$1,500 Thanksgiving Giveaway

Thanksgiving Giveaway

*THIS CONTEST IS NOW OFFICIALLY CLOSED as of 11/30/09*

A couple more days and its gonna be November and here in the US, we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving (every 4th Thursday of November). Thanksgiving is one of my most favorite holidays and I always look forward to it because its one of the times in the year where I get to spend time with family and friends and at the same time eat good food. Thanksgiving is the time to give thanks and express gratitude so in celebration of this special occassion, I’m giving away $1,500 worth of cash, premium WordPress themes and web hosting. This is my way of expressing my gratitude for all the blessings I’ve received this year including the recent achievements and success of JaypeeOnline.

PRIZES AT STAKE:
1st Prize
Pro Plus All-Theme Package from StudioPress ($199.95)
Single Theme License from Pro Theme Design ($79)
Single Theme License from Press75 ($75)
Single Theme License from WP Zoom ($49)
1 Year Theme Club Membership from Elegant Themes ($19.95)
1 Year Hosting w/ Free Domain from DreamHost courtesy of Jehzeel Laurente
$50 Cash via PayPal from Jehzeel Laurente

2nd Prize
Single Theme License from Pro Theme Design ($79)
Single Theme License from Press75 ($75)
Single Theme Package from StudioPress ($59.95)
Single Theme License from WP Zoom ($49)
1 Year Freedom Plan Hosting from WP Web Host ($80)
$25 Cash via PayPal from JaypeeOnline

3rd Prize
Single Theme License from Pro Theme Design ($79)
Single Theme Package from StudioPress ($59.95)
Single Theme License from WP Zoom ($49)
Single Theme Licenses from WP Now ($29)
1 Year Freedom Plan Hosting from WP Web Host ($80)
$10 Cash via PayPal from JaypeeOnline

Consolation Prizes
Single Theme Package from StudioPress ($59.95)
Single Theme Licenses from WP Now ($29)

UPDATE:
I’m giving away 5 Pinoy Blogger Tshirts (worth $10 each) courtesy of Batang Yagit to all contestants coming from the Philippines.

This contest is bigger and better than last year’s Christmas Giveaway and I’m sure the list of prizes got you all excited. In order to take part in this contest and get a chance of winning one of these prizes, please read the contest mechanics and rules below.

CONTEST MECHANICS:
1. Subscribe to JaypeeOnline’s RSS feed via email. (required)

Enter your email address:

Don’t forget to validate your email subscription (After submitting your email address, FeedBurner will send you an email with a link on it to verify your subscription). If you’re already an email subscriber, please proceed to step #2.

2. Blog about this contest. (required)

Make a blog post about this contest in not less than 100 words. (Please don’t copy & paste this post). Don’t forget to include a link/trackback to this contest, prizes at stake and the list of sponsors. If you want, you can use the Thanksgiving Giveaway graphic in your blog post, do that by saving the image and uploading it to your own web server. (No hotlinking please)

3. Leave a comment. (required)

After you have subscribed to the RSS feed via email and published your blog post, please leave a comment on this post using the same email address you used to subscribe and include the URL to your blog post. In case you decide to avail of the bonus points, make sure to include your Twitter username, Facebook account name and/or link to your Alexa review.

*I require this step so it would be easier for me to validate and keep track of each contestant’s entries.

Total = 7 pts

BONUS POINTS:
You can avail of these bonus points to get more chances of winning.

1. Follow me on Twitter and Retweet this post2 pts (If you’re already following me, all you need to do is retweet this post)
2. Write a review for JaypeeOnline on Alexa – 2 pts
3. Join JaypeeOnline’s Facebook Fan Page1 pt

Total = 5 pts

Total maximum entry points = 12 pts

CONTEST RULES:
1. Contestants are required to do all three steps under CONTEST MECHANICS.
2. No multiple entries. 1 person = 1 entry (1 person can get as much as 20 points)
3. Prizes not claimed within 30 days will be forfeited and be given to a new winner.

