And the Winner Was . . .
Are you getting tired of finding out about writing contests AFTER they are over? Musingwoman was too — enough that it spurred her to action. A new blog was born so that folks could keep up woth upcoming contests and rules. So, competitors, start your keyboards.
Great Find: competizione
Audience/Topic: Folks interested in announcing or participating in writing contests.
Content: This new blog which started just this month already has a list of competitions, and invites you to send in competitions you’re having so that you can attract more entrants. The guildelines are clearly stated. To briefly summarize them:
Contests can be for blog or for a task — win a ___ by writing a ___.
Information should submitted by email and need to include a link to the contest announcement post, the deadline date, limit to entries (if there is one) and any other pertinent information.
No profanity, pornography, or discriminatory content.
Sites with adult/mature (R-rated content) should be labeled when submitted so that competizione can alert audience visitors.
Contest submitters are asked to link to competizione. The submitter’s site link will remain on competizione after the contest post has been deleted.
Have a contest! It’s a great way to show off your blog and attract new readers. Let Musingwoman tell folks about your contest — free promotion is an excellent deal. It’s a chance to expand your network of relationships. Stretch your brand a bit. I can see your blog growing already . . . yep. Click on the title to see what’s there for you.
A writing contest is even more exciting outside a writing blog. . . . On a techie blog? a real estate blog? a travel blog? Really? You bet. All bloggers have to write, don’t they? Imagine the kind of contest you might invent.
UPDATE: NOT ALL CONTESTS ARE FOR WRITERS — ALL THE MORE REASONS TO CHECK COMPETIZIONE OUT!
–ME “Liz” Strauss
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