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From The (Contest Queen)

Do You Have a Winning Testimonial You Would Like to Share?

July 27th, 2015|

Phase Two of my new website is well underway. (At points the site may look a bit wonky as my webmaster shuffles things around, adds new sections, etc.) One new thing we are adding to […]

Finding Contests In-Store

July 26th, 2015|

I have not seen a ballot box in a shop in ages, with the exception of fish bowls for business cards in restaurants. However, in-store contests are not dead. They have just shifted formats.

The current […]

Life Outside of the Hobby

July 25th, 2015|

What I teach is all about luck, fun, winning, prizes and marketing from both perspectives (corporate and entrant). I rarely talk about ‘real life’ as that’s not this blog’s focus. However, there was a story […]

How Do You Win the Lottery?

July 24th, 2015|

Actually, I have no idea how. However, there are a few people that believe they have it figured out.

In 2010 I wrote World’s Luckiest Woman. It was about Joan Ginther who has won the lottery […]

In the Middle of the Night

July 22nd, 2015|

You know you are a crazy sweeper when … you leave your computer on so in the middle of the night, so if you get up to go pee, you can try to win a […]

How to Spot a Fake Facebook Contest – Part II

July 19th, 2015|

I blogged about How to Spot a Fake Facebook Contest after I was nearly duped into participating in the giveaway. Sadly, there is more to lookout for that what I originally posted, so I thought […]

Skittles is Back on Track

July 18th, 2015|

Last month I blogged for three days about the Skittles Auction contest:

Dividing the Prizes
When Instant Wins Go Wrong
When a Contest ‘Skittles’ Off Track

After the last communication we had from the agency, I emailed again asking […]

Win in the SuperLucky Secrets Competition!

July 17th, 2015|

I am super excited to announce I am a judge in the SuperLucky Secrets Competition! Even better, I was lucky enough to review SuperLucky Secrets before it was for sale!!

I loved it. It was concise, […]

How to Spot a Fake Facebook Contest

July 16th, 2015|

I was tagged in this Facebook contest:

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We are giving away our first Glidin’ Ride. All you gotta do is like the page , share this picture and tag three friends in the comments. Winner […]

Where Do I Find a Mentor?

July 15th, 2015|

#AskCarolynAnything
Episode 3

This week’s question is from Thomas:

Hi,
I read your  article on getting started winning. You mentioned the wisdom of having a mentor. Since I have never done this before, how do I find a mentor?
Thanks […]