Monthly Archives: April 2016

Winners of the #shoelove competition

I’ve had so much fun during the #shoelove campaign online, to celebrate the publication of The Second Chance Shoe Shop.

Firstly, I’d like to thank anyone who interacted with me, and especially for all the fabulous photos, and fun that we shared.

Secondly, I’d like to apologise to anyone who I forgot to thank. There were so many notifications coming through that I had to make sure that I included every competition entry and may have missed offering thanks. 

The winners (social media names) of the #shoelove goodie bags are: 

JanetEmson

Glamsbabe

Kaishajayneh

The winner of yesterday’s Twitter competition, to win a copy of all three of my books, Stirred with Love, That’s What Friends are For, and The Second Chance Shoe Shop is:

Cesca_Marie_

I also chose at random ten winners to receive a signed paperback of The Second Chance Shoe Shop. (If you have already read it, you can have the choice of either Stirred with Love or That’s what Friends are For.) 

Winners (social media names) of spot prizes are: 

Second Chance v2AmandaNasal1
JennaMorrison
Kazzy25
baattyaboutbooks
ShirleyWay3
Wee_Sweetie
EllenDevenport
Anniebookcorner
MaxiB1970
Ilovereadinguk

Congratulations to you all. If you can send me a direct message with your address, I’ll get them on the way to you. Alternatively, if you prefer to email me on mel@melsherratt.co.uk please do so.

I’m signing off until tomorrow, so I will reply in the morning to all the competition winners. Tonight I will be raising a glass to you all, and #shoelove , and the lovely Kim Nash for all her help. it’s been a blast, a lot of fun and quite a success as The Second Chance Shoe Shop is currently number 44 in the Kindle UK charts and rising high in other countries too.

 

The Second Chance Shoe Shop – competition ends today!

The Second Chance Shoe Shop has hit the Kindle top 100 in the UK during its first week on sale! I am over the moon and can’t thank people enough for sharing the #shoelove for the past few days. It’s on special offer at 99p right now – so grab it while you can.

I’m so pleased that I ran the competition now. It was hard work (but fun) to get all the prizes, especially the bespoke ones, and a lot of work (but fun!) to keep the #shoelove hashtag going but it has been worth it. I can’t believe there have been over 400 entries for the competition so far. Thank you so much to anyone who is sharing the #shoelove and joining in, as well as posting reviews and blog posts. It’s been incredible to see how the book is being received! Thank you also to Kim Nash! 

To recap, to celebrate the publication of The Second Chance Shoe Shop, I’m giving three people the chance to win an exclusive goodie bag.

Included in the goodie bags are:

The Second Chance Shoe Shop tote bag
A signed copy of Stirred with Love, That’s What Friends are For and The Second Chance Shoe Shop
The Second Chance Shoe Shop notepad
Jimmy Choose cocktail flavoured sweets, handmade by Wee Sweeties.
Pink Peeptoe nail varnish, created by Ard as Nails.
Foot cream by Arbonne
Sultry Sherratt body scrub, created by Soap Dodger
Shoelove Badges
Keep calm and Carry On Buying Shoes fridge magnet
Chocolate flowers and mini love hearts

So, what do you need to do to be in with a chance to win?

Until midnight (UK time) today, I would like to see photos of your shoes. If you are on Twitter, please include the hashtag #shoelove. The hashtag must be included so that we can keep a record of all entries.

If you are on Facebook, post the picture on my facebook page. I have a record of it then. All you need to do is:

Show me your shoes.

Whatever you are doing, photograph your shoes! Please use the hashtag #shoelove. I’d like to do this with shares on Facebook, for anyone who shares a post, but I’m not sure how to keep a record of this when someone else might share that post. So for fairness, it will be retweets on Twitter because I can see these. I will be giving spot prizes out on Facebook too.

