Advertising my blog? This never really occurred to me. I guess when I started writing this, I put it out there hoping someone would Google some keywords and BAM, instant reader. I’m not even sure my family knows this blog exists. However, when someone from a car magnet/banners/cheap sign company contacting me offering me a product to review, I started to think maybe I needed to start.
I was offered one of their products to advertise my blog and, in return, they would give a product away to one of my readers. I browsed SignsOnTheCheap.com, BannersOnTheCheap.com and MagnetsOnTheCheap.com and couldn’t really find what I thought would be appropriate for my blog.
I mean, a banner on my front lawn would probably annoy my neighbors and I don’t think anyone would pay attention to an election-type sign this time of year. Then there were the car magnets, but I couldn’t imagine Finding My Blog taking up so much space on the side of my car. I e-mailed my contact and asked if they had something that was, say, bumper sticker size, and they did.
I got right on it. I decided to design my own because I wanted to use my site header, slightly modified. The designing process was so easy. I used my logo and put the text on top of it. It was easy to select colors, fonts and everything else. There were many pre-designed templates that just needed to be filled in as well.
The ordering process was easy and within a week, my magnet was at my door.
It’s great quality, hangs on to my car well and gives me a way to spread the word about my blog, which actually scares me a little. Will this one little magnet bring me more readers?
Hmm, maybe I should do a better job proofreading from now on.
It’s not just magnets though, this company offers a place for you to customize and have virtually anything made into a sign, banner or car magnet.
So, do you want a car magnet like mine? Maybe you are a direct sale consultant and you want to advertise your business. Maybe you have a blog. Maybe you want to show your support for the softball/volleyball/swimming team that you are on. Maybe you just want to write your favorite song lyrics on a magnet and share them with the world.
(Don’t lie! You know you want “Hey I just met you, and this is crazy. But here’s my number, so call me maybe!” on your car!)
If you want to get one of these for your car, I have an opportunity for you to win one! Just leave me a comment telling me what you’d put on your car magnet and you’ll be entered in the drawing. You can earn an extra entry each for liking Build A Sign and Easy Canvas Prints on Facebook. Just leave a separate comment for each like for those extra entries.
And now the fine print. I received one car magnet to review and the ability to provide my readers with a credit to get their own magnet as well. The views and opinions here are my own. This contest will be open until Sunday, Aug. 26 at 11:59 p.m. All entries received before that time will be eligible to win. A win will be drawn through random.org. Winners will be notified and must respond within 24 hours or I will pick another winner.
So, on your mark, get set, enter to win!