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  • Kacieh

    Social Media & Wiki Promotion

    September 9, 2011 by Kacieh

    Are you following Wikia on Facebook and Twitter? If you are, you might have noticed that our Social Media Team has been hard at work promoting wikis and keeping you up to date with contests and interesting pop culture news related to gaming, entertainment, and lifestyle.

    Social media is a useful communication tool, and social networking sites can help boost traffic to your wiki. Last month, Facebook and Twitter drove over one million referrals to Wikia sites.

    Social media can also be used as a news feed to share what's happening on your wiki. We've been sharing cool news from Wikia's 275,000 communities through Facebook and Twitter; visiting those pages, you can easily learn about the company and find new wikis to explore.

    You can use social …

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  • Kacieh

    Wikians, will you be attending Comic-Con this week? We're gearing up for several days of blissful comic book geekery, crazy costumes, awesome announcements, celeb sightings, and limited edition swag.

    There are so many exciting events happening at SDCC, but you won't want to miss Wikia's epic Captain America launch party. We're teaming up with SEGA to celebrate the new Captain America: Super Soldier video game release. If you're in town for SDCC (and if you're 21 or over), come find us at the Rock Bottom Brewery on Thursday, July 21 at 8:00pm for Marvel trivia, great prizes, Captain America beer on tap, and more!

    Wikia staff will be live tweeting from SDCC this year, so make sure to follow us for the latest news — plus, if you find us on the co…

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  • Kacieh

    From lengthy novels to Hollywood blockbusters, Harry Potter has taken the world for a spin the past 14 years. As many of you Wikians already know, the final movie in the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, will be released to the masses in less than a week. This marks the end of an era; whether you’re a Harry Potter fanatic or not, there’s no question about it: Harry Potter is a pop culture phenomenon.

    To celebrate, the Harry Potter Wiki is going nuts over this final milestone. Here’s a round-up of what’s happening:

    • Wizarding World Contest. Enter for a chance to win a trip for four to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, FL, including airfare, hotel, early park entry, and more. The Harry Potter Wiki is giving away…
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  • Kacieh

    Mosquitoes aren't the only thing biting this summer. HBO's True Blood returns on June 26 for a fourth season, and a bunch of our wiki communities are getting excited for fresh blood and new plot twists.

    To celebrate, we’re giving 5 lucky winners a True Blood premiere party prize pack. The True Blood Wiki's Tagline Contest is fun and creative — all you have to do is submit an original tagline for the True Blood poster on the right by June 20.

    The party pack includes three seasons of True Blood DVDs, four bottles of Tru Blood (plus four pint glasses), a True Blood comic book set, a Bon Temps football T-shirt, and a printed version of the poster featuring your winning tagline.

    We’ve already received close to 100 awesome entries, so be sure to ch…

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  • Kacieh

    Are you a Gleek? The Glee Wiki is one of the largest entertainment communities on Wikia -- collectively, users have spent nearly 45 years editing and reading the wiki since January 1.

    Right now, the Glee Wiki is running a contest where they'll send three winners VIP tickets to see the cast perform live in either L.A., Chicago, or London.

    To enter the contest, all you have to do is submit your gleekiest photo. Snap a shot of yourself with your Glee CD collection, posters, fan art, bedspread, costume, or whatever else you can dream up — but hurry, the contest ends in a few days. Check out more contest details to find out when the Glee Wiki will announce winners.

    The contest is open to U.S. and U.K. residents only due to international law, but t…

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