Frugal online shoppers frequent FatWallet and a number of other deal sites on the Internet. But don’t you just hate it when the coupon code doesn’t work? DealLocker, a new company in San Diego, says its deal site is different from the usual coupon-code collectors. The claims?
I’ll be talking to DealLocker’s CEO soon to find out how the company can offer yet another deal site and will report back in the next week or so. Meanwhile, have a go at it readers and tell me how you fare.
FREE BOOK: A book on digital video landed on my desk. But not the typical hot-to technology slant I’m used to. Rather, this possibly idiot-proof guide focuses on making movies. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Digital Video, by director/producer Karl Bardosh, includes chapters on copyrights, finding actors in the digital age and developing a distribution strategy. I’ll give it away free to
a reader who can tell me why he or she is most deserving of it whoever wants it! Comment on this post by Friday, 5 p.m. to qualify.
Local notable: Cox Communications in Rancho Santa Margarita is giving two lucky moms a spa day at Spa Gregories in Newport Beach. The Cox/Spa Gregories Mom’ination Contest is seeking for moms who deserve the day off. To nominate your own — or any mom — write a 300-word description on why she should win. Check the rules for more details and send the entry by May 5. And don’t stress about this but winners will also be featured on TV (!) on Cox3′s television show “The Mix.”
More contests: Win free food from the publisher of “Major League Eating: The Game” for WiiWare, launching May 12. Each week, Mastiff will giveaway eight $15 gift certificates honoring the 12 foods in the game. This week: Pizza! Just e-mail your name and address to firstname.lastname@example.org … Star in the next Guitar Hero game plus win a tour of the Neversoft game studio, a signed Guitar Hero bundle and free trip to California (if you’re not already here). Just upload your best air-guitar playing video. Contest ends April 11 … Win $5,000 for your film product if you’re a lady at the 2008 Every Woman’s Film Competition, sponsored by Lifetime Movie Network and others.