Step #7: Announcing A Winner (Legacy)

Step #7: Announcing A Winner (Legacy)

This Article Is For:

  • All users who have 'Promotions' permissions
  • This is applicable to all SoCast Themes

Requirements:

  • If you have transitioned to SoCast via Promosuite you will not have access to the contesting feature. Please reach out to Promosuite for details.

These are the steps for announcing a winner(s) from a promotion.

Step-by-step guide

  1. Hover over Promotions in the menu bar, and click on Contests:
  2. Go to the 'User Entries' tab
  3. Use the filter drop-down, and go to 'approved entries'. Here you will see all entries that were approved during the judging or voting phase.
  4. If Choosing The Winner: select the check-mark beside the user you wish to win the prize.  Winners selected from judging must be confirmed before being posted to the website.


  5. Click the blue 'Announce Winners' button
  6. Winners will be announced publicly on the website at the time it states
  7. If Choosing The Winner Randomly : Do not select the check-mark beside users in 'approved entries'
  8. During the 'Judging' Phase, 2 buttons will display:

    1. Choose Winners
    2. Randomly Choose (X) Entries

  9. Click the blue 'Randomly Choose (X) Entries' button. This will randomly choose a winner from the 'approved entries'

  10. A pop-up window will confirm that winners have been randomly selected



  11. Click the 'Announce Winners' button

  12. A Popup window will ask you to confirm you want to announce winners on website, click 'OK'

  13. Winners will be announced publicly on the website at the time it states



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