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Guidelines for radio phone contests

I’ve had a great deal of success at winning radio station contests where you need to be caller 7. I have a few tips to remember.  Not all are exactly how stations do it, but for the most part these guidelines work....

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Don’t sweat the small stuff

One of the first things I can offer you is this:  Don’t sweat the small stuff. I get people often mentioning small contests that they end up spending way too much time on.  One particular one is a Pepsi contest where most...

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Ontario Lotto Unclaimed Money

I’m not much of a lotto player. I’ve played in the past, but I’ve also come to realize the odds of winning are so low, I’m throwing away money when I play. That said, there’s a news article that came out saying in Ontario there...

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My favourite win

I get asked this a fair bit.  What’s my favourite contest win.  Easy.  Barbados. I remember getting the call from a local radio station.  I had registered at a conference where the station had a booth.  And that Friday...

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One of those days

I could feel it when the alarm went off at 7:00AM today.  I should have slapped an ‘out-of-order’ sticker on my forehead and went back to sleep. First thing after waking – as I usually do – I logged on to...

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Be picky with what you enter

I don’t know about you, but when I enter a contest, one fo the first things I figure out is if I want/need the prize offered.  Common sense, right? Seriously, if the prize is a box of feminine products, why would I bother...

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Another win

This one isn’t a big win, but it’s still much appreciated. Last night I won a Facebook contest for a $40 gift card for a local bar/restaurant. M&M is a local place, kinda like Cheers.  Everybody likes the wings...

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My first post.  Truly exciting times. Starting Monday, I look to start populating TheArtOfWinning.ca database with dozens of contests for you to enter.  Tons of chances to win.  That’s daily. And you CAN win.  In the past...

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Meet Rick

Rick Couchman is the guy behind this Contesting in Canada website. Feel free to check us out. We're always glad to get your questions or feedback in our About/Contact section. Cheers!

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