Earlier last week, FlowingData reached a long-awaited milestone – 10,000 subscribers. This obviously wouldn’t be possible without FlowingData readers (b/c uh, then there would be zero subscribers), so over the next two weeks, as a big thank you, I’m going to give away over $3,000 worth of prizes in the FlowingData 10k giveaway!
Yeah, $3,000. Some really great prizes have been donated by generous sponsors to help me celebrate the occasion, and every item is going to you. What’s got me most excited is that I would be thrilled to get any one of the items up for grabs – and that’s saying something. Prizes range from books to limited edition posters to valuable visualization software licenses. Definitely worth getting excited about.
How it’s gonna go down…
First thing’s first. You’ll want to make sure you’re subscribed to the FlowingData RSS feed. This isn’t a requirement to win, but it’ll keep you up-to-date on the prize & competition announcements. Secondly, you’ll want to register in the FlowingData forums since a few of the competitions will involve posting to a thread. Don’t worry, it’s easy.
- Prizes will be won in a series of competitions over the next two weeks that will range in criteria. For example, it could be a simple post to a thread in the forums or something like creating your own visualization dashboard.
- The giveaway will officially start tomorrow. I will announce the prizes and sponsors and post the rules for the first competition.
- Some competitions will be really quick, lasting only a few hours, while others will last for the whole two weeks.
- To keep things fair and to make sure as many people as possible win something, you can only win one prize.
That’s all for now. Keep an eye out for tomorrow’s post on the prizes up for grabs and the start of our first competition!
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