help a business gain a competitive advantage.

Why Brands operate on Social Media?

In research collected by Georgios Tsimonis and Sergios Dimitriadis (2014), there are four main reasons as to why brands operate on Social Media platforms, these were:

  1. Holding competitons
  2. Communicating with customers and followers
  3. Announcing new products and services
  4. Sharing advice and information on products and services

The second point concerning communication with customers can be linked to the term Social Communities, which is the building of relationships between a brand and a consumer, a key reason as to why brands and businesses will operate on Social Media and interact with followers. (Tuton and Solomon, 2015)

Now we have covered some of the benefits of Social Media Marketing in general and why brands use Social Media Platforms, we will now look explore some top tips and risks associated with businesses running Social Media competitions.


Top tips to running a Social Media Competition

  1. Ensure your competition appeals to potential customers- This can be done by offering incentives relative to your industry. For example, a gym chain offering free Personal Training sessions or 6 month’s free membership as a prize.
  2. Run a competition which encourages social sharing- This can help to increase your brand’s awareness, as followers entering may be sharing your posts to other users on that platform who are not aware of your business. In addition to this, running a Social Media competition may help to increase engagement from your followers and other users on that platform.
  3. Ensure clear rules for the competition are established- It is key that rules for the competition are not ambiguous, so that followers of your brand and other users who may be interested in participating in your competition are not confused and no issues arise, for example ensuring that competition rules are clearly state that only Over 18’s are eligible.
  4. Run your competition on your most popular platform- It makes sense to run the competition on the platforms where your brand has the most followers, in order to reach as many users as possible.
  5. Collect valuable, personal data- It would be useful if your competition can acquire e-mail addresses of users, in order to send further marketing material after the competition has expired. Be aware as of May 2018, your company will need permission from the individual, i.e. “Opt-in” to send marketing material, as GDPR regulations will come into effect. For more information on GDPR, click here.

For further advice on how to run a successful Social Media competition, have a look at this video by Alice Reeves of Jellyfish Marketing. 

Risks Associated with Social Media Competitions

  1. Rules and Regulations- Businesses have to be aware of certain rules and regulations put in place by the Social Media platforms themselves, and also laws on competitions which may differ based on the geographic location of the competition, for example laws on online gambling in different states in the United States.
  2. Users initially following a page for a competition, not becoming active members of Social Community- Users may follow a brand’s social media pages in order to enter the competition, but if that follower does not engage with the page on a regular basis, the user may be lost in the algorithm and not see the businesses future posts.
  3. Users unfollowing a page after entering a competition- Certain users may follow a page, enter the competition and immediately unfollow the page, meaning the business can not interact with them after the competition.
  4. A competition being hijacked by spam or false entries- An example of this happening was when Walkers crisps #WalkersWave Social Media Competition offering tickets to the Champions League Final in 2017, was hijacked and followers sent in selfie’s of serial killer Fred West and disgraced former BBC TV and radio host Jimmy Saville, to name a few. Click here to see how.

Finally, Dove’s “Real Beauty Should be Shared” Competition on Facebook, is a good example of a Social Media Competition done well. Users were asked to send in pictures with their friend or relative and fill in the blanks stating why they were beautiful, with the winners of the competition being used on Dove’s products, seen below.

Dove ‘Real beauty Should Be Shared Competition’


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Social Media and the key steps to increase engagement.

Social Media Engagement

Engagement on social media can be defined as how many likes, shares, comments or clicks that a specific post receives from its audience on a social media platform.(Bigcommerce, n.d.)

Chiles (2015) states that engagement on social media can be viewed as how consumers or potential consumers are involved with, for instance the brand or the product or service being offered.

In 2016, for the first time in American history, more money was spent on digital marketing and social media campaigns, than TV advertising, highlighting the shift in the advertising landscape. (Cole, DeNardin and Clow, 2017) Nearly all businesses have an online presence and social media pages to communicate with existing or potential new customers but how can an organisation tell if their social media is being used well?

One way to measure how well an organisation is using social media is through looking at the engagement of posts on different platforms. Although this can give you or or your organisation an idea of how well a post is (or not!) being received, despite this it is important to remember that social media engagement does not necessarily lead to sales.

Logos of three main Social Media platforms. (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook)

Three of the main social media platforms are Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, with all three platforms having ways in which to measure engagement on posts.

Metrics for engagement on Social media platforms

Now we have talked about what social media engagement is and some of the metrics which can be used to help measure engagement, here are some of the key ways to help increase engagement on posts, which will in turn assist in growing your brand.

Key points for driving your social media engagement: (Brown, 2012; Forbes, 2014)

  • Demonstrate value– Social media has the ability to connect with new and existing customers like never before. Show your brand’s social media worth, by posting demonstrations of how to use products or interacting with customers in real time over, platforms such as Twitter, this should help to demonstrate why following your brand on social media, IS A MUST.

