SP Xtra: Editor's Blog

Hi, my name's Sammy and I'm the Editor of Simply Prizes magazine. Every week I'll be bringing you an update or two about any interesting competitions I find or any comping news. Plus I'll bring you any competitions or offers I find.

Turn that takeaway into £25k!

 

I had a great birthday last week and win wise March is shaping up to be the best month of 2017 so far! Over this last week I’ve won a Clogau sterling silver locket worth £249 and a signed Amy Boulden putter head cover from Lady Golfer, some Idealia peeling lotion from Vichy, a Fujifilm Instax camera and my case of wine turned up too! So all in all a rather successful week! 

Sammy's wine win

Now if you plan on celebrating Mother’s Day Sunday keep an eye out for any last minute comps! There are still plenty doing the rounds especially on social media and you may find that there might be some running on the actual day itself. Using the hashtag #mothersdaycompetition or similar will help to find them.

 

Talking of hashtags keep an eye out for any themed comps tomorrow that promoters may run in line with Red Nose Day! And seeing that it is also Freebie Friday you might find some companies will run extra special giveaways! #RedNoseDay2017 #RedNoseDayCompetition are both hashtags you can try! And there is still time to go and buy your Red Nose for any photo comps that are out there!

 

Don’t forget that McDonald’s famous Monopoly giveaway started yesterday and there are literally thousands of things you can win from free food to a massive £25,000 in cash! So if you fancy a takeout head on down to your local restaurant. Mine’s a Big Mac!

 

The chances to win don’t stop there either; you’ll have a new batch of social media competitions to enter tomorrow so keep your eyes peeled for your Friday update!

 

And as always I’ll be around in the evenings via our Facebook page if you fancy a comping chat!

 

Enjoy your Freebie Friday and have a great weekend! And for all you Mums out there make the most of being pampered on Sunday.

 

Sammy x

Tuesday Talk! (And a little prize draw!)

 

There are always hundreds of EOM (end of month) comps doing the rounds and I just wondered how many of you managed to be organised enough to do them? Every month I tell myself to start entering them in the middle of the month by doing a few each day so I’m not so inundated on the last day, but I never do! So tonight I’ll be settling down as early as I can and ploughing my way through as many as I can. (Vowing to myself that things will be different next month, ha ha!)

 

I tend to be quite organised with my comping routine but the EOM stuff just beats me every time. My main comping time is in the evenings but I do try and sneak some dailies in through the day if I can. I concentrate on staying a few days ahead of the closing dates so I can have an evening off every weekend and I keep a spreadsheet of wins to track prizes.

 

So, how do you organise your comping? I’d love to hear from you and I’d like to post the best tips on our Facebook page to help other compers get their game into gear! So you can either post on our wall  or email me at: info@oxonpress.co.uk. And at the end of the month I’ll choose my favourite to win a little something.

 

Chat soon!

 

Sammy x