Help/FAQ


General


How do I register my business?

To register your business on Austin Sweeps, simply click on the “Register” link on the top right of any page. Fill out the form and click “Submit”. You will receive a confirmation email with a link to complete your registration. After you have completed your registration, we will review and (dis)approve your registration within 24 hours.

How do I log in?
To log in to your account, click on the “Login” link on the top right of any page. Fill out the form and click “Submit”.

I forgot my password, what do I do?
To recover your password, click on the “Login” link on the top right of any page. Click on and follow the instructions under “Click here to recover your password."

My business is not located in or within 50 miles of Austin, can I still advertise on Austin Sweeps?
Unfortunately not. Austin Sweeps is an advertising platform for local Austin businesses only.


Sweepstakes

How can I add a sweepstakes to the sweepstakes directory?

Adding a sweepstakes to our sweepstakes directory requires registration of your business. After you log in to your account, go to Sweepstakes Setup. Fill out the form and click “Finish”. 

After you submit your sweepstakes, please select the number of sweepstakes credits you want to purchase. You have the option to purchase one, five, or ten credits. Click on "Buy Now" and you will be forwarded to PayPal. After you complete your payment on PayPal, you will be redirected back to Austin Sweeps. Under My Sweepstakes, please apply one credit to your submitted sweepstakes. We will then review and approve/disapprove your sweepstakes.

I have to edit my sweepstakes
If you have to edit your sweepstakes after you have submitted it, please Contact Us.

I want to cancel my sweepstakes
If you have to cancel your sweepstakes after you have submitted it, please Contact Us. If the sweepstakes has already gone live, the paid fee is non-refundable.

How much does it cost to list a sweepstakes on Austin Sweeps?
There are three options:
One Time Sweep - $50            
Five Sweeps Credits - $220
Ten Sweeps Credits - $450

All sweepstakes will also be listed on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

I purchased Five Sweeps Credits. Where can I see how many sweepstakes credits I have left?
Your sweepstakes credit balance can be viewed under My Sweepstakes.

 

How do I apply a credit to my sweepstakes?
Under My Sweepstakes, click on "Apply Credit" for your submitted sweepstakes. We will then review and approve/disapprove your sweepstakes.

 

Do users enter my sweepstakes on the Austin Sweeps website?
No, as part of your Sweepstakes Setup, you are asked to provide a link to the website your sweepstakes is hosted on. Austin Sweeps does not host any sweepstakes but provides a platform where businesses can list their sweepstakes and reach thousands of people in and around Austin.

Does Austin Sweeps select the winner(s) of my sweepstakes?
No. Austin Sweeps does not host or manage any sweepstakes. We simply provide a platform where businesses can list their sweepstakes and reach thousands of people in and around Austin.

I need help with creating a sweepstakes on my website
If you need help to create a sweepstakes on your website or to design a micro site for your sweepstakes, you may want to contact Boom Consulting, who designed Austin Sweeps and many other great websites.

Will you provide any stats/analytics for my sweepstakes?
Yes. If you go to My Sweepstakes, you can see your past and current sweepstakes incl. page views, click-through-rate, and user rating.

I would like my sweepstakes to get a higher click-through-rate
Unfortunately, there is nothing we can do for you. Your click-through-rate depends on the attractiveness of your sweepstakes which we are not able to influence.

I would like my sweepstakes to get a higher user rating
Unfortunately, there is nothing we can do for you. The user rating is solely in the hands of our users and depends on the attractiveness of your sweepstakes which we are not able to influence.


Ads

I want to run an ad on Austin Sweeps, what do I do?

Banner Advertising opportunities coming soon.


Sponsored Email

I want do a sponsored email through Austin Sweeps, what do I do?

Sponsored Email opportunities coming soon.




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