UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who participated in the Lakeshore Branding Happy New Year 2012 Giveaway that we organized with UPrinting.com. You all posted awesome responses!
Unfortunately, there can only be one winner. And we’ve chosen Andi Luther-Philippe of WeLoveSoap.com as the recipient of a custom set of 250 business cards from UPrinting. Congratulations, Andi! We certainly hope that the cards help you jumpstart your new handmade artisan soap company. (Hey, we might order ourselves some, too.)
Again, thank you so much to everyone who participated. We’re liekly going to run more promos soon, so stay in touch and please do keep visiting our blog regularly for updates.


We here at Lakeshore Branding would like to thank our clients and readers for a great year. Thank you! The year 2011 was an absolute blast, but 2012 is going to be even more fun. To celebrate the transition, we’re going to do something cool here. We’re going to run a contest along with our friends from Uprinting.com and give away awesome freebies to herald the New Year.

Win 250 Business Cards from Uprinting.com
Business cards are one of the most essential marketing tools that any individual or business should own. They contain important information about a company or a professional and they are really good way to promote yourself or your company. If you still don’t have one, now is your chance to have a set for free!
Here is a great giveaway for all of our readers! UPrinting.com, an online printing company, is giving away a set of 250 business cards to one winner! The winner will get the opportunity to upload a custom design or use UPrinting’s easy-to-use online design tool to create a custom business card and get it printed. Here are the fine details of what the winner can get:

Giveaway Details

Sizes to choose from :

  • 2 x 3.5″ Rounded Corners, 2×2″ Rounded Corners, 1.75×3.5″ Rounded Corners, 2×3.5″ Leaf, 2×3.5
  • Rounded one corner, 2×3.5″ Half Circle Side, 2×3.5″ Oval, 2.5″ Circle

Paper to choose from :

  • 14pt Cardstock Gloss / Matte / High Gloss (UV), or 13pt Cardstock Uncoated

6 Business Days Turnaround (*Free shipping)

About UPrinting

UPrinting.com is a leading socially responsible online printing company that serves the printing needs of thousands of customers. They are known for their high-quality printing and their robust yet simple easy-to-use online ordering system. UPrinting.com is also known for their eco-friendly printing since they use recycled paper stock and vegetable-based and soy-based inks.

How to Win

Just leave a comment below and tell us why you should win and what you would do with the free cards. We want to know why you think you should win the prize.
It would be awesome if you can like UPrinting Business Card on Facebook (optional); they’re the ones making and giving away the cards, after all.


  • Giveaway is limited for US residents only, 18 years old and above.
  • Giveaway will end January 8, 2012.
  • You get one entry: that’s one comment per person, okay? (Lakeshore Branding has all these futuristic, terribly expensive technologies and software to verify entries and spot fakes.)
  • The winner will be chosen from the comments below. We’ll announce the winner at the end of the contest. Please remember to enter a valid E-mail address so we can contact you if you do win and send you your prize.

Good luck, and once again, Happy New Year!