One-of-a-kind Merch Raffle. Merch is cool. Limited edition Merch is even cooler. One-of-a-kind Merch is the bees friggin' knees. We've found that people like to win things, and they especially like to win special things. That's why we offer One-of-a-kind Merch Raffle giveaways, where one lucky member of your community is given a unique, Merch item.
What should my one-of-a-kind Merch be?
Typically creators have a design they don't actually use for their campaigns but have on standby. Maybe it's an old design that you did use for a limited edition campaign, we can take that and put it on something you didn't offer it on previously; a hat, a poster, a mug, etc. We could also do this for your current campaign, maybe you're doing an apparel campaign with hoodies and shirts, and we can put the design on a customized phone case. Lastly, maybe you have a single, personal item laying around that you think your community would love to have. If so, let us know
How should I do my giveaway?
We recommend using Twitter to administer your giveaways. Obviously, results may vary for different creators but our data suggests that communities are 90% more likely to engage with a creator's message from Twitter over Twitch, Youtube, or other sites.
Secondly, if using Twitter, we recommend tying your giveaway into a small contest or activity (i.e. funniest meme in the replies wins or the first person to answer a hard trivia question) We've seen that community members are more likely to engage and enter giveaways that they see as fun and ones that they believe they have more control over.
How do the One-of-a-kind giveaways work?
The process works very similar to our Giveaways program, however, the process of actually getting the winner's information is a bit different since their prize is not offered on your storefront.
1) You use one of your social media platforms to promote the giveaway (recommended to be included in the announcement of your new merch campaign.)
Great Twitter example:
NEW MERCH AVAILABLE NOW. THE COOLEST SHIZ YOU'LL COP ALL YEAR. GET IT NOW BELOW.
I’m also choosing one person who RTs this tweet to send a free SPECIAL, ONE-OF-A-KIND Merch to!
(Promotional announcement images here)
2) You choose one of your community members either randomly or via a contest you hold, "Best meme in my replies below gets a free shirt".
3) Once you've chosen the lucky winner, message us their username via our official channels and send them to this link: merchgardens.com/giveaway-winner-form
4) BOOM. That's it. We get all necessary information needed for the giveaway from our site and we ship out the FREE Merch to the customer shortly after. Your campaign gets good exposure and engagement from your community, and one lucky community member gets some of these sickest Merch they'll cop all year.