Blog Contest Winner Marché Arends Gets New MacBook Air

February 1, 2016

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Build Your Own Blog is pleased to announce that Marché Arends, a South African writer, had her name drawn in the recent blog contest for a new MacBook Air.

Congratulations Marché!

Hey, check out who won the new MacBook Air from Build Your Own Blog!

In her Twitter bio she is described as a “Journalist. Writer. Postgrad student at Wits. Intern at @WitsJusticeProj. Feminism. Wine. Books. More wine.”

Looking forward to sharing more of her story real soon with the BYOB readers.

In the meantime, please join me in celebrating this good news with Marché in the comments below!

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How This Blog Contest Played Out

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Matthew Kaboomis Loomis is the owner of Build Your Own Blog. Connect with him on Google+ and Twitter


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  1. Adrienne says:    •   4 years

    Hey Matthew,

    Well let me be one of the first to congratulate Marché for winning this fabulous prize. I’m sure she’s extremely thrilled to have this beautiful thing to help her with her writing. How convenient right!

    I think that’s a wonderful thing you did and I’m sure everyone who entered appreciated it as well. Happy to hear you’ll have more contest coming this year.

    Let me go spread the word now and congratulates Marché.


    1. Matthew Loomis says:    •   4 years Author

      Hi Adrienne,

      I’m sure Marché will enjoy hearing from you. Yes, she is quite excited!

      This was fun. I will be doing an article on how this contest went, the results and “behind the scenes” stuff, so be watching if you’re interested.

      Thank you for sharing this news, Adrienne! You’re the best.


  2. Lurie says:    •   4 years

    Congratulations Marché you must be thrilled. Looking forward to reading more of you. Matthew, Build your own blog is such an inspiration, its great to see people get rewarded for their passions 🙂

    1. Matthew Loomis says:    •   4 years Author

      Hi Lurie,

      My next post will be out soon. Let’s get inspired! 🙂
      Good to see you today.



  3. Arshad says:    •   4 years

    Hi Matthew!

    First I congrats Marche and second I want to know how to be part of this whole thing… ;p I mean who give these things for free… so is it like, you choose your visitors randomly or one has to be part of something, like some writing contest or something ?

    So tell me.. can’t wait to win! ;p

    1. Matthew Loomis says:    •   4 years Author

      Hey Arshad,

      She was randomly drawn.
      Stick around, you could be next! 😉


  4. Arshad says:    •   4 years

    Don’t know how that url got in my website field, don’t publish that comment if you can!

    again let me ask tho, What’s my probability … ?;p

    Thanks man for responding! much appreciated!

  5. Phoenicia says:    •   4 years

    Congratulations to Marche! She now has an aid to assist her with writing.

    Prizegiving is a sure way of luring people to your blog. We all like freebies, especially when they are products that we would actually choose to purchase.