What are the Best Sweepstakes to Enter?

Question: What are the Best Sweepstakes to Enter?
Focus Your Time on the Best Sweepstakes with the Best Odds
What are the best sweepstakes to enter? There are so many sweepstakes out there, and I can’t enter all of them every day. Of course, I’d prefer to spend my time entering the sweepstakes that I’m most likely to win. So how can I decide which are the best sweepstakes to enter, and which have the best odds of winning?
Answer: In general, you can say that there are three aspects of any sweepstakes that can increase your chances of winning: there are fewer competing entries, you can boost your number of entries, and more winners will be selected. Let’s look at each one:
The Best Sweepstakes Have Fewer Competing Entries
Some sweepstakes have an astonishingly low number of entries. When you have a 1 in 50 chance of winning as opposed to a 1 in 50,000, your odds are obviously much better. So how can you tell if a sweepstake has a lower than average number of entries?

READ FULL STORY ..By Sandra Grauschopf, About.com Guide
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Online Sweepstakes – What You Need To Know

by Derek Pliers

Sweepstakes are highly regulated in most countries. In the United States, many states have their own rules for sweepstakes, and a national sweepstakes must comply with each state’s laws. In Canada and other countries, Sweepstakes must be at least nominally a game of skill, to avoid being seen as gambling. Canadian sweepstakes will usually require entrants to solve a mathematical puzzle to enter. Continue reading

What Kinds of Sweepstakes Can I Enter?

By Sandra Grauschopf, About.com Guide

At any given time, there are tens of thousands of prize sweepstakes and giveaways available for people to enter. In order to make the sheer number of competitions more manageable, most sites – including this one – organize those sweepstakes by breaking them down into various categories. Categories let you focus on the sweepstakes that you really want to enter, while avoiding the ones that you can’t, or don’t want, to spend your time combing through.
To help make the various sweepstakes categories easier to understand, we’ll cover some different organization methods and examples of each type of classification. Read about what kinds of sweepstakes you can enter and decide which categories are the most important to you.
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Top 10 Freebies Myths

From Lee Seats, for About.com

I’ve been having fun with and writing about freebies for over ten years. As you might guess, I have encountered my share of “unbelievers” who take the cynical stance that nothing is free. Here are many of the myths that the skeptics mistake for obvious truths and my considered views on them:
1. There is no free lunch.
This cliché is taken as truth by many people. The statement means you pay for everything one way or another. I will agree that this is technically true most of the time. I try to locate free offers and free services that require very little effort, but every request for free offers or registration for a free service takes some time and some effort as well as giving up some privacy. However, I contend that if you have the time, enjoy doing it, and are careful the “cost” becomes negligible.
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Free Stuff Scams,Don’t be tricked by fake free stuff offers

Don’t be tricked by fake free stuff offers
by Lee Seatsfor About.com
The lure of free stuff is a powerful marketing tool and is used to good effect by many savvy marketers. Unfortunately, not every free stuff offer is what it appears to be. There are lots of great free stuff offers out there, but you need to use some healthy skepticism and resist the temptation to fall for free stuff scams.
Evaluating free stuff offers is pretty easy if you use a little common sense mixed with some knowledge and a bit of experience. Below are some tips to help you avoid the free stuff boondoggles:
Too good to be true – Offers that appear too good to be true are. Examine the motivation for the free offer. A free trial size shampoo makes sense because they are trying to sell shampoo. A free vacation is unlikely, unless there are large hidden charges or other commitments attached.
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Tools For Your Website For Free!

Internet marketing does not have to be an expensive business to get into especially with all the free tools available, such as blogs, HTML editors, competition analysis and graphic programs to name but a few.

The Free Blogging Program

The most popular blogging platform is WordPress. This is a powerful program and also a content management system, know in short as CMS.

A content management system does exactly that. It manages the content of your site. You may well ask why this is so important. The answer is that it makes it so simple for anyone to set up a website, submit content, and then have no need to worry further as the program will manage the content for you storing it up in categories, archives and the like.

Hundreds if not thousands of free plugins are available to enable you to use WordPress powerfully and easily. You will find a great selection of these at wp-plugins-dot-net.

