I have been a member of Viewpoints for a couple of years and they from time to time will offer up a chance to write a review and receive a $5 gift card from Amazon. Viewpoint will email you the gift card in a few weeks if you follow the criteria below and there are certain categories the reviews need to come from. These are fairly simple to do, about one paragraph and a minimum of 500 words to earn a $5 gift card. The latest offer expires on Friday, January 18 and here are the details:
- posted on January 11, 2013
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
Eligibility: Viewpoints, LLC (Viewpoints) $5 for 5 Appliance Review Promotion is open only to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia with preexisting internet access who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Viewpoints, its affiliates, agents, and its advertising and promotion agencies, and their respective immediate family members (spouse, children, parents and siblings) and those living in the same household of each (whether or not related), are not eligible to enter. Void where prohibited and subject to all laws.
How to enter:
When you fill out 5 total qualifying reviews on viewpoints.com between 10:01 AM CST on Friday, January 11 and 11:59 PM CST on Friday, January 18 you will receive one $5.00 Amazon.com gift card distributed via email after the sweepstakes end date.
- 1 Review can be in a category of your choice
- 2 Reviews must be of a Kitchen or Home Appliance
- 2 Reviews must be in the eReader, Headphone, Smartphone, Digital Camera, Laptop or Tablet category
Qualifying reviews must:
- Be written in the qualifying categories specified above
- Be at least 500 characters long. The review will be saved in draft if it is not long enough to be published.
- Be about real products that are listed on Viewpoints or that are added to the database within the time frame of the promotion. Inappropriate, copied or bogus content is ineligible for this promotion.
- Contain unique content in all comment boxes
- Be easy to read with minimal spelling, grammatical and punctuation errors
- Not be combined with any other offer or affiliate program
Reviews do not qualify if they:
- Are not of products in qualifying categories specified above
- Contain repetition of characters to meet the length requirement, such as (“!!!!!” or “……..”)
- Contain duplicate content that is copied or repeated in all comment boxes throughout the review
- Contain content that is plagiarized from other websites or other users
- Are not at least 50% about the specific product being reviewed
- Contain spelling, grammar or puncutation errors that make the review difficult to read
- Reveal personal information such as employee names or user contact information
- Are combined with another offer or affiliate program.
Prizes and Approximate Retail Values: Grand Prize: Users who submit 5 qualifying reviews in the correct categories will receive one $5 Amazon gift card. The Grand Prizes will be awarded on or about Thursday, January 24.
Miscellaneous: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final in all respects. No cash or other substitution or transfer of prizes permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value due to prize unavailability due to circumstances beyond its control. Winners will be notified by email. Return of any prize notification as non-deliverable will result in disqualification, and an alternate winner being randomly selected. All taxes or prizes are the sole responsibility of the individual winners.
By participating, entrants agree: (1) that Sponsor may (unless prohibited by law) use winner’s name, city of residence, photograph and/or likeness for advertising and other promotional purposes without further review or compensation in any media, in perpetuity and worldwide; (2) to hold Sponsor, its parent, divisions, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and other agents and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents and assigns harmless against any and all claims, loss, liability, injury or damage to entrant or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of their acceptance, possession or use of a prize or their participation in this sweepstakes.
By participating, entrants hereby agree that sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, damaged, illegible, misplaced or misdirected email entries or faulty transmissions, technical computer hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or interrupted or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled, misrouted, scrambled or delayed computer transmission or other errors or problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise, which may limit a user’s ability to participate in the sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes. Entrants further agree that sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty, failed, garbled or jumbled electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; or, (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of the internet or the website or any combination thereof; (e) any injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download any materials in the Sweepstakes.
Sponsor reserves the right to (1) disqualify any entrant and void any entries of an entrant who has engaged in unsportsmanlike conduct, fraud or other misconduct relative to this sweepstakes or otherwise attempted to tamper with or impair the sweepstakes, and to (2) cancel, modify, suspend or terminate the online portion of the sweepstakes if, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, technical failures, applicable laws or regulations, virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other cause beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control destroys the integrity of the sweepstakes or otherwise corrupts or impairs the administration, security, legality, fairness or proper play of the sweepstakes or any part thereof.
Sponsor also reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the website, or to be acting in any manner Sponsor deems to be in violation of the Official Rules or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, violation of applicable law or regulation or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER OR ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor: Viewpoints Network (Viewpoints)