Ultimate Business Contest: Win A Free Website - $21,000+ In Prizes

Update: The contest is now closed. Special thanks to all of our contestants and sponsors. We'll announce the winning entries on our blog on Tuesday, May 31.

We’re having a contest and if you’re a small business owner, you have a chance to win big! We’re giving away over $21,000 $22,000 in prizes, with the Grand Prize package featuring a free business website valued up to $10,000 and other prizes from our sponsors, all designed to boost your business’ success online.

Interested in increasing your bottom line, improving the image and visibility of your business, and doing it all for free? Read on!

The Prizes

We really have some great prizes to give away to five lucky businesses. Use the tabs below to view our prize packages.

 

Total Grand Prize Value: $11,999

 

Grand Prize Details

 

Virtuosi Media will create a free website for your business valued up to $10,000. You’ll benefit from clean, professional design that’s focused on accomplishing your business objectives.

Free Facebook and Twitter page design and setup for your business. Jump start your social media marketing campaigns with this prize worth $750.

 

Get a free year of website hosting from Media Temple with their (gs) hosting plan, valued at $240. (gs) is a cluster-based, modern hosting service powered by hundreds of servers working in tandem to power your websites, applications and email with unrivaled power and burstability.

 

You’ll be able track your time, organize expenses, and invoice your clients online with FreshBooks. You get their Evergreen plan free for a year, valued at $359.

 

How is your sales letter, landing page or advertising converting? ColinCopy.com can help you improve the ROI on your marketing. At your choosing, he will dissect, analyze and provide profitable ideas for one of your sales letters, landing page or a typical 5-page business website. You win a free copy critique, a $500 value.

 

Pepper Virtual Assistants Services offers a dedicated virtual assistant who can help in the following areas: admin and general office support, online marketing support, and customer support. You win 10 hours of free VA services worth $150.

 

Total First Prize Value: $4,529.70

 

1st Prize Details

 

Virtuosi Media will give you a discount for 30% off a website for your business, a discount valued up to $3,000. You’ll benefit from clean, professional design that’s focused on accomplishing your business objectives.

Free Facebook and Twitter page design and setup for your business. Jump start your social media marketing campaigns with this prize worth $750.

 

You’ll be able track your time, organize expenses, and invoice your clients online with FreshBooks. You get their Evergreen plan free for 6 months, valued at $179.90.

 

How is your sales letter, landing page or advertising converting? ColinCopy.com can help you improve the ROI on your marketing. At your choosing, he will dissect, analyze and provide profitable ideas for one of your sales letters, landing page or a typical 5-page business website. You win a free copy critique, a $500 value.

 

Pepper Virtual Assistants Services offers a dedicated virtual assistant who can help in the following areas: admin and general office support, online marketing support, and customer support. You win a coupon that you can use to sign up for any VA retainer plans - worth $100.

 

Total Second Prize Value: $2,439.85

 

2nd Prize Details

 

Virtuosi Media will give you a discount for 15% off a website for your business, a discount valued up to $1,500. You’ll benefit from clean, professional design that’s focused on accomplishing your business objectives.

Free Twitter page design and setup for your business. Jump start your social media marketing campaigns with this prize worth $250.

 

You’ll be able track your time, organize expenses, and invoice your clients online with FreshBooks. You get their Evergreen plan free for 3 months, valued at $89.85.

 

How is your sales letter, landing page or advertising converting? ColinCopy.com can help you improve the ROI on your marketing. At your choosing, he will dissect, analyze and provide profitable ideas for one of your sales letters, landing page or a typical 5-page business website. You win a free copy critique, a $500 value.

 

Pepper Virtual Assistants Services offers a dedicated virtual assistant who can help in the following areas: admin and general office support, online marketing support, and customer support. You win a coupon that you can use to sign up for any VA retainer plans - worth $100.

 

Total Third Prize Value: $1,550

 

3rd Prize Details

 

Virtuosi Media will give you a discount for 10% off a website for your business, a discount valued up to $1,000. You’ll benefit from clean, professional design that’s focused on accomplishing your business objectives.

 

How is your sales letter, landing page or advertising converting? ColinCopy.com can help you improve the ROI on your marketing. At your choosing, he will dissect, analyze and provide profitable ideas for one of your sales letters, landing page or a typical 5-page business website. You win a free copy critique, a $500 value.

