Blingo.com Users Win $20,000 Each Just for Searching the Web
Nik and Nat From New York Receive Big Pay Day For Looking up News on the Internet — Over 36,000 Prizes Awarded Nationwide
San Francisco, CA, February 5, 2007 -- Blingo, the search and win engine, just awarded Nicole Scarlett and Natalie Gukasyan from New York $20,000 each just for using the search engine to look up a news article. Nik, a graphic artist from New Jersey found out about www.Blingo.com and web surfer Nat signed up under Nik. Because Nat wins, Nik wins a duplicate prize of $20,000. But how is that possible? Is there really a free lunch on the Internet?
Launched in 2004, the quickly growing www.Blingo.com search and win engine has been giving away prizes every day to its Internet search users, over 36,000 to date. Prizes range from movie tickets to large cash prizes, like the $20,000 Nat and Nik each won. People all over the country are using Blingo as their search engine because it provides great results as well as fun prizes.
"I just came across Nik's Blingo link one day. It said she'd won some prizes, so I started using Blingo and now I'm $20,000 richer," stated Natalie Gukasyan of Brooklyn, NY. "The best part is that I don't really have to do anything out of the norm — it's like when you flip on the light switch and the light goes on, except in this case, the power company would give you $20,000 for your efforts."
"It's great to have people like Natalie looking out for me," laughed Nicole Scarlett, a graphic artist from New Jersey who won from Natalie's search. "I've won prizes on Blingo before, but when I saw that her search for a news topic won us both $20,000 I thought there had to be a mistake."
Originally known by the early adopter and tech savvy crowd, Blingo has gained mainstream interest from all ages and backgrounds since its acquisition by Publisher's Clearing House, widely known for the Prize Patrol that has awarded nearly $200 million to lucky sweepstakes winners. With PCH's support, Blingo now offers prizes ranging from movie tickets, gift cards, new cars, big screen plasma TVs, $5,000 in cash and more. In the near future, Blingo search and win users will also be rewarded with entries into Publishers Clearing House's world-famous million dollar sweepstakes.
"Since founding Blingo we've focused on tying together two simple concepts for our users — great search results plus the chance to win exciting prizes," stated Frank Anderson, Blingo CEO. "Now with the backing of Publishers Clearing House, we're able to take our prize pool to the next level. The idea that a new car or thousands of dollars in cash could be waiting for you on your next search results page makes the search experience a lot more exciting for our users."
How To Win
Every day Blingo gives away prizes to people just for using its search engine. For example, a simple search for the nearest pizza delivery store in town could win you a gift card or a brand new car. It's that simple. In addition, you can refer friends to Blingo, and if they win a prize — you win that prize too. Imagine, your friend wins a brand new car and you get one too! It's that simple — no scams, no spam just great search results and a chance to win something. Blingo users can also download the free Blingo toolbar in order to make searching on Blingo as easy as possible.
"In the past year I've won 19 great prizes through Blingo — the best being a Sony PSP that I was able to give to my brother for Christmas. He went nuts," stated Jake McKee, a Blingo winner from Dallas, TX. "The best thing about Blingo is that I don't have to alter my surfing habits or fill out long surveys to get cool stuff."
Blingo is able to facilitate media interviews with Blingo winners in all 50 states if you would like to localize this story. In addition, Blingo CEO Frank Anderson is also available for interviews on a case-by-case basis.
Famous for the Prize Patrol that surprises screaming winners on their doorsteps with huge sweepstakes prizes while TV cameras roll, Publishers Clearing House is a leading multi-channel direct marketer of value-based consumer products and magazines. Headquartered in Port Washington, NY, where it was established in 1953, PCH has awarded nearly $200 million in prizes and offers free credit and 100% satisfaction guaranteed on all items purchased through the mail or from its rapidly growing website www.pch.com.
Blingo combines search (the Internet's second most popular activity) with thousands of prizes (sweepstakes and contests are the Internet's sixth most popular activity). The Blingo Website delivers both great search results and attractive prizes to build brand loyalty and repeat traffic. Learn more about Blingo or find what you are looking for at www.blingo.com.