Track The Origins Of Your Participants

The contest app lets you easily track the origin of each participant. You can access this data from the Stats page and the Excel export. Here is for example what the actual pie chart might look like:

Graph

And this is a list of all possible origins and their meaning:

Origin Description
Your Share URL The participant answered the contest directly or through your Share URL. No tracking information was provided.
Invited by you The participant answered the contest after receiving an invitation from you. Invitations are sent from the Publish section.
Your timeline The participant answered the contest after clicking on the timeline post on your personal profile or Page. Posts are made from the Publish section by clicking «share dialog» link.
Your webpage The participant answered the contest on your webpage. This is only valid if you have embedded the contest on a webpage.
A participant's timeline The participant answered the contest after clicking on the timeline post of another participant. Participants can post the contest on their timeline after answering it.
Invited by a participant The participant answered the contest after receiving an invitation from another participant. Participants can invite their friends after answering the contest.
A participant's URL The participant accessed your contest after clicking another participant's link. Participants can copy and share their personalized link through email and instant messaging after answering the contest.

You also have the possibility to add your own custom origin tracking by appending the from parameter to the Share URL. For example, if you are promoting the contest in an email and want to track participants clicking on the link provided in the email, you could append ?from=email to your Share URL. For example : https://contest.app.do/pick-your-favorite-movie?from=email.