SPONSORS:
1. StudioPress
2. Pro Theme Design
3. Press75
4. WP Zoom
5. WP Now
6. Elegant Themes
7. WP WebHost
8. Jehzeel Laurente
9. Batang Yagit

Contest starts as soon as this post is published and ends on November 30, 2009. All entries should be in by midnight (US Pacific Time). Each point is equivalent to one entry that will be put into the list of entries (more points, more entries). Winners will be chosen using Random.org’s List Randomizer and will be announced the following day, December 1st.

What are you waiting for? Join now! You could be the winner of one of these awesome prizes. Remember, the more points you have, the more your chances of winning! If you have any questions regarding the contest, feel free to contact me.

JP Habaradas

Owner and editor of JaypeeOnline. Self-proclaimed geek. New media writer and consultant. WordPress advocate. Loves blogging, gadgets, video games and sports. You can follow him on Facebook or Twitter.
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139 Comments

  1. Hi. This looks to be an amazing contest and am happy I got down to it write in the nick of time. So without any further delay here are the necessary information.

    Subscribed via E-mail.

    Blog Post : http://ilovecontests.blogspot.com/2009/11/thanksgiving-giveaway-by-jaypee-online.html

    Tweet : http://twitter.com/realmadrid_rock/status/6120887985 (following from realmadrid_rock)

    Facebook name : Tanuj Lakhina

    Alexa Review : Alexa Preview

    Think I’ve covered all points. Hope to win something at least :) Have so much competition :D Good luck with future endeavors as contest seems to be going superbly well. :)

  2. I will joined..

    Posted @ jayelx.blogspot.com/2009/11/1500-thanksgiving-giveaway.html
    Tweeted & Follow: twitter.com/jay_elx/status/6120069826
    FaceBook: facebook.com/jay.Lx?ref=name
    Alexa: alexa.com/profile/u/aHR0cDovL2ZhY2Vib29rLmFsZXhhLmNvbS9%2BLzEwMDAwMDI4NzEwMjUxOQ%3D%3D
    Subsribed !

  3. Dear Jaypee,
    Just retweeted the Thanksgiving Giveaway entry, and also following you now on Twitter. I am also a fan of yours on Facebook. Sounds an interesting contest to be part of.
    Good luck to all.

  4. Japaul Vergoniasays:

    Cyberspeed!

    You have a great site and this blog-o-contest is really awesome and huge. Count me in!

    Just subscribed to your feed via this email address, posted an entry about this contest on my blog, blurted out and retweet it on my twitter wall (followin’ you), another fan on facebook, following updates on NetworkedBlogs, done writing Alexa review and right now commenting on this page. :D

    Weblog Entry – Celebrate Thanksgiving, $1500 Worth of Giveaways from JaypeeOnline

    Twitter – http://twitter.com/japaulvergonia

    Facebook Account Name – John Paul Vergonia

    Alexa Review – Philippines’ Finest Technology Blog (can’t link the post, too long)

    Happy November and Happy Thanksgiving!

    Congratulations for being one of the Philippine’s Finest Technology Blog. Kudos!

  5. Okay, so I just subscribed via e-mail, confirmed and I blogged about your contest at:
    bloggingcontests.com/2009/win-1500-in-prizes/ and I’m commenting!

    Thanks for hosting the contest, thanks to the sponsors and good luck to everyone!

    BC

  6. Here's my entry:
    momsdrive.info/2009/11/jaypees-thanksgiving-giveaway.html

    btw, I saw your blog from ec contest blog.

    I already subscribed using ddjovelen at yahoo dot com

    My Twitter: http://twitter.com/dhurianne

    Twitted: http://twitter.com/dhurianne/status/5821279142

    facebook fan as: Jovelen Dumalagan

    Alexa Review:—> http://www.alexa.com/profile/u/aHR0cHM6Ly9vcGVuaWQuYWxleGEuY29tL34vZGRqb3ZlbGVuQHlhaG9vLmNvbQ%3D%3D

    Hope all is correctly done. Please let me knoq. Salamat!

    Sana manalo ako ng T-shirt.

  7. One smokin contest!

    I’ve commented here and followed you on Twitter and retweeted a couple times. Also, I followed you on Facebook and NetworkedBlogs app in Facebook.

    http://www.twitter.com/willashworth

    http://www.facebook.com/willashworth

    ALEXA REVIEW:
    http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/jaypeeonline.net#reviews

    BLOG POST:
    includingeverything.net/thanksgiving-giveaway-at-jaypeeonline/

    I’m a subscriber for life now. Your reviews are top notch.

