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Friday, June 24, 2016

FLASH WEEKEND GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win $50 Amazon Gift Card or $50 PayPal Cash! (Open Worldwide. Ends Sunday, June 26 at 11:59pm EST)

We've teamed up with Tina at Giveaway Booster and a handful of other bloggers to offer this Flash Giveaway! One lucky person will win a $50 Amazon Gift Card or $50 in PayPal Cash (winner's choice) - how cool would it be if the winner was someone from our loyal Baltimore Mom Blog audience? Scroll down for all the details and make sure to enter to win using the widget below. GOOD LUCK!

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Enter to Win an Amazon Fire! ARV $50 (Worldwide, Ends July 5)

It's officially "Win It Wednesday," here on Baltimore Mom - and what better way to mark the day than with this awesome, brand-new giveaway? We've teamed up with Bridget, over at Giveaway Promote, to offer one lucky winner an Amazon Fire! Scroll down for details on the prize and to enter the giveaway! (Hint: If you're already folllowing Baltimore Mom on social media, then you get free entries!)

About the Prize

One lucky winner will win an Amazon Fire, valued at $50! Features include:

  • Special offers display on your device’s lockscreen. Learn more
  • Beautiful 7" IPS display (171 ppi / 1024 x 600) and fast 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. Rear and front-facing cameras. Available in four colors
  • Amazon Underground, a one-of-a-kind app store experience where over $20,000 in apps, games and even in-app items are actually free - including extra lives, unlocked levels, unlimited add-on packs and more
  • Enjoy millions of movies, TV shows, songs, books, apps and games
  • 8 or 16 GB of internal storage. Free unlimited cloud storage for all Amazon content and photos taken with Fire devices. Add a microSD card for up to 128 GB of additional storage.
  • Updated user interface - Fire OS 5 designed for quick access to your apps and content plus personalized recommendations that make it easy to discover new favorites
  • Up to 7 hours of reading, surfing the web, watching videos, and listening to music
  • Stay connected with fast web browsing, email, and calendar support

About the Giveaway

This giveaway is open worldwide and ends at 11:59pm on July 5. GOOD LUCK!

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Affiliate Marketing: What it is, Which Programs to Join

Whether you're brand-new to blogging or have been blogging forever, chances are you've been hearing about Affiliate Marketing for just about as long. A great way to monetize your blog, Affiliate Marketing provides your audience (consumers) with an organic way to discover new products and services from sources they trust - YOU! For bloggers (also called "publishers"), Affiliate Marketing is one of the very fastest ways to earn money from your website traffic. If you have consistent daily visitors and/or a loyal social media following - or both! - you've probably considered becoming a publisher. By partnering with recognized brands (called "advertisers") in numerous product categories - including fashion, gifts and lifestyle - bloggers are able to earn commissions directly from their sites. We welcome diverse publisher models, and membership is free. Join now.  LEARN MORE ABOUT AFFILIATE MARKETING  We highly recommend it.

The ShareASale affiliate marketing network has been in business for sixteen years. Their award-winning technology ranks high for speed, efficiency and accuracy. With a reputation as a fair and honest company. ShareASale's objective is to provide customers with an advanced affiliate marketing platform. They strive to deliver the very best product in the industry, and to support it with superior customer service - provided by people that follow up, call back and provide real solutions. Click HERE to join ShareASale's affiliate marketing network.


By identifying commercial products mentioned within a blogger’s content, VigLink automatically monetizes those terms by transforming them into revenue-generating hyperlinks whose destinations are determined in real-time auctions. Their technology works across sites, apps, and social networks so publishers can focus on earning more - and avoiding the hassle of managing countless affiliate programs.

Rakuten Affiliate Network (formerly LinkShare) prides itself on facilitating long-term, profitable partnerships between advertisers and publishers. Voted the #1 Affiliate Marketing Network five years in a row, Rakuten's network is both select and global. Premium technology is their promise - making tracking, payment and reporting effortless. Their online dashboard provides publishers exactly what they need in order to run an affiliate marketing program on any platform. Track commissions, payments, links and plug-ins—all from the same location. And for stats lovers, real-time data allows publishers to monitor their progress over time. Contact them today

