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About ShortStack


ShortStack is a cloud-based campaign creation solution. It helps in designing campaigns using various widgets, themes and templates. The solution is used to create sweepstakes, contests, landing pages, special offers and custom forms for campaigns.

ShortStack offers features such as action-gating that helps users capture visitor’s contact information through landing pages. It allows visitors to fill in their details on the page, in return for which visitors can access special offers including e-books, discount codes or giveaways.  

ShortStack’s landing pages offers customizable templates. They can include widgets like forms, polls and galleries. In addition, users can customize their pages with different colors and fonts.

The solution offers services on a monthly subscription basis and provides support via email, community forums and self-help documents.

Overview of ShortStack Benefits


Simple & Intuitive Contest Building

ShortStack lets you create fun and engaging contests and giveaways in a matter of minutes. You can utilize any of its professionally designed templates and themes and customize every aspect without writing a single line of code. On top of that, you can add a widget to your campaign just by clicking, dragging, and dropping. Thus, you can build your contests and giveaways without IT assistance.

Anti-fraud Mechanisms

In case of attempts to defraud the contest, ShortStack automatically activates its anti-fraud mechanisms. It restricts repeat entries and employs authenticity verification methods. By doing so, it can provide you with a clean list, devoid of duplicates and invalid leads.

Automated Participant Engagement

With your contest underway, you can begin gathering leads. ShortStack helps you get in touch with them immediately or as scheduled with its email automation. As such, you can engage participants after they enter without further manual actions. This helps you save time and it enables you to build meaningful connections with leads too.

Organized Campaigns

If you are an agency or a marketing consultant with multiple clients, ShortStack is your client organization companion. It arranges all your campaigns in a single window, thus abstracting the need to switch between multiple accounts. This way, you can streamline your client management.

Campaign Success Measurement

Knowing how well your campaign does can help you optimize your future efforts. ShortStack assists you in this regard with its campaign analytics. It shows you which of your contests and giveaways is garnering more entries, views, and shares. The platform informs you about the geographical distribution of participants as well. The numbers are updated in real time so you can make decisions on the fly.

Overview of ShortStack Features

  • Templates & Themes
  • Widgets
  • No-code Campaign Customization
  • Campaign Analytics
  • Simplified Client Management
  • Email Scheduling
  • Leads & Contact Information Management
  • Contest Anti-fraud Tools

How Much Does ShortStack Cost?

ShortStack has four enterprise pricing options and a free plan. You can opt to pay month-to-month or choose to pay annually. The details of these packages are outlined below, as well as their monthly costs, so you can determine which one is the best for your needs. If you are interested in the annual rates, you can get in touch with sales.

Free – Free

  • 100 Entries
  • Unlimited Campaigns
  • 5,000 Views per Month
  • Unlimited Emails
  • Intuitive Design Controls
  • Standard Voting Restrictions
  • Standard Entry Restrictions
  • Email Merge Fields
  • Multiple Lists per Campaign

Starter – $29.00/month

  • All Free Features
  • 2,000 Entries
  • 10,000 Views per Month
  • Export Data & Images

Business – $99.00/month

  • All Starter Features
  • 10,000 Entries
  • 50,000 Views per Month
  • Embed on Website
  • Display as Popup
  • Custom Subdomains
  • Custom CSS
  • Publish to Facebook
  • Code Snippets
  • Refer-a-Friend Rewards
  • Integrations & Webhooks

Agency – $199.00/month

  • All Business Features
  • 50,000 Entries
  • 250,000 Views per Month
  • Advanced Voting Restrictions
  • Advanced Entry Restrictions
  • No ShortStack Branding
  • Customizable Bookmark Icon
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Team Collaboration
  • Organize with Tags
  • Save Templates
  • Admin Email Entry Approval
  • Referral Domain Blacklisting
  • Country Visibility Rules
  • Form Field Points
  • Priority Support
  • White Label Campaign Domains

Brand – $499.00/month

  • All Business Features
  • 500,000 Entries
  • 2,500,000 Views per Month
  • Pro Voting Restrictions
  • Pro Entry Restrictions
  • Hashtag Contests
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Custom Team Member Permissions

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