Facebook has updated its promotions guidelines to allow brands to run Facebook contests on their Fan Page Timelines.
With these new Facebook promotion guidelines, brands can now accept "contest entries" by asking fans to like, comment, or message the page.
While this is a huge opportunity to drive brand engagement, many businesses are struggling to come up with Facebook contest ideas for their fan page timelines.
Several Facebook app companies launched the ability to export a .csv of likes and comments to help business owners take advantage of these changes.
Brands are asking this question
These new guidelines though have raised the following question.
"With many great tools to manage likes and comments, how do you go about ensuring that Facebook Timeline Contest you post actually gets engagement?"
The status updates below are meant to inspire you with ideas that take advantage of the new Facebook changes and create and drive engagement.