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Build trust and reward your customers, subscribers or event attendees with a chance to win a prize. Upload a list of users as an Excel, CSV or text file to pick a random winner of your giveaway. To prove transparency of the prize draw, generate a Certificate of Validity.

This is the perfect tool to draw winners from ANY REGISTRATION SYSTEM!

Table of contents
  • Main features
  • Prices and limits
  • Case studies
  • Complete features
  • Resources and help
  • FAQs

Pick a winner from a list of participants, email subscribers, or blog subscribers. Just copy and paste your list of users, or import names and email address from an Excel, CSV or text file. Select as many winners as you want, and pick alternates in case you can’t contact an original winner.

Get a Certificate of Validity to prove that your giveaway was free and fair. Announce the winners with an instant animated video, send emails, and set up the Claim Your Prize page to verify and contact winners.

Main Features

Import users in any format

Import a list of participants from an Excel, CSV or Text file – or simply copy and paste a list of names.

Manage duplicates and extra entries

Choose whether to skip duplicate entries, or reward repeat participants with extra prize draw entries.

Choose the number of winners

Select as many winners as you want, up to 1000. Pick alternates in case you can’t contact a winner.

Certificate of validity

Generate a permanent, public certificate to prove that your giveaway was fair. Share the certificate with participants and build trust in your brand.

Broadcast Mode

Announce winners online and on social media with an exciting video. Get an instant, animated video with thrilling sound effects. Available in vertical and horizontal formats. Learn more

Contact the winners

Use the automated email platform to notify the winners. Set up the Claim Your Prize page for winners to verify their identity, share contact details, and collect their prizes.

Giveaways from only $29 USD/month

Set up your giveaway in minutes

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Complete features

  • Instant, easy set-up
  • Copy and paste a list of participants
  • Import a list of participants as a CSV, XLS or TXT file
  • Filter out duplicate participants
  • Manage additional entries
  • Choose how many winners to draw (maximum 1000)
  • Choose how many alternates to draw (maximum 1000)
  • Get a Certificate of Validity for your prize draw
  • Carry out a test draw before selecting a final winner
  • Announce the winners with a customizable microsite
  • Announce the winners with an instant animated video
  • Notify winners with automated emails
  • Verify winners and get prize delivery details More info
  • Substitute winners with alternates, if necessary More info
  • Exclude bad participants or blacklist repeat offenders
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Case studies

Canadian sneaker start-up uses giveaways to grow the brand

How a sneaker start-up turned to social media giveaways to grow their audience and social media presence

Resources and help

Tutorial

Follow this simple tutorial to pick a winner from your list of participants.

Frequently asked questions

The platform gives you the option of contacting the winners directly, as long as you have their email in the Excel file used for the giveaway.

The platform offers you the “Broadcast Mode” feature which allows you to present the result of the giveaway in a dynamic format to make the announcement of the winners more entertaining and add surprise and fun to your giveaways. In this article, you can read more about this feature.

The limit in the List Giveaway is 100.000 records. For giveaways with more records, please contact our sales team.

Yes, you can indicate the number of entries for each participant in the list.

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App to pick a random winner from an already existing list of names. Import csv, xls or text file and the giveaway tool will pick the winner for you.

10 FREE ways to choose a random winner

by Di · Published 12/10/2017 · Updated 11/11/2020

If you host prize draws on your website or social media then you need to have a demonstrably fair way of selecting your random winner(s). It’s not OK to choose a winner by scrolling through Instagram comments and stopping on a name you like, and it’s not OK to choose a Facebook comment at random because it makes you chuckle. A random prize draw (or sweepstakes) winner should be chosen fairly from all valid entries – and there are plenty of free tools that can help!

In the UK, all prize promotions should follow the CAP Code, which states:

8.24: Promoters of prize draws must ensure that prizes are awarded in accordance with the laws of chance and, unless winners are selected by a computer process that produces verifiably random results, by an independent person, or under the supervision of an independent person.

If challenged, a promoter must be able to show that a winner was chosen at random. It’s sufficient to provide screenshots, spreadsheets or videos of a computer process that chooses at random – here I’ve shared ten FREE tools that can choose a random winner.

1. Random.org

This is the best way to choose your winner if you have access to a numbered list – eg. a spreadsheet of email addresses. On the website, enter the maximum number (eg. if you have 125 entrants, it’s 125) and click to generate a random number between 1 and 125. Then go back to your list/spreadsheet – that number entry is your winner. You can also use their List Randomizer by pasting in your list of names – use this function, and your list will be shown in random order – most people choose the the top name/email address/entry as the winner.

2. Wheel of Names

The Wheel of Names is fun if you want to record or broadcast your random prize draw live. Simply type in your list of names then spin the wheel!

3. Good Luck Fairy

This tool, by Fanpage Karma, is an easy way to choose a random winner for a Facebook prize draw. You’ll need to log in using your Facebook account – then enter the URL (link) of your Facebook giveaway post and you’ll see a selection of options to choose from – likes, comments, reactions, etc. In addition, you can use a search term – for example to choose your random winner from people who commented with the correct answer.

4. Tweetdraw

Tweetdraw will give you a random winner for a Twitter retweet promotion. Enter the tweet URL to select a random retweet (you can only link to one tweet using this method). Unfortunately Tweetdraw no longer offers the option to choose a winner from a hashtag.

5. Pick A Winner

If you’re hosting a simple Instagram comment giveaway with less than 150 comments (or a YouTube giveaway with up to 2000), you can choose a random winner without logging in using Pick A Winner (for any more than 150 comments, you will need the paid version). Paste in your link to the post, and choose filters. By default only one comment per user will be entered into the draw – if your giveaway allowed one entry per comment, select Allow Duplicates.

6. GetComBot

If you have more than 150 comments on your Instagram post, or would like to download an Excel file of all entries, GetComBot is your best bet – although you will need to wait a while for the results. Enter your email address and a link to the Instagram post – a new browser window will open, and after a while you’ll see a list of all the comments. Select options to specify if the winner had to tag 0, 1, 2 or 3 friends. Each comment will be a separate entry in the draw – if it’s only one comment allowed per entrant, select ‘Unique by user’ at the top. When you’re ready, click Get winner!

7. Pick Giveaway Winner

Perfect for bloggers who run comment-to-win giveaways, install this WordPress plug in, and access it via your Tools menu. Select a blog post, and it will choose a random comment and show you their name and email address. You can even tell it to discard multiple entries from the same person.

8. YouTube Random Comment Picker

Use this tool to select a winner from anyone who’s left a comment on a YouTube video. Enter the URL of your video, click Go then ‘Start raffle and pick random winner’.

9. Gleam

If you’re hosting a simple prize draw on your blog or website, Gleam is a flexible and clever embeddable widget that will effortlessly choose a random winner for you – simply click the ‘Draw winners…’ button when your giveaway ends.

www.gleam.io (my affiliate link)

10. Rafflecopter

Like Gleam, Rafflecopter offers a easy flexible way to host a prize draw with a random winner. Simply click the Entries tab to select your winner when the giveaway ends.

Hopefully these tools will help you choose your random winner fairly!

When you’ve chosen your winner, read my blog post How to contact winners for the most reliable ways to contact them (and successfully get a reply!)

If you’d like more guidance on running a fair and successful prize promotion, check my posts:

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Running a giveaway on your website or social media? Make sure you choose a random winner properly using one of these handy free tools! ]]>