Top Tips For Entering Online Competitions

November 22, 2022

The internet is full of competitions and giveaways, with everything from candles to cars, hair clips to houses. If you fancy your chances, you need to be entering – after all, as the saying goes, ‘you have to be in it to win it!’ Here, we look at some tips to help you enter some of the many competitions available.

Be prepared to put in the time…

Comping requires a lot of time. Finding competitions, entering them, and then patiently waiting for the prizes to start arriving all require a significant amount of free time on your part. For the purpose of entering competitions, we advise setting aside at least half an hour each day. Just think how many competitions you would enter over the course of a week or month by doing this?

…And the effort

You must also make an effort in this regard. There are certain competitions that need greater effort than others. You could be fortunate enough to win a few prizes through participation in competitions that require you to either upload your own photo of something or conduct extensive study in order to get an answer to a question. The fact that fewer people enter competitions of this type is one of the competition’s advantages. because there is a greater possibility of you coming out on top!


Some people believe that success in life is determined only by one’s level of luck. This might be the case, but you also need to put in the necessary time and work for it to be successful. If you rely solely on chance, you will not be successful in every competition.

Autofill is your friend

When participating in prize drawings, it is customary to be required to provide a great deal of personal information, including your name, address, and other relevant details. Keeping up with this can be a very time-consuming endeavour! Therefore, if you have not done so already, adjust the settings of your internet browser so that it saves your “Form History.” This will allow you to simply click each box, and all of your information will be displayed. This will prevent you from wasting a significant amount of time.

Look on Twitter

On Twitter, unlike Facebook, competitions, and giveaways are not subject to the same level of oversight, making participation in them much simpler. Again, you have to follow a variety of businesses, and after that, you will typically only need to “retweet” a particular message in order to be considered for the giveaway.

Junk Mail

When you enter a prize draw sponsored by a company, you typically agree to provide that company with all of your personal information. This may imply that the firm shares your information with other businesses or that they send you letters. This may be accomplished through the use of phone calls, texts, emails, or snail mail.

Because of this, it may be a good idea to have a backup email account that you solely use for comping. Create a new email account by signing up for a free email provider such as Hotmail, and make sure to use this email address if you enter any online contests. You should prepare yourself for a deluge of spam messages! But make sure to check your inbox for any messages that say “Congratulations!”

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