Christmas – New Year Giveaway

Christmas GiftChristmas is at hand, and there are more reasons to celebrate. This time Santa is coming with some cool prizes for you. But Santa just decided to give in here 😉 I am happy to announce a Christmas New Year giveaway with lots of prizes and plenty of Entrecard Cash. Grab them all, it’s easy to win!

The prize pool

I have actually split up the prizes so that there will be more winners this Christmas. Here are the prizes awaiting you. There will be a total of 11 winners!

  • One PSD to XHTML conversion from FeCoding.com worth $139
  • Any one of the Premium Joomla templates from buytemplates worth $29
  • 125×125 ads for one month (4 numbers) at Windows For Beginners
  • 1200 EC credits
  • 800 EC credits (above 2 from Beauty MakeUp Divas)
  • 500 EC credits
  • 300 EC credits
  • 200 EC credits (above 3 from Windows For Beginners)

How do I participate?

Step 1: Subscribe to my newsletter or feed.

Leave your email address above and click Go. Follow the instructions and check your inbox for the confirmation link. You can subscribe via Feed instead. Feed readers are counted too! Just read the next step.

Step 2: Leave a comment to this post. If you are subscribing via Feed, just leave the name of your RSS reader for verification (e.g. RSS Owl ver 2.0)

Increasing your chances of winning

Some people always want to win and they don’t leave victory to luck. For them there here are some ways that will increase your chances of winning.

  • Blog about this contest with links to the sponsor’s sites and you get 7 more chances of winning. All those who do this will get a micro review at the end of the event.
  • Subscribe to Beauty MakeUp Divas and Windows For Beginners and get 5 more chances of winning.
  • Stumble or Digg Beauty MakeUp Divas (Stumble it, Digg it) and  get 4 more chances of winning.
  • Comment on any article or Stumble Windows For Beginners (Stumble it) and  get 4 more chances of winning.

Contest Guidelines

  • Contest will run till 10th January 2009. Soon after the closing of the event, I will select the winners in random using Random.org
  • Winners will be notified through the email you leave on the comment.
  • If you do any additional steps to increase your chances of winning, just drop a mail and tell me about it. Your email will be added more times to the final list. (e.g. If you blog about this giveaway, your email will be added 7 more times to the list)
  • All Rights Reserved (Just to play it safe, lol)

Brought to you by…

I would like to thank the sponsors of the event who helped me bring this contest to you. Without them this would not have been possible. The sponsors of the event are:

FeCoding.com: They are experts in PSD to XHTML conversion and professional web design. Their packages are highly flexible and rates are competitive too.

BuyTemplates.net: Get quality premium themes and templates and enrich the user experience at minimum cost. They also provide custom icon design and logo designs at cheap rates. Check their complete gallery and fall in love with all the cool stuff there.

Beauty MakeUp Divas: Enhance your profile, impress your audience and get things done easily. Find tested and tried, easy to follow beauty tips. Also consider Stumbling the site or just Digg it up.

Windows For Beginners: Easy to understand tutorials about Windows xp and windows vista with lots of tweaks and hacks. You will find yourself thinking like a Geek. Aslo consider Stumbling it.

Please visit the sponsors and support them. Wish you all good Luck and Seasons Greetings in advance.

Hello, I am Arun Basil Lal. Thank you for reading!

I am a freelance WordPress developer with over a decade of experience. I am passionate about making things and traveling the world.

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21 Comments.

  1. balal says:

    Sample Comment:
    The worst thing about Million Clues is that it brings surprises without notice !
    Cheers,
    Mikey

  2. Kate Hunt says:

    Hey,
    I am the first to comment, so do I have a better chance..? lol
    I got nothing to say, the site is cool.
    Cheers.
    Kate.

  3. Quakeboy says:

    I have already subscribed by feeds using Google Reader. I have blogged about this too. Cheers ! waiting for my gift !

  4. TheAnand says:

    good luck with the contest…. 🙂 Hopefully you will gain some good readers along the way.

  5. chethan says:

    I hope random.org likes me 😉 anyways wishing you more readers and traffic through this contest. By the way, I’ve subscribed using my mail chethan2k4.

    • Arun says:

      Chethan,
      Thanks for the participation, and the wishes too.
      Lets see what Random.org has in for you.

      Merry Christmas in advance.
      Cheers

  6. sujith says:

    nice initiative arun….

  7. Hari says:

    Nice way to rope in readers!

    Btw, the new look of your blog looks hot. 🙂

    I’ll participate too!

    • Arun says:

      Thanks for dropping in Hari, I think you should get a gravator so others can see your beautiful eyes, 😉
      Merry Xmas in advance, cheers

  8. joels says:

    could i have a changes for this too ? lols…. this is a hot!!

  9. Blogger Templates says:

    I have subscribed: forward2friend[at]gmail[dot]com
    stumbled: dsai588
    dugg: dsai588

    stumbled windows4beginners: dsai588

    Happy New Year dude !

  10. Blogger Templates says:

    Hi Arun
    Actually it adds to 12 chances (4+4+4) stumble + digg + stumble

    and here’s another 7 chances added to them : http://review-the-web.blogspot.com/2008/12/christmas-new-year-giveaway-by-million.html

    and another 5 chances for subscribing to windows4beginners: forward2friend[at]gmail[dot]com

    total : 24 chances 🙂

    • Arun says:

      Hey you messed it up. Actually you can have a max of 20 chances only, If you do both jobs from one bulleted point, you will get only one set of points..? Got it..?

      For e.g. if you Stumble and Digg Beauty Make Up Divas you will get 4 more chances not 8. Sorry for that.

      But dont worry, 20 chances is not bad, you will win for sure, if the participation wont shoot up in the next 10 days

      Happy New Year

  11. Blogger Templates says:

    ohk…..got it
    ya 20 entries r also gud 🙂

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