Crestleaf Surname Scavenger Hunt – Win $250 Amazon Gift Card

Crestleaf is giving away a $250 Amazon gift card to one blogger who creates the most creative surname post this holiday season.

[Editor’s note: We received the following information about a genealogy-related contest specifically for bloggers and we wanted to pass this on to our readers.]

Crestleaf, a leading provider of free genealogy information and a free online collaboration tool for families to document their family history, is giving away a $250 Amazon gift card to one blogger who creates the most creative surname post this holiday season.

How to Enter

1. Pick a fun theme for a blog post (TV shows, celebrities, movies, cars, states, nicknames, cities in California, etc.).

2. Create a blog post revolved around surnames from the Crestleaf genealogy records database. Here are some examples of posts you can mimic:

25 Thanksgiving Surnames You’ll be Thankful For
http://crestleaf.com/blog/thanksgiving-genealogy-surnames-youll-thankful/

Halloween Genealogy: Scary Surnames You’ll Never Believe Exist
http://crestleaf.com/blog/halloween-genealogy-scary-surnames-youll-never-believe-exist/

3. Submit your entry to “mark@crestleaf.com” with a link to your blog post and your email address, with this subject: Crestleaf Surname Scavenger Hunt.

4. Crestleaf will pick the 5 most creative posts and open up a public voting contest on December 15th, 2014 on our blog: http://crestleaf.com/blog. The post with the most votes on December 18th, at noon ET, will win.

5. Winner receives a $250 gift card to Amazon along with a feature on the Crestleaf blog and social media accounts.

Click here to read the complete article along with the contest rules.

Cyber Monday Genealogy Giveaway – Over $1,000 in Prizes

cyber monday giveaway at GeneaBloggers

UPDATE: This is a NEW contest – if you entered last week’s contest, you will need to enter again for a chance to win!

Here is our latest contest – the Cyber Monday Genealogy Giveaway! So while you are busy shopping online for Christmas gifts (and visit http://genealogy.blackfriday for the best deals!), take a minute and enter the giveaway!

Why Another Contest?

The reason for this latest contest is we’re celebrating our latest Boot Camp over at Hack Genealogy! This past Saturday we have close to 300 people attend the Holiday Special Boot Camp and we’re also making the handout and recording available for free:

Prizes Worth over $1,000

The prizes in the Cyber Monday Genealogy Giveaway are amazing thanks to the generous support of the prize donors. Take a look at this list!

  • MyHeritage Data Plan package – 6 month subscription (valued at $60)
  • Backblaze online backup solution subscription (valued at $50)
  • fold3 membership (valued at $79)

and more! You could win one or more of these prizes! We’ll draw separate winners for each prize on Saturday 6 December 2014 and announce the winners here no later than Monday 8 December 2014.

This contest is NOT limited to just those in the United States either! Most of the prizes are digital or memberships so they can easily by sent to the winners via email!

Enter the Cyber Monday Genealogy Giveaway Today!

Remember to click here to enter and once you’ve entered, make sure you tell your friends . . . you earn extra entry tickets for each person you refer. And share the contest on Facebook and Twitter to earn even more entries!

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

Holiday Special Contest! Over $2500 in Genealogy Goodies

Enter the Holiday Special Contest at GeneaBloggers with over $2,500 in prizes from MyHeritage, Ancestry, FindMyPast and more!

Here at GeneaBloggers, we LOVE contests and love being able to give some neat genealogy stuff away to your readers. Well, we’ve put together the BIGGEST contest ever – and just in time for Christmas!

Holiday Special Boot Camp

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So why are we at GeneaBloggers having a contest? To celebrate a HUGE event coming up on Saturday, 29 November 2014: the Holiday Special Boot Camp. What is it? Well it is an online genealogy educational event where you can learn tips and tricks to help your genealogy research! Click here to learn more and click here to register for the free Webinar!

Prizes Worth $2,500

The prizes in the Holiday Special Contest are amazing thanks to the generous support of the prize donors. Take a look at this list!

  • MyHeritage Premium Plus and Data Plan package – 1 year subscription  (valued at $249)
  • Backblaze online backup solution subscription (valued at $50)
  • fold3 membership (valued at $79)

and more! You could win one or more of these prizes! We’ll draw separate winners for each prize on Saturday 29 November 2014 and announce the winners live at the Holiday Special Boot Camp.

This contest is NOT limited to just those in the United States either! Most of the prizes are digital or memberships so they can easily by sent to the winners via email!

Enter the Holiday Special Contest Today!

Remember to click here to enter and once you’ve entered, make sure you tell your friends . . . you earn extra entry tickets for each person you refer. And share the contest on Facebook and Twitter to earn even more entries!

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.