In honor of this program, Staples and TwitterMoms have teamed up to bring you a fun new blogging program! Share 10 tips for saving money during the back-to-school season and the first 50 qualified participants will get a $50 Staples gift card to help you get your kids prepared for back-to-school! In addition, one lucky random winner will get a grand prize of a $150 Staples gift card! Do you clip coupons for the best deals on school supplies? Do you shop online for the biggest savings? Do you start preparing months in advance to make sure you snag the hottest items at the lowest prices? We want to hear your tips for saving money during back-to-school season!
For four days only, Staples is offering a special discount to the TwitterMoms community and your followers and friends. Print out this coupon and bring it to any Staples to get 25% off their collection of Sustainable Earth by StaplesTM notebooks and writing pads. These eco-friendly notepads are made from 80% sugarcane so fewer trees are used! Click to Tweet an invitation to save!
How it works:
Create a post on your blog sharing ten tips for saving money during the back-to-school season, include the disclosure in your post, and install the campaign widget in the sidebar of your blog. Then follow the rest of the requirements below. The first 50 qualifying participants will receive a $50 Staples gift card! One (1) random winner will get a $150 Staples gift card!
Highlights from your posts, tweets and tips will be collected and featured on http://staples.twittermoms.com, and distributed across the web for all to see. The blogging program starts on August 12, 2010 and the submission window closes at 11:59pm PST on September 10, 2010. We will contact the first 50 qualifying bloggers and the random winner on or about September 16th, 2010. Full terms and conditions are posted for your review at http://staples.twittermoms.com/terms.
Rewards for Participating:
The first 50 qualifying participants will receive a $50 Staples gift card! See Terms and Conditions.
One (1) randomly selected winner will get a $150 Staples gift card! See Official Rules.
To participate, we ask that you:
1. Create a blog post on your blog sharing "ten tips for saving money during the back-to-school season."
2. Participants must include the following disclaimer as a footnote of their post:
“I wrote this blog post while participating in the TwitterMoms and Staples blogging program, making me eligible to get a $50 gift card. For more information on how you can participate, click here.” (make sure you link to: http://staples.twittermoms.com/about)
3. Install the campaign widget in the side bar of your blog
4. Log on to your Twitter account, www.twitter.com, and send a tweet including a link to your blog post with the hashtag #StaplesBTS.
5. Return to www.TwitterMoms.com and post a comment on this discussion page in the comments section below, including an active link to your blog post and a direct link to your Twitter tweet. (You can click on the date/time link below your tweet to get the direct link to your tweet.)
No purchase required to participate. You must be a legal resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, have a personal blog and be a registered user of the www.twittermoms.com and www.twitter.com websites to participate and at least 18 years of age or older at time of submission. See Terms and Conditions.
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Staples provides significant savings, a wide selection of quality products, and a one-stop shop and stress-free shopping experience.
Staples is in-stock throughout the entire season and into the start of the school year.
Staples kicks off the back-to-school season to provide customers with an official start date for back-to-school shopping and a clear roadmap for value throughout the season.
Staples is the expert on back-to-school, with more than 20 years experience.
Staples offers more ways to save from hot buys like penny and dollar deals to savings on technology to reduced low prices on hundreds of core items.
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