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July 2011


Hotels.com's Memory Lane Sweepstakes

Take a trip down memory lane this summer for a chance to create many more with Hotels.com.

You can win a $1,000 Visa gift card and a two-night stay for two at the Hilton Resort and Spa in San Diego as part of Hotels.com's Take a Trip Down Memory Lane Sweepstakes. Three runners-up will get a $100 gas card, and 21 daily winners will take home a video camera.

To enter, visit Facebook.com/HotelsDotCom and "like" it. Then, fill out the form and upload a picture of your favorite vacation memory.  

The contest runs through August 15.


JVC's BlackCrystal HDTV Giveaway

You may have seen the electronic billboard in Times Square that debuted over the July 4th weekend when JVC introduced its new BlackCrystal Series of HDTVs, and now you can get your hands (and eyes) on a set for free.

JVC is giving away a 47-inch BlackCrystal HDTV, as well as a 37- and 32-inch model, to three lucky entrants in the BlackCrystal Sweepstakes.

For your chance to win, visit JVC.com/BlackCrystalSweeps and fill out the form. There is no purchase necessary to register, and the contest runs through July 31.

You can also learn more about the BlackCrystal series by visiting TV.JVC.com/index.jsp.


Textbook gift cards for college students

Everyone knows textbooks are expensive, so Barnes and Noble is giving away two $1,000 gift cards to help two lucky college students pay their bills.

If you are 18 years or older, a U.S. resident and enrolled at an accredited college or university, you can enter the Barnes and Noble Back to School Sweepstakes for your chance get your back-to-school needs covered.

To enter, visit BarnesandNoble.com/u/back-to-school-sweepstakes/379002993/ and fill out the form. You can enter once daily through August 11.



Armor All Car Care and eBay gift cards

Keep your summer (and your ride) stylish by entering the Armor All Summertime Shine Sweepstakes for your chance to win a complete car care kit and a $500 eBay gift card.

To enter, go to eBay.com/ArmorAllSweeps, log in to eBay and then fill out the form. Each week until the contest ends on September 22, one entrant will win an Armor All Care Care Kit, with glass wipes, protectant, tire foam and ultra shine and wax. One grand prize winner will take home a $500 eBay gift card.

One entry is allowed per day.


Free ice cream from Ben and Jerry's Scoop Truck

New York City is in the midst of a sweltering summer, but the Ben and Jerry's Scoop truck is back to cool you down with free ice cream!

The truck is back in action, and this time there's even more delicious ice cream to share. The truck will be in the Big Apple until July 29th, so follow @BenJerrysTruck on Twitter and tweet your location to have #OMGFreeBenJerrys delivered to you! You can also post your location at Facebook.com/BenJerry.

For more information on the Scoop Truck, visit BenJerry.com/flavors/feature/2011-truck-tour


Lollapalooza tickets from Clearasil

Your skin should rock. And with the help of Clearasil and the Science of Looking Awesome, you can really make it sing.

Enter the Rock Your Skin sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip for two to Lollapalooza in Chicago (8/4 to 8/7), complete with airfare, hotel accommodations at the Hard Rock Hotel and passes for the Clearasil VIP lounge. You'll also win tons of Clearasil products to help your face rock as much as your body will at the concert.

This year's festival is headlined by Eminem, Coldplay, Foo Fighters and Muse.

Five second-prize winners will receive a year's supply of select Clearasil products.

To enter, visit Facebook.com/ClearasilUS and "like" it. Then, fill out the entry form. The contest ends today (July 22). 


$50,000 small business marketing makeover

Attention small business owners: Your biz could go high profile with a $50,000 marketing makeover from UPS.

The UPS Store has launched The Promotion Promotion, with a $50,000 multimedia advertising campaign grand prize that will allow you to promote your small business with some big advertising tools. Other great prizes include an iPads and $500 gift cards.

To enter the contest, which is open to all business owners who are U.S. residents and who have five or fewer employees, visit Facebook.com/TheUPSStore and "like" it. Then, fill out the entry form. The prizes will be awarded via drawing over the contest's six-week period, except for the grand prize.

The $50,000 marketing campaign will be determined by a panel of judges, who will grade the entry on the following criteria:

30 percent based on the best response to the question: "Tell us something unique about your business."

30 percent based on the best response to the question: "What inspired you to start your business?"

30 percent based on the best response to the question: "If you could tell someone one thing about your business, what would it be?"

10 percent based on the overall creativity, uniqueness and quality of information provided in response to all the promotion questions.

The contest runs through August 31. CLICK HERE for the official rules.



Moe's I Love Queso Giveaway

Do you love cheese? So does Moe's Southwest Grill, and today they're celebrating with Free Queso Day! All day long Wednesday, Moe's will be offering a free 6-ounce cup of queso to every customer, no strings attached.

And while you're at it, share your love for Moe's Queso by entering the Dance Your Queso Off contest for a chance to win $10,000. To enter, visit ILoveQueso.com and submit a dance video no longer than 30 seconds showing off your sweet moves. Moe's panel of judges will consider originality, video quality, dance moves and the viewer-voted dance-off rankings.

Get more info on free queso Wednesday and a list of locations at Moes.com and Facebook.com/MoesSouthwestGrill. Visit ILoveQueso.com by July 24 to enter the dance contest.



Southwest's anniversary giveaway

Southwest Airlines is celebrating its 40th birthday by giving away free vacations.

Ten lucky winners will win a trip for two to one of the following destinations: Las Vegas, Orlando, Clearwater, Ft. Lauderdale, Phoenix, Anaheim, San Francisco and New York City. The grand prize includes round-trip airfare, three-night hotel stay and four-day car rental.

For details and to enter, visit SouthwestVacations.com/Anniversary. The contest ends today (July 19).


iPads from Oprah

Oprah might be done giving away her "favorite things" to audiences, but that doesn't mean she's forgotten about her fans.

Now, Oprah is giving away two iPads as part of the Family and Fun at Your Fingertips Sweepstakes II (the first promotion was so popular, they decided to have another!).

The iPad offers easy ways to stay connected with your family, friends, the news and much more, with one little swipe of the finger. One lucky winner will take home two iPads, each pre-loaded with cool apps designed to help you stay connected to the important things in your life.

To enter, visit Oprah.com/relationships/Family-and-Fun-at-Your-Fingertips-ipad-Sweepstakes/1 and fill out the form. The contest runs through August 12 and is open to all U.S. residents ages 21 and older.