People see most forms of advertising as an annoyance. Sweepstakes are different; they encourage people to reach out to companies, making them more amenable to listen to what sponsors have to say.
To show that sweepstakes really can help build loyal fans for sponsors, About.com readers share their stories of products they bought because of sweepstakes and came to love.
A description is adequate for most products but food items or health products may require a sample for me to try. Most of the time, I can add something new to my life. If not, the company is no worse…More
The sweepstakes introduced me to both the product and the idea of purchasing the flat-screen television, or a product of similar nature. I hadn't heard of the brand, and the website presentation was …More
After entering a Jelly Belly sweepstakes I clicked around on their website and discovered that I can order large quantities of jelly beans online - directly from their store! Not only that - but I co…More
In each situation, I entered a drawing to win the product and after learning about the product, I thought, wow, that is just so neat I don't want to forget the site nor risk not having one, and retur…More