Mail in entries for contests are a great way to enter a contest that requires a purchase. People have won some very large prizes using the mail in entry option, and the option is worth checking out.
In Canada a contest is required by law to include a no purchase entry option to any contest that asks for a purchase. Utilising that option can sometimes really pay off.
Newbie Mail In Entry Mistakes
If you are going to put the money out on stamps and envelopes you want to make sure that your entry gets counted. There are a few newbie mistakes to avoid to ensure you get entered.