ShortStack Announces New Feature that Enables Businesses to Host a Pinterest Contest on Facebook

July 31, 2013

Custom app building platform offers new feature that helps business owners who are looking to contests to integrate their Pinterest accounts with Facebook.

Reno, NV (PRWEB) July 31, 2013

ShortStack, the custom app building platform, is making it easy for businesses to run Pinterest contests on their Facebook Pages using ShortStack’s new “Pin and Win” template.

“The Pin and Win template allows businesses to combine the popularity of Pinterest and Facebook contests,” said Jim Belosic, CEO, ShortStack. “A recent study we read from Syncapse showed that 35 percent of Fans like a Page on Facebook in order to participate in contests, and we wanted to offer an easy way for businesses to leverage Pinterest and contests when using ShortStack.”

ShortStack’s “Pin and Win” template makes it possible to create a contest on Facebook that asks fans to Pin a certain image to their Pinterest account using a specific hashtag or with the image itself. Entrants must enter their contact information for a chance to win a prize.

Businesses can build a custom Facebook app using this template to collect information from their fans for future marketing outreach, drive Likes and engagement and grow their Facebook fan base. Pinterest currently has 70 million active users. Once a Pin is put on Pinterest, 80% of the time it will be re-pinned which gives brands an opportunity to reach an extended audience.

Using ShortStack, businesses can create unlimited custom apps with 40+ tools, 70+ templates and 85 themes. Facebook apps created using ShortStack are viewable on mobile devices and can be embedded on websites and blogs. Installing apps on Facebook (and websites) help businesses increase engagement and allows businesses to collect user-generated content and feedback. Businesses can use apps to customize their Facebook Pages and collect form data to integrate their other marketing efforts on Facebook.

ShortStack’s “Pin and Win” template is available for businesses using one of ShortStack’s paid plans. ShortStack offers monthly pricing plans ranging from free to $300.

About ShortStack

ShortStack is a self-service web app design tool that allows individuals and businesses to create custom Facebook apps for their Facebook Pages. The dynamic platform contains more than 40 tools and templates where users can integrate fan-gates, contests, sweepstakes, RSS feeds, Twitter, YouTube, and MailChimp newsletter signups that maximize their social media presence and potential. Custom Facebook apps designed using ShortStack are viewable via a mobile device or PC.

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