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How to Start Your Business with $100 Book Giveaway Extended Official Rules

Retweet the post titled “50+ Social Media Tips for Small Businesses” between November 8, 2010, at 8 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and November 10, 2010, at 12 a.m. PT with the hashtag #bizwith100 for your chance to win a copy of How to Start Your Business with $100 written by Ja-Nae Duane!

Ja-Nae Duane has generously donated and signed copies of her book How to Start Your Business with $100 to be given away to three lucky winners!

Entering is easy:

1.   Retweet the post titled “50+ Social Media Tips for Small Businesses” between November 8, 2010, at 8 a.m. PT and November 10, 2010, at 12 a.m. PT with the hashtag #bizwith100.

2.   Three winners will be chosen on November 10, 2010, from the eligible entries!

Be sure to follow @LegalZoom and @thesunqueen!

Official Rules

Eligibility:
The “How to Start Your Business with $100 Book Giveaway” (the “Giveaway”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER, PLAY OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THE FOLLOWING GIVEAWAY IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY. DO NOT ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES. Employees of LegalZoom.com, Inc. (“the Sponsor”) and their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, vendors, and their respective advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Giveaway Entities”), and the immediate families (defined as parents, siblings, spouses and children and their spouses) and household members of each such employees are not eligible. Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Participation in this Giveaway constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to abide by these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway. Winning any of the prizes offered is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

Sponsor:
LegalZoom.com, Inc., 7083 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 180, Los Angeles, California 90028

Timing:
This Giveaway runs November 8, 2010, at 8 a.m. PT and ends on November 10, 2010, at 12 a.m. (the “Promotion Period”). The Twitter timestamp is the official time-keeping device for the Giveaway.

How to Enter:
Visit http://twitter.com (“Twitter”) and become a follower. Then retweet the post titled “50+ Social Media Tips for Small Businesses” between November 8, 2010, at 8 a.m. PT and November 10, 2010, at 12 a.m. PT with the hashtag #bizwith100 to receive an entry into the Giveaway. You will only receive one (1) entry into the Giveaway, per Twitter account, per day regardless of the number of retweets posted. Sponsor and Giveaway Entities do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 18 and do not target the Giveaway to children under 18. Limit: one entry per participant and/or email address per day.

Prize Awarding:
Three prizes will be awarded during the Promotion Period. Winners will be selected at random using an independent auto-generated selection process available at http://www.random.org/integers/. Any entrant selected as a potential prizewinner must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winner will be notified by direct message via Twitter. If the potential winner cannot be contacted, he/she forfeits prize. In the event that the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner.

The names of the winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope postmarked by December 15, 2010 to: LegalZoom.com, Inc., ATTN: Twitter Giveaway, 7083 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 180, Los Angeles, California 90028.Sponsored and administered 2009 by LegalZoom.com, Inc., 7083 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 180, Los Angeles, California 90028.

Prizes:
There are Three (3) prizes, in total, being offered;

How to Start Your Business with $100 written by Ja-Nae Duane

The MSRP of the individual prizes being awarded is $19.95

Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made, except at the Giveaway Entities’ sole discretion. Allow 4-6 weeks for prize delivery. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use, if applicable. Odds of winning a prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.

Publicity:
Except where prohibited, participation in the Giveaway constitutes winner’s consent to Giveaway Entities and their agents to the use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

Entrant’s Personal Information:
Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s privacy policy at: http://www.legalzoom.com/privacy-policy-popup.html

General Conditions:
The Giveaway Entities reserve the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Giveaway, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failure or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Giveaway, as determined by the Giveaway Entities in their sole discretion. The Giveaway Entities reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or those of any other Promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Giveaway Entities’ failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Limitations of Liability:
The Sponsor and Giveaway Entities are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Giveaway; (4) technical or human error that may occur in the administration of the Giveaway or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any and all liability for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Giveaway or any prize won, including any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in the Giveaway. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Giveaway, provided that, if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Giveaway, or any part of it, for any reason, the Giveaway Entities, in their sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes listed above will be awarded.

General:
Nothing in these Official Rules shall be deemed to exclude or restrict any of the winners’ or entrants’ statutory rights as a consumer.

All trademarks and trade names mentioned herein are the trademarks and trade names of their respective owners and are used herein for identification purposes only, and does not represent an endorsement or sponsorship of the contest.