When used correctly social media contests can a great way to keep your followers interested and engaged. Contests also provide the added benefit of enabling you to collect new prospect data and get your business in front of lots more people.

Your contest is only as good as the number of people that enter though so to make sure your contests are as successful as they can be take a look at these 18 tips from Shortstack.

18 Tips to Create Social Media Contests Everybody Will Want to Enter