Compare KickoffLabs to ShortStack for Giveaways, Contests, and Landing Pages

You’ve got options for your next contest marketing campaign. So what sets KickoffLabs apart from competition like ShortStack? Simplicity, flexibility, scaling, and support rule at KickoffLabs.

Giveaway example - trip to paris

What makes KickoffLabs different?

Our goal is to help you create a campaign that goes viral with simpler tools that are more flexible with support that feels like a trusted advisor before, during, and after each campaign.

Few companies can keep their technology a secret. Any good technology can and will be copied so our competitive edge. At KickoffLabs, we aim to provide the best overall experience for building a marketing campaign.

Beautiful sweepstakes templates.

How we create an amazing customer support experience.

We provide as much support as we can, because every campaign is unique and deserves to succeed. Here are a few things you won't get with ShortStack:

  • Every paying customer can schedule a personal 1:1 onboarding call to help get started and answer questions.
  • Concierge custom domain setup and script installation help.
  • Free feedback on demand so you know you're following best practices. We've been doing this since 2011 and we're always happy to lend our two cents.
  • Done for You services are available to get your campaign off the ground quickly so you can focus on your product and other marketing tasks.
Drive more conversions using KickoffLabs viral tools to turn 1 new customer into 3.

Flexible giveaway design options to engage your audience!

KickoffLabs works for non-tech marketers and those with some tech expertise by combining out of the box simplicity with scalable script and giveaway API options.

  • Design your next giveaway with our drag-and-drop contest page builder. Build faster with a library of ready to convert giveaway page templates to choose from!
  • Turn any existing landing page into a contest with KickoffLabs. Connect to KickoffLabs with our Anyform script. Our "AnyForm" solution turns custom HTML or pages from other page builder platforms into the perfect giveaway with minimal effort. You get total control over the look of your form.
  • Mix and match different giveaway types, or add a random prize to a reward level campaign with a leaderboard. Every reward is up to you! We have a campaign type to meet your needs, no matter what stage you're in.
Example waitlist page for your product

It's faster and more affordable to set-up simple contests for your brand!

Our pricing scales with you and allows you start at a lower price and only goes up when you're campaign goes bonkers. Premium level and higher accounts remove all KickoffLabs branding.

KickoffLabs gives the flexibility to publish your pages to custom domains and customize a custom email domain. All users can easily style their KickoffLabs landing and thanks pages using custom CSS, custom fields, and custom fonts.

examples branded campaigns

Track Referral Progress & Viral Sharing in our Reporting Dashboard!

View reports on any level plan! KickoffLabs stores all lead data in the "Leads" and "Reports" tab of your campaign dashboard. Track your leads progress, social share actions, and referrals at any time. Filter leads by custom conditions and save custom audiences to export into separate lists.

viral leads.

Get our help to create the ideal contest experience for your customers today with KickoffLabs!

Give your campaign a viral boost with a more complete setup. Whether you've got a custom design, you want to mix and match campaign types, turn customers into affiliates, or just want a better pricing model that scales up and down with your needs.