The PR Guru

December 17, 2009

And the winner is…

Congratulations to john at headline promotions, subscriber to this blog and winner of our laptop competition!

The lucky beggar has won an Advent Roma 1000, with a 2.2GHz Intel Celeron processor, 160GB hard drive, and 3MB memory. And it comes complete with Windows 7 OS and Microsoft Office 2007 too!

Just get in touch with us at Richard Swancott Associates as soon as possible and we’ll get your prize over to you!

We were inundated with entries – over 600 in all – but there can only be one winner (because I don’t want to bankrupt the company!) and John’s name was picked out of a hat last night.

So thanks to everyone who entered, and keep your eye on this blog because we’ll be running more competitions next year!

And in between we will be updating it with fantastic tips on improving your PR campaigns, podcasts with well-known entrepreneurs, video blogs and general musings on any PR gaffe in the news at the time!


December 16, 2009

Deadline extended!

Due to our workload we’ve had to postpone the prize draw for a few hours – so you now have until 5pm to enter the competition!

For those of you who have been asleep for the past three weeks, we are giving away this fabulous laptop this evening! It’s worth £400 and comes with Microsoft Office 2007, and Windows 7.

All you’ve got to do to enter is subscribe to this blog, follow me on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook, or pass me a referral.

We’ll handle everything else, and get the prize out to the lucky winner in tomorrow’s post.

Once more, just a recap of those T&Cs: no-one related or connected to Richard Swancott, or working for Richard Swancott Associates, is eligible for the competition. And you must be UK-based to stand a chance.

Apart from that it’s open to everyone, and you can enter as many times as you like!

Good luck!

December 13, 2009

Three days to go!

Win win win win win win

Just a quick reminder folks – the most generous PR agency in Staffordshire is giving a laptop away on Wednesday!

This is the little beauty. It comes with Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2007 – an ideal Christmas pressie or maybe just a treat for yourself!

There are four ways to enter, and you can enter more than once, but make sure you do it before 12noon on Wednesday, cos that’s when we’re doing the draw.

You can either:

Follow me on Twitter:

Subscribe to this blog

Become a fan on Facebook (search for Richard Swancott Associates):

Or pass us a referral

Simple really.

One lucky subscriber will get this before Christmas!

We’ll notify the winner on Wednesday afternoon and get the prize in the post the same day.

There are just a couple of conditions: no-one connected with me or Richard Swancott Associates can enter (that’s friends, family or staff), and you must be based in the UK to win.

Good luck!

November 25, 2009

Christmas has come (a bit) early

Very rarely do I get overcome by the Christmas Spirit this early. In fact, usually, I refuse to accept Christmas is here until about 6pm on Dec 24th.

This year has been so good though that I’m prepared to make an exception. For some bizarre reason I have decided to give away a fantastic, brand new laptop!

Win win win win win win

And one of you, my wonderful readers, will be the lucky winner!

I wonder if the other PR agencies in Staffordshire are feeling this benevolent? Does this always happen to PR people, or is it just me?

Anyway it’s a great bit of kit, with webcam, 3GB memory and 160GB hard drive, and that Windows 7 everyone’s banging on about. Oh and Microsoft Office 2007.

It’s worth about £400 altogether. I must be losing my mind.

All you have to do is subscribe to this blog (and leave a comment), follow me on Twitter, or become a fan of Richard Swancott Associates on Facebook.

You could even do all three as there’s no limit to the number of entries – why not give yourself a better chance of winning?

What a nice Christmas pressie for someone

The closing date is Wed 16th Dec and we’ll be accepting no entries after 12noon. We’ll do the draw that afternoon and sprint to the Post Office in time to get it over to you. P&P is free too.

As always though with these things, there has to be some rules. No-one associated with me (i.e. family and friends), or anyone employed by Richard Swancott Associates is allowed to enter.

No ITV-style competition rigging here, thank you very much.

And you have to be UK based to stand a chance of winning.

So, that’s it! Good luck, and will someone please wake me up in January when all this nonsense is over?!

Bah humbug.

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