How to Choose an Instagram Contest Winner

How to choose an Instagram Giveaway Winner

Conducting Instagram giveaways is an effective way to grow your audience and tell about your product or service.

In this short tutorial, you will learn how to truly and easily pick an Instagram contest winner from comments or likes.

Step 1. Export Giveaway Participants into Excel

  1. Open export tool
  2. Choose "Comments" or "Likes" in the "Choose data to export" section.
  3. Enter link on the Instagram post where you conduct a contest.
  4. Click on the "Export data" button and finish data export.

Step 2. Pick a Winner

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  1. Click on the "Choose a Winner".
  2. Then, click on the "Pick" button and get a random participant number from the "Result" section.

    Pick a random number

  3. Open downloaded Excel file and find a row with participant number from the result.

    Find a winner in Excel

After that, you can announce the winner be publishing a new post in your Instagram account.