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How to Participate in a Twitter Party Using Tweetgrid

If you are participating in a Twitter party you may wonder how you can keep up with everything the main party conversation your tweets and the party hosts One way to keep up with it all is by using a website called Tweetgrid. Tweetgrid is setup with multiple columns. How to Use ... Read More...

What To Do When You’re Not Winning (Dry Spells)

Everyone goes through it - not winning - or as we like to call them dry spells. No one can win all of the time. It can get a little frustrating when you spend so much time entering sweepstakes but don't win on a regular basis. Here are some things you can do if you aren't winning. Don't Stop ... Read More...

5 Ways to Tell If A Winning Email is a Scam

I get a lot of emails and some of them are outright scams. If you aren't careful you will fall into believing the scams because frankly, some of them look very real. Here are just some of the ways you can tell if a winning email is a scam. First: If the email comes from the UK or Africa ... Read More...

Smartphone SnapTag Sweepstakes – What Are They, How to Enter Them

Smartphone/Microsoft Tag Sweepstakes Have Arrived: You have your Twitter contests, Facebook promotions, blog giveaways, instant win games, text to win promotions, mail-in sweepstakes, online sweepstakes and now SMARTPHONE TAG SWEEPSTAKES! These tagging sweepstakes are already showing up online, ... Read More...

Using Google Alerts to Track Down Wins and Find Sweepstakes

I learned some valuable at 4 am this morning, Google Alerts rock! You see, I got an email alerting me that my name was just published somewhere online. I have a Google Alert setup for "Wendy Limauge" and when someone uses my full name like that I get a Google alert email. What was so good about ... Read More...

Sign up for the FREE Sweeping 101 e-Course to Learn how to Win

If you found Sweeties Sweeps it is because you read an article, saw it on TV, or someone told you about the "win what you can't afford" motto that is taught on this site. You want to know how you can get in on the goods for yourself and starting winning some cash, trips, cars, and other things that ... Read More...

Tax Time: How to Claim Prize Winnings on your Taxes

It's just about that time again, tax time, and if you have won prizes this year through sweepstakes you will want to read this post. I wrote this last year and it is still valid this year. I just updated it a bit with new information Maybe you have questions like this one on paying taxes for ... Read More...

How To Find Out If You Won A Twitter Contest

Now that you know how to enter Twitter contests you will also want to know how to find out if you won a prize from that Twitter giveaway you just entered. Cher asked: No too long ago after reading your column on Twitter contest I decided to sign up. However I really only go onto Twitter to enter ... Read More...

How To Enter 500 Sweepstakes A Day

Someone asked me how people are able to enter 100, 200 or 500 sweepstakes a day. It isn't that hard really and should only take you a half hour to an hour if you are truly organized. And, it all depends on how fast your computer is and your Internet connection.One way I suggest you can use to ... Read More...

How To Organize Your Sweepstakes Entries Using Bookmarks

Many people ask me how I keep track of my sweepstakes entries. I don't have a perfect system and don't use any special program to do it. I actually just use my Bookmarks list in Firefox and Chrome. In Internet Explorer they are called Favorites. Using bookmarks or favorites is one of the easiest ... Read More...

How To Be a Responsible Sweeper

Sweepstakes were never intended to be a hobby and they are not designed with the sweepstakes enthusiast, or sweeper, in mind. A sweepstakes, first and foremost, is a marketing and promotion tool for the company who sponsors it. They use it to promote their business to gain more customers and ... Read More...

How Are You Notified When You Win A Sweepstakes?

I get lots of questions about sponsors and judging agencies might notify you if you win a prize. Here is a list of some of the ways you might be notified. Notification by Mail: You might receive a letter, either in a regular envelope or certified, in the mail telling you that you won a prize. ... Read More...

How to Send a Tweet on Twitter

What is a tweet anyway and who the heck is Twitter? These are the questions I ask myself and wonder where they even came up with those names. Let me break it down for you so it won't be so confusing and so you can send a tweet when you want to enter a Twitter Contest often referred as a Twitaway or ... Read More...

How to Use Twitter to Win Prizes

How can you use Twitter to win prizes?Well first, you need to know what Twitter is if you are going to use it.Twitter is a service that helps friends, family, and co-workers communicate quickly and easily through short updates using 140 characters or less.It is kind of like using a chat program ... Read More...

Win More By Entering Local Sweepstakes for Your State!

Want to win more cash and prizes? Why yes, thank you. Don't we all? Your best chance of winning a prize outside of entering national instant win games or sweepstakes with thousands of prizes is to enter local, more focused sweepstakes. We call them restricted sweeps because they are only for certain ... Read More...