Carolyn In The News

These articles are archived by their published date, and either feature Carolyn, or The Contest Queen. Articles dealing with relevant contesting/sweeping topics can be found in the “In Other News…” section. All articles are in Adobe PDF format, unless otherwise noted.

2015.03.12 I Want to Win Sweepstakes & Lotteries!
by Kristina Mastrocola, Woman’s World Magazine
2014.10.29 Clicks for Cash: The Competitive World of Online Sweepstakes
by Heather Schwedel, RACKED Shopping and Style Intelligence
2014.10.28 Become a Career Contest Winner and Save Money by Winning
by Aaron Broverman, Bargain Moose
2014.07.10 “Help me boost my luck!”
From winning contests to increasing your overall good fortune, it’s easier and more fun than you think to boost your luck!
by Kristina Mastrocola, Woman’s World
2014.05.28 In it to win it: Sweepstakes addicts living the dream
by Rebecca Kimitch, Long Beach Press Telegram
2014.05.27 Secrets of the sweepstakes pros
by Jeremy Thomas and Rebecca Kimitch, Los Angeles Daily News
2014.05.21 Experts Weigh In: I’m an Entrepreneur in My 40s
by Deborah Sweeney, MyCorporation Blog
2014.05.09 MOMpreneur: Carolyn Wilman of Contest Queen
by Jesse Wallace, FS Local
2014.04.08 Secrets of the sweepstakes pros
by Jeremy Thomas, Bay Area News Group
2014.04.07 In it to win it: Sweepstakes addicts living the dream
by Jeremy Thomas, Bay Area News Group
2013.08.01 How to Win Sweepstakes on Facebook and Twitter – Tricks from the Contest Queen
by Carolyn Wilman,
2013.07.18 How To: Run a Promo Contest
by Emma Johnson, SUCCESS Magazine
2013.02.11 Pin your way to prizes!
by Maria Lissandrello, Woman’s World
2013.01.23 Consumers Who Go to Extremes to Win Contests, Prizes
by Geoff Williams, U.S.News Money
2012.10.14 Five Easy Ways to Save Hundreds For Your Savings Account
by Jennifer Calonia,
2011.10.31 Ask America’s Ultimate Experts, Q “I want to win cash and prizes!”
by Jennifer Leonard, Woman’s World October 2011
2010.10.25 Crazy Companies: Bizarre But Successful Business Ideas
by Jeanette Mulvey, BusinessNewsDaily Managing Editor
2010.05.11 Ways to make your passion pay
Alison On Money by Alison Griffiths, Metro Canada
2010.05.03 How to Become a Royal Winner With the Contest Queen
by Aaron Broverman, Wallet Pop Canada
2010.03.25 Free Cars! Cash Prizes! Just Ask Contest Pros
by Sarah Needleman, The Wall Street Journal
2009.10.14 Contest whiz works at winning
by Carola Vhynak,
2009.10.14 ‘Contest Queen’ makes own luck
by Carola Vhynak, torstar news service
2009.10.09 Contest Queen Shares Winning Secrets
by Bobbi Dempsey, MainStreet
2009.09.28 The Thrill Of The Win
Contest hobbyists get in the game by Lisa Kadane, Calgary Herald
2009.09.26 Contest Queen
Carolyn Wilman is a pro at winning prizes. She shares her secrets at a seminar next weekend. by Paula McCooey, The Ottawa Citizen
2009.06.30 You may get lucky at annual event
by Mike Morin, nashua telegraph
2009.02.26 Winners of the downturn
by Thien Huynh, In The City – 24Hours Toronto Edition
2009.02.00 And the winner is…
by Michele DeLuca,
2008.08.24 You can’t win if you don’t enter
– Book review by ghtea5, You can view the original blog entry here.
2008.07.00 Eyes On The Prize – According to those who enter contests as a hobby, winning is everything—even if first place is a booster seat or barbecue they don’t needby Steve Burgess
2008.03.06 Winning For A Living – CBC Doc Zone ReviewThe Reviews Page
2008.03.06 ‘Contest Crack’ keeps people chasing dream prizes What’s On Winnipeg
2008.03.06 ‘Winning For A Living’ a documentary about people with one blinding ambition: win contests
by Vinay Menon
2008.03.05 Carolyn Wilman takes ‘Winning For a Living’ to a whole new level
by Denette Wilford,
2007.09.15 Contest convention a first for Canadian players
by Caroline Shaheed, Special to
2007.08.30 Lady Luck Canada’s Contest Queen Carolyn Wilman Spills Her Secrets
by Mike Dojc
2007.08.22 Entrepreneur has all the luck
“Canada’s Contest Queen” helps people to win big by Roger Pierce,
2007.08.20 Oshawa couple wins 83 prizes in one month
“Contesting” a growing trend with conventions, contest clubs by Jillian Follert, Durham Region
2007.04.30 The Secret to Contest Success
by Mariève Inoue for
2007.02.15 Want to win $10,000 a year?
Duncan Hood, MoneySense Magazine
2007.01.06 Contest Crack
The thrill of chasing prizes spawns addicts’ clubs in Toronto—one member won a trip to Sweden to see a band she doesn’t like.
2006.12.00 Killing The Contest Junkies
by Maureen Bulley
2006.11.17 Attracting Luck — Carolyn Wilman, the “Contest Queen” and author of “You Can’t Win If You Don’t Enter”, will be at Odyssey Books and Resource Centre.
2006.07.17 Eclectic Closet: Random Thoughts & Ponderings Book Review
When I attended BookExpo Canada in June, I briefly met Carolyn Wilman aka “The Contest Queen” where she was promoting her book You Can’t Win If You Don’t Enter, a how to guide on being a winner.
2006.05.04 Women Can Do Anything’s Bonnie Staring Book Review
You Can’t Win If You Don’t Enter
When I saw the front cover, I felt that all was right with the world. Finally, a book that spoke to me in a way that no other had ever been able to.
2006.03.22 Ontario woman makes contest-winning a career
Do you think winning contests has something to do with luck? Think again.
2006.03.19 And the winner is… her again (TORONTO STAR)
Contest Queen | When the 2001 crash left marketer Carolyn Wilman without a job, she decided to ‘just win everything I need.’ Now she makes a career out of contests.
2006.03.15 The Luck of the Draw Contest Queen of Oshawa
Appeared in the Oshawa Express Newspaper
2006.03.01 Luck Be A Lady
Stop standing on the sidelines watching other women have all the luck – the great boyfriends, the killer jobs, the amazing traveling adventures. You can have it all too! We’ve got 10 real ways for you to stop envying others – and start living the charmed life you’ve always wanted and deserve.
2006.02.13 Contest Queen – Marketing Mag February 2006
Think you’ve got an iron-clad contest? Carolyn Wilman, Canada’s ‘contest queen’ says too many contests are full of holes and marketers are on the losing end