I’d Like to Get to Know You Giveaway.

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You, my readers, are important to me.   Happily, my readership is growing steadily every single day.  I am humbled and amazed that so many people tune in to my blog on a regular basis.  I would like to get to know you as a group a little bit better so I can create bracelet and jewelry making content you want to see and read.

I have put together a short, simple survey through Zoomerang to get a feel for who you are as  jewelry makers, why you visit my blog & what you would like to see in the future.

This is who I think reads Make Bracelets… I may be proven totally wrong.

Judging from the keywords I rank for, the creative websites I submit to and how I Search Engine Optimize my blog and YouTube Videos,  I think the bulk of my readers are beginner to intermediate beaders who make jewelry as a hobby, are just starting to sell jewelry or are passionately crafty, creative people who dabble in different hobbies where you can use your hands.  Especially, people who want to learn to make bracelets  – specifically beaded wrap bracelets.

Then, there is a group of you who are accomplished jewelry makers, generally addicted to beads and baubles,  who have been successfully selling your jewelry through a variety of outlets for some time.  I am always blown away by what you create and I have indeed learned a great deal from all of you in this group.

I’m sure there is  a set of folks reading my blog that I would be totally surprised about?!  I have indeed encountered many neat and unique people from all over the world in all sorts of professions.

So – I have a bribe I mean giveaway to entice you to fill out my survey.

I am putting together a pretty gift box of special beads, findings and stringing material.  It will be a surprise as to the contents of the gift box because as I write this, I have not designed it completely – but I have a good idea.  It will be really nice!

 pretty gift boxes from Pinterest

Click the link below to complete the short survey  so I can create awesome content for you and hit the mark (most of the time) with my posts.  It is only 5 quick questions and should take you only a minute or so.  Your responses are completely anonymous.  You must leave a comment in the comments box by clicking on the comments link at the top of this blog post and let me know you have completed the survey.  Then, I  can include you in the giveaway!  This post will be up through Sunday the 26th.  And yes, if you are outside the USA, you are included in this giveaway opportunity!

I want to hear from everyone!


Thank You! Thank You!


  1. I completed the survey. Thanks for taking the time to get our feedback and thanks for all your great information!

  2. I completed the survey. Thanks again for your great blog.

  3. great little survey and I always enjoy your posts!
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  4. Finished survey and thanks for the gift opportunity!! Love your blog!


  5. I just completed your survey but naturally I didn’t think to put anything in the comment box, so thought I’d just let you know that I did. Hope to win your box of goodies! Enjoy reading your blog.


  6. Great survey… Always love reading your blog …it’s the perfect amount of information in one place!!

    Thanx again Ryan

  7. Survey done! Thanks for the chance to win. Your posts give me inspiration.

  8. I just made my first wrap bracelet and ready to teach my 14 year old daughters how to make one!

  9. Did the survey, thanks for the gift opportunity! You have a great blog!!!!

  10. Survey finished! thanks for letting us give input

  11. Hi! Survey complete! I loved your wrap bracelet video. I was actually able to makr one for myself and my daughter. Thanks!!

  12. Aloha Tracy! I love your blog! You always make it FUN and interesting.
    Thank you for caring about what we want / need. You are wonderful.
    I love your blog! I almost feel like I know you already!! Thank you for the
    give opportunity; a perfect example of how you make everything FUN!
    Warm regards ~ Liz Rodgers

  13. Thanks for the opportunity to take the survey, it’s nice to know that you care in what your readers are interested in seeing.

  14. Tracy,

    Great idea with the survey. I completed it. Looking forward to learning more from you and a surprise treat would be awesome!

  15. I completed your survey. Thanks for this great giveaway!!

  16. I have completed the survey. Thank you for taking the time to care what your readers are interested in.

  17. I’ve completed it too. I’m new to your blog…only found it last week…and am enjoying going back through all your old posts :0)
    Helen x

  18. I’ve completed your survey, too. I hope it helps you focus your work in ways you want to go!

  19. I completed your survey. Good questions, I hope you get the feedback and responses you want. Thanks for YOUR generosity and all the tips and tutorials!! I love your blog

  20. I filled out your survey and to be completely honest I hope I win. The giveaway is very pretty all wrapped up like that. And what is inside?

