WHY:

The Friendship Effect contest’s purpose is to spread the word about the power of friendships in order to help better lives and the world via the book, The Friendship Effect.

WHAT YOU CAN WIN:

GRAND PRIZE (whoever gets the most points):

• $25 gift card to Amazon.com
• 5 free copies of The Friendship Effect to gift to others
• A 30-minute Skype, phone, or email consult with Renee Ho where you can ask any general friendship questions you have. Questions can also be more specific in regards to a certain friendship situation you need help and or advice on. You can also gift this consult to a friend you think may benefit from it.
• The winner will be featured on my blog, with a picture and write up. (http://thefriendshipeffect.com/)
• The winner will also be featured in my monthly newsletter with a picture and write up.
• Friendship Effect inspirational quotes.
• Free copy of Chapter 28 (Instrument or Ornament How do you treat your body?) from the upcoming book, Self-Love: The Only Diet That Works, by Michelle Minero.
• Free copy of “Beginning Guide to Influencing the Internet” by Emelina Minero, a guide to setting up your own website or blog and strengthening your online platform through social media via Community Bucket List.
• Free copy of “A Guide to Gay” by Emelina Minero, a LGBTQ entertainment, culture and resource guide via The Human Experience.
• Free Hypnosis prosperity download from Yvonne Oswald, author of “Every Word Has Power.”
• 2 free 1-year subscriptions to a fun personal growth application (Crittr.co-me analytics) from Katie Benedetto-Owner/Web Developer of Yellow Rubber Ball.
• 2 signed copies of the book, “Gifts By The Side Of The Road” by author and contributor to Chicken Soup for the Soul, Jack Schlatter.

WHAT YOU WIN WITH 30 POINTS:

• 2 free ebooks to gift
• Friendship Effect inspirational quotes

HOW TO WIN/POINT SYSTEM:

• 10 pts- purchase my book from Amazon.com (http://goo.gl/G5vW0) or Smashwords.com (http://goo.gl/OkL9w). (Email me your purchase receipt at minero13@aol.com)

• 10 pts- get a friend to purchase my book from Amazon.com or Smashwords.com. (Email me your friend’s purchase receipt at minero13@aol.com)

• 10 pts- write a book review for The Friendship Effect on Amazon.com (http://goo.gl/G5vW0) (Inform me at minero13@aol.com about your review)

• 10 pts- write a book review for The Friendship Effect on Smashwords.com (http://goo.gl/OkL9w) (Inform me at minero13@aol.com about your review)

• 10 pts- commit a positive act towards a friend and/or stranger and document how it positively affected them and yourself at http://thefriendshipeffect.com/testimonies-that-friendships-can-change-lives-and-the-world/ (Inform me at minero13@aol.com when you’re done)

SHARE THE FRIENDSHIP EFFECT ON FACEBOOK:

(make sure to tag @The Friendship Effect FB group in your posts, which will inform me that you shared the links. To tag The Friendship Effect, join the FB group http://goo.gl/zlz9B.)

• 5 pts- share the FB contest event page on FB by posting the below status:

Join @The Friendship Effect contest and strengthen your friendships in the process.http://goo.gl/dga3j

• 5 pts- share the Amazon or Smashwords link to purchase The Friendship Effect on FB by posting the below statuses:

Read @The Friendship Effect to better your friendships and the world. http://goo.gl/G5vW0

Read @The Friendship Effect to learn how to create and sustain long-lasting friendships.http://goo.gl/OkL9w

• 5 pts- share a link to The Friendship Effect website on FB by posting the below status:

Learn how to be a better friend to yourself and others and how friendships can better the world. Find out more about @The Friendship Effect http://goo.gl/Z2njI

SHARE THE FRIENDSHIP EFFECT ON TWITTER:

• 5 pts- share the FB contest event page on Twitter by tweeting:

Join The Friendship Effect contest and strengthen your friendships in the process.http://goo.gl/dga3j via @friendeffect

• 5 pts- share the Amazon or Smashwords link to purchase The Friendship Effect on Twitter by tweeting:

Read The Friendship Effect to better your friendships and the world. http://goo.gl/G5vW0 via @friendeffect

Read The Friendship Effect to learn how to create and sustain long-lasting friendships.http://goo.gl/OkL9w via @friendeffect

• 5 pts- share a link to The Friendship Effect website on Twitter by tweeting:

Learn how to be a better friend to yourself and others and how friendships can better the world. http://goo.gl/Z2njI via @friendeffect

* Possibility of more prizes to win throughout the contest:)

WHEN:
• The contest begins: Sunday August 5th (National Friendship Day) at 10am Pacific time.
The contest ends: Saturday September 1st at 11:59pm Pacific time.
CONTACT:
• Any questions please email Renee Ho at minero13@aol.com.