ProBlogger Comments Competition Winner

Mid December I posted that I’d be giving a special Christmas present to one lucky ProBlogger reader who left a comment here at ProBlogger between then and Christmas.

Today I randomly chose the winner who will win a copy of each of the following 10 books that I rated as having the biggest impact upon my blogging last year.

  • The Story Factor – a book that I’m currently reading about being influential and persuasive through the practice of story telling. Really enjoying this one.
  • Ogilvy on Advertising – written by renowned copy writer David Ogilvy this book has a lot of great copywriting principles that translate well into blogging.
  • Advertising Secrets of the Written Word – another copywriter sharing good common sense strategies for copy writing.
  • The E-Myth Revisited – a business book that helps small business earners move from building themselves a job to building themselves a true business.
  • Lovemarks: The Future Beyond Brands – I always rave about this book that looks about a paradigm shift in advertising and the rise of emotion, sensuality and more in branding/marketing.
  • Unleashing the Idea Virus – the first book that I read by Seth Godin that back in it’s day rocked my world
  • Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell’s classic book on ‘How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference’
  • Join Me – I don’t think you can get this new any more but a great story of a guy who started accidentally started a movement and what he learned along the way. This is written almost as a novel in a humorous and easy to read style.
  • Don’t Make Me Think – Common Sense Web Usability
  • 1000 Most Important Words – a guide to unlocking our “passive” vocabularies and developing a keener appreciation of the richness of language

The winner of these 10 books is Rebecca from The Space Between My Peers for her comment on my post ‘What’s the Weirdest Thing You’ve Sold on Amazon?

Congratulations to Rebecca (I’ll be in touch shortly) and thanks to everyone for participating.

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  1. What a sweet prize package! Congrats Rebecca – I bet she’ll be very pleased.

    Happy New Year to you all as well by the way.


  2. Garry Conn says:

    Congrats to Rebecca! Darren, can we expect to see another contest like this one in the future?

  3. *

    WOW! Congratulations from me too Rebecca !
    Fantastic offer Darren : )

    It’s a great NEW YEARS GIFT !

    Michael-From-The-Future ~

  4. Darren Rowse says:

    Garry – possibly.

    Will have to think of another prize to offer.

  5. Eliza says:

    That’s a great way to start off the New Year. Congrats Rebecca!

  6. Roberta says:

    Congrats Rebecca, that rocks! I’m sure you’ll enjoy your new books….awesome Christmas present, Darren :)

  7. …and the hits for being linked in one of Darren’s articles. I’m sure they will sky rocket.

    Nice gift choice. Unique.

  8. Dustin says:

    Drat! I really was hoping…

  9. Dana says:

    *sigh* First, the Wii, now this. Congrats Rebecca!

  10. congrats to the winners.

    I actually came here today to comment. I was sitting reading my bloglines, and I remembered the article of past you wrote about while readership is up, comments and actual visits to the sites were down…

    So here I am to comment! Congratuations to the winners! :)


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