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Brainy Contests

To make sure you get the number of entries you hope for, ensure your prize displays the additional effort you’re asking people to make. Similar to a like-to-win contest, a comment-to-win contest asks folks to remark in your photo, video or caption so as to have a chance to win. You might use this kind of contest to crowdsource ideas on your products by asking a question like, “What is your favourite means to use our product? ” and then selecting a winner from among everyone who leaves a remark.

It’s been numerous years now since Facebook has updated the News Feed to clamp down on what they call “engagement baiting.” This includes utilizing contests to bait engagement and sharing. The adjustments don’t mean you shouldn’t be running Facebook contests. You simply have to be more cautious about the way you share and promote them. For instance, if … Read More


With the announcement of UFC’s partnership with Fox in August 2011, The Ultimate Fighter, which entered its 14th season in that September, moved to the FX network to air on Friday nights starting with season 15 in the Spring of 2012. Along with the network change, episodes are now edited and broadcast inside per week of recording as a substitute of a several-month delay, and elimination fights are aired reside. Their concept, The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) was a actuality tv present that includes up-and-coming MMA fighters in competition for a six-determine UFC contract, with fighters eliminated from competition by way of exhibition mixed martial arts matches.

It’s disputed whether the promoters intended for the occasion to turn out to be a precursor to a collection of future events. “That present was only alleged to be a one-off”, eventual UFC president Dana White stated. “It did so well on pay-per-view they … Read More


While fighters new to the UFC can make as little as about $10,000 per struggle (with no win bonus), more established fighters have made as a lot as $500,000 to $1 million per struggle. For example, at UFC 202, Conor McGregor made a reported $3 million, a UFC document for one fight, whereas his opponent Nate Diaz made a reported $2 million. The combined $5 million made between the fighters was the largest combined struggle purse in UFC history. Early UFC occasions disregarded verbal sparring / “trash-speaking” throughout matches. Under unified guidelines, antics are permitted earlier than events to add to pleasure and allow fighters to express themselves, but abusive language throughout fight is prohibited.

They launched weight lessons and banned fish-hooking, kicking the head of a downed opponent, headbutting, and groin strikes, also introducing 5-minute rounds. UFC weigh-ins have been launched to ensure that fighters had been a part … Read More