Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Win an iPod or iPad on Spoke -- EXTENDED to Friday!

Announcing the first-ever SPOKE-A-THON:  a challenge to our already-stellar users to push the limits of creativity (oh, and the winners get Apple products!) by creating the best new pages on and submitting them for entry.  We select the 5 best pages, whose authors will win an iPod Shuffle!  And if you submit 3 winning entries …. you'll get an iPad 2! That's right, an I-P-A-D 2!!  Even more important, we will promote the winners (and any winning topics pages) on our homepage, where we get 100,000+ views per month -- that's some serious exposure!

The Rules are simple: Create a new person, company, or topic page on (hint to those of you reading closely -- we really like topics, though any well-done page stands a good chance).  Start by going to and clicking "Add a New ____".  Create a page on anything you like, and submit it using our online form here.

Entries will be judged on 3 criteria:

Completeness:  Use the flexibility of the page.  Fill as many fields as you can to build a better page and improve your chances -- this means adding videos, links, great descriptions, and more (depending on page type).

Usefulness:  Will your page be informative to the rest of the Spoke audience? Does it contain boring everyday information; or is there unique and actionable insight that isn't common to most people.

Creativity:  Of course, a contest like this wouldn't be complete without a little flair -- so feel free to post the unexpected -- links that give unique context, videos that tell a cool story -- it can only help your entry!

The contest window is only 1 week long so don't wait to get going. You may submit multiple entries.  And I know what you're thinking -- "didn't Spoke just launch last month, and so wouldn't the competitive pool be pretty small?"

Yep.  Probably.  Maybe you can run the numbers on your iPad.

Again, there are a few requirements, so read the Official Entry form here.  Some examples to get your wheels turning (don't worry, these aren't eligible):

1)   Utility Grade Solar
2)   Steve Jobs
3)   AtHomeNet
4)   Job Search Over 40

Click here to get started

Best of Luck!

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