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Social Media Video Contest – Win $100

Do you want to win $100? Would you like to receive recognition for your video on my blog?

Can you take a social media and business (i.e., social media marketing) topic and create a funny, creative and informative video? You don’t need to be a social media professional to win. All submissions are welcome!

Contest Summary

Enter: A link to your video clip that’s funny, creative and about social media and business. Prizes: Win $100 and recognition on my blog. How: Email me a link to your video to and include one to two sentences describing your video. Deadline: January 15, 2011.

How do I Enter?

Step 1: Read this content overview. There is some key information here you’ll need to know before you start.

Step 2: Make a great video. Simply set up your camera and let your creative juices flow! Aim to make it funny, creative and educational – most importantly have fun!! Feel free to use since it is a very easy, quick way to make a video. You simply choose the character(s) you want in your video and type in what you want them to say, voila!

Feel free to visit this blog to view a sample of what your video might look like. Are you having trouble coming up with some ideas?

Here are a few possible themes:

  • Experiences you’ve had with companies trying to use social media to get you to buy their product or service.
  • Top 10 lists, how-to tips, trends, and social media tools.
  • How does it best meet her needs? How can companies use social media to get grandma to buy their service / product?

For further information about social media and business, please visit It will give you a wealth of ideas for potential topics for your video.

If you’re new to the world of online video production you can learn how to post videos online.

Step 3: Submit your video / link to with the subject line “Social Media Video Contest”. Please include your name and a brief sentence or two about your video.

Step 4: Invite your friends to view your video and make comments about why they think you should win.

Prize: $100 CDN, on a VISA gift card to buy what you want.

Recognition: I will attempt to write an article on every video provided to me, but am limited on time.

Winner: One (1) winner will be selected by myself with a significant amount of help from industry professional(s). Selection is based on how funny, original and informative your video is.

Deadline: Start date is Friday October 15, 2010. Video entries can be submitted until January 15, 2011 at 11:59pm PST. Winner will be announced on this blog and notified via email (the one you used to submit your video link) by January 19, 2011 to obtain your shipping address.

Rules: Maximum of four (4) entries per person. Video(s) must be under one (1) minute each to qualify and each deal with a specific topic.

Legal Mumble Jumble

This contest is open to all people worldwide. Videos must be in English to be considered. Offer is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Participants must be at least 18+ to enter. Entries that are believed to be created by a second party will be disqualified.

No videos of your privates please. Just because you’re an exhibitionist does not make me a voyeur. I reserve the right to not feature your video on my blog. Winner will have 10 days to respond. Failure to respond within 10 days will forfeit prize eligibility and a new winner will be chosen.

Good luck and have fun making your videos!!!

3 Responses to this post.

  1. Karen Gonyea's Gravatar

    Posted by Karen Gonyea on 12.10.10 at 5:43 pm

    LOVE it :)

  2. Amit's Gravatar

    Posted by Amit on 12.10.10 at 5:43 pm

    thank you for sharing that information. it is useful for any user which interested in making content & video.

  3. lauraleewalker's Gravatar

    Posted by lauraleewalker on 12.10.10 at 5:43 pm

    Thank for dropping by!

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