Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Scottrade Contest: A Joke Equals a Chance to Win $500

Scottrade, an online investment firm, recently launched its advertising campaign, Don’t Go. The main character of the campaign, Chad Ridgeway, provides the punch line in many of his humorous commercials, but not the joke. The public now has an opportunity to create Chad’s joke for a chance to win $500.

It’s simple.

- Go to www.thechadridgeway.com

- View the video to hear the punch line

- Submit joke by May 14, 2010

Five semi-finalists will be chosen and the public will then vote for the winner. For official contest rules visit, www.thechadridgeway.com.

Also visit The Chad Ridgeway on:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/thechadridgeway

Twitter: www.twitter.com/thechadridgeway

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Facebook Giveaway!

Ben Behrouzi fans enter for a chance to win a free iPhone 3gs!

Simply post a killer quote from your favorite entrepreneur on the wall below for a chance to win! A winner will be drawn on April 30th! Get Creative!

Enter Here

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Monday, April 12, 2010

“A Fresh New Hope” Twitter® Sweepstakes Celebrates the Relaunch of Hope for Women

Sweepstakes runs from Monday, April 5, 2010 through Sunday, April 18, 2010

Muncie, IN, April 07, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Hope for Women (Hope), the first Christian lifestyle magazine to celebrate the diversity of women of faith, is offering up a chance to join in the celebration of its relaunch with the “A Fresh New Hope” Twitter® sweepstakes. Every @hopemag follower who tweets about the magazine’s relaunch will be eligible to win one of ten prizes. The “A Fresh New Hope” sweepstakes, begins on Monday, April 5, 2010 at 12 a.m. ET, and runs through Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

In an effort to connect with, and grow its online community of women of faith, Hope decided to host the “A Fresh New Hope” sweepstakes, its first social media promotion. “We want to share the excitement of Hope’s relaunch with our readers and online community and think this Twitter promotion is a great way to do that,” said Angelia L. White, Hope’s CEO and publisher.

“Hope has a strong community of women of faith. We look forward to watching that loyal community grow and mature so we can work together to inspire, enlighten and enrich all women of faith, despite their differing cultures, ages or roles as women,” White added.

To enter the contest, simply follow @hopemag and include the sweepstakes homepage URL, http://www.hopeforwomenmag.com/afreshnewhope, the hashtag #hopetag, and a statement about the sweepstakes in a tweet or re-tweet. Participants may choose to post an original tweet, re-tweet the tweet listed on the sweepstakes homepage, http://www.hopeforwomenmag.com/afreshnewhope, or re-tweet another entrant’s tweet – any of these options will result in an entry into the contest. Limit one sweepstakes entry per Twitter account/per day.

Ten (10) entrants will be selected to win one of ten (10) prizes. The sweepstakes winners will be selected by a random generator and will be posted on the sweepstakes homepage the week of April 26. The ten prizes being awarded are (in no particular order):

1. One (1) Vera Bradley Loves Me tote. Suggested retail value $78
2. One (1) Body De-Aging Tropical Escape Gift Set by Pevonia Botanical. Suggested retail value $65
3. One (1) Luster's® Pink® Brand Smooth Touch® hair care products gift package. Suggested retail value $50
4. One (1) Tyndale House Publishers book package, including one (1) copy of “The Busy Couple’s Guide to Sharing the Work and the Joy” by Kathy Peel and one (1) copy of “Raising a Modern-Day Princess” by Pam Farrel and Doreen Hanna. Suggested retail value $30.98
5. One (1) copy of the new release “Making Money from Home” by Donna Partow, provided courtesy of Tyndale House Publishers. Suggested retail value $13.99
6. One (1) copy of the new release “Sleep, It Does a Family Good” by Dr. Archibald Hart, provided courtesy of Tyndale House Publishers. Suggested retail value $13.99
7. One (1) autographed copy of “The Enemy Between My Legs” by Stephanie L. Jones. Suggested retail value $12.99
8. One (1) Jonny Diaz's “More Beautiful You” CD, provided courtesy of INO Records. This CD includes the #1 hit single "More Beautiful You" as well as other hits "Stand For You," "Waiting Room," and much more. Jonny Diaz is a nominee for this year's GMA Dove Awards for New Artist of the Year. Suggested retail value $12.99
9. One (1) subscription to Hope for Women. Suggested retail value $14.95
10. One (1) subscription to Hope for Women. Suggested retail value $14.95