  • Show what’s new– Followers on social media will be intrigued to see new ideas or technologies in your industry. For example in the fitness industry, if a new type of training routine is being used by one of the Personal Trainer’s in your gym, or a new piece of gym equipment has been acquired and is being used, then it is imperative to SHOW IT.

  • Be visual-This is what social media is all about! Platforms such as Instagram were made for this specific reason. Capitalise and utilise. (Example Instagram post below @kustomkitgymequipment)

  • Competitions and giveaways on your platforms– Competitions are a great way to drive engagement on your posts through the roof because who doesn’t love a freebie? An example of a competition could be ‘Share this post to receive a month’s free supply of goods’ or ‘Comment on this post with the #FreebieFriday for a chance to win!’

  • Post regularly– It is important to post regularly in order to ensure that new and existing customers can see that your social media accounts are active and worth a follow! If people are viewing your social media pages, and see there is not much activity on them, they may feel more inclined not to follow. Posting on a regular basis can help keep your brand visible, however it is important not to post too regularly as spamming timelines may lead to people unfollowing your accounts.

  • Monitor engagements through analytical tools– It is important to analyse engagements using social media analytical tools, which can give you information such as Retweets or comments including your brand name for example. There are many different analytical tools which can be used, and Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all have in built analytics. However, if you require more data regarding your posts, tools such as “Hootsuite” and “Social mention” also offer data.

  • Listen to your audience– This is one of, if not the most important point. This can be done by using analytical tools as previously mentioned, but also by simply reading through comments on posts or replies to tweets, for example. The beauty of Social media is the fact that is is a two way street, and potential and existing customers can interact with the company posting, and if there is negative feedback or backlash to a post, a brand will be able to interact or take down the post if needs be.

After reading this blog, you should have a clearer idea of how to increase engagement on your social media posts, in order to help build your brand and be more in touch with your audience!


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Cole, H., DeNardin, T. and Clow, K. (2017). Small Service Businesses: Advertising Attitudes and The Use of Digital and Social Media Marketing. Services Marketing Quarterly, 38(4), pp.203-212.

Chiles, D (2015). Social Media Best Practices: Engagement Netiquette. London: David Paul Chiles Publishing. p20-22.

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Six steps to an effective social media audit in the fitness industry.

In the modern day and age, the importance of an organisation’s social media presence cannot be underestimated or undervalued. An industry which has great opportunities to utilise these different platforms to its benefits, is the fitness industry. Timeline’s are inundated with pictures and videos of personal trainers and fitness models posting almost hourly updates of either themselves or clients, with followers frantically double tapping posts made by their favourite ‘fitspirations’.


So,what exactly needs to be done in order to streamline (or as we’re talking fitness, lean line) your social media presence in the fitness industry? This post will aim to break down a social media audit into 6 steps and in turn step up, (another fitness related pun, see disclaimer) your social media presence.

         Step 1: Create a social media spreadsheet

In excel or equivalent, list all of the current social media pages that are currently active under the selected company (you can also use social media pages associated with independent personal trainers or fitness influencers) When you have completed that, you will also need to list any information those platforms such as usernames, follower numbers, URL links and number of posts.

Another very important piece of information to put into the spreadsheet would what page on search engines such as Google your organisation’s social media pages appear on. At this point it may also be worth checking if there are any rogue or fake accounts imitating your accounts.

Template for social media audit spreadsheet

          Step 2: Look through your social media platforms 

Essential to using social media effectively in any industry, not exclusively the fitness industry, is consistency. The language used across different platforms should be consistent and relative to the type of message you want to convey to your audience.

A major part of this language on your social media is the use of #HASHTAGS which should align throughout your digital platforms.  An example of this would be PureGym, who are the largest gym company in the UK in terms of number of gyms, and their use of #ImPureGymMotivated when reposting members posts on Instagram or Twitter when tagged. Additionally, other #HASHTAGS such as #MondayMotivation which are more industry wide. (see below)

#mondaymotivation get out there and stand next to a bike to make it look like you’re exercising

A post shared by Jack Falahee (@jackfalahee) on

Example Instagram post using #mondaymotivation from @jackfalahee

Example Tweet using #ImPureGymMotivated from PureGym account @PGHednesford

          Step 3: Use analytics tools to view engagement on          platforms and pages

After viewing your social media pages, it is time to analyse your organisation’s performance. Four social media platforms which could be used in the fitness industry as an example, could be Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.

There are many different analytical tools which can be used for all of these platforms, with some offering in built analytics such as Facebook insights or YouTube analytics. For social media platforms apps are available to link to accounts such as “Instagram Insights”.

          Step 4: Choose what metrics to analyse and look for include.

