Buy 5 Books for the Price of 1 at SitePoint – And Earn Some Good Karma


If you keep up with the world news or write a blog,  you must have heard about the massive fires in Australia where  the death toll has risen to more than 300 in just a few days.   It is times like these I feel blogging is a worthwhile activity which tends to unite humanity.

In an effort to help victims of these fires,  SitePoint has decided to give away 5 books for the price of 1 and donate ALL the money to the victims.   Their goal is to raise $50,000 and donate it to Australian RedCross Victorian Bushfire Appeal.

There is a wide selection of books to choose from.  Here is what SitePoint’s website says:

We’re offering our entire range of books — from PHP to Project Management — for the sale; designers, developers, freelancers, managers, and business owners alike will all be able to choose a selection of professional books to enjoy.

If you or someone you know can use these books, then this is a very nice deal as combined these books are worth some $150.. and you only pay less than $30, and the best of all, you feel good making a contribution to help someone in need.     Here are some horrible pictures from an Australian news site.

fire-ravaged street in Marysville
fire-ravaged street in Marysville


Burnt out letterboxes remain
Burnt out letterboxes remain

When I came across SitePoint’s post this morning, I was watching CNN and the bushfire news segment was on and I instantly bought the following 5 books:

The Photoshop Anthology
The Art and Science of CSS
The Principles of Successful Freelancing
Build of your own website the right way
The HTML Utopia

They also have books on flipping websites, and more techie PHP,  JavaScript and AJAX applications for the techie minds.  Perfect opportunity to earn some good karma.

UPDATE: This deal ended on Friday Feb. 13th, 2009.

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14 Responses to “ Buy 5 Books for the Price of 1 at SitePoint – And Earn Some Good Karma ”

  1. Hi folks,

    I see you’ve used my photo without permission as part of your campaign. Unfortunately that’s a breach of copyright. I wonder if you could email so we can sort it out?


  2. Hi Chris

    Ive emailed you on the address you provided in this comment and am waiting to hear from you.


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  3. I’m a bit late with this one so can’t buy these books, however I was in Australia at this time and was affected by the fires – I donated at the time. It was such a sad event.

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