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  • Help us with our contest-and promote your business

    1 posts, 1 voices, 367 views, started Feb 10, 2009

    Posted on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 by Chattycathie


    • Aquamarine

      This year we have started a series of writing and photo contest.  Last months writing contest went very well, and everyone said how many comments they received from their network and friends who had read their stories. We had a few notes from our network as to how much they were enjoying visiting and reading the stories submitted.  The people that participated in helping with the prizes also appreciated the added exposure to their business, and our site had a nice daily increase in visits.  All and all it was a very successful first contest.  

      Watch this video from our first place winner:

      This month is our first photo contest.  The theme is "The Oscars or The Movies".  We are asking a person to submit a picture of you, a family member, or a pet who is dressed as a movie star or movie character.  We also accept pictures that are combined in Photoshop.  We are waiting anxiously for our first entries for this contest, as it just started on Friday.

      I am looking for people in our network to help out in our contest in a number of ways.  The first way you can help is to enter our contest.  All the rules for the contest are on the page with the current contest information, along with a form to join.  Here is this months contest page:

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      If you don't want to enter the contest this time, support those that do, by stopping by and voting for them.  Under each entry is a star system.  Click on the number of stars you feel the entry deserves.  Contestants will be judged first on the number of votes, and in case of a tie, the number of stars.  You may also mention the contest to your friends and contacts or tweet about it on twitter.

      The last way you can help is to consider offering prizes for our contest, especially if you have a business that has products that can be used in the USA or internationally.  

      ·Those that do supply prizes will get a few advantages for their business.

      ·They will be added to our contest page with information about the business and their URL.  This will give their website added exposure

      ·They will be mentioned in our newsletters, with the information about their business and their URL.

      ·They will get all the information on the contestant, so as to work on developing another prospective customer.

      ·Also contestants who provide a prize worth $50 or more will receive a free business video from us.  We will provide a small video uploaded to youtube that you can use in your marketing or on your website.

      If you are interested-this is what we are looking for.  We are trying to find products that coincide with the theme of each months contest.  For a list of the contest themes you can go to this link:

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      March-products that have to do with romance, couples, marriage-women.

      April and May-products that have to do with children or babies

      June- products that have to do with romance, couples, marriage-women.

      July-products that have to do with family, family history, family photographs

      August-Products that have to do with vacations.

      September-Products that have to do with education, school age children, teachers

      October and November-Products that have to do with pets

      December-Products that have to do with family or pictures

      If your business has products that fit in one of these categories and you would like to provide prizes, write it down in the comments below.  State what month you want to provide the prizes for, what you would like to provide, and what the retail value of the prize is.  Include your website so we can take a look at what you are offering.  If we like your prize, we will contact you.  I am hoping to fill up these spots this month.  I have posted this same blog on all my networking sites, so the spots may be filled up soon.  So please post your comments right away.

      A few of you may of already written me, but post it again here.  I am starting out again, and this time creating a data base for the contest.  If you have requested it before, you will have residence, over some else.

      Once last thing, if we do pick you and your prizes, we request you share our contest with you contacts, whether this is on your website, your blog or your newsletter.  Let them know about your prizes.  

      Thank you for taking the time to  read this, and I hope we can support each other in our networking endeavors

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