A Contest for Bloggers

Posted by Marta Segal Block on October 19, 2011

winter wedding design

Do you have a blog? Or a favorite client with a blog? With the holidays and "engagement season" approaching we're launching a brand new contest just for bloggers. Did we mention the $800 prize package?

What’s in the prize pack? Glad you asked:

  1. Entertainment- Does your perfect party need a DJ? A clown? A sword swallower? The winner will receive a $300 credit on GigMasters, to be used to book the entertainment of your choice.
  2. Memories – Capture all the special moments of your party with a video from Storymix Media. Win a 3 camera video package valued at $299. Storymix will send you 3 HD cameras for you to use at your event. Friends and family will film all the fun, personal moments. After the party, Storymix will post all the clips online so you can personalize your movie by selecting scenes, captions, and titles. Storymix will then professionally edit your movie. Storymix specializes in weddings but is great for birthdays, mitzvahs, reunions, and other fun gatherings!
  3. Personalized Invitations and Paper Goods- Chickabug is offering you a $125 party pack including invitations, address labels, stickers, water bottle labels, DIY printable buffet cards, DIY printable cupcake wrappers & toppers, DIY printable favor tags, DIY Printable banner. Make sure to check out the Chickabug blog for great party ideas.
  4. Supplies and Décor – Still need a serving platter? Wine glasses? A Bundt pan? We’ll give the winner a $100 gift certificate to Pottery Barn so that you can plan in style.
Total prize value - Approximately $800

How to Enter:
With winter approaching people are settling in and getting ready to entertain. We all have our own definition of what makes a perfect party, and we want to know yours. On your own blog, write a blog entry on the topic, “My Perfect Winter Party.” Make sure you answer at least one of these questions:

Who is the party for?

Who is on the guest list?

Where will the party take place?

What kind of entertainment will you have?

What will you serve?

What do the decorations look like?

Why is winter the best season for this party?

How will winter influence your food, decorations or entertainment?


At the end of the post include this sentence (make sure to include the link to GigMasters and this blog post):

This blog is part of the Win Your Perfect Party contest sponsored by GigMasters. To find out how to enter visit Life of the Party.

Then Tweet, post a message on our Facebook page or email us your post. We’ll be happy to Retweet and FB post it so that all of our fans and followers can learn about your blog. Be sure to include the hashtag: #winterparty

Have you already written a great post about winter parties? That's fine, just add on the required sentence and send us the link!


The deadline to enter is Friday, November 4th!

How to Win:

We’ll choose 5 semi-finalists based on the quality and content of their posts and announce them on November 7th. Then, we’ll open it up to the blogosphere to vote on the finalists and choose a winner. What are we looking for in a semifinalist? Writers that really share their unique vision and embrace winter as a theme!

So, what are you waiting for? Get writing!

Questions? For complete rules and regulations visit our Life of the Party blog.

Special thanks to our prize providers, Storymix Media and Chickabug. May we suggest you follow them on Twitter or fan them on Facebook as well, trust us, they're cool!


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