The Smashing Deals Countdown For Christmas

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Christmas is near and the spirits are rising but why not speed it all up a bit? To make the days prior to Christmas much more exciting, we’ll provide you with something to look forward to each day for the next ten days. This year, we’d love to help you out with your Christmas presents. We have some truly smashing Christmas deals1 lined up for you, and with very affordable, special prices for our dear readers and customers.

We have put together extremely content-rich and valuable bundle deals at prices you have not seen at Smashing Magazine. Seize the opportunity while it lasts and if you are lucky, you might just win one out of the 10 Golden Tickets (further details below). Where’s the catch you ask? There is none — better yet: you can win a bundle deal of your choice daily with a little touch of whimsy fortune!

The Daily Christmas Deals

For the next 10 days, starting today, you will find special deals on our Christmas Deals page2. Each deal is limited to 24 hours and will not be sold at comparable prices again. This is a unique opportunity to get your Christmas presents together. To make sure you don’t miss out on any of the deals, better set your alarm clock since all bundle deals run out at exactly 12pm CET midnight.

Which Bundles are Offered?

We’ve carefully assembled all the bundles which will be offered according to relevance and topics. The bundles contain eBooks, printed books and digital goodies such as a mobile apps, WordPress themes and design templates. Here is a quick overview for your convenience:

The Smashing Magazine Christmas Bundle Deals3
The Smashing Magazine Christmas Special: Ten Bundle Deals at truly smashing prices!

December 15th – “Smashing Digital Book #2 + Lost Files4” for only $9.99 instead of $29.90
You’ve probably heard of the Smashing Book #2 — the eBook version is finally ready and here is your chance to get your copy for a special price. The book shares valuable practical insight into design, usability and coding. It gives professional advice for designing mobile apps as well as practical applications of psychology and game theory to create engaging user experiences. Get the eBook for your iPad or Kindle and feed it with the Smashing Book #2 to enjoy it on your way to work.

December 16th – “WordPress Bundle5” for only $26.99 instead of $54.81
This bundle is fresh and just out of proofreading. WordPress Essentials, Mastering WordPress and WordPress Tutorials are three eBooks filled with all the knowledge you need to get a firm grip on WordPress. Additionally, this bundle comes with two WordPress themes for you to adapt, tweak and publish. Now that’s a deal worth twittering!

December 17th – “Corporate Design Bundle6” for only $29.99 instead of $66.79
You don’t have a corporate design yet? Establish your brand with a consistent appearance and get set for business contingencies. Use a corporate identity pack (including a business card design, a portfolio layout and stationary), a WordPress Theme and an eCommerce eBook to get your business rolling and spice your online presence with some rad Swiss Retro Design icons.

December 18th – “Printed Smashing Books Bundle7” for just $24.99 instead of $59.80
The Printed Smashing Books Bundle has never been offered at this price. Take advantage of it and get a couple of books to give to your friends and colleagues. The Book #1 looks at Web design rules of thumb, color theory, usability guidelines, UI design, best coding and optimization practices. The Book #2 gives professional advice for designing mobile apps as well as practical applications of psychology and game theory to create engaging user experiences.

December 19th – “Creative Bundle8” for $14.99 instead of $30.77
This bundle deal gets you set for your first eBook production and publication. It also provides you with 29 exclusive high quality icons. On top, the two Photoshop eBooks will guarantee an improvement of your design skills and the “Professional Workflow” eBook gives valuable insights and tips on streamlining corporate as well as administrative processes. Don’t miss this bundle, you’ll regret it!

December 20th – “Web Design Package9” for $9.99 instead of $23.76
Here comes one for the Web designers out there. We bundled four quality eBooks for your reading and learning pleasure. “Professional Web Design” and “Professional Web Design Volume 2″ provide you with the most important fundamentals and principles while the “Modern Web Design & Development” eBook covers current and upcoming design trends. Finally, the bundle is topped up with the “Smashing Typography” eBook to make your font choices more confident. Set your alarm to the 20th of December for this one!

