Category: Advice for promoters

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How to run a Twitter giveaway

Do you want to host a prize promotion on your Twitter account? This post will show you how to do it as successfully and fairly as possible, for free! Two years ago I investigated the problems...

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Where to promote a competition

My popular list of UK competition websites offers advice on where you should go to enter competitions, but if you’re running your own competition, where should you promote it to ensure its success? This post offers a few...

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Can a closing date be changed?

Have you ever followed a link to enter a prize draw, only to discover that it’s closed early? Or entered a creative competition on the final day, then realise the closing date has been extended to...

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Cheating in sweepstakes and competitions

It’s pretty hard to win competitions and sweepstakes these days isn’t it? Particularly with guys like Christian Methot and Hunter Scott on the case. These two clever geeks have bagged themselves hundreds of prizes with a little technical...

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How to run Gleam giveaways

Gleam is an app that allows you to create giveaways for your blog, website or Facebook page. I trialled it for my Amazon giveaway this month and was impressed with the experience and results....