If you want to save money on household items, food or even designer clothes, you will want to know how to increase your odds of winning contests online. Big companies as well as Etsy shops are using sweepstakes as a means of promotion to consumers .
Finding discount codes and coupons is a piece of cake , but the competition to win free baby diapers and other big ticket items like jewelry is fierce. To compete you will need to pay attention to my tips so that you will win more prizes !
Here is a list of secrets on how to win blog contests that will fill your mailbox with stuff for your home that you got for FREE !
There are many ways to find current giveaways . One of the easiest ways to find them is to use the filter in Google blog search . You can filter the results to find contests with prizes that you really want to try as well as deadlines . For instance if you are dying for an expensive item that you saw in a magazine, why not search for a contest to see if you can win one for free? Or, if it’s cash you want you might be interested in entering a baby contest to see if your little cutie will place.
Speaking of being selective , only enter contests that offer items that you really want to try . Don’t waste time entering promotions that are giving away items that that you will just throw in a closet. Only enter when you really want the item offered as a prize .
Follow the directions to the letter . This step is so elementary that sometimes we assume that we know precisely what to do and miss a crucial step that eliminates us from the blog contest . Each set of rules has its own basic requirements . Some contests require that you visit the sponsor’s website and leave a comment telling which of the products were your favorite or choose an item that you would buy while others want to know what item that you would pick for your prize .
Take steps to be sure that the contest manager has your an active e-mail address where you can be contacted .
If you have a Gmail , you should change your profile settings and set your email setting as “public”. Another way to be certain that you can be contacted if you win is to leave your email address within your blog comment.
Search for your name as well as your screen name to see if one of the competitions you entered posted screen name or your given name as winner rather than contacting you by email.
Good etiquette and an appreciative response are good ways to keep winning those contests . How? If drawings are a positive and productive experience, manufacturers as well as bloggers will keep them coming. Do your part to make hosting and sponsoring reviews and online blog contests all that it should be by providing feedback, suggestions on how the manufacture may be able to improve his product and insightful product selections if you get to choose your own prize or personalize it in any way .
When or if you when some free stuff , be sure to write an email to let the sponsor know that you received your prize and to say thank you. You might even write a few words stating what you like or don’t like about the item . If all contestants give feedback of this type, the more giveaways there will be for everyone!
ONE LAST TIP
One more thing , when you win a prize from a company please remember them in the future for your shopping needs. Whether you win free baby products, something for yourself or your home, chances are that if the company markets one high quality item that the rest of their merchandise with be manufactured using the same standards. It’s only common sense that we reward the brands that give us an opportunity to try a product out before actually paying for it .