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2011.09.12
By Kristen Squires ClearRiver Advertising & Marketing account service representative
2011.09.12
Part Three: Online Contests by Ivor Tossell, Special to Globe and Mail Update
2010.09.05
Part Two: Online Contests by Ivor Tossell, Special to Globe and Mail Update
2011.08.29
Part One: Online Contests by Ivor Tossell, Special to Globe and Mail Update
2010.08.16
And the Winner Is… You
Entrepreneurs find that contests can be a great way to boost their business
by Louise Lee, The Wall Street Journal
2010.07.26
by Debbie Bruce, Mississauga.com
2009.10.07
by Martin Knelman, TheStar.com
2009.10.02
by W.Brice McVicar, The Intelligencer
2009.09.27
by Rose Panieri, The Herald News
2009.09.19
by Ellen Roseman
2009.08.06
Controversy Cubed
Nissan’s groundbreaking Cube launch illustrates how, in the age of social media, following the letter of the contest law isn’t enough
by Matt Semansky, Marketing Magazine
2009.03.20
by John Heinzl, Globe and Mail
2008.12.01
by The Associated Press
2008.11.14
by Kirsten McIntyre, NEWS 9
2008.10.11
by Albert McKeon Staff Writer, Nashua Telegraph
2008.09.28
by Kevin Cowherd, baltimoresun.com
2008.09.24
by Traci Rader, Times Correspondent
2008.09.10
‘Sweepers’ clean up
You can too, they say, in ever-more-popular sweepstakes. But bagging the big win takes work.
by Natalie Pompilio, for The Inquirer
2008.08.28
Family wins sweepstakes that nearly went unclaimed
Notifications thought to simply be junk e-mail
by Tim Gelles, Gazette.Net Maryland Community Newspapers Online
2008.08.06
Easy money, but hard living
More people drawn to contests and sweepstakes as economic times get tough, but winners find prizes come at a price
by Dahleen Glanton, Chicago Tribune correspondent
2008.05.27
by Lawrence Walsh, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
2008.05.24
by James Daw, TheStar.com
2008.03.08
Sweepstakes Addicts Win Big!
‘Sweepers’ Treat Entering Contests Like A Job And Have The Rewards To Show For It
by Ron Claiborne and Michael Milberger
2008.02.28
by Jason Smith, The Facts.com
2008.02.13
Canoe Network, cnews
2008.02.07
Winner Takes All
Inside the prize-filled trophy home of a seemingly obsessive compulsive contest enterer
by Caitlin E. Curran, The Phoenix
2008.01.30
by Kelly Young, Your Jacksonville Daily Progress
2008.01.27
by Lana Verco, The Sydney Morning Herald
2007.10.00
by Adrian Savage
2007.09.23
by Susan Gilmore, Seattle Times staff reporter
2007.09.02
by Paula Lloyd, McClatchy Newspapers
2007.07.14
by Hillary Wundrow, Daily News staff writer
2007.06.23
Yo, ho ho! Local company goes after ‘Pirates’ deal
Burlingame’s Limbo 41414 plans text messaging contest with movie, book tie-ins
by Aaron Kinney, InsideBayArea.com
2007.06.21
Weltys get traveling call
Internet contest sends family to Cleveland
by Nathan Lindquist, The Register-Mail
2007.06.12
by Joan Ransberry, Staff Writer – yorkregion.com
2007.05.17
Author Terry Ryan, 60 dies in San Francisco Home
Terry Ryan, author of the bestselling book, “The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less,” died Wednesday at her home in San Francisco. She was 60.
2007.03.18
The Secret life of self-help books
Ask. Believe. Receive. Or not…
by Murray Whyte/Toronto Star
2007.02.00
Want to win $10,000 a year?
With enough persistence, you don’t need luck
2006.12.00
by Susanne Ruder, From the December 2006 issue of PROFIT magazine.
2006.11.26
‘The Secret’ to Success?
Hit Internet Movie Claims to Reveal Centuries-Old Secret to Getting What You Want in Life
by Frank Mastropolo
2006.08.29
Gimme, gimme gets
They’ve got it, you want it, here’s how to get it all for free
2006.08.23
Choose winning way with all 10 digits in one system
It’s a three-digit maximum-effort boxing system that uses all 10 of the possible digits and should only be used when conditions are right.
2006.08.18
Hollywood, the I.R.S. Is Watching
Hollywood celebrities who show up at awards ceremonies and leave with armloads of booty can expect one more item with their gift baskets: a tax form.
2006.03.08
Rim-rolling girls fight for prize
Found cup leads to spat over vehicle
2006.03.07
Roll up rim to win without a coffee
If the Roll Up The Rim To Win contest at Tim Hortons has become a Canadian spring ritual, then surely the number of people expected to cop free cups to play is a national shame.
2006.02.22
Eight share $365M US lottery win
Eight lottery players in the US have shared $365M (£210m) jackpot – the biggest win in the game’s history.
2005.12.22
Catalan town blessed with massive wins in lottery
Christmas lottery, showering $612 million US in winnings on a town with the bite-size name of Vic.
2005.10.29
Slow payout OK by kicker
Gets $25Gs a year over 40 years
2005.10.27
$1 million kick
Toronto – Brian Diesbourg made the kick that mattered Thursday night.
2005.10.20
Constant contestants
A new breed of enter-to-win enthusiasts are answering all the skill-testing questions they can in order to win big.
2005.06.18
The burning issue of Quebec’s exclusion from North American contests
Void in Puerto Rico, Quebec and New York. This legal small print appears on all almost 90% of North American sweepstakes and contests.
2005.01.09
by Ross Marowits, Canoe Network (CNEWS)
2003.01.04
by Renee Huang, The Globe and Mail
1940.10.21
Contestor’s Holiday
Into Manhattan last week trooped 221 delegates to the National Contesters’ Association’s fourth annual convention.