18 Turnkey Ideas for the 2020 Back-to-School Season

by Julia Miller Second Street

Photo Contests and Galleries

Photo contests are fantastic engagement drivers for local media companies. Not only do users visit your site to submit their photo, but they also continue to come back again and again to check their entry and share the contest with their friends and family to get more votes.

High School Spirit Photo Contest

High School Spirit Photo Contest from 	High School Spirit Photo Contest - View Daily Ardmoreite

The Daily Ardmoreite used this turnkey to give their readers a chance to show off their school spirit!

Show Us Your Home Classroom Photo Gallery

Back to School Photo Contest

back to school photo contest from KAMC-TV

KAMC-TV customized this photo contest turnkey to showcase their several advertisers.

Back to School at Home Photo Contest

Back to School at Home Photo Contest

First Day of School Photo Gallery

First Day of School Photo Gallery

Hearts, House, Beach Coloring Contests

Hearts, House, Beach Coloring Contests

These coloring contest turnkeys include a downloadable PDF to make it quick and easy for users to print, color, and share their photo.

 

Quizzes

Quizzes are a fantastic tool to reach a targeted audience for your local media company or an advertiser. These promotions provide an excellent opportunity to drive entries and opt-ins with a fun and unique challenge that also allows you to educate your audience.

Are You Smarter Than a High Schooler?

Are You Smarter Than a High Schooler?

Are You Smarter Than a Middle Schooler?

Are You Smarter Than a Middle Schooler?

WSHH-FM easily customized this trivia quiz turnkey to include branding images, showcase sponsored, and include additional information relevant to their contest.

Homophone Quiz

Homophone Quiz turnkey

Quizzes for Kids: Elementary Math, English, Science, Geography

WSH-FM quizzes for kids

WSHH-FM used this series of turnkey quizzes to engage their audience of families and students and promote their online learning advertiser.

How Well Can You Spell?

How Well Can You Spell? turnkey quiz

Can We Guess Your Back to School Style?

Can We Guess Your Back to School Style?

The West Kentucky Star utilized this turnkey personality quiz to engage the back-to-school audience and promote their advertiser.

What Kind of Student Are You?

What Kind of Student Are You? turnkey quiz

What Should Your Major Be?

What Should Your Major Be? turnkey quiz

Homeschooling Best Practices Quiz

Homeschooling Best Practices Quiz turnkey

 

Ballots

The highly shareable nature of a ballot means it has the potential to maximize consumer engagement and participation. Create a ballot to give your audience a chance to vote for their local favorites! These are also perfect for recurring revenue campaigns!

Athlete of the Week Seeded Ballot

Sauk Valley Athlete of the Week Ballot

Sauk Valley Media utilized this ballot turnkey to recognize local athletes and drive their email list growth.

Teacher of the Month from Gainesville times

The Gainesville Times used this ballot turnkey to honor local teachers and generate advertiser revenue!

 

Sweepstakes

Sweepstakes have the broadest reach of any promotion type. Their low barrier to enter results in tons of entries and encourages social sharing. Back-to-school sweepstakes prizes can range from a school supply shopping spree to a cash giveaway!

Back to School Shopping Spree

Back to School Shopping Spree
The team at Enterprise-Journal customized this sweepstakes turnkey to a fantastic multiple advertiser sweepstakes.

All of these turnkey promotions and more are available and ready-to-go in our turnkey library! Want to chat about your back-to-school promotions strategy? You can chat with a member of our Success team via the chat box in the bottom right corner of this page.

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