Below are a few of the metrics which could be analysed when looking at your social media performance:

  • Number of impressions on posts
  • Engagements with posts
  • Top performing posts
  • Demographics and location of audience
  • Reach of posts
  • Views on posts
  • Digital platform content being viewed on

           Step 5: Choose the audience you want to target

After using different analytical tools to look at a range (of movement, fitness pun number 3) of different metrics on your social media platforms, it is then a good idea to compare your main audience demographics regarding age, gender and location of the people engaging in posts. It is important to do this to ensure that the posts on your social media platforms are relevant and specific to your audience, this in time should help lead to enhanced engagement on your platforms.

          Step 6: Review objectives and goals

 Finally, your social media post media audit is nearly completed (exhausting I know). It is time to look at your social media performance, so an example of a goal or objective which may need to be changed after a social media audit could be to increase the number of video posts made on your Instagram page. So for instance, after looking at your organisation’s Instagram analytics you see you averaged two video posts a week and they were some of your top posts in terms of likes and engagement, you may want to increase the amount of video posts to at least five a week.


Hopefully, this post has helped you understand how to carry out an effective social media audit in the fitness industry and I would like to think if you or your organisation follow these steps, it will ABSo-GLUTEly enhance your social media performance and engagement. (Had to finish with a pun!)


 (Reference for statistic for PureGym)


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Coca Cola’s website: As refreshing as it beverages?

Coca-Cola, the brand

Coca Cola is one of the world’s biggest brands, ranked third behind only Google and Apple in 2017 according to a poll conducted by Interbrand. One of the ways in which Coca-Cola maintains such a large market share and a dominant position, is through the use of well known celebrities who endorse the product or products being sold, such as England footballer Wayne Rooney.

Wayne Rooney Coca-Cola advertisement









Websites and their functions.

In this modern day and age, it is essential for large brands such as Coca Cola to have a website that attracts large volumes of traffic and promotes the wide range of different products in the juggernaut of a company which is Coca-Cola. When looking at a website’s pro’s and cons, it is a good idea to use the framework ‘The Online Consumer’s Hierarchy of needs’. (Valacich, et Al 2007)

The three different, but interlinked, categories of characteristics are:

  1. Structural firmness- meeting the user’s most basic needs and website performance in general.
  2. Functional convenience- the site’s use and ease of navigation.
  3. Representational delight- the way in which a website can stimulate and engage a user, such as video or audio links.

These three categories, need to be met in a way which is minimally acceptable, which is called the ‘Zone of intolerance’, just like in Maslow’s hierarchy of needs (Maslow, 1943) where the basic needs have to be fulfilled initially.

Valacich, et Al, 2007. also state that there are three types of different websites, which all meet different user requirements and serve different purposes. The three categories they are divided into are:

  • Utilitarian websites- problem solving websites for example a building or bill paying website
  • Hedonic websites- entertaining websites which engage the user and should have an element of fun or pleasure attached.
  • Hybrid websites- Support both the needs of engagement and problem solving, a mixture of both Utilitarian and Hedonic.
Different websites

Online Consumers Hierarchy of needs

Coca-Cola’s UK website analysed

Structural firmness– with the size of the brand the website, as expected meets the basic needs for a user with a secure experience for the user.

Functional convenience– Coca-Cola’s website is very easy and simple to navigate, with clear headings and images which user’s can click on to access different pages on the website. In addition to this there is a search bar where questions and queries can be typed.

Representational delight-  The website itself has a red background colour which is identical to the company’s colour, with a consistent layout throughout the website, and the use of video links throughout the website, as seen below.

Overall, the UK Coca-Cola’s site is a cross between a Hedonic and Hybrid website, with an entertaining experience throughout the website and also provides plenty of information on the products offered.


Valacich, J.S., Parboteeah, D.V. and Wells, J.D., 2007. The online consumer’s hierarchy of needs. Communications of the ACM, 50(9), pp.84-90..




Are you GOT or NOT?


In this case study DDB is one of the most influential advertising groups in New Zealand, working with companies such as McDonald’s, Cadbury’s and BMW to name a few. Sky, who holds exclusive rights to Game of Thrones in New Zealand was trying to promote its new paid channel SoHo to current sky subscribers and also to entice new customers.

Game of thrones Season 4 was fast approaching, and with GOT fans all over the world anticipating the season premiere-DDB decided to go beyond the realms of traditional marketing to try and convert the NOT’s to GOT’s, with the aim of boosting subscriptions to the new channel SoHo.

DDB decided to erect a 7 metre statue of one of the most hated characters in GOT, the evil King Joffrey, in the middle of Auckland’s busiest open spaces, enticing passers by to interact using the hashtag #bringdowntheking, with millions of interactions on social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram, the effigy of Joffrey was brought down to the delight of GOT fanatics worldwide.

The campaign reached 43 million people in 168 countries worldwide, with 875,000 individual interactions relating to the campaign.

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