See official sweepstakes rules at http://www.hopeforwomenmag.com/afreshnewhope. A full list of contest winners will be posted on this site after the sweepstakes concludes. The sponsor of the “A Fresh New Hope” Sweepstakes is Virtuous Publications, Inc.

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About Hope for Women:
Hope for Women (Hope) is a Christian lifestyle magazine that celebrates the diversity of women of faith regardless of our differing cultures, ages or roles as women. Launched in 2005, the magazine now reaches more than 50,000 readers every month. Hope inspires, uplifts, enlightens, enriches, and motivates its readers to live dynamic, purpose-filled lives. Expect the best. For more information, visit http://www.hopeforwomenmag.com

Contact Information
Hope for Women Magazine
Michelle Ellis
303-324-6058
michelle@highaltitudepr.com
www.hopeforwomenmag.com

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Friday, May 22, 2009

MYSPACE AND TOYOTA LAUNCH "ROCK THE SPACE" COMPETITION FOR UNSIGNED ARTISTS TO WIN A RECORD DEAL

World's Leading Social Portal and Toyota Host Search for The Next Music Superstar

Winner to Receive Recording Contract with MySpace Records

LOS ANGELES- May 21, 2009- MySpace the world's premiere social portal, in partnership with MySpace Records and Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, Inc., today announced the official launch of Rock the Space, an exclusive competition encouraging unsigned bands or solo artists to submit an original song for the opportunity to score a recording contract with MySpace Records, the company's full-service independent label. Beginning today through July 1, 2009, aspiring artists across the country can enter to win the chance of a lifetime by visiting Toyota's MySpace Music profile for submission details and contest rules http://www.myspace.com/toyotamusic

"MySpace's origins are in connecting new and emerging artists with music fans. We designed the Rock the Space competition to take that idea to new heights," said Kim McCullough, Corporate Manager, Marketing Communications, TMS. "Toyota is thrilled to bring unsigned musicians and the MySpace community this unprecedented opportunity.

To enter the Rock the Space competition artists must submit an original mp3 demo. All entrants will have the opportunity to create a viral music widget with an easy embed code to help them spread their music across MySpace and the web. MySpace users can share in the experience by adding the music widgets to their profiles and posting comments on the Toyota Music profile.

In July, MySpace Records will select five finalists who will be featured prominently on the Toyota Music profile and the MySpace community will vote to select the winner. The five finalists will receive a media allocation to promote themselves with My Ads targeted advertising throughout MySpace.

"Rock the Space allows the MySpace Music platform to do what it does best - enable new music and new artists to be discovered," said Jeff Berman, President of Sales and Marketing for MySpace. "MySpace is excited to offer these artists a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and to take part in their journey from the very first step."

The Rock the Space winner will be announced in September and will receive a recording contract as well as a $10,000 musical instrument prize package provided by Fender, the world's leading guitar manufacturer. The winner's song will also be available for download on the MySpace Music Home Page. The four runners-up win a MySpace Records Development Deal friends package.

"Rock the Space will create an organic and loyal fan base with a vested interest in these artists and their careers by allowing users to participate in the process from the beginning," said J. Scavo, GM of MySpace Records. "This interactivity between artist and fan has always been a fundamental and differentiating factor for the MySpace Music platform and has led to the success of many of today's most popular artists."

For more information or to submit and original song for consideration please visit http://www.myspace.com/toyotamusic

About MySpace

MySpace is the world's leading social portal for connecting people, content, and culture. MySpace empowers its global community to experience the Internet through a social lens by integrating personal profiles, photo sharing, professional and viral videos, blogs, mobile, instant messaging, and the world's largest music community. MySpace is the highest trafficked website in the United States and includes an international network of more than 30 local community sites throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Fox Interactive Media is a division of News Corporation. (NYSE:NWS - News, NWS.A - News; ASX:NWS - News, NWSLV - News).

