A Fascinating Bait and Switch for New Bloggers

At a recent women’s blogging conference one of the sponsor booths had a giant wheel that you’d spin to win a gift card. Well, sort of. You see you’d spin the wheel and it would say something like $25 or $100 and then you’d get a bit of paper with a note about follow up to claim your gift card. This morning many bloggers got the following email: It was great to get the chance to chat with you at BlogHer13 about [redacted]! I’m writing because you were one of …

Thank You Mom Reunions

Remember when P&G used the winter Olympics to make me us cry? What I didn’t realize at the time is that the Thank You Mom Campaign also included financial support for athlete’s parents. If that doesn’t make your heart melt, I don’t know what will. Right now P&G is giving away substantial gifts ($1,000 gift cards and a video camera) that will cover or defray the cost of a reunion with mom. Here’s how you can enter to win. Go to www.ThankYouMom.com and submit a 100-word essay describing why you …