    Thanks,
    Will Ashworth

  8. Hi Jaypee,

    Here I am again, returning for entering for this contest and I just finish posting about this “Big Thanksgiving Contest” you have. Hoping that I will be the lucky winner…Woot..woot :)

    Post at my blog: affiliate-rocks.blogspot.com

    Twitter username: http://twitter.com/affiliaterock

    Facebook: http://facebook.com/julius.orias

    Alexa review: http://www.alexa.com/profile/u/aHR0cHM6Ly9vcGVuaWQuYWxleGEuY29tL34vanVsaXVzLm9yaWFzQGdtYWlsLmNvbQ%3D%3D

  9. hi. Im excited to join in this contest with this awesome prizes.congrats for winning the recent philippine blog awards.hope i dont miss anything bout the contest.

    Blog: johnjohn89.blogspot.com/2009/11/jaypeeonline-1500-thanksgiving-giveaway.html

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/john89john

    Twitter: http://twitter.com/john_john89/status/5802592246

    Alexa: http://www.alexa.com/profile/u/aHR0cDovL2ZhY2Vib29rLmFsZXhhLmNvbS9%2BLzEwMDAwMDA1NTMyMjg3Mg%3D%3D

    And i subscribe using the e-mail i leave here.

  10. James Evans Palarsays:

    Wow! This is another great giveaway. Anyways, here are my entries:

    I’m already subscribed as techiepalar at gmail dot com.

    Blog post: contestbooth.blogspot.com/2009/11/jaypeeonline-1500-thanksgiving-giveaway.html

    Twitter username: techiepalar

    Facebook account name: techiepalar

    Thank you very much!

  11. I have registered and added you. Great site you have here and an amazing contest. I blogged about it on my page.
    http://vicgoodwin.blogspot.com/
    I also sent out a twitter and became a fan. Awesome work!
    Twitter and facebook names are:
    Twitter – vickgoodwin
    Facebook vicgoodwin
    Alexa was through my facebook account.
    I believe I have done it all :)

  12. Hello. Congratulations on another contest sir. I would like to join this contest. Here are the details you were asking for from contestants:

    Post URL: eljonsalenga.com/jaypeeonline-thanksgiving-giveaway/
    Twitter username: eljonsalenga
    Facebook username: eljon.salenga

    Thanks. Hope I win. :D

  13. Joined your contest and blog it – vladimyrbotones.com/2009/11/12/blog-contest-thanksgiving-giveaway/
    I subscribed RSS feed using the email on this comment
    Twitter : moonmortal
    Facebook: Vladimyr Botones

    Thanks.

  14. Hi Jaypee. Thank you for this great contest..
    a good opportunity to a new blogger like me.
    and for those who joined, good luck to all and advance congrats to those who will win.

    Blog at: webstrega.info/1500-thanksgiving-giveaway/
    twitter:
    retwitt:
    im a now fan at facebook now

  15. Wow, nice response you have here so far. :)

    I subscribed to your feed using the email address in the comment form.

    I posted about it here.

    Commenting here.

    I’m now following you on Twitter (as “darngoodreviews) and retweeted (2 pt)

  16. Hey there, I’m in now here is my entry. I hope everything is in order

    RSS : With email address with which i am posting this comment
    Twitter : anandkaran for following and retweet
    Blogged: about this karananand.uni.cc/1500-thanksgiving-contest-giveaway/

    facebook : karanits

  17. I'm in. Here is my entry, I hope everything is right.
    thanks man

    twitter.com/anandkaran

    Blog karananand.uni.cc/1500-thanksgiving-contest-giveaway/help-section/

    facebook.com/karanits

    RSS Subscription : With the email address I wrote this comment

  18. wow! daming entries!

    Count me in Jaypee!

