Media Giveaway (Download) Setup Guide

From the Campaigns screen, select the template type – Landing Pages.

Create a campaign - Landing Pages

Then choose Media Giveaway from the campaign types.

Landing Pages - Media Giveaway create

Design tab

In the Design tab, you can add backgrounds, images, videos, and customize the campaign’s Form Element. For more information on adding elements, styles, and more, check out this article. You can add a title for the campaign by clicking on “Untitled Download” in the upper left corner.

Media Giveaway - design tab

You can switch between the Entry and Submitted pages by clicking on those options in the top left.

Media Giveaway design tab page navigation

By clicking Add New Element in the left navigation, you can add images, videos, text, and more.

Form - add new element

Clicking directly on an existing element allows you to edit that element.

Edit element - media giveaway

Click the “Painter’s Palette” icon to set a theme, background, and other styling options.

Painter's Palette menu 2022

Theme menu selected:Painter's palette - Themes menu

Customizing the Form Fields

While in the Design section, click on the Form element itself, or the Form Fields area in the left sidebar, then click Add Form Field to add fields. Click directly on an existing field to edit that specific field.

Form campaign - add form fields

Once a user has successfully entered, they will be directed to the Submitted page. This page acts as confirmation that the user has successfully entered. Be sure to customize your post-entry message and add a share element to encourage sharing.

Adding your Download

Go to the Submitted page in the Design section and click on the Download element to select it, then click the Choose File button secondary panel to upload the file to be distributed. Click Customize Language to edit the text on the “Download” button.
Media Giveaway file upload element

Custom Coding

In the Design section, at the bottom of the “Painter’s Palette” section, you can access the CSS section (on Advanced plans or higher) or the Javascript section (on the Power plan) to add custom coding.

Custom code section

Overview tab

Exit out of Design and visit the Overview section where you can edit basic settings and view or download stats.Media giveaway - Overview

Click the Edit button above the Status section to set the start and end dates of the experience’s entry period.

Status -edit dates

Select the dates and times, then click Save.

Status - edit dates panel

Click Edit above the Sharing section to customize the sharing image, title, and description for your experience URL.

Share dialog customization panel

Performance Stats

Once your experience receives views or entries, you can view a graph of these stats for the past past week, past month, or past year. Click Download Performance Stats to export a detailed traffic stat CSV file.

Performance stats section

Participants tab

In the Participants tab, you can view entry data for the first 1,000 entries, pick winners, and download your full Entries CSV export.Media Giveaway - participants tab

Click Download to open the Exports panel

Download exports panel

Click Pick Winner to randomly select one or more winners

Pick winners panel

Settings tab

Under the Settings tab, enable entry restrictions and limits, bonus entries for referrals, and age or password restrictions in the Limits & Restrictions section.

Media Giveaway - Settings tab
referral bonus entries panel

In the Customizations section, you can customize all of the default language and auto-emails for your Sweepstakes, and add your custom rules HTML or link.

Customizations - rules 2021

In the Advanced section, you can setup real-time integration for Automatic Exports, Facebook and Google Tracking, or enable Kiosk Mode for on-site campaigns.

Settings tab - Advanced
Automatic exports panel

At the bottom of the Settings page, you can Reset, Copy, or Delete your Sweepstakes.

Media giveaway - reset, copy, delete

Preview and Publish

When you’re ready, go back to the Overview tab and test/preview your contest by clicking the experience URL under Installation.

Overview - Installation 2024

Click Preview to redirect the URL to an embed on your website.

Redirect URL

Clicking Embed on Website will open the Embed panel where you can copy the JavaScript embed code or WordPress short-code and adjust optional popup settings.

Embed panel

To turn off Admin-Only mode and publish your experience, click the Publish button in the Status area. Now you’re ready to accept entries!

Publish button

If you have any questions or issues setting up your campaign, don’t hesitate to email us at!

Updated on June 21, 2024

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