If you are at the stage of your online journey where you are ready to start building your email list (and social following) then competitions and 'viral giveaways' is a great way to boost your efforts.

I have been using the free version of KingSumo to run giveaways for three of my websites and have found it to be extremely effective for growing my brand and online presence.


Note: KingSumo does not have an affiliate program at this stage, however them may have one in future. Therefore, I am not sharing any affiliate links or trying to sell anything in this tutorial.

I am, however, keen to share with you what is working for me as I believe this will be of interest to my fellow WA members.

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dbriley Premium
Thank Karen, this is great information. I am not quite ready for this as I think I need to build a bit more before trying something like this but sounds like it may work great. I am going to bookmark this post and put it into my todo list for the future. Thanks again.
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kdforsman Premium
Thank you I really appreciate the feedback. Cheers, Karen
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suzieq Premium
Brilliant, thank you!
Suzanne
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kdforsman Premium
Hi Suzie, thanks for your feedback, I'm glad you found this training of value. cheers, Karen
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Elyta Premium
Great information, something that I will definitely consider in the future!
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kdforsman Premium
Hey that's awesome - I'm glad it was of help to you. All the best, cheers, Karen
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TonyHamilton Premium
Karen,

this training looks very nice and worth our time my Friend.

You mention that Sumo has a Plugin and yes it does, however I am almost certain that it's different than KingSumo.

I use the Sumo plugin and it does have an Affiliate Program and on page one of this training you let us know that KingSumo does not have one.

I have also never heard about a program like this with Sumo and I've been a member for quite some time, even back when it was called SumoMe.

Thank you so much Karen for sharing KingSumo my Friend and I have added it to my "Take a Look at" list even tho there is not yet an Affiliate Program for it.

Tony
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kdforsman Premium
Hi Tony,

Thanks for your feedback, that's right KingSumo does not have an affiliate program (I did check this before posting as I don't want to overstep the rules here at WA).
Re the plugin, I appreciate the clarification - and will update the training to reflect this.

Cheers, Karen
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TonyHamilton Premium
Hi Karen,

yes my Friend and I must apologize as KingSumo is indeed part of the Sumo Family of sites.

Thank you so much again for sharing this awesome training for us all, I have left the KingSumo tab open to take a better look at it very soon.

Cheers,

Tony
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kdforsman Premium
It's all good - thank you.

This is what I love about the WA community, we are all willing to share and help each other. Your info has helped me ensure the information I have put out for other members is not misleading in any way.

Best wishes, Karen
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TonyHamilton Premium
Thank you for understanding Karen, I do agree that WA is an amazing community and that is what I love as well my Friend.

Best wishes Karen,

Tony
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kdforsman Premium
Thanks. BTW I just watched your short video about Instagram - is that your home? what an amazing location!!
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LouisaB Premium
I'll been wondering which way to go with this and..kazaam!!!
Here it is.

Great tutorial!
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kdforsman Premium
Hi Louisa, thanks very much for dropping by and checking out this tutorial - I'm glad this is what you were looking for :)
Cheers, Karen (Kaz.... Kazaam!!)
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LouisaB Premium
Alright!
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celiacman Premium
Thank You Mentor,
I enjoyed your training and I plant to join King Sumo in the near future, I have given this idea a thought from time to time but I was not sure how you would set up such a promotional campaign

Thank You for sharing

Jeff
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kdforsman Premium
Hi Jeff, glad to be of help, though I am not sure I'm deserving of such a lofty title as mentor! Anyway, let me know how you get on with setting up your promo campaign - if you need a hand with anything, you know where to find me. Cheers, karen
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celiacman Premium
Thank You Karen
I do appreciate you taking me under your wing as you have
Jeff
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kdforsman Premium
:)
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ElaineSmith1 Premium
Great job Karen Thanks!!!

Tried and True

Elaine
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kdforsman Premium
Hi Elaine, Thank you so much for your feedback! Are you doing any email list building for your niche? Would love to hear any tips or thoughts from you about whether this type of strategy would work for you? Cheers, Karen
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Belden22 Premium
Excellent Karen! Thanks.

Rick
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kdforsman Premium
Hey Rick, I'm glad you took the time to check out the training - are you doing any form of list building yet? If so, what strategies are working for you? Cheers, Karen
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cwolly Premium
Thanks Karen! Great information.
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kdforsman Premium
You are most welcome! are you doing any form of email marketing or list building at present? Cheers, Karen
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dbriley Premium
I am working toward this as I know it has worked for others. I have seen contestants post to go and vote for something in my niche. That gave me the idea when I first started here at WA but need to get everything up and running correctly before I indulge.
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kdforsman Premium
You are definitely approaching this the right way. You've got all the time in the world and there's no point rushing it if you're not ready to start list building. Thanks for checking out my tutorial, I hope you found it of value. Cheers, Karen
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CristyTaylor Premium
Thanks so much, Karen. I'm not quite at that stage yet, but it's always good to know things in advance. Better to be over prepared than under-prepared. I am learning so much. I'm not sure if my old brain can hold it all, file it for when I need it, then retrieve it for use. LOL

Keep the good information coming. I'm still so excited about getting to the next step, then the next, and the next. I will be checking back to see what you have new and interesting for us.

Cris
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kdforsman Premium
Hey Cris, thanks so much for your feedback, I'm glad you found this of interest - but yes, stick to the training set out on here first, otherwise your brain might explode and that wouldn't be good! LOL. Cheers, Karen
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Nick-at-WA Premium
Thanks Karen, your timing is perfect! Just what I need! Wow!
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kdforsman Premium
Hey Nick, always thrilled to hear that sharing something has been useful - that's what I love about the WA community! Best of luck with your email list building and thanks for checking out this tutorial. Cheers, Karen
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YumaBloggers Premium
Great marketing strategy. I use to use Raffle Copter for the same thing and drove a ton of new members into our social network using contest. No longer have the social network but it's a great way to boost blog subscribers as well.
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kdforsman Premium
Thanks for sharing - I've not heard of Raffle Copter (interesting name), I'll have to check that one out. Cheers, Karen
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SantaFez Premium
Thank you Karen, for sharing another great tool to learn and grow my online biz...
With gratitude - Orion
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kdforsman Premium
Hiya, you're welcome and thanks so much for checking out this tutorial... Cheers, Karen
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susanmacneil Premium
Thank you. I have now read...the rest of the story!

Nicely done!

Susan
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kdforsman Premium
Thanks Susan, - I was having a senior moment today - clearly hungry - my hubbies cooked a roast dinner and my attention is not on the job at hand! Glad you enjoyed it. Cheers, Karen
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Kickbacked Premium
Thanks for the info!
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kdforsman Premium
You're welcome - is email list building part of your online strategy yet? Cheers, Karen
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Kickbacked Premium
Not yet, am working on my content and writing strategies. When I get to this point, I will look at King Sumo! Looks like a great opportunity!

Tim
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kdforsman Premium
Hi Tim, it's a nice and easy application to use... but good on you, stick to fleshing out your content first!! Best wishes, Karen
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buffetearns Premium
Thank you!

Wayne
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kdforsman Premium
Hi Wayne, glad you read it... have you used giveaways for building your mailing list? Cheers, karen
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buffetearns Premium
No not yet!

Wayne
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kdforsman Premium
Hi Wayne, when you're ready to investigate further, then KingSumo is definitely worth a look. Cheers, Karen
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