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Submission Guidelines

Contest Prize DOs and DON’Ts

Please follow these DOs and DON’Ts in providing the contest prize information in the ‘Submit a Contest-Giveaway’ Form.

  • DON’T use any of these terms: giveaway, review, enter, win, etc. This is to avoid redundancy and confusion.
  • DON’T provide your giveaway details by using any of these phrases: ‘leave a comment’, ‘visit your sponsor’s site’, ‘twitter about this giveaway’, etc. This is to help establish that the contest-giveaway is being held in your site and not here.
  • DO provide ONLY the information being asked.
  • DO limit the information you provide to only the description and specifications of the product, the shop or sponsor.
  • DO provide valid URLs to the product desription, the shop’s or sponsor’s site.
  • DO follow the suggested format for the following specific prizes: (* optional information)
    • For gift card or gift certificate:
      • $[Value] Gift Card to [Sponsor Shop/Site] *for [Products Available with Gift Card/Certificate]
      • $[Value] Gift Certificate to [Sponsor Shop/Site] *for [Products Available with Gift Card/Certificate]
    • For gift sets or prize packs:
      • [Name of Gift Set or Prize Pack] *by [Brand Name], includes [please itemize]
      • [Name of Gift Set or Prize Pack] *from [Shop/Site], includes [please itemize]
    • For Books, DVD or other Media Format:
      • Book, [Book Title] by [Author] *from [Publisher, Shop, or Sponsor]
      • Children’s Book, [Book Title] by [Author] *from [Publisher, Shop, or Sponsor]
      • DVD, [Title] *from [Sponsor]
      • Bluray, [Title] *from [Sponsor]
      • CD, [Title] by [Singer/Narrator/Voice] *from [Studio/Sponsor]
  • DO provide valid ‘Prize Description Tags’ that best categorizes the prize (example: shoes, baby, books, clothing, technology, CD, etc.)
  • DO provide valid URL for ‘Link to Image’. It will make a better looking giveaway post.

How to copy the ‘Link to Image’

  • In Internet Explorer:
    1. Hover the mouse pointer on top of the image.
    2. Right-click once. A menu should pop out.
    3. Click on ‘Properties’. Another menu should pop out.
    4. Highlight the link in ‘Address (URL):’.
    5. Right-click on the highlighted link. A menu should pop out.
    6. Click on ‘Copy’.
    7. Paste on a text area or any text editor (notepad, etc.).
    8. The text pasted is the ‘Link to Image’.
  • In Firefox:
    1. Hover the mouse pointer on top of the image.
    2. Right-click once. A menu should pop out.
    3. Click on ‘Copy Image Location’.
    4. Paste on a text area or any text editor (notepad, etc.).
    5. The text pasted is the ‘Link to Image’.
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