Apr 07

BlogZoT! 1.1 – Words to Winnings!

If you have a blog, and some skills to go with it, you could find yourself with $90 in new Mac Software very soon.

We’re sponsoring a six-part challenge for bloggers. Here’s how to win:

Pick a category below and make an entry in your blog. All entries will be reviewed by MacZOT staff and volunteers to determine the winner of each category. When you make an entry, enter the number(s) of the challenge you’re competing in: E.g. "Here’s my entry [2,5]" (means you’re entering for challenge #2 and #5.

1. Best description of MacZOT –

Can you describe succinctly and completely what MacZOT does?

2. Best testimonial –

How has your experience been? What would make a newbie to the site trust us already?

3. Best Image for MyzteryZOT icon and page –

Handy with Photoshop or Fireworks?

Submit a 128×128 icon and a 300x300px image. The most beautiful or representative of the MyzteryZOT! wins.

4. Most creative plea to Mac software developers -

There are a lot of developers who haven’t heard of MacZOT or are not sure they should be involved. "Write a blog entry as if you were writing a letter to a developer who’s software you’d like to see on MacZOT. Explain why they should consider it. The most convincing entry wins.

5. Most comments by readers in Your blog -

Do you have a popular blog? Can you generate a post about MacZOT that gets readers to take action? The blog entry about MacZOT and/or BlogZoT! 1.1 with the most comments after it wins.

6. Random Drawing – Every blogger has a chance at this one!

For every 10 blog entries that contain links to and say, "MacZOT is for Mac users" example:

MacZOT is for Mac users

We’ll randomly award 1 complete MyzteryZOT valued at more than $80.

Blog URLs for consideration must be posted one-by-one in the comments for this post. So, if you have 14 blogs, you’ll make 14 comments, each one being a separate entry.


6 BlogZoT! Challenges

Post an entry in your blog, paste the link in as a comment here. The community and the MacZOT judges will view each entry and award the prizes!

Meanwhile, we’ll see if we can’t keep adding value to the EXTENDED MyzteryZOT!

The contest ends at 11:59 pm PST, April 09, 2006


31 Responses to “Blog? Want to WIN the MyzteryZOT Bundle?”

  1. Alex Says:

    Here’s my entry [1,5,6]
    I’ve no hope at 5 though :P.

  2. Katanna Says:

    Here is the worst one ever!


  3. nechbi Says:

    Here’s my entry [6]

  4. Chris Boulton Says:


    Entering in: [1,2,4,6]

  5. SurfiOnline » macZot Says:

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  6. Stridey Says:

    MacZot *is* for Mac users. (i.e. entering in #6)

  7. MacPod Says:

    I jumped on the band wagon too. I write in japanese though so here’s an attempt at number 6:

    Got a mystery zot ordered though…

  8. Matthew Says:

    Here’s my Attempt [1]

    Please don’t forget, MacZOT is for Mac users.

    Yes, this is a blatant kiss up.

  9. Mac Tips Daily! Says:

    Attempt for [6]

    They can check out my contest too.. i have a superZOT package of 14 items ;-)

  10. t3knomanser Says:
  11. foofoohead Says:

    Going for RED 13! Oh, wait. I mean 1,3&4…. as far as the icon goes, should we send those somewhere else or post those to the blog? Anywho lets get some attention for MacZOT, I love it!

  12. mbazzoni Says:

    Here’s my entry [1,2,4]

    I already paid for this MysteryZOT!, but I enjoy this site so much, I have no problem promoting it…maybe we could get runner up t-shirts or something…

  13. amerob Says:

    Here’s my entry :) [1,2,4,6]

  14. amerob Says:

    Oops, forgot my URL (can the last post be deleted?)

    Here’s my entry [1,2,4,6]

  15. foofoohead Says:
    Forgot my URL as well… OOOPS!

    No one else with icons?

  16. turtlebud Says:

    My entry for [1,2,6]

  17. Nick Says:

    Entry for [1,2,6]

  18. Dan Says:

    Okay, here is mine [1, 2, 5, 6]:

    Please let me know if registration is required to view this and I’ll post it here, as I am kinda proud of what I wrote!

  19. Junyor Says:

    I’m going for [1, 2, 5, 6]:

  20. Junyor Says:

    *sigh* Here we go again:

    I’m going for [1, 2, 5, 6]:

  21. Bill Says:

    This is my entry for the MacZot contest [1,2,6]

  22. NL Says:

    This is my entry [1,2,6]. Thanks, MacZot!

  23. Judson Says:

    Hey, I’ll go for number [6].

    I even wrote a paragraph about it!

  24. Justin Says:

    My entry for number [3]

  25. Justin Says:

    And also for number [6]

  26. Thomas Says:

    That’s mine if you include it. ;)

  27. Thomas Says:

    Mine was [1,5,6]

  28. Candy Says:

    My entry for [1,6]

  29. Shawn Says:

    Here is my entry for [1,2,6]

  30. Dave Says:

    Here’s my entry [1,2,4,6]

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