For 17 years, ClickBank has partnered with bloggers and other digital marketers to sell products to over 200 million customers around the globe. They have an ever-expanding catalog of quality digital products and they pay commissions on time - so you never have to worry about when you'll get paid. ClickBank pays some of the highest commissions out there (as high as 75%!) because they know that quality marketing is worth paying for. Choose only the digital products and offers that you want to promote (from their online marketplace containing tens of thousands). Their online marketplace contains tens of thousands of products that you can choose from, so you’re sure to always find offers that will profitably appeal to your audience. You can choose to get paid as often as every week, through multiple payment options. Also, thanks to ClickBank’s HOPLINK™ tracking system, you’ll always get credit for your sales even if a customer waits up to 60 days to purchase after clicking your link.
Many of the products available on ClickBank are sold on a recurring subscription basis. These are some of the greatest opportunities for digital marketers because as long as the customer continues the subscription, you’ll continue earning money month after month, year after year, long after the original sale.
You can choose to promote products that offer customers upsell options as part of the purchase process. Upsells deliver more value to customers and put more money in your pocket.
Our unique joint venture program allows you to easily split earnings with other ClickBank partners. You’re in control, so you can set up joint venture deals and payment sharing contracts that work for you. We’ll handle the payments, making collaboration easier than ever.
With ClickBank’s advanced reporting, you’ll have access to detailed data about impressions, clicks, and sales for your offers. Armed with this data, you’ll be able to fine-tune your campaign targeting to increase your earnings.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Medieval Times Deal: Dads Enjoy a Show for FREE this Father's Day!

Still not sure what to get Dad for Father's Day? Done the old 'take him out to dinner' routine a few too many times? Ready for something new and different? This fun deal from Medieval Times may be just what you're looking for!

Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day at Medieval Times!

This Father’s Day weekend, Medieval Times invites families both large and small to celebrate their special Dads - and all that they do, each and every day! With the purchase of one full-priced adult admission, Dad will enjoy a show at Medieval Times FOR FREE! In addition, guests can also treat Dad to a special "Father’s Day package" (including a framed photo, cape and 25 ounce glass beer stein with his choice of beer) for only $25.

Tickets for the Father’s Day package go on sale June 1 and can be redeemed June 13 through June 19. Use promo code DFWEB16 at time of online purchase or Call 1-888-WE-JOUST (935-6878). Upgrade at the door or at website checkout to get the Father's Day package.

“Medieval Times is proud to honor Dads this Father’s Day weekend. We're excited to see the joy that fathers and their families experience at our venue during this special holiday,” said Rae Ann Cinquanto, Marketing and Sales Manager for Medieval Times.

  • Dad is Free with a full-priced adult
  • Must mention or enter code DFWEB16 at time of purchase
  • Father's Day package upgrade is additional $25 during checkout or at the door
  • May not be combined with any other offer or group rate
  • Tax, gratuity and applicable fees are additional
  • Upgrades are additional
  • Non-alcoholic beverage provided if under drinking age
  • Not valid on prior purchases
  • Only valid for shows 6/13/16 - 6/19/16

About Medieval Times

Medieval Times is the number one dinner attraction in North America - entertaining over 60 million guests since the first castle opened in Kissimmee, Florida in 1983! The two-hour long show features a “hands-on” four-course meal, heroic Knights on magnificent horses and thrilling swordplay. It's truly a family experience!

Medieval Times is based on authentic medieval history and captures the true story of a noble family dating back to the 11th century. The mission of Medieval Times is to value integrity and to treat people with the greatest respect, honesty and esteem.

The Baltimore castle opened in Hanover, MD at Arundel Mills Mall in 2003.

Address: 7000 Arundel Mills Circle
              Hanover MD 21076

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

National "Get Outdoors!" Day is this Saturday, June 11!

National Get Outdoors Day

As kids, it was alway so easy for us to spend time outdoors – to go barefoot in the grass, to play in the mud and to explore the wilderness. Why is it that as we get older, we find ourselves struggling to find the time to do the things we once loved?!? As adults, we get caught up in our everyday hustle and bustle, but our kids deserve the opportunity to get out and experience the laughter and carefree fun that we once cherished. Make the time! It's worth it – and nature is much closer than you might think!

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

5 Ways You Can Participate in National Child Vehicular Heatstroke Prevention Day (June 8)

Did you know that once every nine days, an innocent child tragically dies due to heatstroke in a vehicle? Since 1990, more than 750 children have died in these preventable tragedies - that's an average of 37 children that die needlessly, every single year. The official start of summer hasn't even arrived yet - and already, ten children across the US have died this year from heatstroke inside of vehicles. (That's a 250% increase over last year at the same time.)

Here are five things that you can do to participate in National Child Vehicular Heatstroke Prevention Day... [READ MORE...]