Top 6 Secrets to Hosting a Successful Blog Giveaway

Interested in hosting a blog giveaway on your site? What if your readers love them, but do you dislike them?

Read how one blogger started doing less blog giveaways, by putting more effort into each one, while simultaneously increasing page views and followers.

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How to Host a Successful Blog Giveaway

For as long as I can remember, I have been hosting a blog giveaway from time to time. They are some of my most popular features. In recent months, I had found myself turning down some sponsors for giveaways, because I was overwhelmed with the amount of work a blog giveaway can be.

But, recently I sat down and carved out a plan of how I am going to run each giveaway so that it works best for me and for my sponsors. I want to get them as much exposure as possible, but I also want to retain the readers I attract.

Here is some of what I am doing from research, to choosing a giveaway method and prizes, to terms of service, to promotion.

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  1. says

    Well it is funny that I fall upon this post, for I just posted my very first sponsored giveaway and am nervous about it not attracting enough entries! I am very excited to read this…

    • says

      How did your first giveaway go? Did you have enough entries? I wanted to host one for a young adult novel but no sure if it’s worth the effort. Any suggestions?

  2. says

    I’ve recently been interested in hosting a giveaway, so these tips will help me out tremendously! Thanks for sharing!

  3. says

    I’ve tried having writing contests, book giveaways, and more. I always came out on the losing end by doing all the work and not getting much reward in new readers. This blog might help me see that there is a light at the end of that dark tunnel!

  4. says

    I’ve been debating on doing a giveaway on my blog, but haven’t really been sure where to get started. I’ll certainly be reading this before I make any final decisions!

  5. says

    off to read this now… I love to host giveaways, but yes–sometimes they can be very time consuming and I wonder if they’re worth the effort. Thanks for this!

  6. says

    Can’t wait to read this! We don’t do giveaways often, mostly because it seems like people are not as into them, but maybe it is more the way we are going about them! 😉

  7. says

    in the new year I am applying everything I have found on your site. Just too much to process at the moment but I am certainly glad i have found you and bookmarked you. I’ll be back!!!! LOL