Sugartone Contest: And The Winners Are

Sugartone blogging contestThe results are in for the Sugartone Sweet Business Blogging Contest.

Sugartone was a joint contest and promotion we held over at our sister site,  BizSugar, along with the exciting group blogging site, Tweak Your Biz.

There were two ways to win. The first was by submitting a business article.  The second was by voting and commenting on articles.  Literally dozens of articles were submitted, and votes and comments from the combined communities ran well up into the hundreds.

We’re now proud to provide you with the results. Drumroll . . . and the winners are:

Top 10 Most Creative Article Titles:

1. 4 Badges of Liberation from the Cult of Orthodox Business Doctrine – Jerry Kennedy

2. “Working Nine to Five, What a Way to Make a Living!” – Sian Phillips

3. 5 Ways Small is Beating Big for Flagship Clients – Bill Rice

4. 8 Reasons it Makes CENTS to Give Your Content Away – Sarah Mitchell

5. Five Tips to Wow Your Audience with a Blow-Them-Away Presentation – Colleen Cole

6. From An Absolute Blogging Beginner and I Absolutely Love it – Nualan O’Brien

7. Managing Stress in the Workplace – Catherine Conners

8. Achtung – Baby Businesses – Gret Fry

9. Timely FREE Advice 4 BizOwners: DO IT! – Tony Johnston

10. Social Media, Definition, History and Scholarship – Brian Prenderville

Top 10 Commenters

1. Ching Ya

2. Collen Cole

3. Greg Fry

4. Barney Austen

5. Elaine Rogers

6. Bill Rice

7. Elli St George

8. Mairead Kelly

9. Susan Oakes

10. Catherine Connors

Thanks to all who participated.  This was a fun event and we were thrilled to involve so many of you members of the community….  Meanwhile, we’ll be getting the prizes (almost $6,000 worth!) out to the winners.


Anita Campbell Anita Campbell is the Founder, CEO and Publisher of Small Business Trends and has been following trends in small businesses since 2003. She is the owner of BizSugar, a social media site for small businesses.

6 Reactions
  1. Great stuff Anita! Thanks so much for everything. We continue receiving great feedback over at Bloggertone, people have enjoyed it a lot!

  2. Anita,

    What a sweet contest. I had a blast reading some of the posts, and helping out where I was able to.

    The winners are getting some strong prizes!

    The Franchise King

  3. Anita

    This was a great contest that brought out some fantastic debate and cemented new friendships. The quality of the articles submitted were fabulous. Many thanks for all your hard work in making it happen.


  4. Congrats to all the winners and thanks to everyone that took part.
    Wonderful business articles & some great business networking. Thank you for all the guidance & support. Regards, Niall

  5. Congratulations to the winners!

  6. Niall and Facundo, I am thrilled with the way the contest went. Thanks for all YOUR hard work on it.

    Greg, congratulations on being a winner!

    Joel and Martin, so glad you enjoyed it.

    Let’s do this again sometime!!