December 21st – “Smashing Digital Books 1+210” (PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket) for $14.99 instead of $29.98
Get both digital copies of the Smashing Book #1 and #2 at an unbeatable price. Twist and turn it as long as you like: there just is no better offer out there for the value this bundle has to offer. That’s 50% off! We don’t have to elaborate on the pros of having a digital copy of the bestselling Smashing Books with you all the time, do we?

December 22nd – “Mobile Bundle11” for just $9.99 instead of $20.93
Today Santa is mobile and so you should be, too. The “Mobile Design” eBook offers everything you need to keep up in the mobile Web game. Insights, techniques, trends and tips on getting your own mobile app set up are only a few clicks away. In addition to that, we threw in a mobile portfolio for your work. Show your customers what ‘mobile’ means and get your mock ups and designs to them in the wink of an eye.

December 23rd – “Coding Bundle12” for $9.99 instead of $17.82
Coding night, jQuery bright… This bundle is a treat for all truly smashing coders. It covers CSS, jQuery and JavaScript at an intermediate level. The eBooks are all authored by experts of the respective field and offer the Smashing quality you are used to. Two of the three eBook have just been published. Be one of the first to enjoy the still dewy read!

December 24th – “Smashing Book Super Bundle (Print + Digital)13” for $34.99 instead of $89.96
Here comes the ultimate Smashing bundle deal and the grand finale of our countdown to Christmas Eve. Get Smashing Book #1 and #2 both in printed and eBook versions for an unbeatable price with 56% off. Make sure to get it while the offer lasts! And we wish you a merry Smashing Christmas!

What is a Golden Ticket?

Are you subscribed to our Smashing Magazine Newsletter yet? If not, you should subscribe to our email newsletter14 to get a chance to win a Smashing Golden Ticket! It allows the winner and owner of the ticket to choose one of the ten offered bundles  —  completely free of charge.

The Smashing Magazine Golden Ticket
Subscribers to the Smashing Newsletter15 can win a Golden Ticket daily.

The daily winner of the Golden Ticket is drawn from the pool of all newsletter subscribers and will be contacted via email. The winners can use their ticket within the 24 hours upon receiving the winning notification, so make sure you keep an eye on your inbox!

Stay Tuned for Updates!

We will be sure to keep you posted about the daily deals via Twitter16, Facebook17 and Google+18 as well as in our email newsletter19. So, if you are not subscribed to our channels yet, hurry up to catch the bundles you are keen to call your own!

Let’s Get Merry!

Now you are all set to get your special Smashing bundle deals. We sincerely hope that you’ll find our offers valuable and useful for you and your colleagues, and perhaps you’ll be able to find the presents that you were looking for anyway.

On Smashing Magazine, we pay a lot of attention to quality of our work. The bundles feature high-quality products as offered in our Smashing shop. Please keep in mind that all Christmas deals are valid only for 24 hours and will then be offered at the normal price.

If you prefer to buy an eBook as a standalone product, feel free to get our eBooks on Amazon20 or on iTunes21. We wish our worldwide Smashing community a blissful last couple of weeks of the old year. Enjoy the countdown to Christmas Eve and always remember to stay Smashing!

