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A Contest to have your Ad on the Blog!

It’s that time again. After a long time, I have decided to hold a contest on the blog again. The purpose of having this contest is two fold:-
i)  To interact with bloggers.
ii) To spread the word about the first annual The MAG” Short Story Writing Contest.

The Prize:
Before I tell you about the contest, let me tell you what you stand to win. If you win the contest, you get to have your 125 X125 ad on the blog for a period of six months. Your ad will be placed right above the “Write Network” badge. Interested? Read on for details.


Top 10 blogs for Writers!

Image from Michael's blog

Image from Michael's blog

I have been writing about writing on this blog for quite some time now. But, it is only recently that I have chosen writing as the niche for this blog. It is therefore not surprising that off late I have begun to take active  interest in other blogs about writing. It is always fascinating to know what other people in your niche are writing about, isn’t it? It helps you stay up to date in the your chosen field, and often helps in forming meaningful relationships online.

As I was searching the Internet for writing blogs the other day, I came across Michael Stalzner’s blog. On his blog, he has been holding an annual contest to choose top ten blogs for Writers. This year the contest is in it’s fourth edition and the nominations for the contest are open till September 11, 2009. So, if you have a favourite writing blog, it is time you headed off to Michael’s blog and nominated your favourite blog for the contest.

My blog has also been nominated in the contest, so if you like what I write here, please do spare a few minutes and nominate the blog for the contest. To win a contest like that would surely feel great.

Blogging Idol -2…I had almost forgot!

Blogging Idol - 2Recently, I read somewhere,”If you can do a million things, you can do one million and one.” After reading that one line, I was inspired to take on quite a few jobs on my hands for the month of November. Though, I didn’t plan too much, I was pretty sure that I will be able to manage all that I have taken on.

But, now, to my dismay, I seem to be on the path to discover that I am not one of those lucky ones who can do a million and one things.

When I heard that Blogging Idol – 2 was going on, I was quick to jump in to the fray, but it is only now (almost 13 days after the competition had begun) that I have been able to post about the challenge. I hope this turns out to be a case of late being better than never.

If you want to help me win the Blogging Idol -2, all you have to do is subscribe to the RSS feed of the blog using the buttons on the top of the right side bar, or you could subscribe to the blog by clicking here.

Looking forward to have you as a subscriber to the blog!

Win 6000 EC, or 125 X 125 Ad Space

UPDATE1: I just found out that there is a problem with my comments table and I am not getting your comments. I sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused to anyone who has commented in the past couple of days. I am trying to rectify the problem, but the contest is still on. You will however have to use the contact me form (on the navigation bar) instead of the comment form till the time the comments start to work again.

UPDATE2: The problem is resolved, but I have unfortunately managed to lose the comments that have been posted over the past couple of days. So, if you have posted a comment during that time and it has not shown up, you now know why. I sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused to you and I hope that you will take the time to post your comment again. Sorry for the trouble, and thanks for bearing with me.

win win win!

After the success of the last contest, it is contest time on the blog once again!

This time the prize is more than the last time, and there is a prize even for those who don’t use Entrecard. You can either enter the contest to win 6000 Entrecard credits or, if you don’t use Entrecard, you could enter the contest to win an 125 X 125 ad space on this blog for three months.  Even if you use Entrecard but would rather win the ad space, you can do that. The 125 X 125 ad will be placed where the money magnet is placed at present.

The Rules :

  • You have to subscribe to the RSS feed of the blog via email.
  • Then, you have to leave a comment on this post stating whether you are entering the contest for the 6,000 EC or the ad space. You can enter only for one of the two.
  • Those who are already subscribed to the RSS feed are not eligible for the contest. Sorry, you guys!
  • The contest closes midnight (Indian Standard Time) 31st July, 2008.
  • The winners will be announced on 1st August, 2008.
  • The winner will have to provide his own 125 X 125 ad, which would be subject to approval before  it is put up on the site.

That is all.

You don’t have to write a post about this contest, but I would really appreciate it if you did. It would be good to see this contest get as much publicity as possible. Best of luck to all those who decide to participate.

P.S. – This contest will have at least two winners. But, if any of you would like to sponsor any prizes for the contest, we could end up having more winners!

Blogging Idol is Live!

Blogging Idol Daniel Scocco, the blogger behind Daily Blog Tips, has come up with the idea of holding a “Blogging Idol”  contest.

Participating in contests is always fun, and this one seemed too good to resist. So, naturally, I signed up for it.

Now, I need your help to win it.

How does the contest work, you ask? You could either go to the contest page and read all about the contest, or I could tell you.

Out of the 80 something blogs that are in the fray, the one that gets the most RSS subscribers during the month of July, 2008 will become the Blogging Idol.

So, you can help me win by subscribing to the feed of this blog using the feedburner widget on the top of the right side bar.

Also, if you have any ideas about what I could do to get more people to subscribe to the blog, I will be more than glad to hear from you. You can either leave a comment, or use the Contact Me page to contact me.

Let the subscribing begin!