Sunday, 21 June 2015

WANT TO ENTER COMPETITIONS BUT DON'T KNOW WHERE TO FIND THEM? I HAVE A LIST TO GET YOU STARTED!!

Where to find UK competitions !!

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Now before I started writing this little blog of mine I used to spend a fair bit of time entering competitions mainly as a boredom buster for when hubby was working nights. I used to be pretty sceptical once upon a time ago especially with Facebook and Twitter competitions but having won a few now I love them. I don't have a lot of time to enter competitions these days but still enter the odd one now and again if they catch my eye. This year I won a Peppa Pig toddler bed for my youngest which I was over the moon about and it all ready and waiting for her when she's ready to move from her cot.
 
As a rule of thumb I personally only enter a competition if I would genuinely want or need the prize on offer although I have heard of people entering to sell prizes for the dosh but that's just not for me. I have found some of my now favourite sites and blogs just from clicking through to a competition and then getting lost in all the great stuff on their site. I've even liked something that was being offered as a prize I've just bought it, and it's a great way for companies to advertise.
 

So how do you find competitions to enter?

 
Well it took me a while to get to grips with finding competitions to enter and it took me a whole year to win anything!. You can keep an eye open on your Facebook and Twitter feeds of course but they can get lost after a while if your news feed is anything like mine. I have found a few sites and groups that list competitions and have really lovely community's to help, advise and share with.
 
 
The first ever competitions site I ever found was Loquax and it has a fab forum community. Its really easy to use and also has and chat and message function. Loquax UK
 
Super Lucky Me is a blog site started by Di Coke. She has literally everything you need to know about competitions in awesome how to guides and handy videos. There is also a huge list of Blogger hosted competitions. superlucky.me 
 
 
Probably one of the UK's biggest competitions site is The Prize Finder. The site pretty much covers every type of competition and the site is super easy to navigate. A great starting block for newbie compers! theprizefinder
 
 
Now this one I personally am not entirely convinced on but have heard of  loads of people having won from here. It works as a standard draw but you can entering once every day for the duration of the competition. The prizes always look amazing and I secretly jealous I have never won from them but definitely worth a shot. winsomething
 
 
Another big forum completions list and community that I'm actually relatively new too but wish I had known about a long time ago. Hosted on the  Money Saving Expert site is the Competitions time board Money saving expert competition forum
 
 You can also follow my Awesome giveaway Pinterest board where I pin all my favourite fellow bloggers competitions , my own and giveaways from my favourite sites! You can follow the bard here My Favourite Giveaways!

 
These are all sites that I thoroughly trust and still use myself if I have a bit of extra time. If I have missed any great sites or forums out please let me know so I can add them to the list share with others. If you host a list of competitions and want it added send me your details and I'll have a look.
 

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