Hosting a Campaign Outside of Facebook

Facebook is an awesome platform for marketing, but what if you want to run a campaign exclusively for Twitter fans or newsletter subscribers? Woobox makes it simple to run promotions outside of Facebook.

The key is disabling all features that may require a Facebook login – this includes the Fangate, sharing, and restricting entry by FB user.

You can check on these settings from the Settings page of your campaign’s dashboard. As long as entry or voting are not restricted by Facebook, no authorization is required.

Participant limits panel

One other piece that can cause issues is the automatic share popup. This will not force authorization, but users will be asked to login to Facebook even if they don’t have an account. This option is found in the Design section of the campaign after clicking the share element (share elements can be added to any page, so be sure to check any and all share components).

Facebook share auto popup setting

You can always enable Twitter following features or encourage sharing through emails by using Bonus Entries via referral link. For Bonus Entries via Referral, you’ll find the setting in the Settings section. For following and tweeting bonus entries or requirements, you can set that up in the Form Element -> Twitter follow and Twitter share fields.

Updated on April 27, 2023

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