Category: Get organised


Setting up a prize spreadsheet

It’s a new year and we’re all raring to get winning! Get ready to welcome all those shiny new prizes into your home by creating a spreadsheet to record all the details. Unlike a notebook,...


How to unlike Facebook pages quickly

Uh oh! Facebook has just informed you that you’ve reached your limit and can no longer like any more pages! But what’s the quickest way to sort this out? Well, if you go to


Why you should read the rules

I’m amazed by the number of people that submit invalid entries to competitions and prize draws! In many cases, these are photos or comments which I can see that the entrants have spent a lot of...


2017 Comping Calendar

Star Wars Day, Bring Your Dog To Work Day, World Gin Day… most days there seems to be an excuse to do something or other, with a hashtag to accompany your exploits! In this post I’ve...


Essential stationery for compers

If you love comping, you must love stationery! It’s easy to be an organised online comper with efficient bookmarks and clever apps, but you still need to have somewhere to keep those receipts and entry...

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Comping on your foreign holiday

Are you going abroad on holiday this year? Worried about how you’ll cope without your round-the-clock free wifi and cheap mobile data? Unfortunately most hotels abroad limit free wifi access, so your comping habit...


Comping Calendar 2016

Back by popular demand – my calendar to help you plan your comping year! Whether it’s inspiration for your prize wishlist, or the dates of your favourite events, knowing what’s ahead ensures you can be looking out for...


Tackling Advent Competitions

Please click here to visit the 2017 version of this post! With just a week to go before 1st December, most compers are preparing for the onslaught of ADVENT COMPETITIONS – daily giveaways that...


Using the Fillr app to fill forms

Do you enter competitions and shop online using your iPad or smartphone? It’s a pain completing forms – and so easy to make a mistake, even if you’re using your browser’s Autofill function! The free...