Oct 28 2008

Excel Hints is Giving Away Over $1400 in Prizes

THIS CONTEST CONCLUDED 11/30/2008.  Thanks to everyone for entering.

Excel Hints is very excited to announce our First Contest Giveaway!  We want to say thank you to all of our loyal readers as well as welcoming new visitors by offering a chance at some great prizes.  And we have over $1400 of prizes!


Between now and the last day of November, we will be accepting entries into the random draw giveaway.  We have four great prizes that can be won:

  • 1st Prize – 10 Hours FREE Excel consulting from XLAutomation ( a $900 Value!)
  • 2nd Prize – Office 2007 Standard Full Version ($399.95 Value!)
  • 3rd Prize – 2Gb iPod Shuffle ($60+ value) from ExcelConsulting.net – website engraved.
  • 4th Prize – $50 Cash (Payable through PayPal)

Ways to Enter

As you can see, you don’t want to miss your chance to win.  There are 2 easy ways to enter into the contest – you can choose one or both ways to enter.  So here’s how to get in:

  • 1 Ticket – Subscribe to Excel Hints Email Feed by entering your email in the subscribe box at the top left of the page, under the search box or by clicking here (It needs to be email subscription so I can contact the winners)
  • 2 Tickets – Write a post about this contest on your blog.  Must be at least 50 words long and include a link back to this contest post and to the Excel Hints main page

That’s it.  It’s that easy to enter.  By doing both, you can get 3 chances to win one of the prizes.  At the end of the contest, I will randomly draw the winners and contact them by email.

Thanks to Our Contest Sponsors

I’d like to personally thank each of our sponsors for making this giveaway possible:

Excel Hints would like to thank XLAutomation for putting up such a great prize for the contest.  XLAutomation are experts in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint and Databases. They specialize in analyzing and extracting value from your existing office software and data. Automate and Improve your Business with XLAutomation.

We would also like to thank ExcelConsultant for giving away that awesome iPod Shuffle. ExcelConsultant.Net provides Expert Support in Excel, Access, and VBA (Macros) for your Business.  They have over ten years development experience.  Consultations are free. Give them a call today at 714.262.6893 or email them at Info@ExcelConsultant.net.

Additional Important Contest Information

  • Only one ticket available per person for signing up for the email feed. 
  • Please contact me through the contact form to let me know about the blog post you have written about the contest (Blog posts only).
  • After announcing the giveaway winners, I will contact them by email.  Winners have 10 days to accept the prize.  If no reply from the winners, I will redraw a winner for that prize until a winner is found.
  •  XLAutomation consultation prize must be used by 12/31/2008.
  • All physical prizes will be shipped for free.
  • Shipping only available in US, international shipping is too expensive at this time (Office 2007 & iPod shuffle are the two prizes that require shipping).
  • Contest Ends November 30th at Midnight EST.
Thanks for participating & Good Luck!

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  1. wiehanne said:

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    November 6th, 2008 at 10:39 am
  2. Will said:

    I subscribed to the Excel Hints email and posted on my blog at http://www.thestanding.com/630-excel-hints-is-giving-away-over-1400-in-prizes/

    November 11th, 2008 at 2:41 pm
  3. Yvette said:

    Great contest! :)

    Blogged about it here: http://oh-random.info/contests/excel-hints-is-giving-away-1400-in-prizes/
    Subscribed via email: ohh.random(at)gmail.com

    November 13th, 2008 at 8:16 am

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