"Best Sweepstakes Newsletter" is a monthly publication offered by "Best Publications", edited by Nick Taylor, and located in Plymouth, Minnesota. This newsletter definitely has Minnesota style, and having grown up a Minnesota girl for my teenage years and up into adulthood, I find it to be simple, crisp and clean, yet effective... just like the state.
Best Sweepstakes Newsletter is available in paper format by postal mail, or online with Adobe Reader, in pdf format. Subscription prices start at around thirteen dollars, and go up to about twenty-seven, so its a nice bargain to begin with.
The basic layout of this newsletter is simple, making it easy to follow and easy on the eyes. The front page, one of twelve pages, holds the current month's reader-submitted article, along with the three winning captions and cartoon for the monthly "cartoon caption" contest. Inside you will find the next page holding the usual customer service modules, along with the "Featured Sweepstakes" for the month. Following this area are the sweeps that require unique codes for entry, which can be sent for by mail.
Next are the pages of regular sweepstakes. The titles are in bold, with prizes, method of entry, mailing instructions, and any special rules or exceptions, with about five or six new sweeps on each page. A module for skill contests is also contained in this area. So, as you can see, there are a wide variety of games, with an abundance to choose from, all contained in one newsletter.
This publication is mainly for those who enjoy postal entry sweeps, though web addresses are also provided for entry in many cases. It also has a companion newsletter available that comes out twice monthly with quick-closing sweeps.