 

Pepper Virtual Assistants Services offers a dedicated virtual assistant who can help in the following areas: admin and general office support, online marketing support, and customer support. You win a coupon that you can use to sign up for any VA retainer plans - worth $50.

 

Total Fourth Prize Value: $1,500

 

4th Prize Details

 

Virtuosi Media will give you a discount for 10% off a website for your business, a discount valued up to $1,000. You’ll benefit from clean, professional design that’s focused on accomplishing your business objectives.

 

How is your sales letter, landing page or advertising converting? ColinCopy.com can help you improve the ROI on your marketing. At your choosing, he will dissect, analyze and provide profitable ideas for one of your sales letters, landing page or a typical 5-page business website. You win a free copy critique, a $500 value.

 

Pepper Virtual Assistants Services a dedicated virtual assistant who can help in the following areas: admin and general office support, online marketing support, and customer support. You win a coupon that you can use to sign up for any VA retainer plans - worth $50.

How To Enter

So how do you enter the contest? It’s easy and free and it only takes 3 simple steps to enter to win. (You must be a business owner or be entering on behalf of a business to be eligible to win. Sorry, no personal or non-profit websites this time around.)

  1. Spread The Word - Become our fan on Facebook or follow us on Twitter. Share this contest page with your friends on social media sites, through email, through a YouTube video (as a reply to our video above), on a blog or forums or other websites across the internet.
  2. Request A Quote - We need to know about your business and what kind of website you need. Fill out the Request A Quote form with as many details as you can.
  3. Make Your Case - In the comment section below, let us know why we should select your business as the Grand Prize Winner of over $11,000 in prizes.

Our Sponsors

A special thank you to all of our contest sponsors who have graciously provided their products and services as prizes. Be sure to visit their websites and see what they have to offer.

 

Media Temple

(mt) Media Temple, Inc. is a web hosting and virtualization service provider headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Since 1998, the company has provided businesses around the world with reliable, professional-class services to host websites, email, business applications, and other rich Internet content.

The team is comprised of 150+ incredibly smart and friendly employees who help create an award-winning culture. (mt) is an always-on company (24/7/365) with a U.S. based support department serving customers in over 60+ countries. The company offers support anytime by phone, email and also Twitter.

(mt) Media Temple’s infrastructure serves 85,000+ customers and more than 600,000 domains in top-tier datacenters on the east and west coasts of the United States. English is the company’s primary language, but the employees also occasionally speak Spanish, Russian, Romanian, Swedish, Korean and Armenian.

 

FreshBooks

FreshBooks is an easy-to-use online invoicing service that saves you time, gets you paid faster and makes you look Fortune 500 professional. From estimates and expenses to time tracking and invoicing, FreshBooks makes everything quick and simple — letting you focus on your work, not your paperwork. Customize the service with your own logo and colors, send invoices by email or ground mail, accept payments with PayPal, Authorize.net and more.

 

ColinCopy.com

Colin Chung has helped business owners and entrepreneurs create strategic marketing with profitable results in over 42 industries across the US, Canada and around the world. As a copywriter, he has worked on projects involving many of the top names including Dan Kennedy, Brian Tracy and T. Harv Eker. He is also a business coach, speaker and co-author of the upcoming book, "SELL!".

 

Pepper Virtual Assistants

Pepper Virtual Assistant Services is a team of professionals from the Philippines handpicked and chosen for their extensive background in project management, administrative support, customer support, online marketing support, web design and development.

The name Pepper was inspired by the extraordinary personal assistant of an Iron superhero. Pepper Virtual Assistants were screened with her image in mind. The idea is to provide you with an exemplary assistant who will not only perform simple tasks but who will also be someone you can trust with bigger responsibilities. Pepper Virtual Assistants will not only work for you, they will also understand your business and look after its interests.

Pepper Virtual Assisstant Services is backed by Aspac Advertising, a leading independent advertising agency based in Asia with an operational hub in Manila. It has made its mark by working with global brands such as Nokia, Coca-Cola, Wendy's, Kodak, Puma, Panasonic, and so many other big brands.

