2 year anniversary contest winners!
Wow! I received 231 contest entries: 165 via comments, and 66 via subscriptions with the secret phrase. Thanks to everyone that entered, and a very special thank you for all of the kind comments you left. They met a great deal to me.
Now, jumping right to it…
Winners were selected by placing everyone’s entries into a spreadsheet and using randomizer.org to generate a set of 8 random numbers for the 8 prize winners. Those numbers were matched to the rows in the spreadsheet and resulted in the following winners!
Grand Prize: 8GB iPod Nano – Alan Y. Alan said he has been reading Gather Little for a year or so. Thanks Alan, honored to have you for the past year.
You Need a Budget Pro – Jason E. Jason just started reading but said he would definitely continue. Thanks Jason, glad to have you.
1-year free subscription to NeoBudget – Matt G. Matt has been reading for almost a year and said: “Since then, I’ve eliminated 30K of debt an saved a 6 month emergency fund! On to attacking the mortgage”¦” Wow! Awesome progress Matt, and hopefully NeoBudget will help you get there.
Upside Living in a Downside Economy by Mike Slaughter – Mike M
Money Strategies for Tough Times by Matt Bell – Lorraine Edwards. Lorraine is a blogger, and said: “I don’t garden but found myself reading every word about building a composting bin. Keep the good articles coming!! My favorite: 100% giving..“
The Skinny on The Housing Crisis by Jim Randel – Chris H.
The Skinny on Willpower by Jim Randel – Jenny B. Jenny said: “I’ve been reading your blog for about a year. I got into it when my sister introduced me to google reader. I subscribed to about 15 pf blogs in my first week, and yours is one of my “˜always read’ ones. Congrats on two years.”
The FAITH-BASED Investor by Jay Peroni – Laura K. Laura said: “Congratulations on 2 years! I discovered RSS feeds and pf blogs around 2 years ago, and I’ve slowly been whittling them down to the ones that I continually get good information from. GLBL is one of my favorites!”
Congratulations to all of the winners. You’ll be receiving an email from me shortly! If you didn’t win, thank you so much for trying…maybe next time! To everyone, again: thank you so much for reading Gather Little by Little and for all of the wonderful comments!!