It's not exactly a blue light special that Kmart was known for, but it sounds like one. And there are only a few days left, too.

Kmart recently gave six well-known bloggers a $500 gift certificate to go shopping in its store and then blog about it. Kmart then gave the bloggers another $500 gift certificate to give their readers.

You can enter by posting a comment on their blog or use Twitter to tweet the message provided on each blog's posting area. You can enter to win from each blog up to two times. The campaign is being run through Izea, a social media marketing company.

The contest ends Dec. 16, according to the official rules. Enter at these blogs:

Chris Brogan

Loren Feldman

Jeremy Schoemaker

Wendy Piersall

Michelle Madhok

Julie Roy

The bloggers' shopping spree experiences were reportedly not censored by Kmart, and the bloggers disclosed the sponsorship arrangement in their postings.

Aaron Crowe is an unemployed journalist in the San Francisco Bay Area. Read about his job hunt at

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