Manning’s Countdown to 2020

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About the Countdown to 2020 Challenge

We believe liveBook is the best way to supercharge your online reading experience with Manning books. This December, we’re challenging you to explore all the features liveBook has to offer. And to make your journey more interesting, we’re going to reward you for taking a look. You’ll get points for each liveBook feature you use! The more you dig into liveBook, the more points you’ll earn. Earn the most points , and you’ll have a shot at some great prizes!

The ground rules

  • You must be logged into your Manning account to earn points .
  • You can earn up to five points per activity each day for things like searching liveBook, completing exercises, posting and responding to comments, and just spending time in your favorite Manning books.

That’s it! Just read, learn, and (maybe) win!

The prizes

Grand prize:
Earn the most points playing the liveBook Challenge for a shot at the Grand Prize.

  • A Year of liveBook: 12 months FREE access to every book Manning has ever published — that’s over 500 books!
  • A Year of liveVideo: 12 months FREE access to every video course Manning has — that’s 36 and counting!
  • And an iPad Pro!

If there’s a tie for first place, we’ll randomly select from among those tied!

Weekly prize

A Year of liveBook: 12 months FREE access to every book Manning has ever published — that’s over 500 books!

Earn the most points in a week to win the weekly prize! You can only win the weekly prize once (but the grand prize will still be winnable if you make it to first!)

Daily prize

Your choice of one eBook or video!

Simply sign up to the Deal of the Day email alert above and click the button included in the daily email to be entered into the draw for a daily prize. This can be won more than once!

Earning points

Completing any of these actions earns a point ! You can earn up to five points from any action a day.

-Making a liveBook comment
-Adding a note
-Completing exercises
-Up or Down Vote another comment
-Adding a bookmark
-Opening a liveBook chapter from a book page
-Having a comment up voted
-Highlighting
-Signing in to liveBook
-Executing a search in liveBook
-Creating a shareable link
-Spend 5 minutes reading or watching
-Click on a search result
-A shareable link you created being used
-Checking out with a free eBook
-Downloading an eBook copy from your Manning dashboard
-Register a pBook
-Clicking on one of the automatic cross-references (underlined words)

Bonus: The day’s DOTD book offers double points just for that day!

Start the challenge!

What are you waiting for? Log in to liveBook and start earning points today! Your point total will be displayed on the leaderboard and in your liveBook account.

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