ANNOUNCEMENT: Looking for New Reviewers (2016 Edition)

The Impulsive Buy is currently looking for enthusiastic, talented, entertaining, and self-motivated individuals to write junk food and fast food reviews. We hope to bring on a few new contributors to write one or two reviews per month.

It’s a paid gig, but we won’t say here how much we pay per review. However, we can say it’s enough for you to have a pizza party with several of your friends or more than enough to help you fill a bathtub with popcorn.

If you’d like to apply for the position, here’s what you’ll need to send:

1. One sample review in TIB format (nutrition facts, rating, price, pros, cons, etc at the bottom). The review MUST be a new junk food or fast food product (“New” meaning within the past three months. If you’re not sure if the product you want to review is new, email me). The sample review will help us determine if your writing style would be a good fit. The sample review length MUST be somewhere between 400-600 words (not including nutrition facts, rating, price, pros, cons, etc at the bottom).

2. Photo(s) of the product you reviewed. (Full resolution versions, please!)

3. A bio that includes why you want to write for The Impulsive Buy.

A Few Notes:

1. We’re not only judging you on your review, but also your photos to see your photography skills (Tip: Light will help your photos a lot.) and how you write your bio (Tip: have fun writing it).

2. Due to legal reasons, we can’t hire anyone under the age 18.

3. At this time, we’re only looking for writers located in the United States and Canada.

4. Please don’t send your review and bio as an attachment. Copy and paste them into your email. Photos should be sent as attachments.

To apply, please email your sample review, pictures, and bio to theimpulsivebuy@gmail.com with “I’m a Hungry Hungry Hippo” in the subject line. We will stop accepting applicants on Saturday, January 23 at 11:59 p.m. HST.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us.

Thank you.

Marvo
Editor

PRIZE DRAWING: Hershey’s Take5 Prize Pack

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Hey Impulsive Buy readers! It’s the season of giving away swag we got from a company, so we’ve decided to give away what the public relations firm for Hershey’s sent us.

What did we receive?

A box of Take5 candy bars, a Take5 long sleeve t-shirt, Take5 sunglasses, and a Take5 sticker.

Why did we receive it?

The Take5 wrapper has gone through a redesign. Before it was just a red wrapper with gold lettering, but now it shows the bar’s different ingredients — milk chocolate, pretzels, peanut butter, caramel, and peanuts. The bar itself hasn’t changed.

What could you win?

I’ve eaten several of the Take5 bars since receiving the package. So the winner will be receiving 14 Take5 bars, the Take5 long sleeve t-shirt (size large), Take5 sunglasses, and Take5 sticker.

RULES:

To enter The Impulsive Buy’s Take5 Prize Pack Prize Drawing, leave a comment with THIS post. You can write whatever you want, but please don’t forget to fill out the email field because we’ll be emailing the randomly selected winner for his or her mailing address.

We will stop accepting entries on Friday, January 8, 2016 11:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time. Only one comment allowed per person, and it’s only open to U.S. residents 18 years old or older.

Good luck!

FINE PRINT:

The Impulsive Buy promises your email address will not be used to send you emails about earning a nursing degree online. The Impulsive Buy also promises your mailing address will not be used to send flyers for dentists in your area. Bribes will not be accepted. The Impulsive Buy will not be responsible for lost mail, damaged mail, or melted Take5 bars.

PRIZE DRAWING: $15 Walmart Gift Cards

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Hey Impulsive Buy readers! It’s the season of giving so we’ve decided to give away two $15 Walmart gift cards.

RULES:

To enter The Impulsive Buy’s $15 Walmart Gift Card Prize Drawing, leave a comment with THIS post. You can write whatever you want, but please don’t forget to fill out the email field because we’ll be emailing the randomly selected winners for his or her mailing addresses.

We will stop accepting entries on Friday, December 25, 2015 11:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time. Only one comment allowed per person, and it’s only open to U.S. residents 18 years old or older.

Good luck!

FINE PRINT:

The Impulsive Buy promises your email address will not be used to send you Walmart emails. The Impulsive Buy also promises your mailing address will not be used to send you Walmart circulars. Bribes will not be accepted. The Impulsive Buy will not be responsible for lost mail, damaged mail or Walmart mail.