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    • Marg2k8
    • By Marg2k8 1st Mar 13, 8:39 AM
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    Number of entries into competitions
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    • 1st Mar 13, 8:39 AM
    Number of entries into competitions 1st Mar 13 at 8:39 AM
    I have read a couple of threads today about the number of entries into competitions.

    One was for the huge number of entries into the ITV competitions. Another mentioned the daily competition to win a pack of batteries. I thought it might be interesting to have a thread dedicated to listing the number of entries that a particular competition had. So if for example you have had a WEM that states that you have been selected out of 3957 entries to win a pushchair for example, would you mind listing the brief details here, so that we can all see.
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    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 1st Apr 17, 9:47 PM
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    The long running daily from Jennings Brewery now coming to an end says

    Since the Explore Galore promotion started in 2013, there have been over 12 million entries (pints pulled)
    Assuming a Jan 2013 start that would break down to around 2,700 people having 3 goes a day (about 56,700 entries per weekly competition) for 4.25 years
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 21st Apr 17, 10:36 AM
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    AO TW comp to win a "Hoover Wi-Fi Fridge Freezer" just required a retweet

    3,118 entries (6% of their followers)

    AO FB comp to win a "Samsung Fridge freezer" required a screen shot of their video at the correct moment

    4,613 entries (0.26% of their followers)


    (Although twitter entry route was quick and easy like many they have more FB followers than Twitter ones - 1,805,938 to 51,750)
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 26th Apr 17, 1:51 PM
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    Home Bargains are just silly numbers, 18 hours in and a FB "like" for a 100 voucher has over 28,500 entries (their last one for the same value prize ended with 30,280 entries on one post and 29,066 on another)
    Last edited by mjm3346; 26-04-2017 at 1:55 PM.
    • Marg2k8
    • By Marg2k8 28th May 17, 3:31 PM
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    This competition had over 4000 entries.

    • Marg2k8
    • By Marg2k8 28th May 17, 3:38 PM
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    This one had 1160 entries.

    • compingtinkertink2010
    • By compingtinkertink2010 28th May 17, 5:47 PM
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    I'd love to know how many on average the monthly kipling comp gets when you have to guess how many have entered it this month - nigh impossible for me as I am never close on these type of comps!
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 4th Jul 17, 3:06 PM
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    Wyke Farm weekly free cheese Friday FB like/TW RT

    FB 2,100 entries from almost 70,000 followers (page likes)
    TW 1,620 entries from almost 33,300 followers
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 9th Sep 17, 11:07 PM
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    I'd love to know how many on average the monthly kipling comp gets when you have to guess how many have entered it this month - nigh impossible for me as I am never close on these type of comps!
    Originally posted by compingtinkertink2010
    Some guesses here

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5701137


    This one to "Win an Apple TV (Gleam)"

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5693879

    with 55 mins left had 11614 entries - anyone with the maximum possible 16 entries has odds of about 725/1

    (Ended with 11644)
    Last edited by mjm3346; 10-09-2017 at 10:21 PM. Reason: end info
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 14th Sep 17, 10:55 PM
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    National Lottery FB competition to win 1,000 in hourly slots had over 10,000 entries an hour for 3 of the hours it was running and most of the rest had over 9,000 an hour.
    • Zanzib
    • By Zanzib 14th Sep 17, 11:03 PM
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    https://www.facebook.com/DunelmUK/videos/10155466533710272/ this is still running, doesn't finish until the 17/9 and it already has 1,8k comments.
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 20th Oct 17, 9:16 AM
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    Now Music Friday twitter comp (RT) for a couple of albums, last 2 weeks 2,100 and 2,000 entries
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 17th Nov 17, 9:22 PM
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    From another thread

    My aunty won a set of notebooks on Mag Dailies. She received a letter saying she was the winner amongst c.12,600!
    Originally posted by Sunny Saver
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 19th Nov 17, 12:52 PM
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    Seabrook Crisps often run competitions to win a box of crisps on twitter, the retweet ones generally get up to 3,000 entries (they have 27,300 followers)
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 6th Feb 18, 10:03 PM
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    Not an individual competition but

    Last year, more than 500,000 people entered competitions to win a Product of the Year goodybag
    Internet goodness 25012
    • Marg2k8
    • By Marg2k8 24th Feb 18, 5:31 PM
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    Had a bit of time on my hands today, so I thought I would have a look at a few rafflecopters or gleams ended recently and these are how many entries they had;

    Decade hamper 4955
    Apricot orange butterfly handbag 2365
    a copy of Where Have all the Animals Gone? 2155
    Cassie cat Trunki 6500
    SuperZings Collectable Toys Starter Pack 30993
    Pair of Cortex games 4855

    Most of these would have numerous entry options
    Last edited by Marg2k8; 24-02-2018 at 6:09 PM.

    • ikkle87
    • By ikkle87 24th Feb 18, 8:27 PM
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    Had a bit of time on my hands today, so I thought I would have a look at a few rafflecopters or gleams ended recently and these are how many entries they had;

    Decade hamper 4955
    Apricot orange butterfly handbag 2365
    a copy of Where Have all the Animals Gone? 2155
    Cassie cat Trunki 6500
    SuperZings Collectable Toys Starter Pack 30993
    Pair of Cortex games 4855

    Most of these would have numerous entry options
    Originally posted by Marg2k8
    The thing with these figures is it all depends on how many entries the tasks earnt.

    For example the Decade Hamper at 4955 could have had more entries than the 30993 because the tasks to enter were worth less.

    If it had 5 tasks at 1 entry each that would be 991 people if everyone did all 5 tasks but the Super Zings could have been 5 tasks worth 10 entries each which would have been 620 people if every entrant did each task once.

    Sometimes bloggers make their tasks worth a lot more because then their entrant numbers look a lot higher than they are which makes them more desirable to other companies who want them to run a giveaway for them, so never look at a rafflecopter and think jeez its got xxxxx amount of entries i won't bother cos it could actually be not that many entrants at all x
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    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 24th Feb 18, 10:34 PM
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    If the 30993 is like some of their others there will be 16 ways to enter worth in total 33 for the one offs and 24 for daily entries so if you did all the entries possible for one day you would have 57 entries out of the 30933, giving you overall odds of about 540 to 1 - entering every day for a week (201 entries) would cut the odds to about 153 to 1.
    Internet goodness 25012
    • lovetowinacar
    • By lovetowinacar 27th Feb 18, 4:57 PM
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    Take a Break etc
    I have just read a few of these pages and have searched to see if TAB etc on here...

    Would anyone know how many entries the mags like TAB, Chat etc get each week...that must be HUGE!
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 27th Feb 18, 7:29 PM
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    I have just read a few of these pages and have searched to see if TAB etc on here...

    Would anyone know how many entries the mags like TAB, Chat etc get each week...that must be HUGE!
    Originally posted by lovetowinacar
    Circulation for TAB has now dipped to just below 500,000 from over 900,000 less than 10 years ago (but it still sells more than Chat and That's Life combined).

    If 10% of people who buy TAB enter the competitions that would give you 50,000 entries a week plus those from people who don't buy it.

    TV Choice sells almost 1.2 million a week but the percentage of entrants vs circulation is likely to be much lower as the competitions are far more part of the main purpose of TAB than they are for TV choice (whatever the actual percentages are).
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    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 9th Apr 18, 4:54 PM
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    A weekly FB L,S and T for 100 from Love it magazine has been getting between roughly 620 and 900 entries, this week is close to 1,000 with 3 days to go
    Internet goodness 25012
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