Want to Win a Copy of my Book Beginning ASP.NET 4 in C# and VB?

I still have a number of copies of my latest book Beginning ASP.NET 4 in C# and VB waiting on my desk for someone to read them. Want to win a copy?

Then Follow me on Twitter and Tweet about this Giveaway

I'll give away one copy of my book for every 50 new followers on Twitter while supply lasts. All you need to do is follow me on Twitter, tweet about this action and then send a tweet mentioning @ImarSpaanjaars with a short message on explaining why you want or need the book.

If you are already following me on Twitter and want to participate, just tweet about this action and send a message that contains @ImarSpaanjaars detailing why you want the book.

In both cases, mention @ImarSpaanjaars and the URL of this page (http://bit.ly/c4Yjzy in your tweet.

I'll draw a winner from each 50 new (or existing) followers at the end of August 2010. If you've won, I'll DM you for a shipping address and ship the book to you.

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On Wednesday, August 4, 2010 3:34:22 AM James Arthur said:
I understand this makes an easy way to cover the give away of your books and helps create a strong following for you as an author but for those of use who, for one reason or another, do not use Twittter nor have time for it, seems like there should have been an alternative to twitter. Our loss it would appear.
On Wednesday, August 4, 2010 7:06:29 AM Imar Spaanjaars said:
Hi James,

Yes, true. It was meant as a Twitter-only action, with just an article here to back up the idea. Might be a good reason to start using Twitter? ;-)

Anyway, I've added you to the list, provided you respond to step 3 of the giveaway conditions.... ;-) You can use plain e-mail for that if you like.


On Wednesday, September 1, 2010 2:28:03 PM Wilson said:
Hello James,

Who are the winners?
On Wednesday, September 1, 2010 3:16:31 PM Imar Spaanjaars said:
The winners have been announced at Twiiter:

Winners of my contest: @gioindahouz and @ferdyhoefakker. They are one of the few who understood the contest and sent me a msg. Will DM you


On Wednesday, September 1, 2010 3:32:52 PM Wilson said:
oh, are there 2 winners?, well in my case i sent you a twitter with the reason why i want the book, i could not send you a DM.

my nick is @pirataebay300
On Wednesday, September 1, 2010 3:44:05 PM Imar Spaanjaars said:
Hi Wilson,

Yes, I know, I saw it. But I didn't say they were the only ones; I said they were one of the few that sent me a message....

How many winners did you expect?

On Wednesday, September 1, 2010 7:44:18 PM Wilson said:
ahh ok. :), how many? mm i don't know.
On Saturday, October 9, 2010 7:37:15 PM Heaven Alive said:

Well, I just started working on .NET specifically in C#. I found your site very useful and on every Google search, your site is rated in first 10. And most of the time, i do get answer as well. I looked at your articles and found V V knowledgeable.

About contest for the free books, I would love to pay double to get your book. but still believe in concept on open-knowledge and hope you keep pouring your knowledge in the ocean of excellence.
On Sunday, October 10, 2010 6:55:41 AM Imar Spaanjaars said:
This reasoning makes no sense at all. There's no such thing as a free lunch, and even with "open knowledge" bills need to be paid. I can only do the free stuff on my web site because others are willing to pay me for my other work.

So, if you're true to your word and "would love to pay double to get your book", go get your copy on Amazon now: http://www.amazon.com/Beginning-ASP-NET-4-C-VB/dp/0470502215/ You only need to pay it once.... ;-)


On Friday, November 19, 2010 10:21:10 AM Atul Dhiman said:
I want to win the book sir but i think i am late .I saw your this site today.http://imar.spaanjaars.com
On Friday, November 19, 2010 11:42:05 AM Imar Spaanjaars said:
Hi Atul,

Yes, you're three months too late.... ;-)


On Wednesday, December 1, 2010 4:40:09 AM Atul Dhiman said:
Thank you for your reply sir, i'll wait for your next book, i am a begginer in asp.net . I start collecting money from mypocketmoney.
On Friday, February 18, 2011 1:04:49 PM James said:
Very funny....
On Saturday, March 19, 2011 1:06:02 PM Petros said:
I saw this accidentally
More the moment I have read half of your book
just to say that your book is good for its purpose.
good structure, simple language, informative, nice exercises, useful appendix  
it is good for a beginner  
Good job
On Sunday, March 20, 2011 6:16:52 AM Imar Spaanjaars said:
Hi Petros,

Thank you. Good to hear you like it!

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 6:09:51 PM Akila said:
Im not using twitter . Is their any other ways to participate this contest ?
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 7:01:48 PM Imar Spaanjaars said:
Hi Akila,

Just as with your other message: check the dates on this post. The contest closed almost 2.5 years ago.


On Saturday, January 4, 2014 6:10:17 AM Hemal Adani said:
Hello Imar: I was going through your book Beginning ASP.NET 4.5: in C# and VB to help me learn .Net. Excellent book. Please keep it up. Thank you so much.

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