The Dashboard will allow you to view the results of your Video Contest, gather reports, and pick your winners.
You will be able to moderate, view, and edit entries within the Dashboard.
By default, newly submitted videos will have a 'pending' status. Clicking Moderate Entries allows you to approve or reject videos. Approved videos will be presented in the gallery for users to vote on. Learn more about how to Moderate Entries.
By IP Address
To disqualify users, simply click on the checkbox to the left of their name, or select the checkbox at the top to select all people from that IP Address, and click disqualify at the bottom of the page.
Tip! If you accidentally disqualified a person, you will be able to make them active again.
Learn more about how to Moderate People.
When voting has ended, an alert to review winners will appear on your dashboard.
For video voting, the winner is determined by who has the most votes. The video winners page allows you to review the winning video(s).
If there was a sweepstakes within the contest, there will also be an area to preview the sweepstakes winner(s).
Tip! Sweepstakes winners can be picked or re-picked by clicking the button at the top. Sweepstakes winners are not shown on the front end of the contest.
Learn more about picking sweepstakes winners and winner eligibility in this article.
To publish the winner(s) to your contest, select Publish Winners. You will also be able to un-publish winners, should you accidentally publish them.
Download and View Reports
Tip! For more information about what's included in the reports on your dashboard, click here.
You can view and download different reports available for the contest. Simply click the green Download button to download promotion data, or click the blue View button to view the report within the dashboard.
The total entries report contains all of the entries into the contest along with their registration information.
The people report contains the unique individual entries into the contest and their registration information.
The votes report contains information regarding the votes cast by registered users.
The winners report is an export of the winners and their registration information.
There will be an Opt-In report available for each Opt-In field presented on the entry form. The Opt-In pie chart will show you users who: Already Opted In, Didn’t Opt In, and Newly Opted In. The report will include newly opted in users specific to this promotion.
To learn more about what's included in the opt-in report, click here.
Opt-in and Custom Fields
You can view charts representing any opt-in and custom form questions on your registration form.
You can view the demographic information you’ve collected from users participating in your promotion such as Location, Age, and Gender.