Win a Dream Holiday Shopping Spree
The holidays are right around the corner and we’d like to give one lucky fan a holiday to remember. We’re giving away a shopping spree and leaving it up to our fans to tell us how much it is worth!
- If we get to 8,500 total fans (Facebook, Google+ and Twitter) by December
10th 12th, we’ll give away a $100 shopping spree.
- If we get to 9,000 fans, we’ll make it $200.
- If we get to 9,500 fans, we’ll make it $500!
Imagine how much wonder and inspiration you can get with a $500 shopping spree!
Do you have an Edmund product you absolutely love? If so, we want to hear from you!
We’re putting the final touches on our gift guide and we want you to be a part of it by recommending your favorite Edmund item for the holidays.
How can you help?
Take a picture of you (or your kids or whomever uses the product) and the product, write up one paragraph describing why you love this item and recommend it for the holidays, then send it to us!
There are a few ways you can enter:
- Post it to your Facebook wall and tag us (@Edmund Scientific) in the post. You have to “Like” us on Facebook in order to tag us, so be sure to do that first.
- Write up a blog post and send us the link (either post it on our Facebook wall, send us a tweet (@edmundsci), share it with us on Google+, or use the contact form on our blog.)
- Send us a tweet (@edmundsci) with the image and your review. Feel free to use multiple tweets, if necessary — although clever, 140 character or less entries may receive special treatment!
- Create a post on Google+ and share it with us (+Edmund Scientifics)
Of course, we won’t let you go away empty handed! As a way of saying thanks, we’re offering a couple prizes:
- All submissions will be entered into a random drawing for a $200 Edmund Scientifics gift certificate.
- The authors of any submissions we use in our gift guide will receive a $25 gift certificate.
Submissions will be accepted through Black Friday. (November 25th, 2011)
Good luck and we can’t wait to see what you recommend!
We’ve got a special offer for new fans and old fans alike. Simply ‘Like’ Edmund Scientific on Facebook and then head over to the Super Deal Signup tab on our page to register to get a super secret promotion code sent to your inbox. The more fans we get, the better the deal!
- Get us to 6,500 Facebook fans by the end of October and we’ll give you 30% off one item under $100.
- If we get to 7,500 fans, we’ll up the offer to 40% off one item under $100.
- And if we get to 8,500 fans, we’ll unlock a whopping 50% off one item under $100.
Be sure to share this with your friends too! They can help us reach our goal and unlock the best deal for everyone.
We’ll send out the code once we get to the highest goal or the end of October, which ever comes first. Perfect timing for the holidays, right?
Offer details: Once conditions have been met, the offer code will be unlocked and sent via email to the fans who registered through our Facebook page. Offer good only in the United States. Does not including shipping costs. Offer rquires that you have only one item in your cart and the value of the product is less than $100. By registering for this promotion, you will also be subscribed to our email newsletter. Our newsletter features more deals, special promotions, previews, and new product announcements. Promo code expires 12/31/2011.
Our fans are amazing! Seriously. Thank you for making this contest a success: over 500 entries, thousands of votes, and 1,140 new Facebook fans. We couldn’t have asked for anything more!
So, who won?
As I mentioned above, we had a LOT of entries. We also had 25 entries receive over 10 ‘likes’! The caption champ, however, is Michael Howland with a very LOLcat-like message “i iz a scienrist” and a whopping 70 ‘likes’:
The caption runner-up is Levent Sakar, with an entry that received 53 likes.
The random fan winner is Chris Macri. Congratulations!
Michael gets the first choice between the Astroscan or the CHEM C3000 chemistry set. Chris will get the other prize.
Thank you to everyone who participated. As a way of saying thanks, we have something really special lined up for all of our fans. Keep an eye on our updates later in the week for more detail.
We used a little Edmund Scientific nostalgia for an impromptu contest over the weekend. Unfortunately, the correct answer wasn’t submitted by any of the contestants! I’ll leave the “bonus challenge” open through the end of October. Send us a picture of you holding an original copy of the catalog and we’ll hook you up with a nice surprise.
Thanks to all of you that participated!
How about some Edmund Scientific nostalgia… does this catalog cover look familiar? Maybe you had it!
The question is: do you know what year this cover is from?
Submit your guess in the comments or via tweet to @edmundsci before Monday (9/26/11) 8am ET. We’ll announce the correct answer Monday morning. Submit the right answer and get a special treat from us!
Bonus challenge: post a picture of you holding an original copy of this catalog, either on our Facebook page or via tweet, and we’ll hook you up with something extra special. Start digging through those boxes!
Is there anything better than the combination of cats and science? No, you say? Well… what if we add a caption contest and two chances to win great prizes?
We just (September 9th) launched this contest over on our Facebook page. Contest ends September 30th, so make sure to enter today!
Visit our contest details page for more.