Writing Contest

Organize a writing contest to collect original ideas from your followers, such as essays, short stories, poetry, or opinions. Publish entries in a public gallery where viewers can read, comment, share, and vote for their favorites. Boost brand awareness and engagement, and share the user-generated content on your social media to increase customer loyalty. Export the contact details of the participants for future marketing campaigns.

Obtain UGC for promotional purposes!

Organize a writing contest where users share an original essay, short story, poem, comment or caption. Collect entries with a customizable registration form, or capture comments from Twitter with your brand mention and campaign hashtag. Publish your writing competition entries in a public gallery.

Moderate user-generated content and publish it for viewers to read, comment, share, and vote. Design the registration form and gallery to match your branding. Pick a winner by public vote, jury, or random prize draw. Ideal for recipe contests, school challenges, and collecting user-generated content.

Main Features

  • Collect entries from Twitter or Instagram

    Set up a campaign hashtag for your writing contest. When users post with your brand name and hashtag, their comments appear in the gallery.

  • Share contest entries online

    Display writing contest entries in a public gallery, with customizable design. Viewers can read, share, and vote for their favorites.

  • Select the winner

    Filter participants and moderate your writing contest entries, then pick a winner. Choose via public vote, jury, or random prize draw.

  • Add photos and videos

    Give users the option to illustrate their writing contest entries with an image or video. The gallery display will adjust automatically.

  • Fraud Control System

    Comprehensive fraud control system with 11 security controls to monitor the writing contest and prevent invalid votes. Check the Fraud Index to evaluate individual participants.

Get started

Register now to create, edit and publish your writing contest.

PricesAvailable in the following plans

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$199/month 149€/month


  • Limited to 10,000 participants per promotion.
  • Easypromos branding visible.
  • Customize default template with your own wording and images.
  • Customizable registration form.
  • Automated email platform to contact participants and winners.
  • Customizable public gallery for competition entries.
  • Moderate contest entries and get real-time notifications.
  • Collect entries from Twitter.
  • Access to advanced statistics.
White Label

White Label

$399/month 349 €/month

Premium version, plus:

  • Limited to 50,000 participants per promotion. Contact us for more than 50,000.
  • No reference to the Easypromos brand in your published promotion.
  • Create a single promotion in multiple languages.
  • Use your own domain name.
  • Developers: Use your own CSS styles, HTML and Javascript code.
  • Developers: Access to the API and Webhooks for real-time exporting of entries.
  • Recommended for big brands and agencies.
  • Priority support.

Writing Contest Combine it with...

  • Distribute Coupon Codes

    Upload promotional codes to the contest app, and reward participants for their time.

  • Photo Contest

    Give users the option to illustrate entries with photos or videos.

  • Video Contest

    Give users the option of uploading videos to complement their entries.

  • Entry Form Giveaway

    Finish the promotion with a random grand prize draw.

  • Instant Win

    Share instant, random prizes when users complete the registration form.

  • Survey

    Add a survey to your contest to learn more about your audience.

  • Knowledge Quiz

    Challenge participants with a quick quiz, just before they complete their entries.

  • Refer a Friend

    Make your contest go viral by awarding extra prize draw entries when users refer a friend.

Complete features


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Resources and help

  • Tutorial

    Follow this step-by-step tutorial to create your writing contest.

  • Need ideas?

    Check out this blog post full of inspiration and insider tips.

  • Advanced

    Learn how to set up the contest gallery in mosaic format.

Frequently asked questions

Can I moderate the texts that the participants enter in the writing contest?

Yes, you can review and moderate the texts from the participants before publishing them in the public gallery of the writing contest, including the entries coming from the Twitter integration. 

Can I show the text pieces that the contestants enter in the writing contest publically?

Yes, of course. Every contest app has a gallery page where users can see the text pieces, vote on them, share them and comment on them, depending on the setup the organizer chooses. Its optional to have the gallery published and it can be disabled.

Can I integrate my writing contest with Twitter?

Yes, in the writing contest, you can activate the Twitter integration to retrieve the messages that participants post on this social network. The app will import tweets that users share on their profile using the campaign hashtag and tagging the organizing brand. 

Can I run a contest where participants can upload text or photo?

Yes, in the Writing contests you can allow users to participate with a photo or a video. This way, in the contest gallery you'll see texts, videos and photos from the same promotion.

Can I combine a writing contest with a photo contest?

Yes, in the writing contest, you can allow the users to participate by adding a text or a photo, or both at the same time. In the gallery of the contest, you will see both the text pieces and the photos from the participants.

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