Use These Banners To Win $106.34

by derek on February 6, 2008 · 13 comments

When I announced my latest contest where the blog that refers the most traffic in February will win $106.34, I had a few people ask if I had any banner ads that they could use to advertise my site.
At the time I did not have anything created – but that has now changed.
It started with a member of the community offering to make a banner to use on his site. Dave Pitlyuk quickly created a banner that he has been using on his blog.
Seeing the banner from Dave provided me with a few ideas and last night I sat down with Photoshop and tried my best to fumble my way around to create a few different banners. After chatting with a few people about the banners, I have decided to share them with all of you in case someone would like to use one.
Without further ado, I present you three banners – all 125×125 in size – for you to use as you see fit to try and win my contest.
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Please let me know what you think of these banners and feel free to suggest any enhancements that you would like to see.

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Matt Hanson February 6, 2008 at 4:40 pm

I found your site on technorati and read a few of your other posts. Keep up the good work. I just added your RSS feed to my Google News Reader. Looking forward to reading more from you.
Matt Hanson

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simon February 7, 2008 at 12:20 am

nice banners… i am in and have installed your banner in the hope to add more traffic.

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Leo February 7, 2008 at 2:16 am

About those banners . . . why are there sperm wriggling in your ears?
😉

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Futon-Matt February 7, 2008 at 10:27 am

I like the banners and am going to put one on my site right now.
Thanks,
Matt

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JBiggs February 7, 2008 at 4:33 pm

I ‘m very enjoy reading your content.
Thank for your good information 🙂
I will come back to read more.

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Web Hosting News February 7, 2008 at 5:16 pm

Thats great .. i wanna have one too like that.

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derek February 8, 2008 at 12:20 pm

@Matt :: Thanks for stopping by and subscribing! Hope to see you around and feel free to jump right in on the conversations.
@Simon :: Cool, thanks! BTW, looks like your site is having issues right now.
@Leo :: Lol, the earrings in the ears do look a little odd with the image reduced in size. 🙂
@Matt :: Thanks and good luck with the contest!
@JBiggs :: Please do!
@WHN :: If you build it, they will come – or something.

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Furniture Store February 11, 2008 at 3:29 am

To stray a little off topic, it that your caricature, and if so do you wear earrings?

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derek February 11, 2008 at 9:27 am

Yes, I have earrings – two of the circular barbell style and a diamond. Here is what the barbells look like.

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Lifestyle February 12, 2008 at 12:13 pm

Hm.. intresting contest!

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Cesar February 14, 2008 at 4:48 am

Nice banner and contest but I am afraid I can’t join the contest because my blog is new and has a low traffic, so I think it is impossible for me to win.

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