About MySpace Records

MySpace Records is an extension of the company's incredibly successful music platform. MySpace Records taps into the thriving independent music community both online and offline in search of new and developing talents and operates as a full-service independent label, structured with its own marketing, sales, and A&R departments. MySpace Records has a growing roster of artists that run the gamut from rock to singer/songwriter to punk to R&B and everything in between including artists like Pennywise, Christina Milian, Kate Voegele and Mickey Avalon, among many others

About Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. is the marketing, sales, distribution and customer service arm of Toyota, Lexus and Scion. Established in 1957, TMS markets products and services through a network of more than 1,400 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealers. Toyota directly employs more than 34,000 people in the U.S. and sold more than 2.2 million vehicles in 2008.

For more information about Toyota,visit www.toyota.com, www.lexus.com, www.scion.com or www.toyotanewsroom.com.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Sing in the Shower Contest - Attend the American Idol Finale

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you're ready to step into the spotlight? Garnier Fructis, the official hair care sponsor of American Idol, has launched a nationwide contest. Anyone over the age of 18 is invited to rock their style by showcasing their favorite song.

Fully clothed contestants are asked to perform up to 1 minute of a selected tune and upload their video submissions to the web. Entrants are encouraged to let their personality shine and will be judged on their originality, style and creativity. Deadline for entries is March 16th 2009.

Semi-finalists will be selected and their videos will be uploaded to the garnier.com/idol website by April 1st, where their videos can be reviewed and voted on through April 30th. The semi-finalist with the most votes wins the grand prize which will be posted on the garnier.com/idol website on or about May 15th 2009.

The grand prize winner and a guest will be flown to Los Angeles and attend the American Idol 2009 season finale, receive $5,000 cash, and a fabulous hair style makeover.

For more information on the contest, how to enter or vote, go to garnier.com/idol.

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

eBay's Sweepstakes Gives Away $5,000 a Month

Ebay is looking for inspirational sellers' stories in their Stellar Seller Sweepstakes, and they're giving away $5,000 prizes to encourage you to share.
To enter, submit a video or photograph that pictures an inspirational moment that you had when selling on eBay, along with an essay of 100 words or less describing the moment.

Although the photo or video and essay are required to enter, they will not be judged. The winners will be chosen at random from all eligible entries.

Every month, a new winner will be chosen to receive $5,000 cash deposited into the winner's PayPal account. Winners must have a (free) PayPal account to receive their prize.

Entry is open to residents of the US and Canada (void in Quebec) aged 18 and above. Enter daily through September 30, 2009.

Click here to enter

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TouchTunes Announces “The Pearl Jam 10 of Ten Deluxe Edition Giveaway” Sweepstakes for Fans

TouchTunes Announces “The Pearl Jam 10 of Ten Deluxe Edition Giveaway” Sweepstakes for Fans

Legacy Recordings Partners with TouchTunes to Promote the Re-issue of “Ten”

NEW YORK – TouchTunes, the largest interactive out-of-home entertainment network, has announced the kickoff of “The Pearl Jam 10 of Ten Deluxe Edition Giveaway,” an exclusive TouchTunes sweepstakes to win the Deluxe Edition of Ten (Legacy Recordings/Sony), Pearl Jam’s new re-mastered, re-mixed re-release of their 1991 classic debut album. Fans can enter on TouchTunes jukebox screens nationwide through April 7.

The Pearl Jam Ten Deluxe Edition is truly a fan’s collection. It includes a two-disc set, plus DVD, in a specially designed hardbound package. Disc One is an original Ten tracklisting with a digitally re-mastered original mix. Disc Two is an original Ten tracklisting that is digitally re-mastered and re-mixed by Brendan O’Brien with an additional six bonus tracks: “Brother,” “Just a Girl,” “State of Love and Trust,” “Breath and a Scream,” “2,000 Mile Blues” and “Evil Little Goat.” The DVD offers Pearl Jam’s previously unreleased 1992 MTV Unplugged performance, including a never-before-seen bonus performance of “Oceans” with a 5.1 surround sound audio remix.

