Blog Contest Bloopers

Filed under: Blogging, Contests

Can I pick your brain? I’d like to do a contest sometime and I was wondering what makes you go out of your way to enter a blog contest and what turns you off. In the comments I would appreciate it if you picked your most enticing prize(s) and would be extra thrilled if you had any thoughts or suggestions about what you think makes a good or bad contest.

Possible Prizes…

1. Free book(s)
2. Gift Card to Book Seller
3. iTunes card
4. Generic Gift Card (VISA, AMEX etc.)
5. Big Picture Item (iPod, Kindle etc.)

Thanks for helping me avoid those bloopers!


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  1. Oh, my gosh! I'm laughing so hard from that clip! But, hey, I think "a sheep" is a perfectly valid answer for "something made of wool." 😉

    I always love books as contest prizes — you can never have too many books!

  2. That was one of my favorites too!!!!! Thanks Linda. <3

  3. Books and gift cards always work! I gave away a book on my blog a few weeks ago (my first giveaway!) and plan to do it again soon. Everyone needs something new to read, right?

  4. Yes!!!! That is what I was thinking!!!! Thanks Lynn. :o)

  5. Books! 😀 Everybody loves books, right?

  6. I gotta believe that!

  7. I think a lot of people go out of their way for big ticket items like iPods and ereaders (I know I do). But as far as other giveaways, I usually go out of my way for a book that I really want to read. I don't usually enter giveaways for gift cards to book sellers, because then I actually have to pick a book. Petty, I know, but the money would sit for weeks because I couldn't decide which book I wanted most. I like the decision to be made for me…but that's just my opinion. 🙂

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