General rules:

1. This competition is open to anyone worldwide, providing the hashtag #shoelove is included in the tweets and on Facebook posts.
2. My decision on the winners is final, and will be decided by my love of shoes.
3. You do not have to buy The Second Chance Shoe Shop to enter, but please do as you will love it…
4. The main purpose of the competition is to have fun and share the love of shoes.
5. Spot prizes will be awarded as and when and at my discretion.
6. You don’t have to post the same photos twice on both Facebook and Twitter. Just the once will do.
7. The competition will finish on Friday 15 April at midnight (British time.) Winners will be notified on 16 April here at 5pm British time.

I do hope you will join in with the #shoelove and have some fun.

I’m on Twitter at @marcie_steeele and I’m on Facebook here

Blog tour details to check out, too:

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The Second Chance Shoe Shop Competition – week two

Well, I can’t believe there have been over 250 entries for the competition so far. Thank you so much to anyone who is sharing the #shoelove and joining in, as well as posting reviews and blog posts. It’s been incredible to see how the book is being received!

To recap, to celebrate the publication of The Second Chance Shoe Shop, I’m giving three people the chance to win an exclusive goodie bag.

Included in the goodie bags are:


The Second Chance Shoe Shop tote bag
A signed copy of Stirred with Love, That’s What Friends are For and The Second Chance Shoe Shop
The Second Chance Shoe Shop notepad
Jimmy Choose cocktail flavoured sweets, handmade by Wee Sweeties.
Pink Peeptoe nail varnish, created by Ard as Nails.
Foot cream by Arbonne
Sultry Sherratt body scrub, created by Soap Dodger
Shoelove Badges
Keep calm and Carry On Buying Shoes fridge magnet
Chocolate flowers and mini love hearts

So, what do you need to do to be in with a chance to win?

For the next five days, until the competition ends on Friday 15 April, I would like to see photos of your favourite shoes. If you are on Twitter, please include the hashtag #shoelove. The hashtag must be included so that we can keep a record of all entries.

If you are on Facebook, post the picture on my facebook page. I have a record of it then. You can also use the same photo on different days.

Second Chance v2I am in London for London Book Fair most of this week, so it might be hard for me to get a reception in the Olympia. But I shall be tweeting!  For this week, there is a theme of:

Show me your favourite shoes.

Whatever you are doing, photograph your shoes! Please use the hashtag #shoelove.

Also there will be spot prizes for photos I like, but these will not be revealed until 16 April too. (This way, everyone can come back on one day to see if they have won.) I’d like to do this with shares on Facebook, for anyone who shares a post, but I’m not sure how to keep a record of this when someone else might share that post. So for fairness, it will be retweets on Twitter because I can see these. I will be giving spot prizes out on Facebook too.

General rules:

1. This competition is open to anyone worldwide, providing the hashtag #shoelove is included in the tweets and on Facebook posts.
2. My decision on the winners is final, and will be decided by my love of shoes.
3. You do not have to buy The Second Chance Shoe Shop to enter, but please do as you will love it…
4. The main purpose of the competition is to have fun and share the love of shoes.
5. Spot prizes will be awarded as and when and at my discretion.
6. You don’t have to post the same photos twice on both Facebook and Twitter. Just the once will do.
7. The competition will finish on Friday 15 April at midnight (British time.) Winners will be notified on 16 April here at 5pm British time.  

I do hope you will join in with the #shoelove and have some fun.

I’m on Twitter at @marcie_steeele and I’m on Facebook here

Blog tour details to check out, too:

Second-Chance-Shoe-Shop-Blog-Tour-Graphic

 

 

The Second Chance Shoe Shop Competition – Weekend Shoes

The competition is going well with over 150 entries so far – thank you so much to anyone who is sharing the #shoelove and joining in. To recap, to celebrate the publication of The Second Chance Shoe Shop, I’m giving three people the chance to win an exclusive goodie bag.

