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Not Winning Sweepstakes? How to Deal with Sweepstakes Frustration

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"I've been entering sweepstakes for months, and I'm not winning any prizes. Will I ever win? Am I doing something wrong? Why aren't I winning more often?" Do these questions sound familiar? Winning sweepstakes sounds easy, but when you're entering a lot of contests and you aren't winning, that's when the going gets tough. But that doesn't mean that the tough should get going! Read these tips on how to deal with sweepstakes frustration, and hang in there until your prizes start rolling in.
  1. What's Normal When It Comes to Winning Sweepstakes?
  2. Are You Doing Something Wrong with Your Sweepstakes Entries?
  3. How to Deal with Sweepstakes Frustration
  1. Make Entering Sweepstakes More Fun
  2. See Who's Really Winning
  3. Now That You're Motivated to Win...

What's Normal When It Comes to Winning Sweepstakes?

When you're entering 25, 50, 100, or more sweepstakes every day, it seems like a prize must be just around the corner, right? So it is so frustrating when your inbox remains clear of congratulations messages, no affidavits show up at your door, and your phone is silent.

But here's what a lot of sweepers don't realize: gaps of weeks, or even months, between wins isn't unusual. These articles help you get a feel for what's normal when it comes to winning prizes. (The good news: a gap between prizes doesn't mean that you're doing something wrong. Your dream prize could show up tomorrow.)

Are You Doing Something Wrong with Your Sweepstakes Entries?

A dry spell between wins is not unusual, and it shouldn't be a reason for you to stop entering sweepstakes. But there are things that you could be doing to handicap your chances of winning. Here is a collection of articles about sweepstakes mistakes to avoid.

How to Deal with Sweepstakes Frustration

Even people who know that it's normal to go a while between wins get frustrated with sweepstakes. You might be tempted to just give up on winning, but here are some better ideas!

Make Entering Sweepstakes More Fun

Filling out one sweepstakes entry form after another is frustrating. But there's more to sweepstakes than just hitting fill and submit over and over again. Here are some things that you can do to have some fun, and at the same time boost your motivation to win more sweepstakes.

See Who's Really Winning

When I feel like I'll never win sweepstakes again, I like to read about other winners. After all, if they can win, so can I! Here are some ways to find great winners' stories and use them to motivate yourself.

Now That You're Motivated to Win...

If the tips above helped you feel more motivated to win, here are some sweepstakes to enter right now. Good luck!

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