Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:19:42 +00002014-03-03T08:19:42ZOne of the most common questions I get about sweepstakes is how many sweepstakes should be entered every day. For example, I received an email from Steve in Lake Villa, IL who was counting up how many sweepstakes he enters every day and started wondering how many sweepstakes other About.com Contests readers enter.
If you're feeling a little frustrated with how much you've won, reading the comments might help you feel more inspired. Real people just like you have been winning. Maybe next month it will be you reporting some big prizes.
Here are some tips that can help, too:
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:00:24 +00002014-02-24T17:00:24Z(image)
All last year, starting on January 20th and closing at the end of the year, you could have entered to win a new truck from the Chrysler group. And boy, a lot of people did! Today, the winner has been announced from among nearly a million entries. And the lucky person was...
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 13:10:50 +00002014-02-23T13:10:50ZFrom August 28th through December 31st, 2013, you could enter to win a $34,000 customized truck from Frank's RedHot's Ultimate Tailgate Truck Sweepstakes. And now, CherokeeTribune.com has a piece announcing the lucky winner.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:57:38 +00002014-02-21T12:57:38ZI was recently interviewed by associate producer Laura Mayer from NPR's "On the Media," who was covering the sweepstakes hobby from the perspective of an interesting way to earn money and more from home. Laura became interested in how to use sweepstakes to earn money and other prizes from home when a friend of hers took it up after losing her job. Laura got in touch with me to find out more about the hobby of entering sweepstakes. Want to hear the interview? It's available online here: Win a Million-Dollar Mansion from Your Home Computer. If you've always wondered how I sound in person, here's your chance to find out, too (spoiler: I talk too fast!)
The interview also shares a really interesting conversation that Laura had with HGTV Dream Home Winner Don Cruz, who spoke about how his huge win changed his life for the better, and how he is still eagerly entering to win the Dream Home.
I'd love to hear what you thought of the piece, too. Click on the "comments" link below to share your thoughts. Enjoy!
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 06:53:51 +00002014-02-20T06:53:51Z(image)
According to a CNN article, a store in California has reported selling a winning Powerball ticket. The winner hasn't stepped forward yet, but when he or she does, they'll be able to turn that ticket in for a massive $425 million prize! There was only one winning ticket sold, so the winner won't have to split the jackpot.
The lucky winner beat odds of 175 million to one to match all six numbers including the Powerball to take home the jackpot.
Think it might be you? If you bought a ticket at Dixon Landing Chevron gas station in Milpitas, California, be sure to check your numbers. The winning numbers were 1, 17, 35, 49, 54 and 34 for the Powerball.
Want to up your odds of winning a lottery prize? Check out my article, Lottery-Winning Tips that Really Work. Good luck!
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