November Gadgets and Giveaways

The Dragon Blogger has been hard at work partnering with sponsors to bring you new gadgets and gear to potentially win and in this newsletter we are featuring the latest round of sweepstakes which include some just about to end and others just kicking off. Also, for those who missed the email that Adrian L. was the lucky winner of the $500 Paypal Cash giveaway that we co-sponsored in October.  Adriane is going to have … Read more

Review of Incentivibe: Giveaway $500 Dollar Prizes for $25

So recently I was contacted by Incentivibe to review their sweepstakes platform for websites and particularly those running on WordPress right now and learning how it works, how you benefit from it and what it can do for WordPress blog owners who are looking to grow their mailing lists and social media following. What is Incentivibe? Incentivibe is a platform that pools a host 25-30 sites together to offer 1 giant prize worth $500 in … Read more

Win The All New Google Nexus 7 16GB

Google just announced it last week at their event and now Dragon Blogger fans will have a chance to win the New Google Nexus 7 16GB. Like the previous version of the Google Nexus 7, the new Nexus 7 is made by ASUS and the new one features a quad-core Qualcomm S4 Snapdragon processor with 2GB of RAM.  This allows higher quality 3D graphics than the predecessor and the new version includes Dual Band Wi-Fi. … Read more

4 Sweepstakes Giveaway Platforms Compared

Many people who know me know that I am about doing giveaways for the fans of Dragon Blogger and have come to run 3-4 giveaways on any given month, and I do my best to find and negotiate gadgets to giveaway that excite the fans.  We have given away 2 Lenovo Z585 laptops in the past year as well as 4 Google Nexus 7 tablets, we have given away thousands of dollars worth of software … Read more

Sponsored Giveaways Now with Referral Program

Sponsored Giveaways is a platform that allows bloggers to earn money by hosting giveaways or sweepstakes on their sites, I did a full review of sponsored giveaways before showcasing what they can do for both bloggers and advertisers and I wanted to touch base on a new feature that was just recently rolled out called the Sponsored Giveaways Affiliate program. This really is more like a referral program because you aren’t actually selling anything, you … Read more

Can You Earn Money with Sponsored Giveaways?

As my readers know, I run giveaways all the time here on and some more niche ones on my WordPress blog  One service that I recently learned about a few weeks ago when an advertiser contacted me was called Sponsored Giveaways. Sponsored Giveaways sounds like you would imagine, you are being compensated for hosting a giveaway on your blog by an advertiser.  The system works in a similar manner to BuySellAds where you … Read more

Win a Google Nexus 7 from The Best Web Hosting Service

In an effort to continue bringing great tech gadget giveaways to the fans we bring you the latest Google Nexus 7 Giveaway, this one is brought to you by The Best Web Hosting Service and is run exactly like our standard Google Nexus 7 Sweepstakes here on Why do we keep giving away the Google Nexus 7? Quite simply actually, there is no better bang for the buck tablet than the Google Nexus … Read more

Win a Logitech G500 Gaming Mouse

This giveaway has ended, congratulations to Jim L. from IN who won the Logitech G500 mouse.  We always have more giveaways and sweepstakes so stay tuned and look out for other great prizes. We decided to giveaway another Logitech mouse, this time the Logitech G500 Gaming Mouse was the chosen prize to giveaway but this mouse isn’t just for gamers.  You get a truly precise 5700DPI mouse that has custom weight options so the mouse … Read more

Win 1 Year VPS Hosting with NQHost

Happy New Year Dragon Blogger fans! To celebrate the new year we start off with our best and biggest web hosting package giveaway so far.  One lucky blogger, web site owner or startup will win a full 1 year Linux VPS Webhosting package from NQHost. For those who don’t know, a VPS is a Virtual Private Server which is a set amount of CPU/RAM/Disk Space that is separate off of a physical server (like a … Read more

Share Script Code using Pastebin

I run a lot of giveaways and often work with co-sponsors and co-hosts who want to write a blog post to share the contest.  Rather than send the entire HTML code via social media or email which sometimes can get broken or modified with script code elements removed or damaged there is an easier way to share script code that you may want to share with others. This service is called Pastebin Watch a Quick … Read more

Review of Emperola for Giveaway Promotion

When I ran my 10 Days of Giveaways I had a very small advertising budget as I had only collected enough sponsorship for some of the prizes and not any additional for advertising or shipping costs (oversight on my part in fact).  I did however decide to test a giveaway promotion site called  I decided that since my Google Nexus 7 giveaway was rapidly becoming the most popular, I would put all my eggs … Read more

PunchTab and Rafflecopter Updates

Since I started the switch to running my contests from Rafflecopter to PunchTab primarily I have worked with the PunchTab team to help get 3 new features implemented into the PunchTab contest service.  These additional features just added recently are: Punchtab Updates Export to CSV Now you can export the entries to a CSV file which you can open in Excel and filter your entries to get the total counts you need for various entry … Read more

10 Days of Giveaways: Win a Google Nexus 7

For day 2 of our 10 days of giveaways here on we are offering our readers a chance to win a brand new Google Nexus 7 tablet.   The Google Nexus 7 tablet comes with 16GB of storage space and has a 1280×800 HD display (216ppi).  It also has a 1.2MP camera if you want to video chat over Skype as well as having a microphone, supporting NFC, GPS, and Micro USB. The Google … Read more

10 Days of Giveaways: Win a Kingston Wi-Drive

Happy Black Friday everyone, today is the first day in our 10 Days of Giveaways series here on where we are hosting a giveaway contest every day for the next 10 days.  All giveaways will end on December 18th and am hoping to get the readers their prizes before Christmas day if possible (if you are located in the United States anyway).  Read the terms and conditions notes one very contest I will specifically … Read more

Thanks To All DragonBlogger Fans

I am so thankful to all my fans here at, I can’t believe that when I started this blog back in August 2008 it would grow and reach the audience that it has and that many of you are long time readers to become involved, interact and join in conversations whether here on the blog or on social media is just a wonderful thing. You may have been seeing my notices on Social Media, … Read more

1 Year WordPress Web Hosting Giveaway

Many bloggers especially have asked when were were going to do another web hosting giveaway so it was a great time for our friends over at to reach out to us and say they wanted to showcase their hosting offering to our readers and kick it off with a great web hosting giveaway contest. This giveaway which ends on November 30th, 2012 includes the following: 1 (1 year web hosting account with CPanel + … Read more