Included in the goodie bags are:

The Second Chance Shoe Shop tote bag
A signed copy of Stirred with Love, That’s What Friends are For and The Second Chance Shoe Shop
The Second Chance Shoe Shop notepad
Jimmy Choose cocktail flavoured sweets, handmade by Wee Sweeties.
Pink Peeptoe nail varnish, created by Ard as Nails.
Foot cream by Arbonne
Sultry Sherratt body scrub, created by Soap Dodger
Shoelove Badges
Keep calm and Carry On Buying Shoes fridge magnet
Chocolate flowers and mini love hearts

So, what do you need to do to be in with a chance to win?

For the next two days, I would like to see photos of your shoes. If you are on Twitter, please include the hashtag #shoelove. The hashtag must be included so that we can keep a record of all entries. ISecond Chance v2f you are on Facebook, post the picture on my facebook page. I have a record of it then. You can also use the same photo on different days. Today and tomorrow, I’d like you to see photos of

your weekend shoes

Whatever you are doing, photograph your shoes! Please use the hashtag #shoelove.

As well as this, there will be spot prizes for anyone who retweets any of my tweets on Twitter during the next two weeks. Also there will be spot prizes for photos I like, but these will not be revealed until 15 April too. (This way, everyone can come back on one day to see if they have won.) I’d like to do this with shares on Facebook, for anyone who shares a post, but I’m not sure how to keep a record of this when someone else might share that post. So for fairness, it will be retweets on Twitter because I can see these. I will be giving spot prizes out on Facebook too.

General rules:

1. This competition is open to anyone worldwide, providing the hashtag #shoelove is included in the tweets and on Facebook posts.
2. My decision on the winners is final, and will be decided by my love of shoes.
3. You do not have to buy The Second Chance Shoe Shop to enter, but please do as you will love it…
4. The main purpose of the competition is to have fun and share the love of shoes.
5. Spot prizes will be awarded as and when and at my discretion. Winners will be notified on 15 April.
6. You don’t have to post the same photos twice on both Facebook and Twitter. Just the once will do.

The competition will finish on Friday 15 April at 7pm (British time) where I will announce all three winners of the goodie bags. I do hope you will join in with the #shoelove and have some fun.

I’m on Twitter at @marcie_steeele and I’m on Facebook here

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The Second Chance Shoe Shop Competition – Day 5

Well, it’s finally publication day! The competition is going well with over 100 entries so far – thank you so much to anyone who is sharing the #shoelove and joining in. To recap, to celebrate the publication of The Second Chance Shoe Shop, I’m giving three people the chance to win an exclusive goodie bag.

Included in the goodie bags are:

The Second Chance Shoe Shop tote bag
A signed copy of Stirred with Love, That’s What Friends are For and The Second Chance Shoe Shop
The Second Chance Shoe Shop notepad
Jimmy Choose cocktail flavoured sweets, handmade by Wee Sweeties.
Pink Peeptoe nail varnish, created by Ard as Nails.
Foot cream by Arbonne
Sultry Sherratt body scrub, created by Soap Dodger
Shoelove Badges
Keep calm and Carry On Buying Shoes fridge magnet
Chocolate flowers and mini love hearts

So, what do you need to do to be in with a chance to win?

Second Chance v2For the next two weeks, I would like to see photos of your shoes. Each day, at midday, I will put out a different category here on my blog. If you are on Twitter, please include the hashtag #shoelove. The hashtag must be included so that we can keep a record of all entries.

If you are on Facebook, post the picture on my facebook page. I have a record of it then. I’m trying to choosing a different theme every day so that everyone can join in. You can also use the same photo on different days. Today I’d like you to see photos of

the shoes you are wearing

These can be work shoes, going out shoes, walking the dog shoes – anything, as long as you can take a quick photo and join in. Please use the hashtag #shoelove. 

