Win the Small Biz Dream Contest: Make 2012 Your Best Year Ever!

social media viewpoints*UPDATE: Congratulations to P.J. Jonas of Goat Milk Stuff and Erica Conroy of Coupsmart, the grand-prize and second-prize winners in the Small Biz Dream Contest. All 10 winners won a free pass to Small Biz Success Summit. P.J. also won 3 hours of consulting from John Jantsch. The top winners also won a library of marketing books and John Jantsch’s Complete Small Business Marketing System. Go see the winning entries.*

Do you own a small business?

Would you like to win free private coaching from the world’s foremost small business expert?

A creative photo can get you there.

Social Media Examiner is hosting the “Small Biz Dream Contest.”

The grand prize includes private coaching from John Jantsch (author of Duct Tape Marketing) along with free tickets to Small Biz Success Summit 2012.

What is the contest?

It’s fun and simple. You simply take a photo and post it on our special Facebook page. We used Strutta to create a contest that complies with Facebook’s standards.

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This is Mike Stelzner's dream in 2012 (and yes he drew the sign).

Social Media Examiner readers vote to determine the finalists. John Jantsch and Michael Stelzner (founder, Social Media Examiner) will select the winners.

What are the prizes?

Here are the available prizes:

Grand prize: This winner will receive 3 hours of private coaching from small business marketing expert John Jantsch, two tickets to Small Biz Success Summit 2012, John’s The Small Business Marketing System and an entire library of valuable marketing books, including John’s Duct Tape Marketing and Michael Stelzner’s Launch.

Second place: This prize includes two free tickets to Small Biz Success Summit 2012, John’s The Small Business Marketing System and an entire library of valuable marketing books, including John’s Duct Tape Marketing and Michael Stelzner’s Launch.

The top two winners will also be profiled in Social Media Examiner’s 120,000-reader newsletter.

Finalists: The eight remaining finalists will receive free tickets to Small Biz Success Summit 2012.

How to enter…

Simply take a creative photograph with the words “My Dream in 2012″ then post it on our Facebook contest page here.

NOTE: We strongly encourage you to get creative using photography rather than computer-rendered images.

The ten photos with the most votes will enter the finals round. Our judges will determine the grand prize and second place winners.

Key dates: The contest will be open for entries through December 29, 2011. Votes will be counted through midnight Pacific on December 31, 2011.

The judges: Our judges are John Jantsch (author, Duct Tape Marketing) and Michael Stelzner (author, Launch).
john jantschmichael stelzner

Winners will be selected from among the finalists and at the sole discretion of our judges. All decisions are subjective and final. No purchase is necessary to participate.

Ready to Win?

Go to our Facebook contest page and enter now. If you know of a small business that should enter this contest, make sure to tell them about it.

Best wishes this holiday season and for 2012!

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About the Author, Phil Mershon

Phil Mershon is the director of events for Social Media Examiner. He has worked nearly 25 years in corporate training and management. Phil is also a professional jazz and church musician. Other posts by »




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