**UPDATE** We have announced our two winners. The winner of the comment/blog portion of the contest, receiving two tickets to the Social Media Success Summit is Kaarina Dillabough, read her comment here . The winner of the Twitter contest is Billings Info Tech, an information technology service in Billings, MT. Thanks to everyone who participated in the event. We look forward to seeing you all in a couple of weeks!
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Social Media Examiner has worked hard to bring you our third-annual Social Media Success Summit. This is our best event ever! And we’ve come up with a fun way to get you involved.
First, what is this event?
Social Media Success Summit 2011 is a large online conference dedicated to help businesses master social media marketing.
More than 1400 businesses have already signed up, including Microsoft, General Mills, Honda, Tyco, IEEE, SAP, Wells Fargo, Warner Music Group, Timex, Junior Achievement, SAP, LexisNexis, Stonyfield Farm, Cisco, Mayo Clinic, Coca-Cola and hundreds of smaller businesses.
Twenty-three of the world’s most respected social media experts will share their strategies with you. Hear from Jeremiah Owyang (Altimeter Group), Guy Kawasaki (author, Enchantment), Brian Solis (author, Engage), Frank Eliason (Citigroup), Mari Smith (co-author, Facebook Marketing), Erik Qualman (author, Socialnomics), Michael Stelzner (founder, Social Media Examiner), Dan Zarrella (author, The Social Media Marketing Book), Andy Sernovitz (author, Word of Mouth Marketing), David Meerman Scott (author, Real-Time Marketing & PR), Jay Baer (co-author, The Now Revolution), Hollis Thomases (author, Twitter Marketing), Steve Garfield (author, Get Seen), Mario Sundar (LinkedIn), and Ann Handley (MarketingProfs)—as well as experts from Intel, Cisco, Timex, Boeing and Verizon.
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#1: Twitter entry
Simply click the button on the right or tweet what you see below for a chance to win one ticket:
You can tweet up to two times per day. Each tweet is an entry to win. We’ll randomly draw the winner of a free ticket. All tweets must have the #winSMSS11 hashtag included.
#2: Written entry
The winner gets two tickets PLUS a mention in the Social Media Examiner Newsletter (65,000+ subscribers total)!
Simply write about your biggest social media challenge and link back to this page (please link to your post in the comments box below) OR submit your entry by adding a comment to this page.
The judges (Mike Stelzner, founder of Social Media Examiner and Mari Smith, co-author Facebook Marketing: An Hour a Day) will select the winning entry. Their decisions are subjective and final.
What you need to know
- You can enter to win either or both prizes.
- Tweets must contain #winSMSS11.
- The deadline is Friday, April 15, and the winner will be announced shortly thereafter.
- If you’ve already purchased a ticket, no worries. If you win, we’ll either give you a full refund or you can give your spare ticket to someone you really like.
- No purchase is necessary to win.
We look forward to seeing your blog posts, comments and tweets. Good luck!