Tagged: comping tips

13

Unfollow on Twitter with UnfollowerStats

As a Twitter user, you’re assigned a follow limit of 5,000 accounts – until you’re popular enough to have about 5,000 followers yourself. But most compers don’t have anywhere near that amount of followers...

0

280 characters: what it means for compers

This week Twitter has rewarded us with a whopping 280 characters per tweet, doubling the 140 characters we’re used to. But what does this big change mean for compers? Here are my thoughts… More...

How to win radio competitions and contests 15

How to win radio competitions

On-air radio competitions have always been a good source of high-value prizes. And although there are less competitions around compared to the 90s and 00s, you still have a decent chance of winning if...

Wombling for Wins: litter-picking for prizes 8

Wombling for wins

Are you a womble? Wombles collect other people’s litter, making good use of the things that they find (as the song goes!) Not only are wombles helping Keep Britain Tidy, but they might even...

Di Coke on BBC's 'Right on the Money' 2

Right on the Money: comping on the cheap

Did you see me on BBC One’s Right on the Money? You can watch it on BBC iPlayer until 20th August 2017. The money-saving show came to the rescue of Yvonne in Liverpool, who was frittering...

29

Find a local comp club

I’ll never forget my first experience of a compers’ meeting – it was about 15 years ago at a fabulous event known as ‘Big Brum’, organised by Birmingham comp club, Kompers Korner. Over 100 compers would gather...

58

How to find low-entry competitions

Low-entry competitions. We talk about them all the time, and occasionally we even win them. But they’re rare, and finding them is a tricky task. Here are a few pointers! What exactly is a...