Category: Comping tips

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GDPR, competitions and compers

You’ve probably heard the letters GDPR mentioned an awful lot lately! It’s General Data Protection Regulation and came into force across Europe on 25th May 2018. What is GDPR? GDPR is a regulation on data protection...

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Could you be a Mastermind?

The ultimate quiz is back for a new series! Mastermind are looking for contestants to sit in the infamous black chair – can you handle the pressure? If you love to read, have a...

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No more daily tweets…

Twitter recently announced a change in its rules regarding posting duplicate content. Designed to reduce the amount of spam and ‘bots’ on the platform, the new terms of service stop people sending duplicate tweets...

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Compers Survey 2018

Later this month I’ll be giving a short presentation at a event in London, hosted by PromoVeritas and the ASA. ‘Be in the know – Compelling competitions’ will cover the CAP Code and best...

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How to spot a scam email

Most days I get at least a couple of suspicious looking emails in my inbox – whether it’s about a parcel delivery, chasing an imaginary invoice or news that I’m on a shortlist to...

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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,...

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2018 Comping Calendar and giveaway

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 social media hashtag to join in the fun! I’ve...

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Facebook penalising pages that ask for shares and tags

Facebook announced on its blog yesterday that it will be clamping down on ‘engagement bait’ on the platform. Essentially – those irritating posts that ask you to Like, Share or Tag a friend. And...