Sunday, January 4, 2009

A brilliant giveaway strategy...

I'm a long time reader via my Google Reader (and yes, I admit, I haven't commented... my bad...) and this particular giveaway caught my attention. Not because of the prize, which is lovely and I'd be lying if I said I wouldn't be thrilled to win, but because of Sharon's giveaway rules.

After entering the 1000th Jewelry Creation Giveaway, I added the Bravenet link to my sidebar, which I'll tell you about later this week. Sharon, you are a genius.

Dear Readers, go to Manna Moon Studios and see if you can figure out why the Bravenet feature has me so impressed with Sharon's marketing savvy.

If you can figure it out, comment here with your thoughts.

Oh, and of course please enter her giveaway as you browse through the rest of her interesting and entertaining blog...

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  1. Is it because she asks blog posters to include an image?

  2. Hi Shannon,

    Asking bloggers to post a picture is an excellent strategy to create a viral marketing effect. It's kind of like handing out flyers for a local band gig, but kind of like handing out blog jewelry (because the badges and pictures are pretty and attention-getting.)

    There's something else she's doing that has a deeper reach, and that's the goldmine where she will find potential sales. Wanna take another guess?

  3. Hi Pam, First off, thank you so much for the giveaway shout out! I've been trying to leave a comment on your blog for days but my browser wouldn't work, so my hubby just fixed something for me and now I can - hurray! Thanks so much for breaking your silence and I'm delighted to have found your blog!
    All the best ~ Sharon

  4. Pam, you have a fabulous blog. I'm really enjoying all the links to cool stuff and info on dressing up your blog. Very creative and resourceful! I was going out Bravenet, but your link (upper right) is bad. Thought you would want to fix it. And thanks for the info on the giveaway. Fabulous! I'll be following you. :o)


  5. Thank you thank you Sharon and Sandie!

    I love marketing and learn so much from watching what other people do. It's fun for me to talk about low cost, real marketing techniques tailored specifically for Etsyians or other small creative-based businesses. Glad you guys are here.

    Sandie, thanks for the tip about my Bravenet link. Should be working today.

  6. Thanks, going to check out her blog and giveaway now to see how she markets.


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