The other week I got an ad for The Art of Marketing in my email and it seemed pretty interesting! Considering that I’d eventually like to start up a business and the fact that I’m constantly working on projects, trying to promote them to the world, I thought that this would be a very awesome opportunity for me to pursue!
Except that it was $400 per ticket. Quite the deterrent. I love to learn, but now matter how awesome the opportunity, sometimes a price tag can make an opportunity seem all but accessible. So I deleted the email and pretty quickly forgot about it.
So one day later on, I was catching up on my RSS feeds (and by “catching up”, I really mean that I often read the same 5-10 feeds to keep them cleared out and then vow to eventually read the others) and lo and behold, The Cellular Guru was holding a contest to win a free ticket to The Art of Marketing!!!
All I needed to do was write a comment to this blog explaining why I thought I’d be the best candidate to go to the conference. So I wrote this: