Friday, April 6, 2007

Mother's Day Central


Mother's Day may be over a month away but this year I received an early gift.

Check it out:


That's right, I have another cool button to add to my awards page. I'm on the list of the Top 100 Mom Blogs!

What's a Top 100 Mom Blog list? Good question. The people from Mother's Day Central decided to put together a list of Mom Blogs that they felt displayed excellence in areas such as originality, passion, humor, personality, and creativity. Hmm, maybe they mistook me for someone else. Shhh . . . don't tell.

When you get a chance, stop by and check out all the blogs that made their list. I'm sure you'll recognize many of them and it will also serve as a great resource tool for those looking to add to their blogrolls.

And while you're there, you should take a look around at the many things they have to offer. Talk about a wealth of knowledge. They cover areas such as:

So, if you're planning to honor that special woman in your life, stop by Mother's Day Central to help make it an extra special day.

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Thursday, April 5, 2007

PR OK Information

I would be more than happy to review pitches from PR companies, or anyone wishing to promote their products and services here at An Island Review.

Please keep in mind that this is a family blog and all products and services must be of a family-friendly nature. To give you an idea of my work, here are some of the previous reviews that I've done either through PR companies or directly with the company.

To contact me, please email me directly at anislandlife at gmail dot com. I look forward to working with you!


I reserve the right to refuse to print anything I feel is questionable or not suited for this blog.

Sponsoring a Giveaway

An Island Life is committed to bring bloggers the best products on the marketplace. Therefore, if you would like to sponsor a giveaway, I would be more than happy to work with you.

Basic Info:

  • All giveaways will run for a minimum of one week with a link in the sidebar to remind participation. It will also be mentioned at An Island Life as well as in my weekly column at 5 Minutes for Mom. I will also promote your giveaway at other various contest sites.
  • A product sample is not required but is always welcomed. This will allow me to provide a more comprehensive review of your site.
  • All participants will be required to visit your site and extra credit is given if they choose to link back to you.
  • Once the winner is randomly selected, I will email you their contact info and you should make arrangements with them to distribute their prize.

Interested? Keep reading! To sponsor a giveaway:

  • Send a link and a brief description of your website to anislandlife (at) gmail (dot) com.
  • Include the name/link of the item you'd like to give away or the monetary amount of a gift certificate.
  • Would you like to open up the giveaway to anyone world-wide or just to US addresses?

That's it. If you need more info or have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Mahalo!

An Island Review Media Info

Research shows that more and more people, especially women, are turning to blogs for suggestions, tips, and advice on the newest trends and products in the marketplace. Therefore, An Island Life is now offering advertisement opportunities through independent sales.

All ad spaces are for 125 x 125 logo buttons at the following rates and will be placed in the top position in the right column.

  • $10 per week
  • $35 per month

Included in this price is an initial review as well as weekly promotions of your site and products for as long as your ad is displayed.

If you think you may be interested or have any questions, please feel free to use the contact me at:

anislandlife (at) gmail (dot) com


Submitting a Contest or Giveaway

An Island Review is dedicated to sharing the coolest contests & giveaways on the internet. If you have one that you'd like me to help promote, please submit the following information to:

anislandlife (at) gmail (dot) com

  • Name of your site
  • Name of item that you're giving away
  • Deadline to enter
  • A live link to the contest/giveaway post (no advance listings please)
Also, if you're a regular contributor to my daily listings, please consider posting my button on your blog to help promote this site and bring more traffic to the contributors. It's a win-win situation for everyone!