SPACE CASE-EP. 145 (The Case/History of SWEEPSTAKES)

On this week’s episode of SPACE CASE, you’ve automatically been entered to win; no purchase necessary! We’re taking you back to the golden era of cable TV when you could channel surf to your hearts content and in between these commercials were ads for fantasy “sweepstakes.” Even though sweepstakes are still alive and well, we’re cracking the case on mail-in entry style contests of yesteryear and giving you some history of how this all began PLUS some tips on how you can better your chances of winning to gain the title of a full blown “sweeper.” What were some contests and sweepstakes you always wanted to win?! Let us know!

References:

https://thehustle.co/biggest-sweepstakes-winners/

https://www.mashed.com/227602/the-untold-truth-of-danimals/

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/30981/you-may-already-be-winner-story-publishers-clearing-house

https://www.thebalanceeveryday.com/how-do-companies-draw-sweepstakes-winners-895286

https://www.thebalanceeveryday.com/do-people-really-win-sweepstakes-896753#:~:text=If%20you’ve%20ever%20asked,iPad%20%E2%80%8Bor%20Xbox%20One.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/winning-contests-and-sweepstakes-isnt-just-luck-ask-the-sweepers/2017/09/06/11dab032-82c5-11e7-902a-2a9f2d808496_story.html

https://www.thebalanceeveryday.com/why-companies-run-contests-896908#:~:text=Sweepstakes%20Provide%20Valuable%20Market%20Research&text=Why%3F,make%20future%20advertisements%20more%20effective.

https://www.thebalanceeveryday.com/what-to-expect-after-you-win-sweepstakes-904537

https://www.contestqueen.com/2009/so-why-do-companies-run-sweepstakes-contests/ 

https://www.sweepstakesbible.com/

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