History of PCH: A Port Washington Office Building Turned Community Center

A few weeks ago I posted a blog story titled, “The History of PCH Told in Buenos Aires”. In that post I shared a brief history of PCH and promised to continue posting pictures and stories that I uncovered in my research of the Publishers Clearing House story. The History Channel, per a blog reader’s […]

Rubbing The PCH Prize Patrol Van For Good Luck!

On a recent PCH Prize Patrol trip in Southwest Michigan, we made someone other than our winner very excited! My partner Jack and I pulled the Prize Patrol van into a liquor store parking lot so we could pick up some last-minute champagne for the winner we were about to surprise. (Buying locally not only […]

Enjoy a Glimpse of a PCH Tradition – Freebie Friday!

Publishers Clearing House is a great place to work. Although I must admit that I’m a bit disappointed that as an employee I’m not eligible to win PCH prizes… But there’s a long-standing PCH tradition that (almost) makes up for it called…Freebie Friday! Throughout the year, our merchandise buyers are sent thousands of samples by […]

PCH Prize Patrol Stops at a Local Florist

When the PCH Prize Patrol goes on the road to a surprise a cash prize winner, they usually stop at a local florist to buy a dozen roses before the big winning moment. From time to time in our PCH mailings and PCH online promotions, we tell folks about this, to give them a glimpse […]

PCH Free Online Lotto Earth Day Celebration

50,000 Trees! PCHlotto, the PCH Free Online Lotto site, has partnered with Trees For the Future to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day Anniversary in BIG ways! For a limited time only starting April 16th, PCHlotto will offer members a special Go2 Green $500.00 Free Online Lotto Drawing Card and a Limited Edition “Grow […]

The History of PCH Told in Buenos Aires

Just last week I took some vacation time and visited the beautiful city of Buenos Aires in Argentina to visit my extended family. Many years ago, 25 to be exact, my parents came from Argentina to build a new life here in the US. I was born shortly thereafter and was followed by 2 brothers […]

Common Publishers Clearing House FAQs Answered

A common FAQ or Frequently Asked Questions that I see on the Publishers Clearing House Facebook Fan Page is, “What if I’m not home when you arrive?” Rest assured, the Prize Patrol will do everything that it can to find you! When I won the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes SuperPrize in 2008, it was a […]

PCH Prize Patrol: Bringing You Reality TV at its Best

Do you watch reality TV? I do! In fact, American Idol is on my must-watch list! As a new crop of hopeful superstars hits the stage each season, I quickly find myself putting my heart and soul into rooting for my favorites! But, let’s face it, they’re all pretty great – and a lot more […]

Join the Online Conversation at the PCH Blog and Publishers Clearing House Facebook Fan Page

Recently, my colleague Frank and I attended an Online Marketing Summit (OMS) in San Diego. Our mission was to learn more about social media, such as blogging, Facebook, MySpace and Twitter, to be able to better serve YOU, our loyal followers, customers, entrants and game players. One major conference theme was “joining the online conversation” […]

Radio Contest Gave Me The Thrill of Winning

Have you ever tried to win something in a radio contest? I have, and my experience has usually gone something like this: I scramble to dial the number only to be greeted with a busy signal. So I try again repeatedly only to hear the same blaring tone — you know the drill. That is, until […]