5 Tips to Win More Instant Win Prizes in Contests

All Contests don't offer instant gratification with an instant winner pop up telling you what amazing prize you just won! ....So when you come across a contest that has an instant win portion to it...take advantage of these few tips to better your chances of winning!

As an avid contest entrant, instant wins are among the most of my wins.

5 Tips to Win More Instant Win Prizes in Contests

Tips to Winning More Instant Win Contests

1.  Read all rules and regulations of the contest. Some rules and regulations may tell you on what days and times prizes are likely to be awarded. Not always but I have come across many that share this info in the small print of their contest rules.

2.  Pop Up Blockers can lead to a missed prize. Some contests have an instant winner box pop up when you have won a prize. If it gets blocked you can go to your settings and unblock it, BUT the system that the contest holder is having my not allow that form to be refreshed. Only takes one second to disable your pop up blockers before entering an instant win contest.

3.  Time of day matters. High peak times of people online where the contest is getting swamped with people trying to win a prize is most likely the time that the contest settings have been set to not go off. Most of my instant wins have happened from 2 am - 5 am. Middle of the night when many aren't online is the best time. If it's a daily entry contest enter at different times each day. Don't enter at the same time every day.

4.  Browsers have proven to be a trick too. Some instant win contests simply perform better on different browsers. Sometimes the rules and regulations will state that, but often times they won't.

5.  Pin Codes can yield some amazing high value prizes and are usually found on the product packaging of the brand holding the contest. You enter your pin and see if you are an instant winner. For serious contesters buying minimum two of the product to have the entries is common. And for a contest that is running for awhile you could find yourself with a few pin codes. TIP: Do not enter them all in one session. If your first pin entered is not a winner, come back later in a few hours or even the next day. Don't waste your pins after your first lose. 

Good luck in every contest you enter! 

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