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February 25 Deadline for BizClips Video Contest to Win Great Prizes and Free Publicity for Small Business

February 25 Deadline for BizClips Video Contest to Win Great Prizes and Free Publicity for Small Business

By bridgetwpollack, Guest Blogger
Published: January 14, 2014

What small business challenges are you facing this year? Help transform these challenges into successful opportunities by making and uploading your small business video story by midnight, Eastern Standard Time, on February 25, 2014. You could win great prizes and free publicity to improve your small business productivity.

Enter the Small Business Productivity Makeover Contest Today

You could win the grand prize, valued at $3,500, by sharing your story through “BizClips: The Small Business Productivity Makeover Video Contest” at www.bizclips.score.org. The Contest is sponsored by SCORE and Brother International, a premier provider of print and communications products and services. The Contest celebrates SCORE’s 50 years of helping more than ten million small businesses learn how to start a business, grow, and achieve their business goals through free business assistance and education.

MAKE a Video about Your Small Business

The Contest is easy to enter, but the entry deadline is approaching quickly. Make your 30-60 second video, describing your need for a business makeover and how SCORE could help address your challenges. Or you can also tell how SCORE previously helped your small business. The video can be simple or fancy, as long as it meets the minimum requirements. Here are some great tips on how to make a video: http://bizclips.score.org/additionalinfo.

UPLOAD your video to the BizClips Contest website before midnight, February 25, 2014.

Don’t be left out. The deadline to create and upload your video at www.bizclips.score.org is midnight, Eastern Standard Time, on February 25, 2014. Late entries will not be accepted.

VOTE online for your video and ask others to help you get to the final round.

Voting is easy, too. All videos that meet the minimum requirements will be eligible for online voting beginning April 1, 2014. Spread the word of your video and ask your friends, family, customers and supporters to vote for you, too. They can also help you win by spreading the word. Public voting makes up 40 percent of the judging criteria. Voting closes at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on April 30, 2014.

WIN great prizes and free publicity for your business.

The top 25 vote-getters will become finalists, gain significant free national media exposure, and win a Brother P-Touch prize. The Grand Prize winner will be selected by a panel of small business experts to receive a business makeover with up to $2,500 of products and services from Brother. The Grand Prize winner and a companion will be flown to Washington, D.C. in September 2014 for a special national announcement and awards ceremony at the 2014 SCORE Awards Gala. The grand prize winner will have a professional business makeover video created to be shown at the Gala and promoted by SCORE. The winner can also use the video for its own promotion. The total value of the grand prize is $3,500.

“This is a unique opportunity for your small business to be in the limelight in front of a national audience. We’ll be thrilled to help make the winning small business better, stronger and more productive to meet its challenges,” said Ken Yancey, SCORE CEO.

BizClips, The Small Business Productivity Video Contest launched on November 25, 2013. Don’t miss the deadline for this opportunity to help your small business turn its challenges into opportunities. Complete details are at www.bizclips.score.org.

About the Author:

Bridget Weston Pollack

Guest Blogger

Bridget Weston Pollack is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications at the SCORE Association. She is responsible for all branding, marketing, PR, and communication efforts. She focuses on implementing marketing plans and strategies to facilitate the growth of SCORE’s mentoring and trainings services. She collaborates with SCORE volunteers and develops SCORE’s online marketing strategy.