The 10 of Ten sweepstakes will further be extended online and promoted through customized banners distributed on hundreds of Sony college brand ambassador Facebook pages.

“TouchTunes is the perfect platform to promote the re-release of Ten and connect with true Pearl Jam fans. said Mandy Eidgah, Senior Director, Marketing, Legacy Recordings. “When someone plays Pearl Jam on a TouchTunes jukebox the whole bar hears it, and that is a powerful marketing tool for us in reaching new fans.”

In addition to the sweeps promotion, TouchTunes will also support the March 24, 2009 release of the Ten album with on-location ads on TouchTunes’ interactive jukebox screens, portable interactive screens and TouchTunes’ Barfly TV screens. Barfly is a fast-growing solution offering a new, innovative technology that seamlessly weaves entertainment and product promotions through the digital delivery of dynamic, interactive and customized content that wraps regularly-scheduled television programming.

“We are so pleased to offer Pearl Jam fans this amazing, iconic sweepstakes prize,” said Vicki Saunders, vice-president music marketing, TouchTunes. “Across the country, Pearl Jam tracks are some of the most played of all time on TouchTunes jukeboxes, so we know the re-mastered Ten is going to be huge.”

Pearl Jam released the original Ten on August 27, 1991. The album reached number two on the Billboard 200 chart, sold over 12 million copies and became one of the cultural touchstones of the 1990s. Songs such as “Alive,” “Black,” “Even Flow” and “Jeremy” became staples of rock radio, and still make frequent appearances on the band’s ever-changing concert setlists. The album was produced by Rick Parasher. Pearl Jam’s 1991 lineup was Jeff Ament (bass), Stone Gossard (guitar), Dave Krusen (drums), Mike McCready (guitar) and Eddie Vedder (vocals).

On Tuesday, March 24, Legacy will release four special edition packages of "Ten," each of them featuring two versions of the album: the remastered version of the original album PLUS an accompanying remixed version done by the band's long-time producer, Brendan O'Brien (Bruce Springsteen, AC/DC, Audioslave). The new editions will include the Legacy Edition (a 2-disc set in a mini-LP style slipcase featuring six bonus tracks: "Brother," "Just A Girl," "State of Love and Trust," "Breath and a Scream," "2,000 Mile Blues" and "Evil Little Goat"); Deluxe Edition (a 2-disc set plus DVD as noted above ); Vinyl Collection (two 12" LPs of the original "Ten" tracklisting remastered for vinyl including the new Brendan O'Brien remix); and Super Deluxe Edition (a 2-disc set plus DVD, 4 LPs including 1992's "Live at Magnuson Park" mixed by Brendan O'Brien, a cassette replica of the legendary "Momma-Son" demos of "Alive," "Once" and "Footsteps" and an Eddie Vedder-style composition notebook filled with replica personal notes, images and mementos from the Collections of Eddie Vedder and Jeff Ament, a vellum envelope with replicated era specific ephemera from Pearl Jam's early work and a two-sided print commemorating the Drop in the Park concert).

TouchTunes Corporation is the largest out-of-home interactive entertainment network, providing innovative solutions to more than 35,000 bars, restaurants, retailers and other businesses in North America – three times larger than the nearest competitor. TouchTunes introduced the world’s first digital downloading, pay-per-play commercial jukebox in 1998 and now operates the largest network of interactive entertainment systems, playing about 1.5 million songs per day. TouchTunes maintains a digital music library covering more than two million licensed tracks from every major record label, plus independent music distributors and a host of independent labels. TouchTunes offers leading games and music solutions for independent and national restaurants, bars, and retailers. A privately held U.S. corporation, TouchTunes Corporation’s principal offices are in New York City, Montreal, and Lake Zurich, IL. For further information visit http://www.touchtunes.com.

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