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Lack of comps

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Has anyone noticed that there doesn't seem to be as many comps?  I used to spend all day comping and now done in a few hours. I suppose all companies are feeling the pinch 

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  • trueblondetrueblonde Forumite
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    Hertyabazas thanks, I have tried FB comps too many son stories, I was in about normal comps. I am a member of other comp sites but still not enough
  • mumto2boysmumto2boys Forumite
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    Disagree, plenty of comps out there, just not enough people posting them.
    Social media is awash with them and, if I could be bothered,  I could post between 100-150 new comps just from FB every week. 
     
    Totally agree, there are tons of fb/tw/ig comps out there for posting, and see lots of compers entering them, but few get posted on here.  
    StayHome * StaySafe * BeKind
  • trueblondetrueblonde Forumite
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    I am not on Twitter or Insta and too many sob stories on FB. 
  • tghe-retfordtghe-retford Forumite
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    Competition organisers have found out that they get just as much, if not more interaction and publicity from hosting small value prizes on social media networks and getting people to share than they could from bigger prizes via a web form. For those not on social networks like myself (either permabanned or not rejoining for moral reasons), I think there has been a significantly noticeable decline in non-social media competitions. Would need to run the figures though to verify that.
  • grinnerlynngrinnerlynn Forumite
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    lack of comps due to lack of people posting caused by the nightmare forum changes

    :A
  • stubrown55stubrown55 Forumite
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    Has anyone noticed that there doesn't seem to be as many comps?  I used to spend all day comping and now done in a few hours. I suppose all companies are feeling the pinch 

    I  agree - there seems to be a lot less competitions being posted on here since the forum change. But don't think it's necessarily because there are actually less competitions out there. Be interesting to have a look at other competition websites
    I've just caught up from yesterday in well under an hour.
    Perhaps the forum "leads" might have some figures/facts. Only 132 pages currently on the forum - I'm sure there used to be 200+ at times
    2018 wins - kids tennis set (WOW!)

    2019 wins - Thank God for TCB - a 10p and a 20p win :(

    2020 - NOWT yet

    Many thousands of Twitter entries without a sniff of a prize
  • BestNanBestNan Forumite
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    I'm pretty new to this so it's all very sad to hear but I actually prefer this forum to the zoo of Facebook!
    Comping is my slightly guilty pleasure, two wins so far and fingers crossed more to come :)
  • MoralDilemaMoralDilema Forumite
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    I am not on Twitter or Insta and too many sob stories on FB. 
    way too many of them.
    and the infernally annoying 'thanks for the chance'
    People should get an instant ban as soon as they type them words.
    Speak your mind.- Nobody else will do it for you.
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