    Here's my comment, and here's my entry:
    thestrugglingblogger.168center.com/2009/11/07/jaypee-is-giving-away-1500/

    I have also subscribed through my email houseofpuroy(at)yahoo.com

    I am already a follower (being a Jedi Blogger and P50 member), and I have also tweeted about this contest (2x) – from this blog and from my post ;)

    My Alexa review – alexa.com/profile/u/aHR0cDovL2ZhY2Vib29rLmFsZXhhLmNvbS9%2BLzExMzA5NzUwMjY%3D

    You can also add me now to your list of fans on Facebook ;)

    woohoo! <strong>12 points!</strong>

    and if I may add, <strong>2009 is my lucky year!</strong> This would a good way to end the year of good luck and usher in a luckier one ;)

  19. Sorry for the delay, it’s now posted on: easycashcontests.com/1500-worth-of-cash-and-prizes/ and I’ve subscribed so as not to miss future cash inclusive contests.

    If ypu ever wish one Featured let me know, I’m sure we can work a good deal. :)

  20. Here my Review for JaypeeOnline.net on Alexa

    alexa.com/profile/u/aHR0cHM6Ly9vcGVuaWQuYWxleGEuY29tL34vYmxvZ211cmlhQGdtYWlsLmNvbQ%3D%3D

    Once again, thanks

    Regard

  21. I’m In… Congrats to you Jaypee… Nice way of Sharing, This would be a success…
    Now i have my reasons to shift to WP…:)

    JaypeeContest on nhansense Blog

    Twitter

  22. @Jaypee: Thanks for this wonderful contest the prizes are great.. I’ve already post this maospad.com/2009/11/1500-thanksgiving-giveaways-by-jaypeeonline/ and I also avail the promo raffles using twitter: maos10 and facebook: mao.baytan

    Kindly confirm my entry please..

    Thanks!

    Goodluck to all of us.. God bless..

  23. @jaypee Thanks! Your contest is awesome everybody wants in. Haha! I’ve posted this on FB too.

    Good luck to everyone! Keeping my fingers crossed.

  24. Ronald Alversadosays:

    Subscribed with the same e-mail adress of this comment

    Blog Post:
    ronaldalversado.com/online-freebies/jaypeeonline-thanksgiving-giveaway.php

    Alexa:
    alexa.com/profile/u/aHR0cDovL2ZhY2Vib29rLmFsZXhhLmNvbS9%2BLzE2NjA4MjQ0NjU%3D

    Became a fan in your Facebook fan page:
    facebook.com/ronald.n.alversado.aspx
    followed and retweet:
    twitter.com/RonaldAlversado

  25. Okay I’m in and I think I got all 12 points.

    I subscribed, blog about it, leaving a comment now, follow you on twitter, retweet this contest, wrote a review in your Alexa page and became a fan in your facebook page.

    Here’s my blog url for this entry -> http://www.nothingbutrandom.com/1500-thanksgivingcontest-giveaway/

    Retweet url -> http://twitter.com/zxxxt/status/5384178674

    My Alexa review from Zee XT -> http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/jaypeeonline.net#reviews

    Became a fan in your Facebook fan page -> Zee XT

    And lastly, I’m a pinoy so I’m in for the T shirt giveaways too :)

  26. Gandang araw!

    Nakisawsaw, nakisali, nakikilahok, nakikigulo at sana magwagi sa iyong kontes.

    Ito ang aking blog post: petiburges.com/blog/?p=199

    Ito naman ang aking Alexa Review: bit.ly/24DR5e.

    Ito ang aking Twitter: twitter.com/petiburges

    Ito naman ang aking FB account: facebook.com/petiburges

    At, sinusundan na rin kita sa Networked Blog.

    Sana maka-tsamba.

    PetiBurges

  27. Nice competition, I think $1.500 is an attractive offer. I would definitely like to participate but lot many things to do. Will start doing one by one. Thanks Jaypee for such a huge competition.

  28. @@nonimo – Thank you for joining this contest. Checked your entry and validated it. Btw, I sent you an email earlier so please check your inbox and check it. Good luck! :)

  29. Contest Post : dum.cahbag.us/2009/11/1500-thanksgiving-giveaway.html

    Twitter username : denologis twitter.com/denologis/status/5364464307

    Facebook account name : facebook.com/denologis?ref=profile

    Alexa review : alexa.com/profile/u/aHR0cDovL2ZhY2Vib29rLmFsZXhhLmNvbS9%2BLzE1NzE4NjAyMDQ%3D

    Count me in and make me win. :D

    Thanks!