As well as this, there will be spot prizes for anyone who retweets any of my tweets on Twitter during the next two weeks. Also there will be spot prizes for photos I like, but these will not be revealed until 15 April too. (This way, everyone can come back on one day to see if they have won.) I’d like to do this with shares on Facebook, for anyone who shares a post, but I’m not sure how to keep a record of this when someone else might share that post. So for fairness, it will be retweets on Twitter because I can see these. I will be giving spot prizes out on Facebook too.

General rules:

1. This competition is open to anyone worldwide, providing the hashtag #shoelove is included in the tweets and on Facebook posts.
2. My decision on the winners is final, and will be decided by my love of shoes.
3. You do not have to buy The Second Chance Shoe Shop to enter, but please do as you will love it…
4. The main purpose of the competition is to have fun and share the love of shoes.
5. Spot prizes will be awarded as and when and at my discretion. Winners will be notified on 15 April.
6. You don’t have to post the same photos twice on both Facebook and Twitter. Just the once will do.

The competition will finish on Friday 15 April at 7pm (British time) where I will announce all three winners of the goodie bags. I do hope you will join in with the #shoelove and have some fun.

I’m on Twitter at @marcie_steeele and I’m on Facebook here

The blog tour starts today too: 

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The Second Chance Shoe Shop Competition – Day 4

The competition is going well with over 70 entries so far. To recap, to celebrate the publication of The Second Chance Shoe Shop tomorrow, I’m giving three people the chance to win an exclusive goodie bag.


Included in the goodie bags are:

The Second Chance Shoe Shop tote bag
A signed copy of Stirred with Love, That’s What Friends are For and The Second Chance Shoe Shop
The Second Chance Shoe Shop notepad
Jimmy Choose cocktail flavoured sweets, handmade by Wee Sweeties.
Pink Peeptoe nail varnish, created by Ard as Nails.
Foot cream by Arbonne
Sultry Sherratt body scrub, created by Soap Dodger
Shoelove Badges
Keep calm and Carry On Buying Shoes fridge magnet
Chocolate flowers and mini love hearts

So, what do you need to do to be in with a chance to win?

Special occasion shoes
My special occasion shoes

For the next two weeks, I would like to see photos of your shoes. Each day, at midday, I will put out a different category here on my blog. If you are on Twitter, please include the hashtag #shoelove. The hashtag must be included so that we can keep a record of all entries. If you are on Facebook, post the picture on my facebook page. I have a record of it then. I’m trying to choosing a different theme every day so that everyone can join in. You can also use the same photo on different days. Today I’d like you to see photos of

Special occasion shoes

They can be high heels or flats, anything you choose. Please use the hashtag #shoelove. And if you have room, tell me why they are your favourites.

As well as this, there will be spot prizes for anyone who retweets any of my tweets on Twitter during the next two weeks. Also there will be spot prizes for photos I like, but these will not be revealed until 15 April too. (This way, everyone can come back on one day to see if they have won.) I’d like to do this with shares on Facebook, for anyone who shares a post, but I’m not sure how to keep a record of this when someone else might share that post. So for fairness, it will be retweets on Twitter because I can see these. I will be giving spot prizes out on Facebook too.

General rules:

1. This competition is open to anyone worldwide, providing the hashtag #shoelove is included in the tweets and on Facebook posts.
2. My decision on the winners is final, and will be decided by my love of shoes.
3. You do not have to buy The Second Chance Shoe Shop to enter, but please do as you will love it…
4. The main purpose of the competition is to have fun and share the love of shoes.
5. Spot prizes will be awarded as and when and at my discretion. Winners will be notified on 15 April.
6. You don’t have to post the same photos twice on both Facebook and Twitter. Just the once will do.

The competition will finish on Friday 15 April at 7pm (British time) where I will announce all three winners of the goodie bags. I do hope you will join in with the #shoelove and have some fun.

