WWD Giveaway: Look Forward to 2008 and Win!

As 2007 draws to a close, we have a lot to look forward to in 2008. What role will the web worker play in shaping global economy and communications? What do you think the “new shiny” will look like, and how will it help us be more successful?

With a respectful tip of the hat to Darren Rowse and in the holiday spirit, we’re going to ask you to look into your own crystal ball as we unveil WWD’s first prize giveaway!

If you read Problogger.net (and if you want to monetize a blog, you must) then you’re familiar with the blog’s “Group Writing Project” posts. Here’s an example. The concept is simple: Darren announces the theme, folks write on the theme on their own site, they get link love for participating and a chance at a prize.

Last year, we wondered if 2007 would be the year of the web worker. Now we’re asking you…

2008 will be the Year of the Web Worker because…

Finish the sentence in as many words or sentences as you want. It’s up to you. Take the theme in any direction…web applications, telecommuting, mobile technology, workforce trends, distributed communications, productivity tools, etc. It’s up to you.

We’re offering you two ways to enter. You can write a post on your own blog and link here to this post. Your pingback should appear in the comments below. If you don’t see your pingback, you can leave a comment with a link to the post. Or, use the comment form below to submit your idea. We’ll compile your submissions into a post to share with everyone. If you enter this way, please keep it under 150 words.

Note: Contest is now closed. Good luck to all who entered. We’ll announce the winners on Monday morning, December 17.
Don’t put your entry in the comments. Use the form above or post on your own blog. Only comment with a link to your post (or if you have questions about the contest).

What’s in it for you? 5 random entries will be selected to win a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Desktop 7000 wireless mouse and keyboard, MSRP $149.95. Winning a truly comfy and wire clutter-free mouse and keyboard is a great way to start the year, no?


Thank you, Microsoft.

Contest ends at 5 pm eastern, Friday, December 14th. We’ll announce the winners on Monday, December 17th. Good luck!


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