Share little switches that make a difference for a $25 Target gift card

THANK YOU EVERYONE! We have reached our quota of 100 posts. We are reviewing current submissions to make sure they are qualified. You will be notified via email if you were one of the qualifying participants. Thanks for participating! 

SocialMoms and Cottonelle have teamed up to introduce a fun, new blogging program that asks you to share little switches that make a difference. Even the best relationships can get a little stale, so Cottonelle brand wants to show how little switches can make all the difference in our lives and relationships. Adding back date night can spark up the romance in your relationship. What little switches would you like to make in your life? Small switches from your normal routine can make a huge difference. We’re looking forward to all your creative ideas and posts.

We're looking for quality over speed, so please read on.

Share your ideas for little switches that make a difference in a thoughtful, original essay post of at least 400 original words. We want to hear all about your little switches! Will you switch from watching TV with your husband on the family room sofa to going out for a movie and dinner date night once a month? How about switching from your usual ponytail to getting a nice hair style done every few months? Have you written cute love notes and put them in your husband’s lunch to surprise him during the day? Or maybe you will buy a sexy, new dress and surprise your husband with dance lessons for two to add some spice to your relationship?

How it works:
We are looking for one hundred creative, original and authentic submissions of high quality. Create an original post on your blog, in 400 words or more (using your own words), about little switches that make a difference. Include a thoughtful introduction, original content within the body of your post, and a conclusion. Check your spelling and grammar. You must also include the disclosure statement that is below in your post and install the campaign widget in the sidebar of your blog. Then follow the rest of the requirements below. We will review every post and select the first 100 qualifying submissions to receive a $25 Target gift card!

Highlights from your posts, tweets and tips will be collected and featured on, and distributed across the web for all to see. The blogging program starts on April 6, 2011 and the submission window closes at 11:59pm PST on May 5, 2011. We will contact the qualifying bloggers on or about May 12, 2011. Full terms and conditions are posted for your review at

Rewards for Participating:
The first 100 qualifying participants will receive a $25 Target gift card! See Terms and Conditions

To participate, we ask that you:

1. Create an original blog post on your blog, in 400 words or more, sharing "little switches that make a difference." Please include a thoughtful introduction and conclusion in addition to the main body of your essay. Give it plenty of thought, and include content that your readers would like to hear about and can connect with! Short or poorly written posts will not be accepted. Copying and pasting does not count. Blank posts submitted to create a blog link on the discussion page will be disqualified. Don't copy another blogger's post or ideas. Plagiarism is grounds for immediate disqualification.

2. Participants must include the following disclosure as a footnote of their post:
“I wrote this blog post while participating in the SocialMoms and Cottonelle blogging program, for a gift card worth $25. For more information on how you can participate, click here.” (make sure you link to

3. Install the campaign widget in the side bar of your blog.
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4. Log on to your Twitter account,, and send a tweet including a link to your blog post with the hashtag #LittleSwitches.

5. Return to 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 and websites to participate and at least 18 years of age or older at time of submission. See Terms and Conditions. Please see SocialMoms FAQs for more information on blogging programs.

About Cottonelle
The Cottonelle brand provides innovative comfort solutions for perineal personal care. Cottonelle toilet paper is available in three forms: Cottonelle Ultra toilet paper, Cottonelle Aloe & E toilet paper, and Cottonelle Premium toilet paper. To help people feel cleaner and fresher than with toilet paper alone, Cottonelle offers Cottonelle Fresh Flushable Moist Wipes and Cottonelle SoothingClean Flushable Moist Wipes enriched with Aloe & E.

More info about the Cottonelle Ultra Switch:

Cottonelle Ultra on Facebook

Follow @cottonellebrand on Twitter

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Blog post:

With disclaimer, hashtag & widget. 400+ words.


Twitter with hashtag:

Mine :)  Thanks for another great opportunity.




Hash tag:  Yes

Widget:  Permanent, right side bar

400 words plus

Great opportunity! Thanks!



I have the rotating widget installed.

Disclosure is at the bottom and the word count is over 400:)

Cool Topic!
Here's my post:

here's my Tweet with the hashtag:

I have the universal widget up! And the disclaimer!

Here is my post:


Here is my Tweet:!/simplybudgeted/status/55710379858329600

Widget on sidebar.

Blog post:

Revolving widget installed on right sidebar.




This was fun!



widget is on my sidebar, under sponsors.


Thanks so much!

1. Link to my blog post:

2. Disclosure Included

3. Campaign Widget Installed

4. Link to my tweet:


Thanks for the opportunity!

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