Yours sincerely,
The Smashing Team

Footnotes

  1. 1 https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/christmas?pk_campaign=christmas-special&pk_kwd=shop-startseite
  2. 2 https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/christmas?pk_campaign=christmas-special&pk_kwd=shop-startseite
  3. 3 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/pyramid-1000px.jpg
  4. 4 https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/smashing-book-2-digital-edition1.html
  5. 5 https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/wp-bundle-deal1.html
  6. 6 https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/corporate-bundle.html
  7. 7 https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/smashing-book-print-bundle.html
  8. 8 https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/creative-design-bundle.html
  9. 9 https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/web-design-bundle.html
  10. 10 https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/digital-smashing-book-bundle.html
  11. 11 https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/mobile-bundle.html
  12. 12 https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/coding-bundle.html
  13. 13 https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/smashing-book-super-bundle.html
  14. 14 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/the-smashing-newsletter/
  15. 15 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/the-smashing-newsletter/
  16. 16 http://twitter.com/smashingmag
  17. 17 http://www.facebook.com/smashmag
  18. 18 gplus.to/smashingmagazine
  19. 19 http://www.smashingmagazine.com/the-smashing-newsletter/
  20. 20 http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Smashing+eBook+Series&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3ASmashing+eBook+Series&ajr=1”
  21. 21 //www.apple.com/itunes/whats-on/#books

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  1. 1

    Awesome! Can’t wait for Printed Smashing Books Bundle :)

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  2. 2

    An advent Calendar doesn’t show everything from the beginning, it must be a surprise everyday !
    Regards from France.
    Benoit

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  3. 3

    Some real good deals! Planning on buying the Printed Smashing Books Bundle. Just wondering, is there any news regarding a smashing book #3? Just curious :)

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  4. 4

    As above… Can’t wait for the Printed Smashing Books Bundle! Been meaning to pick these up for a while so it’s a great opportunity! :)

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  5. 5

    Awesome idea.Waited for Printed Smashing Books Bundle.

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  6. 6

    Literally bought both books at the regular price less than a month ago, while waiting for nearly that much time for the first one as it was on backorder, unbeknownst to me at the time of ordering.

    Annoying.

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  7. 7

    Awesome!!!!

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  8. 8

    Very useful stuff. Would love to order one. Many thanks from Kasra Design.

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  9. 9

    Another for the book bundles, just which one: ) but got to agree with Benoit, need to pull that little cardboard flap back each day too!

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  10. 10

    hi. i hope anybody here is online to read this comment.
    i want to buy the wordpress christmas bundle but i want to know specific description of the books if these indeed are books (or e-books) like how many pages, etc.

    because i bought a book here for 9.99 before only to be disappointed as there is nothing to learn from that e-book but only articles that is not better than the ones posted here.

    please update the details on the christmas bundle.

    thanks.

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  11. 12

    I don’t see any offers for your other books such as “smashing wordpress: beyond the blog”. That’s the one I really want.

    I also can’t find the aforementioned book in your shop. I don’t get it, it’s an official smashing magazine book correct? Why aren’t all of your book offerings present in your xmas deal and the shop? It’s not like the book isn’t current the second edition of your smashing wordpress book came out this year.

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    • 13

      Smashing Media Customer Support

      December 20, 2011 12:18 am

      We release the Smashing Wiley Books in partnership with the Wiley publishing house and we are working through contracts to make sure that we can feature these books (and their digital versions) in our shop, too! It takes some time, but we are on it!

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  12. 14

    Shouldn’t it be the “Web Design Package” on offer now? The “Creative Design Bundle” is now on sale with ~24hours left… I purchased that this morning… Or am I just a little confused?

    This is great specials :) Thank you once again Smashing Mag for the excellence and inspiration you bring :D

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  13. 15

    Where did the Smashing Books Digital Books Bundle go? I bought the Web Design Bundle yesterday(20th). It is still the 21st and yet the Mobile Bundle for the 22nd runs out at the of the day. It’s like the deals are a day ahead of time. It wouldn’t be so bad if getting the digital copy for the 2nd book was an option normally, but it’s not. I have the physical copy of the first book, so the second one is the only one I care about.

    EDIT: Wait, I posted like 6 hours ahead of what my actual time is. *sigh* I guess that becomes an easy non-purchase decision.

    FYI, the Bundle page even shows a special price of $14.99 near the bottom.

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      Hi Matt,

      Please notice that all deals were available until 00:00 CET (see the article above) which explains the time difference. The Smashing Book 2 eBook will be available in the shop very soon, please stay tuned. And sorry for any inconvenience!

      I have sent you an email as well.

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