Law firm contest exchanges gift cards for clicks

November 21, 2013
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Here’s one way to drive traffic to your website and social media: Pay people to visit it.

A Milwaukee-based personal injury firm is giving away 10 $100 VISA gift cards in a contest. All you have to do, according to the firm, is be at least 18 years old and enter basic contact information on its website. If you’d like even more chances to win, then tweet the contest page or “like” the firm on Facebook and share their contest page.

As of this afternoon, 946 people have liked the firm on Facebook.

According to a news release from the firm touting this contest, the firm – which has offices in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa – has collected hundreds of millions of dollars for clients since 1969. A $1,000 contest isn’t going to break the bank, and likely a cheaper way of getting your name out to the general public than buying an ad on the cover of the phone book or side of a city bus.

Drawings will be held on Nov. 31 and Dec. 31, with the winners announced through social media and on hupy.com on Dec. 5 and Jan. 5, so you’ve still got time to enter.
 

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