Friday, May 18, 2012

Giveaway! 250 Business Cards!

Summer's almost here! How are you feeling about it? I love the time I get to spend with my kids, but hate how my writing time seems to diminish. I just have to keep doing the balance chant and maybe one day it will work.

Until then, I've got some good I don't have an agent yet. The good news is for you!


I've been blabbing about doing one since my birthday in March, but a major case of slackeritus got the best of me.

Until PrintRunner came to my rescue offering to give me and a winner 250 business cards each.

This offer came about during the writer's conference I attended a couple of weeks ago. Any writer who has been to a conference knows how great it is to have a handy dandy business card available to pass around.

If you agree check out the details below. And good luck!!!

Here are the deets of the Giveaway:
-Tell me in the comments your name, email address and why you could use some business cards.
-Giveaway ends Friday, May 25th 2012
-Once I winner is chosen at random I will submit your name and email to PrintRunner and they will contact you about the design.
-Open to US residents only, ages 18 years old and up.
-Standard shipping to winner is free. If you want the shipping rushed, winner must pay the extra shipping.
-You don't have to, but it would be nice if you followed PrintRunner on Twitter and liked them on Facebook.

Description of cards: 
Business Card Size and Style Business Cards - 2x3.5 (Standard)
Quantity 250
Colors 4/4 Color Both Sides
Paper 14 pt. UV Coating on Front, 14 pt. UV Coating on both sides,
Proof NONE
Rounded Corners NO
Ready To Ship In  3 Business Days

For those of you who don't know, PrintRunner is an online printing company that does quality printing for less. If you don't end up being the winner you can try their business card printing services and see for yourself.


Judy Dudich said...

Consider me "entered"! Thanks!

Here are my "deets" as per your request:

Name: Judy Dudich
Why I could use some business cards:

Because I ran out much sooner than expected and have several promotional events coming up wherein they would come in GREAT-HANDY, so-to-speak!

amber said...

Name: Amber

I could use business cards because, well, who couldn't? :)

Martin Willoughby said...

USA only! Aaaaaaarrrrrggghh! Guess I'll have to print some myself.

Good luck to all entrants.

Anonymous said...

I want to enter! I need some writer business cards. I have photog ones, but ugh, I don't even know what should go on a writer one.

I'm Erin.
My email address is one you have.
And that was my reason I need some.

i'm erin. said...

Crap, that comment above was from me.

Angela Brown said...

Woot! What an awesome giveaway.

I'm Angela Brown
e-mail: tomewriter@gmailcom
Why could I use some business cards: I ran out of the last ones I had. Made those myself. They were, um, okay but to have some professionally done would be awesome.

Jessie Humphries said...

I just had to leave about 1,000 business cards behind when I quit my lawyer job last week. Those poor cards didnt even do anything wrong!!!

Donna K. Weaver said...

This is a great idea. I have business cards but keep forgetting to give them out. How dumb is that?

Sharon Bayliss said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I don't know if I'd use them, so I'll pass on entering, but I'll spread the word!

Jenny S. Morris said...

This is a really cool giveaway. I don't think I would use the cards just yet, so I'm not entering. But this is awesome!!

Cassie Mae said...

Oh! I love business cards! They are so fun to whip out when someone asks if you have a piece of paper to write on. "Why, here's my card. My number's right there."


That's my reason for wanting them, but I have no idea what I'd put on it, except for Cassie Mae, Head Harry Potter Nerd and Occasional Writer.

Leslie S. Rose said...

Very cool and practical giveaway. Count me in.
Leslie Rose,
I am in need of a professional business card intervention. Every time I put the blank do-it-yourself biz card sheet in my printer either 1/3 of the top or the bottom of the design doesn't seem to make it onto the card. Alas.

Jeff Hargett said...

I don't normally enter contests, but seeing as how I'm attending my first ever writing workshop next month (Orson Scott Card's) having business cards on hand would seem prudent, so...

Me: Jeff Hargett

And thanks for the opportunity!

Tara Tyler said...

thats awesome! i love business cards! and i make them too (not pro quality, but good enough for me)

i have some for tutoring (hs math) for my blog and i'm going to make some for my upcoming conference with my test book cover =)

Emily R. King said...

Cool giveaway! I don't need the business cards, but it's awesome that you're doing this!

Stephanie said...

Neat giveaway. Count me in.

Name: Stephanie Pace
I've been looking for a full time job for a while and professional business cards would really help.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for hosting this, D! *Can I call you D sometimes, lol*

Name: Jamie Ayres

I could use some b/c I ran out of my last ones and I'd made them myself and can't print any more right now b/c my printer is outta commission:(

Jasmine Walt said...

Business cards are awesome! Just FYI, Vista Print also offers 250 free business cards as an intro offer, and you don't have to enter a contest. :)

Jessica L. Celaya said...

Business cards are essential in this writing world. Good luck to those who enter.

Shallee said...

What a great giveaway! I have business cards already, so I won't enter, but I think this is an awesome idea. Hope you enjoy your summer!

Kim Van Sickler said...

Wonderful and useful idea! I crafted some cheapo business cards through Vista Print when I first decided to write a book (cards are free and you only pay for shipping) and I loved the title I came up with so much and was so convinced that the book would be published that I printed the title on the cards.

Needless to say, as time passed and I became wiser, and edits inevitably occurred, it turned out to be a really bad idea. The story's been reconstructed and the title changed, so those cards are advertising something that never will be.

Kim Van Sickler

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Hank Hendricks said...

How can you send those give away cards out side a country?

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Hank hendricks said...

If i need it i'd like to use it in my new Order Business Cards..thanks for sharing.

Safdar Ali said...

Great info. I am going to order plastic business cards for my new business and your idea will help me so much. Thanks for sharing.

Unknown said...

This is a great idea. I have business cards but keep forgetting to give them out. How dumb is that?
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