This ensures you that your very own Pepper virtual assistant will be backed up by a group of experts who have proven their professionalism and ingenious creativity for more than 30 years.

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

If you have a business-to-business service or product and you’d like to be added as a sponsor for this contest, send us an email with your prize package description and total prize value. If we think it’s something our contestants will be interested in and if it fits our quality requirements, we’ll add it to the contest.

Contest Rules

Here’s the boring but necessary legal stuff we’re required to list. By entering the contest, you will automatically be deemed as having accepted the following rules and restrictions:

  • The contest will run from 8AM (PDT), Wednesday, May 04, 2011 to 11:59PM (PDT) Tuesday, May 24, 2011.
  • Winning entries will be selected and announced via blog post by Tuesday, May 31, 2011.
  • Winning entries will be selected by a combination of the following requirements: sharing the contest by at least one of the methods mentioned above, the best and most detailed request for proposal, and the best presentation of why the entrant’s business should be selected to win. Any entrant deemed as not having fulfilled the contest requirements will be ruled ineligible. The above criteria will be judged at the sole discretion of Virtuosi Media, Inc.
  • Odds of winning are dependent on the number and quality of entries.
  • The entrant must own or represent a business in order to be eligible.
  • Ineligible businesses include, but are not limited to, businesses selling or promoting pornography, adult products or services, tobacco and alcohol products, gambling, and illicit or illegal activities.Virtuosi Media reserves the right to rule any contestant ineligible at their discretion.
  • No purchase is necessary to enter the contest. All eligible persons may enter the contest free of charge.
  • Prize descriptions and their monetary values are listed above.
  • The redemption of select prizes may require the purchase of goods or services.
  • Prizes vouchers will be dispensed within 2 weeks of the contest winners having been announced.
  • The redemption of all prizes must occur within 6 months of the prizes having been dispensed else the prizes will be deemed expired and void.
  • Winning entrants agree to work with Virtuosi Media, Inc. and the other contest sponsors to establish an appropriate and realistic timetable for services rendered for the redemption of prizes. Website projects will be completed within 5 months of project start unless otherwise stated in the contract.
  • The $10,000 website prize limit does not include ecommerce, social, or extensively modified websites. Winning entrants who wish to have additional functionality to their websites may be quoted an additional amount.
  • Payment of the appropriate taxes is the sole responsibility of the winners.
  • By submitting an entry to the contest, the entrant agrees to release Virtuosi Media, Inc. and other contest sponsors from any liability associated with the contest or prizes.
  • Virtuosi Media, Inc. is not responsible for and will not be held liable for the redemption of third-party sponsors’ prizes.
  • Entrants agree to allow Virtuosi Media, Inc. and the contest sponsors to contact them via email regarding the contest results.
  • Winners may be required to complete a statement of eligibility and to sign a release in order to claim their prizes.
  • As a condition of winning a prize, winning entrants agree to allow their name and likeness to be used by Virtuosi Media, Inc. and the other contest sponsors for advertising purposes without compensation.
  • Virtuosi Media, Inc. is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries or entries that are corrupted or have not been received due to technical failure.
  • Virtuosi Media, Inc. reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the contest at its discretion in the event of technical failure or any other causes beyond its control.
  • This contest shall be governed by the laws of British Columbia, Canada which shall claim venue and jurisdiction for any legal action or claim arising from the contest or the administration of its prizes.
  • This contest is void where prohibited.

3. Make Your Case

Now it’s your turn. In the comment section below, tell us why your business should win the Grand Prize. Tell your story, tout your achievements, give us your plan, let us know how you promoted the contest. Make us laugh, make us cry, inspire us, or wow us - just tell us the truth. And don’t forget the other contest requirements.

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How To Enter

So how do you enter the contest? It’s easy, free, and it only takes 3 simple steps to enter to win: Share, Request A Quote, and Comment. Note: You must complete all 3 steps in order to be eligible to win.

1. Spread The Word.

Share the contest by using at least one of the following methods.

Email A Friend

2. Request A Quote

Be sure to fill out the form with as many details as possible. Remember, the best and most detailed quote request is a major factor in having a chance to win.

3. Make Your Case

In the comment section below, let us know why we should select your business as the Grand Prize Winner of over $11,000 in prizes.

 

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