If you’re a giveaway blogger, chances are that you verify your winner’s entries. In order to keep things fair for everyone, I think it’s important to make sure winners complied with the rules and did what they said they did to gain entries. Here’s a very quick and easy tool to verify if someone does indeed follow you or a sponsor on twitter.
Go to DoesFollow.com
You’ll see a screen like this:
You can see that I filled in the example with a winner’s Twitter username in the first field and my twitter name in the second field. I want to see if @kopperkirlz follows @RachelsReviews. Click the Check button on the right.
That’s it! It’s free and you don’t have to create an account or anything – just plug in your twitter names and hit Check. It’s a two second process and worth it to ensure that your winners are playing by the rules.
Fellow giveaway bloggers, do you take the time to verify entries on your giveaways? Why/why not?
On a related note, be sure to check out my article on why you should manually moderate Rafflecopter entries. You may be surprised what I found when I started looking through my Rafflecopter entries.
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