The Winners of the 10,000 Business Cards Giveaway

Jan 30 2009 by Jacob Gube | 16 Comments

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Last week, AllBusinessCards.com and Six Revisions hosted a business cards giveaway. Over 350 participants vied to get one out of the 10 sets of business cards. Today, I’m happy to announce the 10 winners of this contest.

Though the winners were selected at random, I still read each of your comments; some were very funny, while others were simply heart-breaking.

Without further ado…

The winners

Chris

Chris Lewis is a father of two girls. This Dad of Divas is constantly sharing tidbits on being a better father, husband and person.

Craig

Craig Ruksznis is a web developer/designer in Massachusetts. Oh, and a triathlon training, guitar playing, aspiring master chef! You can check out his personal website activeHatch where he offers a variety of solutions (as you can imagine from his multi-talented skill set) including: print design, website design and programming, and standardizing marketing images for the public.

Bage

Bage is an independent web developer and he blogging about web in his blog http://oorodi.com in his mother tongue Tamil.

Nate

Nate Shei is the founder and lead designer for Deadline Grafix, a small graphic design company that specializes in vinyl vehicle graphics and signs.

Jenn

Jenn is a recent Computer Science graduate from the University of Manitoba. For fun, she does freelance web development and is immersed in amateur photography and design. You should check out her personal website, j e n n y – l y n n . n e t, where she has a variety of things, such as her blog.

John

John Angus is a project manager and is launching Zetada (a simple online fundraising toolkit for non-profits) in the next few months.

Carlos Osegueda

Carlos Osegueda is a web developer.  Check out Carlos’s website, minervasystems.biz, where he offers a variety of web design and computer-related services.

wiktor w. brodlo

Wiktor w. brodlo is a freelance web designer and developer based in Scotland. Check out his personal website http://brodlo.net where he has his portfolio and his blog.

Davide

Davide Brognoli is an Italian Web Programmer. Check out his website, Dado e Lara, which is in Italian (so I can’t really tell you much about it), and where he hosts an image gallery.

Almotqen

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Selection Method

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The process of selection involved a fairly simple SQL query to select 10 random comments from the post.

For those familiar with SQL syntax, here’s the query if you wish to perform the same type of random selection of comments on WordPress.

SELECT comment_ID, comment_author, comment_author_email,  comment_author_url
FROM comments
WHERE comment_post_ID = 358
ORDER BY RAND()
LIMIT 10

This query selects the comment’s unique ID, the commentor’s name, email address, and URL (if they have one) from the WordPress comments table.

We limit the query only to the post (in this case, it was post #358) or else it will select from any posts.

Finally, we select by random using ORDER BY RAND() and limiting it to only 10 records.

An exclusive Six Revisions discount

AllBusinessCards.com doesn’t want to stop at these freebies – they’ve offered readers of Six Revisions an exclusive discount.

In addition to the 75% discount at www.allbusinesscards.com/sixrevisions, readers from within the U.S. are eligible to get free shipping on all orders.

To get a refund from your purchase, contact them through their web form after your purchase and you will get a refund from your shipping charge if you ordered through the following link:

This offer will be available indefinitely.

Thank you

Thank you to all the Six Revisions readers who participated. And a big thank you goes out to AllBusinessCards.com for hosting this wonderful contest!

Stay tuned for more contests on Six Revisions by subscribing to the Six Revisions RSS Feed. Don’t use RSS? You can also subscribe to Six Revisions updates via email.

16 Comments

KRAPPS

January 30th, 2009

oh KRAPPS! I didn’t win … but thanks for the great discount code :)

Matt

January 30th, 2009

Congrats to those who won, and thanks Jacob for having such a great contest!

Jenn

January 31st, 2009

Thanks again Jacob!
You’ve made my week.

jemile @ st.albans web design seo

January 31st, 2009

Bo, i didn’t win. i needed them cards for my new business – now i’ll have to go back to hooking !

Timothy

January 31st, 2009

Congrats to everyone who won. And thanks for the SQL query.

Dad of Divas

January 31st, 2009

Thanks for the contest Jacob! I am very excited to have won!

Jacob Gube

January 31st, 2009

To everyone that won, thanks for participating and congratulations!

For those that didn’t win, stay tuned for more contests and giveaways.

wiktor w. brodlo

January 31st, 2009

Humm. Fun and great I won, but UPC shipping to UK is $100…

Carlos Osegueda

January 31st, 2009

Speechless in Santa Rosa!
It’s great to have been among the winners. I admire your website and articles tremendously.

Cindy Sue Causey

January 31st, 2009

Yay, Winners..!

And the rest of us, too.. :D

And thanks to Jacob and AllBusinessCards.com for the chance to play.. :)

insic

February 2nd, 2009

I envy how lucky they are. Congrats!

Designer

February 3rd, 2009

Congratulations to all the winners

Ruks

February 3rd, 2009

Thanks again so much!!

Contest-Gal

February 23rd, 2009

Congratulations to the winners! I am hoping that you enjoy the competition and having fun:)

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