  21. Done! Thanks for all your bracelet and jewelry making tips!

  22. I’ve completed the survey and I’d love to be included in the giveaway. I’m fairly much a beginner, just getting up the nerve to try something a little more complicated like the beaded wrap bracelets. I’m enjoying your blog and seeing the diverse bracelets and other jewellery you make.

  23. Survey complete! Thanks for the great giveaway.

  24. Survey COMPLETE! 🙂

  25. I have completed the survey. I also hope I win. I’ve never won anything:(

  26. I have completed the survey and would love some new surprises to add to my craft and beading boxes! I am a novice but have been beading for about 15 years, everything from using a loom to simple stretch bracelets to intricate sead bead strings. Thanks for your inspirational jewelry and all your tips and tutorials!
    Pretty soon I will have photos of all my latest creations on my blog. (I even tried my firt wrap bracelet and love it!) Thanks!

  27. just took the survey. I found you by searching on “leather wrapped bracelet”. Thanks for all the inspiration!

  28. I completed the survey and love your blog! Keep up the good work!!!

  29. I took the survey. Thanks for asking!

  30. I also took the survey. Thanks for the great info! I read every post in my inbox, so convenient!

  31. Took the survey and I was happy to help out!

  32. I love the idea of the survey! I think it is a really great way to get to know your readers. I completed my survey and would love to be entered to win this giveaway! I love all things beads and all things related to beading, so I would love to win and be surprised with some of your goodies!!! Thank you so much for all that you do! It really means a lot to me and I greatly appreciate your hard work!! Crossing my fingers to pull out a win!!!! Good Luck to all…Fingers crossed!!!

  33. Your survey is a nice idea! I’m sure your readers appreciate you right back. I always look forward to seeing what you have to show us! Thanks for the chance at a giveaway!

  34. P.S. I did take the survey, guess I didn’t make that very clear!

  35. Took your survey – thank you for the opportunity to win some goodies! Love your mix of techniques, tips, and delicious eye candy. Keep up the great work!

  36. I took it. 🙂

  37. So cool that you care though to get to know your readers! I did the survey

  38. I took the survey. Thanks for the giveaway!

  39. I took the survey. Happy to help you in anyway as you have been a great inspiration and help to me! I look forward to your posts and have used some of your resources with great success !

  40. I took the survey. I love your blog and always lookinf forward to a new post!

  41. I took the survey!

  42. Survey complete. Looking forward to getting to know who your readers are also.

  43. I just finished the survey. Thanks for such a great, user-friendly blog. You have it packed with lovely eye-candy, great inspiration and very easy to understand tutorials!

  44. Just found your blog yesterday and very excited. I found information on techniques that I’ve been looking for working with irish linen. Already marked your blog to my favorites!
    Enter me in you give away.

  45. Just completed the survey. Interested in the results.

  46. what a great idea! Love your blog, and have completed the survey 🙂
    I’d love to find out what is in the pretty gift box! {fingers crossed!!!}

  47. Did the questionnaire:)

  48. just completed your survey!

  49. I completed your lovely survey!

  50. I just finished your survey. I love your blog, I subscribe and love seeing a new post come through. Your work is very nice and your instructions are always so helpful. Keep up the great work!!

  51. Completed your survey – thanks for the opportunity~

  52. Survey completed. Thank you for caring enough to want to know about your followers. Love your posts. Keep up the good work! Hope I get lucky! 

  53. Completed the survey. Thanks for writing such an enjoyable and useful blog!

  54. Just completed the survey 😀

  55. Took the survey!

  56. HI! I just completed your survey. Thank you!

  57. Hi Tracy
    What a great idea – getting to know your readers better. You’ve shared a wealth of information and inspiration, I’m so happy to have met you and to have found your blog as well.

  58. I completed the survey. That was a really smart idea. I found your blog through Lorelei and I can not wait for the release of “A Jewelry Accord”. I love your work with Leather.

  59. Hi,
    I completed your survey. i haven’t really checked out your blog yet, but I will certainly do that. Thank your for running a contest.

  60. I have completed your survey! What fun! “O)
    I just read your blog for the first time – and I plan to come back again and again!

  61. Survey complete – thanks for the inspiration!

  62. i completed the survey. i just stumbled on to your blog yesterday, glad i did cause i would love to get more jewlery stuff

  63. I did the survey. Thanks for sharing!

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