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April 6, 2011

Win Computers During and At Mom 2.0

You know you’re a fabulous blogger. You’ve been around the block and know it’s not just about the words, it’s also about content development, business skills and networking. So of course you’ll be at Mom 2.0 in New Orleans next week. Good, because I can’t wait to meet you there with the rest of the Windows and the Office team. We’ll have a suite at the show where we can answer all of your questions about Microsoft and we’ll some fun contests and prizes (new PC anyone?) to give away to attendees. And seeing as how the show is sold out at 450 people, chances are high that YOU might win!

But even if you’re not able to attend Mom 2.0 we’ve got a way to still let you in on the fun! If you want to win a variety of tech prizes, keep reading.

Windows Scavenger Hunt

The details: We’ll tweet a new scavenger hunt clue each day from either @office or the @windowsblog Twitter handle. You’ll respond to the post by tweeting the answer or completing an action. Answer every clue or just a few of them – each correct answer counts as an entry. We will draw the winners from all entrants during the Microsoft-sponsored breakfast on Saturday morning during the Mom 2.0 conference. We’ll have prizes specifically for attendees onsite and also for those following the Mom 2.0 goodness from home!

To enter:

– Follow @WindowsBlog & @Office

– Respond to the scavenger hunt tweets with the #MSFTMoms2 hashtag


           @windowsblog: “Name the founder of Microsoft”

             You: “@windowsblog– Bill Gates #MSFTmoms2”

– Three lucky Mom 2.0 attendees will win a laptop, (you must be an attendee of Mom 2.0 and present during the morning breakfast drawing to win);

– Two lucky players from home will also be eligible to win laptops!

Prizes (because who doesn’t love prizes?):

– 1 x ASUS Bamboo Laptop (value $899) for a Mom 2.0 attendee

o With up to 10 hours of battery life between charges,U Bamboo notebooks keep you on the move with mobility to last you throughout the day—enough to do all your tasks without having to pop into a pesky coffee shop, re-charge, eat a muffin and roll back out on the street. It’s an energy saving machine that increases your efficiency.

– 4 ACER Aspire 1 Netbooks (value $329) for 2 Mom 2.0 attendees

o A smaller than average netbook that is almost as light as a feather, this computer is the perfect accessory for a mom and a blogger on the go. Just imagine how much better soccer practice would be if you had one of these in your pocket.

– Plus 2 ACER Aspire 1 Netbooks for those who play along from home but are not able to attend!

If you are attending, make sure to drop by the Microsoft suite (Acadia Suite, 2nd Floor) as well. There will be cool new technology for you to check out (including blogging tools that will change your life), an on-site raffle with your business card and the opportunity to convince us why you’d be the perfect participant in our next PC loaner program. Looking forward to meeting you and learning about your corner of the web!

Finally, if you have questions, concerns or just want to tell me how much you enjoy the blog, tweet me @kristinalibby.

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