[UPDATE: This giveaway has ended. Please read the details about the winners here.]
In December of 2011, I gave out a special Christmas gift appreciating our esteemed readers! It was indeed something unusual as I gave away a free link to all who posted a comment on this blog for the whole year!
Since then many, mostly those who are new readers, have been asking if I would do the same thing this year.
Well, as much as I truly want to appreciate all my blog readers in the spirit of the Christmas celebration, I also know that I should do something different this year.
And so, as the Christmas season drew near, I had to put on my thinking cap! Of course, many ideas came to mind but I wasn't really satisfied with them. However, when a few weeks ago I got an email from Mr. Khuram, the Marketing Director of Zyma Technologies (www.zyma.com) a hosting company based in the UK , asking if I would be interested in hosting a webhosting giveaway, I immediately checked out the site and after a few questions about the features, I was satisfied that this is simply good enough as a “Thank-You-Gift” for our esteemed readers!
But Why a WebHosting When You're Going To Pay For It After 1yr?
Now, you may be womdering why a webhost when after the one year you are going to pay for it? Or what another webhost when you are already hosting somewhere else?
Frankly, I believe that one thing you must get right about your online business is your webhosting company. This blog is running on a VPS hosting account and I know how much that takes away from my pocket every month. And so, offering you a one year free web hosting account to me is really something great.
Here are few things you could do with the free account:
1. Get a new domain and host it on the account – If you are thinking of expanding your business, maybe with a few niche sites (like I'm thinking of doing in the coming year!)
2. Host your existing domain – As much as I don't want to suggest you move your money site right now, but if you have been having problems with your present host, then this is an opportunity to move house!
NOTE: You are getting a whole 1yr free which to me is really enough to evaluate this company. If after the 1year you are not satisfied with their services, you can always move to another host but if you found them to be good, you would have made enough money for the year to pay for another year ahead!
So, What Are You Getting In This Webhosting Giveaway!
I’m sure you want to know what you will be receiving from this free giveaway, right?
Alright, here’s what you get:
Unlimited Web space
Unlimited Email Accounts
Unlimited SQL Databases
99.9% Uptime Guarantee
Free Transfer & Setup
Free Tech Support
cPanel Web Hosting
Fantastico De Luxe
Attracta SEO tools via cPanel
CloudFlare CDN Support
Plus These Ecommerce Features:
FREE Shopping cart software
Accept credit cards on your site
And much more!
Please read more of the features here.
How to Enter For the Giveaway
As an appreciation contest, I want to make this as simple as possible and so I’m using Rafflecopter. To enter you simply need to sign into the widget below.
Once you are signed in, you will be presented with a few options which you can actually do in a few minutes, like posting a comment, tweeting and sharing on your favorite social media. Of course, to increase your chances of winning you definitely want to do all of the options available.
Coming around once a day to do more of the options will also be a plus to your garnering more points necessary to make you one of the winners!
Declaration of Winners
We expect that you have the whole of 2013 for your free webhosting and so this contest will be ending on the 31st of December, 2012 while the winners will be announced on 2nd of January, 2013.
Please ensure that you enter the contest using a working email address because that is the only way winners will be contacted.
Winners will be by simple majority of points as reported by Rafflecopter at the end of the contest. Please note that some of the actions require validation so where this is required in the Rafflecopter giveaway widget, please ensure you input the required action.
There are 3 slots which will go to the first 3 lucky winners. Like I have said above, these are the people with the highest points at the end of the contest. The 3 slots get one (1) full year of free hosting with all features included.
And so, let the fun begin!
Good luck to everyone!