Along with the plugins there are numerous free of charge WordPress templates available many of which can be located at the WordPress-dot-org site under the heading of Themes. Themes are available in every color and design, of two or three columns, which accept widgets, making sidebars easy to modify.

Free HTML Editors

Of all the HTML editors the two most popular free ones are NVUdev-dot-com and Notetab Lite (available at Notetab-dot-com). NVU is comparable to Dreamweaver and even though it might not be as powerful it provides enough power for most of us who just want to create basic websites.

Whether you use NVU, Dreamweaver, or Frontpage, it is highly recommended to have Notetab Lite on your computer. You can use it to edit HTML files. Not only is it quick and easy, but its free.

Graphics Programs for Free

The program that most people find ticks all the boxes is the powerful GIMP. With this program you can edit photographs along with other graphics and it supports the most popular file formats such as GIF, TIFF, PNG, PSD, and JPEG. It works with Windows XP and Vista, Mac, Linus, and Sun. You can view all its attributes at GIMP-dot-org.

Tutorials for HTML, WordPress, NVU, and GIMP

All the above mentioned programs have tutorials to help you. Some of the websites above host tutorials or you can carry out a search for “nvu tutorial,” “gimp tutorial,” or “wordpress tutorial.” A much used HTML tutorial can be found at BoogieJack-dot-com. One of the great things about the Web is all of the free tutorials available. If, however, you prefer a book format there is also a Dummies book for WordPress.

Get Going Today

Even if you are a complete novice, start by setting up a WordPress blog first of all. Its free, its easy and it won’t be long before you are creating your own website using some if not all of these powerful tools which are right here at your fingertips.

Hotel Online Games And Related More Free Stuff

A search in Google with the keywords “online games,” produced about 125 million results in less than a second, probably an increase of hundreds every hour. That should give you an idea of how popular online gaming.

Why online gaming is popular
The flexibility and diversity of online gaming are the two important factors make them so popular. It began with individuals must maintain and de-stress themselves in their own convenience in the comfort of their home, in front of their computers. But now, online gaming is no longer a means to entertain him, but is gradually becoming a platform to promote social networking.

Types of games
The Internet offers a variety of games on players from high-level strategic games to simple word games. Here is a non-exhaustive categorization of available games.

Action games: As the term suggests, these types of games, as well as his colleagues film, with a lot of struggle, everything from duels in the air-bombs. These games normally a story of survival or with a mission. The popular in this category include Counter-Strike, Day of Defeat, Stagnate, Battlefield, and Team Fortress Classic.

Adventure games: How action games, these games, usually have stories. Some are popular Lone Faction; send various stealth games, simulated games, and point-and-click games.

Role-Playing Games: These games are typically multi-player games. The popular include Dungeons & Dragons, World of War craft, City of Heroes, Fallen Earth, Xian, and Urban Dead.

Simulation games: These games are simulations of flights, space ships, submarines, trains, etc. They also simulated combat. Some popular simulation games are War Birds 2004, Air Attack, Astro Battle.

Strategy games: As the name suggests, these games are real-time games, in which a large amount of planning. Some are popular Allegiance, OGame, Earth 2025, King of chaos and warlord.

Racing Games:- These games are vehicle-simulation games. Some of the games are known Speed Devils, Rural Racer Super car racing, Tokyo Extreme Racer and Midnight Club.

Shooter games: They are basically action games, but because of the variety it offers, it is usually as a separate category. Some popular shooter games are Rained X, Metal Slug, and Space Harrier.

Sports Games, Sport game is simulating sports environments and offers pleasant gaming experience. The popular include Madden NFL Football, Tiger Woods Golf, on-line kicks, and super bike X.

Board games and puzzles: Some of the players are more interested in non-simulated, non-action games. Online, computer versions of popular board games appeal to this segment of players. Many games portals and online sites offer several single-and multi-player-player puzzles.

Card games: card games have gained popularity over the Internet as well. Card games such as Solitaire, Rummy, Poker, Blackjack, Bridge, and can now be played online.

Casino games: Online casinos are gaining popularity day by day. However, the online game is restricted by law in some countries, such as it is about money transactions.

Apart from the above, there are also other genres, such as family games, children’s games, arcade games, music, games, programming games, games for adults, educational games, board games, and in die games.

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