  30. Hi Jaypee great blog and amazing contest, i read about it on Hesham blog. i retweeted your post

    Here is my post about the contest
    speechstarter.com/win-1500-worth-of-cash-by-writing-this-article/

    my Twitter username is sam_sall, Facebook account name sam sall

    My link to my Alexa review on my alexa profile is

    http://www.alexa.com/profile/u/aHR0cDovL2ZhY2Vib29rLmFsZXhhLmNvbS9%2BLzE0OTcyOTY3NDc%3D

    or on jaypeeonline alexa review page

    http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/jaypeeonline.net#reviews

    I subscribed your RSS feed via email also.. and cant ait to recieve your blog updates

    Im glad that i follow you on twitter and on your JaypeeOnline’s Facebook Fan Page

  31. Subscribed with the same e-mail adress of this comment
    Blogged at blogcomputer.co.cc/2009/11/02/contest-1500-e-in-regalo/
    Followed and tweetted – Username: blogcomputer

    I hope to win :)
    Bye

  32. Hi Jaypee! I’ve written a post about this contest:

    loymeetsworld.com/2009/11/02/1500-thanksgiving-giveaway-by-jaypeeonline/

    Twitter: twitter.com/luismedilo/
    Facebook: facebook.com/luismedilo/
    Alexa review: alexa.com/siteinfo/jaypeeonline.net#reviews

  33. @Hopeful – Hello! Welcome to JaypeeOnline. Sure thing, take your time. You still have several more weeks to work on your entry. Just make sure you don’t forget about it. Hehe

    Thanks and have a nice day! :)

  34. @Dennis – Thanks for posting about this contest even if you’re not joining, appreciate it. Will definitely let you know once I have another contest here on my blog. Thanks subscribing too. :D

  35. @TSI – Hi! Of course I’ll count it. Anyways, I’ve verified everything except for the RT coz your updates are protected so I can’t check if you’ve RT’d this post. Let me know later. Good luck! :)

  36. I saw this on the Famous Bloggers blog and I’ll post this on my easycashcontests.com/ blog. If you know of any contests that include cash prizes, (yours or others) give me a shout. :)

    I’ll also subscribe. ;)

  37. @Giovanni – You’re welcome! Its a pleasure to have you join this contest. Verified your entry and you’ve submitted all required and bonus entries so you’ve got max points. Good job and good luck!

    Btw, I’ve also followed you on Twitter. ;)

  38. Hi Jaypee.

    Count my entry ha.
    tsiremo.com/2009/11/jaypee-online-blog-1500-thanksgiving-giveaway

    Twitter: twitter.com/tsiremo

    Facebook: facebook.com/tsiremo

    Thanks!!!

  39. Hi Jaypee,

    Thanks for this opportunity. :)

    Post: rochellesychua.com/2009/11/jaypee-onlines-thanksgiving-giveaway.html
    Facebook: facebook.com/rochellesychua
    Twitter: twitter.com/rochellesychua
    Plurk: plurk.com/rochellesychua

    Thanks,
    Roch

  40. Giovanni Farottosays:

    Thanks, thanks, thanks, thanksgiving!
    You had an amazing idea, the kind I wish i had.
    My compliments and my post
    blogautoposter.free.fr/blog/index.php/2009/11/01/math-work-thanksgiving-givaway-approaching/

    And here are my accounts
    twitter.com/farotto (glad to follow you + I RTed your tweet, I won’t be mad at you if you follow me back :) )

    facebook.com/giovanni.farotto

    I posted the alexa review too.

