If you are a webmaster, there are a number of reasons you and your visitors might be counting down to a specific day. It might be a contest that is getting over soon, it might be a festival you are looking forward to or anything else that is worth anticipating.
Now you can make that anticipation more fun and collective by embedding a cool countdown timer on your website or blog. The process is simple. Go to this website, and start customizing your timer with options like text color, background color, countdown date and a caption describing what your countdown is about. You can also customize the size of the countdown timer.
Once you are done, you will be provided with an HTML code that you can paste in to any website or blog. Here is a sample countdown timer we generated for the upcoming new year 2010.