From there, we sent emails or Facebook messages to each and every one of them to get them on our list until we had 150 people that we knew on our email list. A few months ago we had no social media presence whatsoever, so we had to start from scratch. After reading an article on Foundr magazine about building a following on Instagram, we learned that quotes on images were highly shareable content for both Twitter and Instagram.
And this alone got us 1,755 emails
We used KingSumo Giveaways, the WordPress plugin, to get this set-up. It’s super quick and easy. Once we set it up we just had to let it run on it’s own, and this Belize WhatsApp Number List alone got us 1,755 emails. Since our Kickstarter campaign was for a productivity tool for entrepreneurs and high achievers, we needed to target people in that market with our giveaway prize. Had we just wanted to gather as many emails as possible we could have given away an iPad or Xbox.
High achievers we needed to target
We curated a selection of products based on what we found the most useful personally. And also based on things our target market were using and blogging about. Many of the software products we were giving away like RescueTime, Evernote, FollowUp.cc were very popular deals for AppSumo over the past year, so we knew our target market was into this stuff. Screenshot showing a giveaway and highlighting the kickstarter campaign owner After curating a selection of software books. And other physical products, we launched our giveaway on July 18th. Our plan was to let it run for a month until the day before our