Recap all SweepWidget features, updates, and highlights from 2020!
December 15, 2020
SweepWidget <> Klaviyo integration
You can now send user emails from SweepWidget directly to your Klaviyo email list when they enter the “Subscribe to newsletter” entry method.
November 30, 2020
SweepWidget <> Drip integration
You can now send user emails from SweepWidget directly to your Drip email list when they enter the “Subscribe to newsletter” entry method.
October 15, 2020
SweepWidget <> GetResponse integration
You can now send user emails from SweepWidget directly to your GetResponse email list when they enter the “Subscribe to newsletter” entry method.
October 8, 2020
Add custom SMTP to your SweepWidget emails.
We added a SendGrid.com API integration which allows you to send transactional emails from your custom domain name. These emails are for welcome confirmation emails, verification code emails, and instant reward/coupon emails. You can have the email come from [email protected] instead of [email protected] Read more about custom SMTP here.
October 3, 2020
Require a certain amount of entries for a user to win.
While randomizing a winner, you can now create a filter to have a min/max amount of required entries for a user to be eligible to win.
October 1, 2020
Add A Custom Icon To An Entry Method.
You can now choose from 2,000+ custom icons to use for you entry method! We built a fontawesome.com integration which allows you to choose from their complete library. Additionally, you can pick a custom background color to go with the icon.
September 15, 2020
SweepWidget <> Campaign Monitor integration
You can now send user emails from SweepWidget directly to your CampaignMonitor email list when they enter the “Subscribe to newsletter” entry method.
September 3, 2020
Edit and translate any language in your giveaway.
You can still choose from 103 different languages to translate your giveaway into. But, now we added a wiki style editor which lets the community edit the default language snippets in the giveaway. For example, if you see something can be translated better, you can make a suggestion to change it. If approved, it will update the default text for that language for everyone. Read more about it here.
August 12, 2020
Auto-enter user from your website’s logged in user session/cookie data.
You can now pre-fill the name/email of a user. You can either do it as a custom data-attribute in the embed code (this allows you to pre-fill the name/email if the giveaway is embedded in your website) or you can pre-fill it on the hosted landing page (you can add custom get parameters to the address bar). This option is especially great if the giveaway is a second-step from a form on your website and you want to pre-fill the forward carried data. You also have an option to auto-enter the user with their name/email to make it a seamless process. Read more about this feature here.
August 1, 2020
SweepWidget <> Zapier integration.
SweepWidget has an approved app on Zapier.com! Zapier is an amazing tool that lets you connect SweepWidget to over 4,000+ apps. It lets you easily automate countless tasks and workflows across all of your favorite tools. Read more about how SweepWidget integrates into Zapier here.
July 10, 2020
SweepWidget <> Google Fonts integration!
You can now choose from over 900+ Google fonts for your giveaway. Read how to set it up on your Giveaway here.
July 8, 2020
Manually add entries for a user.
You can now manually add entries/points for a user in the entry management area. So, you wanted to give them 50 extra entries, for example, you can easily do that now.
June 27, 2020
SweepWidget API launched!
SweepWidget now has a robust custom API which lets you do all sorts of custom integrations. We currently support the following API methods:
- List all unique users for a giveaway
- List all entries for a giveaway
- List all giveaways
- List all giveaways a user has entered
- Update whitelisted emails
- Add new entry method
- Enter user into a giveaway
- Fetch referral link for a user
May 21, 2020
Add a link button to any post.
You can now add a link button to the text area of any entry method. Read how to do it here.
April 21, 2020
SweepWidget <> Google Analytics integration!
You can now integrate Google Analytics into your SweepWidget giveaway!
On every action of your SweepWidget form we also send a Google Analytics event with the following parameters:
- Event Category
- Event Label
The following events are tracked:
- Page view
- Reload widget
- Enter giveaway
- Insert entry
- Google Captcha result
April 1, 2020
SweepWidget <> WordPress plugin launched!
SweepWidget now has an approved plugin on WordPress! You can manage all of your contests from within your WordPress admin dashboard. You can also use a simple short-code to embed giveaways directly into your WordPress blog posts.
February 25, 2020
Instant rewards, instant coupons, milestones available!
You can now run campaigns with instant rewards, instant prizes, instant coupons, and milestones. Offer rewards when users reach a certain amount of points. You can even add up to 15,000 unique coupon codes and limit many many codes can be redeemed. Read more about it here.
February 20, 2020
Run leaderboard competitions!
You can now add leaderboards to your contests. Reward prizes to users with the most points or friend referrals. This is a great way to build maximum engagement and incentives for your contest! Read more about leaderboard competitions here.