The Winner of The 4-Hour Workweek

A huge congrats goes out to Stephanie at Poorer Than You for winning a signed copy of The 4-Hour Workweek. This has been my most successful contest yet, with over 350 replies!

If you didn’t win this time, don’t worry, I’ll be giving away another signed copy of Timothy Feeriss’ bestselling book this Wednesday. Keep an eye out for it. I should think up more creative ways to enter than just by replying to a post. Any ideas?

Congrats to Stephanie once again. I hope the book will allow you to start a new blog call Richer Than You or Work Less Than you. :mrgreen:

Live Hard!!!

107 thoughts on “The Winner of The 4-Hour Workweek”

  1. simon says:

    Congrats! Stephanie

    1. cooliojones says:

      I 2nd this, congrats! Now how long will it take for you to read it? 🙂

      1. Probably about 4 hours 😆

        1. Lewis Empire says:

          Reading doesn’t count as work!

        2. Tyler Ingram says:

          Woo congrats Stephanie!

    2. Thanks Simon, everyone else who congratulated me in the comments, and most of all, thanks John! I look forward to reading this book!

      1. congrats stephanie.
        though i wish i had won

    3. simon says:

      BTW, There is $100USD blog contest in my Chinese blog: Making money with AdSense. If you can read in Chinese you can join it. I accept blog in any language as long as they follow the contest rule.

  2. simon says:

    JohnChow’s contests are so popular. I haven’t won any contest here YET! I believe I will win some gift later :mrgreen:

    1. Mybloggo says:

      I also hope to be the next winner……..

    2. cooliojones says:

      I won some free traffic! 😀

      1. simon says:

        Yep, that’s right. When I became one of Top Commentators, I got some free traffic too :mrgreen:

        1. Lewis Empire says:

          No kidding. Thanks John!

    3. same here, i think john doesn’t like me

      maybe i’m too pretty for him

  3. Rhys says:

    350 eh?!

    I tell you what John, how about instead of replying to one of your comments, why not get them to reply to one of my posts instead?!?! 😈 :mrgreen:

    1. cooliojones says:

      Ok Rhys, if that’s an invitation, we’re coming on over! 😀

      1. hmm, i’m not sure john would do that, unless you’re giving out some cool stuff

    2. simon says:

      Hahaha :mrgreen: Good idea. How about my blog ❗

  4. This was a great book! I would LOVE an autographed copy! I definately gleaned some great ideas for my ! 💡

    1. i think the book’s worth reading after reading john’s review about the book

  5. shaun says:

    Congrats hopefully you put that to good use 🙂

  6. Bloggeries says:

    Well I’m abit upset that I didn’t win but glad to see it went to a good cause such as someone running a blog called “poorer than you”.

    1. cooliojones says:

      Makes you wonder…what happens when she isn’t poorer than us? That should be a great website title!

      1. Lewis Empire says:

        She sells her blog for a few hundred thousand as starts one called “richer than you”

  7. Shouldn’t you have told her to party hard instead of living hard?

    Although the autograph in itself is awesome….

    :mrgreen: Maybe next time I’ll win!

    1. Luka says:

      Yup, you’r right ! People should partymore an live less :

      1. Lewis Empire says:

        If you live less then by definition you will not be able to party as long! You need to live more AND party more.

    2. John Chow says:

      Live hard, not work hard.

  8. Freebies says:

    Congrats Stephanie! I think after she reads it, she should then give it away to me 🙂

  9. Even if you didnt win you should buy this book! It is a great read…

    1. I’ve got mine on hold at the library 🙂

  10. Congratulations.
    Re-contest it 🙂

    1. cooliojones says:

      Hopefully she’ll read it first!

  11. simply says:

    I’ll thinks it’s to many contests this days, every blog have them. I see you have 350 replies on the last one. that’s a very small part of your readers. Maybe the rest of us thinks it’s boring. tell us more about what you think about the contest future. If you are a contest looser you can get a free spock (the new search engine, everybody talk about) membership at my blog

    1. John Chow says:

      Let’s see, when I make a normal post I get less than 100 comments, which is an even smaller part of my readership. You think they’re even more bored? Your logic needs work.

      1. simply says:

        Yes, you have more replies,3% versus 1%, thats good, but most of the readers never replies. and most of the repliers are positiv anyway, but I wonder do the the people that never replies like the contests or are they coming to you to read about something else.

        1. BrittMalka says:

          I guess you would never know the answer to that question, since you are asking people who never replies 😈

          But I like some of the contests. Others don’t interest me. But that’s okay. I’m free to read, what I want, and so are everybody else. Nobody forces you to read or answer. 😉

  12. bob cobb says:

    Damn, Ill have to go to the bookstore and check this book out now

  13. Mybloggo says:

    congrats Stephanie…….

    P/s : Hope i can win at next contest

  14. First of all congrats to Stephanie.

    >>I should think up more creative ways to enter than just by replying to a post. Any ideas?

    1. somehow my comment didn’t make it into the blog, anyway here it is again:

      As I was not able to enter the contest via firefox after it had added up 250 comments, I had to switch to Internet Explorer (which I didn’t like to do, but wanted to have the book).
      Why not make the challenge to us even harder by switching the medium? We could send you a postcard.
      But pls take into account that international submissions take a little longer (about 7 days by airmail from Europe)

      1. cooliojones says:

        That is an interesting idea. It takes more dedication to do something that way versus typing off a quick comment.

  15. Not me again, well next time.

  16. Joshua says:

    I really expected to win. I feel let down and I’m not sure I’ll ever return… 😀

    1. simon says:

      I’m sure you will return because I never won a price but I’m still here 😛 Let’s wait for another contest coming.

