$200 Prize Winners Announced for
The Writer’s Life Hydroponic Herb Garden Email Contest

CONGRATULATIONS BOARD

Exciting news …

Three Writer’s Life readers just won $200 in our February writing contest — and now you can pick up a few tricks from their winning entries!

The challenge was to write an 83-word email selling a hydroponic herb garden, and we got a massive 454 entries! You can check out the Practice Assignment and valuable tips for how to write an effective online ad, here.

Web copywriting expert Nick Usborne chose the three winning emails …

And he’s here with us today to announce the winners — and talk about what made their entries stand out above the rest.

Watch his short video to find out who won and glean some of his insights into what makes a strong email.

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Nick will also share some unique tactics the winners used and how you can apply them in other projects to engage your own readers.

To everyone who submitted an entry — nice work! It takes real guts to put yourself out there.

Plus, just like that, now you’ve got a piece to add to your portfolio.

Whether you entered or not, remember that a little daily writing practice will help you continue taking one step forward every day.

Congratulations to our three winners and to everyone who took the time to submit an entry! Be sure to read our daily e-letter, The Writer’s Life, for more contest opportunities.

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Published: February 25, 2022

5 Responses to “$200 Prize Winners Announced for The Writer’s Life Hydroponic Herb Garden Email Contest”

  1. Congratulations to the winners! Great job. And thank you to everyone involved in setting up this activity. It was a lot of fun.

    Guest (Cherie)

  2. Congratulations to The Writer’s Life Hydroponic Herb Garden Email Contest winners!

    Panther50

  3. Congratulations to the three winners of theses contest.

    Thanks Nick Osborne for the reviews

    I'll like to know what better way to put my product description.

    Here's it:

    Grow gardens indoors without getting your hands dirty

    CounterGrow 12 is a hydroponic herb garden that allows plants to grow at your fingertips.

    It allows you to pick your herbs all year round with its 23- watt led lights that allows for photosynthesis in any weather.

    Bonding with your kids just got easier by observing the plant's growth process together.

    Grow 12 herbs at a faster rate, in any part of your home.

    Get CounterGrow 12 to enjoy the most out of nature.

    Halimat Abdulrasheed

  4. Congratulations to the Writer's life Hydroponic Herb Garden Email Contest winners. Good job organizers of this project. I love this Institution.

    Illy D

  5. I am very glad I participated in this challenge. As an aspiring copywriter it provided me with a very real and powerful, on-the-job learning experience.
    It is a win-win situation for all involved. I look forward to another learning and winning opportunity in the nearest future.
    THANKS.

    muhammad imam


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