I’m on Twitter at @marcie_steeele and I’m on Facebook here

There will be a blog tour starting on Friday too:

Second-Chance-Extra-Graphic

 

The Second Chance Shoe Shop Competition – Day 3

The competition is going well with over 50 entries so far. To recap, to celebrate the publication of The Second Chance Shoe Shop this Friday, I’m giving three people the chance to win an exclusive goodie bag.

Included in the goodie bags are:

The Second Chance Shoe Shop tote bag
A signed copy of Stirred with Love, That’s What Friends are For and The Second Chance Shoe Shop
The Second Chance Shoe Shop notepad
Jimmy Choose cocktail flavoured sweets, handmade by Wee Sweeties.
Pink Peeptoe nail varnish, created by Ard as Nails.
Foot cream by Arbonne
Sultry Sherratt body scrub, created by Soap Dodger
Shoelove Badges
Keep calm and Carry On Buying Shoes fridge magnet
Chocolate flowers and mini love hearts

So, what do you need to do to be in with a chance to win?

For the next two weeks, I would like to see photos of your shoes. Each day, at midday, I will put out a different category here on my blog. If you are on Twitter, please include the hashtag #shoelove. The hashtag must be included so that we can keep a record of all entries. If you are on Facebook, post the picture on my facebook page. I have a record of it then.

Uggs
My beautiful Ugg boots

I’m choosing a different theme every day so that everyone can join in. You can also use the same photo on different days. Today I’d like you to see photos of

beautiful boots.

They can be high heels or flats, anything you choose. Please use the hashtag #shoelove. And if you have room, tell me why they are your favourites.

As well as this, there will be spot prizes for anyone who retweets any of my tweets on Twitter during the next two weeks.

Also there will be spot prizes for photos I like, but these will not be revealed until 15 April too. (This way, everyone can come back on one day to see if they have won.) I’d like to do this with shares on Facebook, for anyone who shares a post, but I’m not sure how to keep a record of this when someone else might share that post. So for fairness, it will be retweets on Twitter because I can see these. I will be giving spot prizes out on Facebook too.

General rules:

1. This competition is open to anyone worldwide, providing the hashtag #shoelove is included in the tweets and on Facebook posts.
2. My decision on the winners is final, and will be decided by my love of shoes.
3. You do not have to buy The Second Chance Shoe Shop to enter, but please do as you will love it…
4. The main purpose of the competition is to have fun and share the love of shoes.
5. Spot prizes will be awarded as and when and at my discretion. Winners will be notified on 15 April.
6. You don’t have to post the same photos twice on both Facebook and Twitter. Just the once will do.

The competition will finish on Friday 15 April at 7pm (British time) where I will announce all three winners of the goodie bags. I do hope you will join in with the #shoelove and have some fun.

I’m on Twitter at @marcie_steeele and I’m on Facebook here

There will be a blog tour starting on Friday too:

 

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The Second Chance Shoe Shop Competition – Day two

Well, the competition got off to a great start yesterday with over 30 photos of shoes. I was in shoe heaven as I flicked through my Twitter feed. Just to recap, to celebrate the publication of The Second Chance Shoe Shop this Friday, I’m giving three people the chance to win an exclusive goodie bag.


Included in the goodie bags are:

The Second Chance Shoe Shop tote bag
A signed copy of Stirred with Love, That’s What Friends are For and The Second Chance Shoe Shop
The Second Chance Shoe Shop notepad
Jimmy Choose cocktail flavoured sweets, handmade by Wee Sweeties.
Pink Peeptoe nail varnish, created by Ard as Nails.
Foot cream by Arbonne
Sultry Sherratt body scrub, created by Soap Dodger
Shoelove Badges
Keep calm and Carry On Buying Shoes fridge magnet
Chocolate flowers and mini love hearts
So, what do you need to do to be in with a chance to win? For the next two weeks, I would like to see photos of your shoes. Each day, at midday, I will put out a different category here on my blog. If you are on Twitter, please include the hashtag #shoelove. The hashtag must be included so that we can keep a record of all entries. If you are on Facebook, post the picture on my facebook page. I have a record of it then.

fab flats
My fabulous flats

I’m choosing a different theme every day so that everyone can join in. You can also use the same photo on different days. Today I’d like you to see photos of

fabulous flats.

