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.

First love! First car! Great competition!


Do you hold a special place in your heart for your very first car? Then check out Direct Line’s fab new competition where you can win back your first car.


This is a judged comp so think hard about why you loved your first car so much. You’ve got time to mull it over though as this is open until 15th April.


The shortlist of entrants may be contacted for more information about the car and their driving licence details in the week commencing 18th April.


This carries a huge prize with the ‘first car’ being refurbished to its previous condition where necessary or a car refurbished to resemble the first car worth up to a massive £20,000!


The winner will be emailed by 2 May and the full terms and conditions can be found here.


Motor on over (excuse the pun) to Direct Line and get entering – good luck!


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