From The (Contest Queen)

Will the New Presidency Change Sweepstakes?

November 9th, 2016|

I believe it will. Normally, I would not discuss politics on this blog. However, I believe the 2016 election results will change the face of sweepstakes; on both sides of the hobby. Here is what [...]

What Happened to All the BIG Prizes?

October 21st, 2016|

OOPS! I forgot copy the name of the person who sent in this great question when I saved the original blog post draft. They wanted to know: Carolyn, One more thing that is always on [...]

Are You Getting Lost in the Great Time Suck?

October 12th, 2016|

Melissa wrote to me via a Facebook message. She had some concerns and questions about her hobby. During our back and forth she stated: I've never been good with entering all the daily sweeps. I [...]

Sweepstakes Marketing Agency D.L. Blair Closes its Doors

October 1st, 2016|

Another benefit of being part of a sweepstakes community is we share. Today Jason shared a news link with me. It bore sad news: Sweepstakes pioneer D.L. Blair closes The full article has wonderful tidbits [...]

Baseball With The Contest Queen

September 28th, 2016|

The 7th Dinner With The Contest Queen wasn't dinner at all, but tickets to a Blue Jays game. Thanks to Leslieville.com who I won the tickets from earlier this summer. I made sure I stopped [...]

Using Your Hobby to Achieve Your Dreams

September 24th, 2016|

Margo was the lucky winner of dinner with me in New York City. Due to her busy schedule as a single mom, we decided to have lunch together instead. Being cognizant of her time, we [...]

Last Chance to Pre-Order & Save!

September 16th, 2016|

LAST CHANCE TO SAVE! Today I sent the final edit of How To Win Cash, Cars, Trips & More! to the publisher. YEAH! Publisher Production Solutions is currently laying out the book for both the [...]

Against Facebook’s Rules?

September 9th, 2016|

Kim left this comment on my post Safely Share Your Sweepstakes & Contests: I am very curious about this subject, especially for local businesses that do giveaways with like, comment, and share. So is Facebook [...]

Safely Share Your Sweepstakes & Contests

August 28th, 2016|

In light of the recent Facebook crack down on sweepers and contestors, changing personal pages to business pages, I promised to research the subject to find out if Facebook Groups are affected. It seems I [...]