  17. Congrats to Stephanie! It’s a good book, you’ll enjoy it! *=) :mrgreen:

  18. Dave says:

    I’m not so sure about the text of the signature. Why ‘live hard’ if you are working a 4-hour week? Congrats to the winner though

  19. Scam says:

    JC – “I should think up more creative ways to enter than just by replying to a post. Any ideas?”

    How about a competition to see who can be photographed in the most unusual place, wearing a T-shirt with ‘Make money online with’ printed on it?

  20. Damn! I never win anything, 😐

  21. Steven says:

    Congrats Stephanie! I hope I win the next one ^_~

  22. chtanxw says:

    One person :grin:, 350+++ :twisted:, :mrgreen:

  23. Celebrienne says:

    Here’s my idea for your next contest, John. Get the people taking photos of them holding a piece of paper which reads “I love John Chow” or “John, I want to win XYZ!” or a combination of both. 🙂

    The entrants could send the pictures to you or post them on their own blogs and you choose the funniest, coolest or craziest picture. :mrgreen:

    If I had something to give away to my readers, that’s how I’d do it. Guess this would definitely get you some buzz juice. 😈

    If you like my idea, give me some link love when you do your next contest and accept me as your almighty contest goddess. Yay! Deal? :mrgreen:

  24. 40hourstogo says:

    As evil as you are, why haven’t you started to auction a book off? Or give one to your biggest supplier of “buy me a beer”.

  25. Congratz Stephanie 🙂

  26. Dan says:

    How could I not win? I actually entered this one. I think…

  27. In regards to the next way to get going on a contest how about Video Entries with text linking along side it. This way you can have a variety of video to choose from, the readers can generate some traffic due to RSS subscribers having to poke their heads onto the pages (you tipped me off to that) and then everyone gets a chance to win. Then do up a post with the winners and share the love to the people who entered. It might be a win all around and a bit of work but the Buzz would be good.

    Keeping on Booking It Up!

    Congrats Step

  28. Wahlau.NET says:


    still waiting to win something from jc

  29. Well, the book would have been nice, but congratulations to Stephanie! Enjoy!

  30. Jon says:

    Awesome John. Hope I win the next one since I’m in your RSS!

  31. derek says:

    Congrats on winning the book Stephanie! As others that read the RSS, John Chow – we speak your name. 🙂

  32. Matt says:


  33. Grace says:

    An entry to me!

  34. Adnan says:

    Well done Stephanie and I hope I can replicate your success! 😉

  35. Minty Blog says:

    Congratulation Stephanie for winning the Book

  36. Wolf Stone says:

    My Extra Entry —I really want to read this book !!

  37. Wolf Stone says:

    I dont know if my first post here for the extra entry worked…i think the page timed out. SO here’s my second shot !

  38. Dave Ward says:

    Another RSS subscriber here, throwing my hat in for the book giveaway.

  39. RSS Feed readers FTW! Can I have a copy?

  40. urbanmike says:

    Another chance to win? Ohh, I’m soooo getting that book!

  41. Ramkarthik says:

    This is a best seller book and I also saw the video interview of Tim and Scoble in Tim’s blog. I wish to win this book.

  42. Kyo says:

    Tim is a great guy! I suggest you read his blog, it has lots of self-development ideas. I personally like his 4-hour body series.

  43. D&D says:

    First I commented on the new contest, then I Stumbled it, and now I’m making a comment here as said in the RSS. Three entries, yay! \o/

  44. Ted says:

    I think i really need to read this, shame I’m too tight to buy it

  45. Rhys says:

    And this makes a second entry for me!

  46. Dejan says:

    I want the book! 😈 x2 :mrgreen:

  47. Suzie Cheel says:

    Thanks John,
    Love your free book, your blog and your generousity, you rock :mrgreen:

  48. Tim Spangler says:

    Let’s try this again…count me in. 😀

  49. Tom says:

    thanks for another chance at the book.

  50. It would be great to have that book with me. Plus you’re a brilliant marketer 🙂

  51. Matt Propst says:

    I take directions via John’s RSS 😉

  52. Ken Dyck says:

    All your book are belong to us! 😈

  53. Josh says:

    This is a lot of comments!

  54. Cigar Jack says:

    The RSS Feed made me do it. 😈

  55. chris.pund says:

    Woohoo, an extra entry!

  56. glblguy says:

    RSS, it’s a great thing!

  57. Desty says:

    Subscribing to RSS is a good thing for book entries.

  58. I’m very happy I subscribe to the RSS feed so I was aware of another entry. Thats two so far but count on a third when I blog about it.
    Thanks for the great contest John.

  59. Tim McSween says:

    Congrats! Stephanie

  60. Karol Krizka says:

    Lucky guy! I hope I win the next one…

  61. drew says:

    entering away!

    If you’re bored, and in to Warcraft, check out my Google Map mashup with World of Warcraft.

  62. tim says:

    grats steph.

    gotta try again. this will give me another entry.

  63. alex says:

    I’ll take that 4 hour work week. I’m down to 6 and can’t figure out how to get to 4! 😉

  64. Mark says:


    +1 entry 😉

  65. JBagley says:

    Another entry.

  66. I subscribe to your rss and would be delighted to win a copy.

  67. April says:

    I wish I won.

  68. thatedeguy says:

    RSS feed said I should come an leave a reply here… Guess this counts! Seriously, I’d love to read this book!

  69. Anastasia says:

    This is my extra entry, thanks to your secret message hehe 😉

  70. TomLeDree says:

    I really really want this book!

  71. TomLeDree says:

    This is my extra entry 👿

  72. hexodus says:

    I will take this book.

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