    Talk soon
    Giovanni

  41. @cah – Halo! Selamat datang di blogsite saya. :D

    I’ve checked your entry and you’ve qualified for everything except for one that you didn’t do, which is Alexa review. Thanks for joining! :)

  42. Hello, I am ready with everything. Here are my details –

    Post Url – aksindiblog.com/2009/11/whooping-1500-giveaway-thanksgiving-at.html

    Twitter – twitter.com/aks2008

    Facebook – facebook.com/aswaniks

    Alexa Review – alexa.com/profile/u/aHR0cDovL2ZhY2Vib29rLmFsZXhhLmNvbS9%2BLzU4Mjg3ODE4OA%3D%3D

  43. @reyjr – Hey! Happy Thanksgiving in advance! :D

    Thanks for joining my Thanksgiving Giveaway. Just validated your entry and you’ve also got max entry points. Good job and good luck! :)

  44. Great contest. I just completed all 3 requirements. Here is a link to the post – dailyblogcontest.com/daily-blog-contest/thanksgiving-blog-contest

  45. I’m in!
    Email address: crookmusic0821[at]gmail.com
    Post URL: extraordinarykiddo.com/jaypee-onlines-1500-thanksgiving-giveaway/
    Twitter username: bryanski
    Facebook URL: bryankarl
    Facebook name: Bryan Karl Yuson

    I connected my FB acct to Alexa btw. FTW!

  46. Hi Jaypee, this is my first ever visit to this great blog. Just came from DiTesco’s Iblogzone. Well, I am going to take part in this contest. Thanks for the info :)

  47. Hello Jaypee, it seem that you have a great stuff here, I knew about your blog from DiTesco when he wrote about the contest! I am heading to my blog now to write about it! Good luck with your contest.

  48. @Proud To Be Pinoy – Thank you! You’ve got the sponsors to thank for that. Validated your entries and you got 13 pts, coz you missed the Alexa review. Anyways, thanks for joining and good luck! :)

  49. @DiTesco – Hello my friend! Thank you! Glad you could join as well. I’ve validated your entry and you’ve done everything except for the Alexa review. Good luck!

  50. Kelvin Servigonsays:

    Hello Kuya Jaypee,

    Here’s my blog post: kelvinonian.com/2009/10/jaypee-online-1500-thanksgiving-giveaway/

    my twitter: twitter.com/kelvinservigon
    my facebook: facebook.com/kelvinservigon

    and the alexa profile: http://www.alexa.com/profile/u/aHR0cHM6Ly9vcGVuaWQuYWxleGEuY29tL34va2VsdmluX3NlcnZpZ29uQHlhaG9vLmNvbS5waA%3D%3D (Sorry for this, I supposedly give you the review url but it seems that Alexa says that the review was by an Alexa User, I’m just worried that you may not know that I’m the one who posted the review. :) )

    Goodluck! :D

  51. Proud To Be Pinoysays:

    Awesome contest with cool prizes – congratulations Jaypee!!! Here’s my entry entitled $1,500 Thanksgiving Giveaway from JaypeeOnline. Hope to find my luck too!

    My Twitter UserName: twitter.com/p2bpinoy

    My Facebook: facebook.com/p2bpinoy

  52. @Jhay – Thanks dude! So you’re not joining just coz there’s no Thesis theme? Hehe Thanks in advance for blogging about this contest.

    Let me know when you’ve launched your blog contest so I can help promote it as well. :D

  53. This is awesome! Good luck to all those who would enter. If you threw in a Thesis theme I’d join as well. ;)

    But I’d blog about this too of course.

    I plan on having a blog contest too, this December for my new blog of which I’m going to launch in a few days’ time. :D

  54. @Jena – Thanks for joining my contest Ma’am Jena! Nope, you didn’t forget anything and based on your entries that I’ve validated, you’ve got the max points. :D

  55. @Doc Z – Thanks for joining! Very creative points btw. Too bad, there’s no extra points for that. Hehe Anyways, you didn’t forget anything. All entries validated and you’ve got the maximum entry points. :D

  56. I’ll blog about it anyway, he he he, so here is my entry…I hope I did not forget anything too, Do give me a buzz if I did. Good luck to all of us.

    http://jenaisle-candidthoughts.blogspot.com/2009/10/thanksgiving-giveaway-contest-at-jaypee.html

    Congrats, Jaypee for a very successful blog.

    Oh yes, my twitter username is : @JenaIsle http://twitter.com/JenaIsle

    Facebook: Jena Isle – facebook.com/gie.gaces

    Holly, you’re doing it all? he he he…Okay, me too.

  57. Manila Freelancersays:

    First of all congratulations for winning the most recent Philippine Blog Awards 09.. more power to you… btw my contest entry soon:)

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