Please use the hashtag #shoelove. And if you have room, tell me why they are your favourites.

As well as this, there will be spot prizes for anyone who retweets any of my tweets on Twitter during the next two weeks. Also there will be spot prizes for photos I like, but these will not be revealed until 15 April too. (This way, everyone can come back on one day to see if they have won.) I’d like to do this with shares on Facebook, for anyone who shares a post, but I’m not sure how to keep a record of this when someone else might share that post. So for fairness, it will be retweets on Twitter because I can see these. I will be giving spot prizes out on Facebook too.

General rules:

1. This competition is open to anyone worldwide, providing the hashtag #shoelove is included in the tweets and on Facebook posts.
2. My decision on the winners is final, and will be decided by my love of shoes.
3. You do not have to buy The Second Chance Shoe Shop to enter, but please do as you will love it…
4. The main purpose of the competition is to have fun and share the love of shoes.
5. Spot prizes will be awarded as and when and at my discretion. Winners will be notified on 15 April.

6. You don’t have to post the same photos twice on both Facebook and Twitter. Just the once will do.

The competition will finish on Friday 15 April at 7pm (British time) where I will announce all three winners of the goodie bags. I do hope you will join in with the #shoelove and have some fun.

I’m on Twitter at @marcie_steeele and I’m on Facebook here

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The Second Chance Shoe Shop Competition – day one

Yes, it’s competition time at last! To celebrate the publication of The Second Chance Shoe Shop this Friday, I’m giving three people the chance to win an exclusive goodie bag. 

Included in the goodie bags are:

  • The Second Chance Shoe Shop tote bag
  • A signed copy of Stirred with Love, That’s What Friends are For and The Second Chance Shoe Shop
  • The Second Chance Shoe Shop notepad
  • Jimmy Choose cocktail flavoured sweets, handmade by Wee Sweeties.
  • Pink Peeptoe nail varnish, created by Ard as Nails.
  • Foot cream by Arbonne
  • Sultry Sherratt body scrub, created by Soap Dodger
  • Shoelove Badges
  • Keep calm and Carry On Buying Shoes fridge magnet
  • Chocolate flowers and mini love hearts

So, what do you need to do to be in with a chance to win? For the next two weeks, I would like to see photos of your shoes. Each day, at midday, I will put out a different category here on my blog. If you are on Twitter, please include the hashtag #shoelove. The hashtag must be included so that we can keep a record of all entries. If you are on Facebook, post the picture on my facebook page. I have a record of it then.

favourite shoes
My favourite shoes

Today I’d like you to see photos of

your favourite shoes.

Please use the hashtag #shoelove. And if you have room, tell me why they are your favourites. 

As well as this, there will be spot prizes for anyone who retweets any of my tweets on Twitter during the next two weeks. I’d like to do this with shares on Facebook, for anyone who shares a post, but I’m not sure how to keep a record of this when someone else might share that post. So for fairness, it will be retweets on Twitter because I can see these. I will be giving spot prizes out on Facebook too.

General rules:

1. This competition is open to anyone worldwide, providing the hashtag #shoelove is included in the tweets and on Facebook posts.
2. My decision on the winners is final, and will be decided by my love of shoes.
3. You do not have to buy The Second Chance Shoe Shop to enter, but please do as you will love it…
4. The main purpose of the competition is to have fun and share the love of shoes.
5. You don’t have to post the same photos twice on both Facebook and Twitter. Just the once will do.

The competition will finish on Friday 15 April at 7pm (British time) where I will announce all three winners of the goodie bags. Spot prizes will be announced as and when. I do hope you will join in with the #shoelove and have some fun.

I’m on Twitter at @marcie_steeele and I’m on Facebook here

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