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Mixbook Announces Dad's Got Talent Contest 2012What's Your Dad's Hidden Talent? A Contest to Award Dad's Hidden Talents, Caught on Camera (May 15, 2012)
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/15/12 -- Mixbook (Mixbook.com), the free online photo book service that offers the most customizable photo books and photo cards on the planet, announces today a national competition to celebrate Father's Day. Mixbook's Dad's Got Talent Contest will begin May 15th and runs through Father's Day, June 17th. Contestants will have a chance to upload a photo of their father's hidden talent, and through the power of social media, rally for votes to get Dad named to the top of the Super Dad list. The Grand Prize, a $1,500 gift card for Dad to go wild at Best Buy, will be awarded to the entrant whose photo receives the most votes.
To kick off this content celebrating all those amazing, astounding (and sometimes embarrassing) things that Dad does, we have invited top bloggers such as Happy Hour Mom, Lil Sugar, Daddy Mojo, Utah Mom and Mommy Instinct to judge the competition and chose five First Place photos.
Mixbook will also offer five free photo books to entrants who share their photo on Twitter using hashtag #mixbookdad. Five randomly selected winners (one per week) will be announced.
Here's how it works (starting May 15th through June 17th):
- Find or take a picture of dear old dad that highlights his hidden talent
- Go to Contest Page: https://www.facebook.com/mixbook?sk=app_226105637428999&app_data=Dads-Got-Talent-Contest and upload photo
- Share with friends and family and get them to vote for your photo
- Once a week, participants who have tweeted that week with hashtag #mixbookdad will be selected at random for the weekly prizes from Mixbook
- Judges will choose the top 5 First Place winners after June 17th
- 1 Grand Prize: $1,500 Gift Card to Best Buy - Most Votes!
- 5 First Place Prizes: 5 $50 Gift Cards to Amazon.com - Judges' Choice!
- 5 Twitter Prizes: 5 free Mixbook photo books - Tweets with hashtag!
- Winners will be notified no later than June 20th, 2012
Mixbook CEO and Co-Founder Andrew Laffoon says, "We are thrilled to announce our Dad's Got Talent contest. We see how creative our Mixbookers are everyday when they're making photo books on our site, and we're really looking forward to seeing the clever photo entries that will be entered into our contest."
"I'm really excited to see the hidden talents of dads out there. Be proud, show that hobby-do whatever it is you do for fun" -- Trey Burley, Blogger for Daddy Mojo.
A Mixbook photo book is a great gift that is an affordable and personal way to celebrate dad this holiday. Mixbook provides easy to use templates, examples, and fantastic customer service to make it easy for the whole family to use and create your very own photo book.
Mixbook has a range of customizable fantastic Father's Day themed photo books available now averaging $19.99/photo book. For more information or to start your father's day photo book today, please visit http://www.mixbook.com/themes/select?ipid=6.
Mixbook (www.mixbook.com) makes memories interactive and real. The company has created patent-pending technologies for a platform that lets millions of users around the world quickly and easily create obsessively customizable photo books, cards, calendars and more. The company's intuitive online software democratizes design, allowing everyone to create masterpieces that can instantly be shared for free on the web or purchased as high-quality printed products. The team at Mixbook is pioneering social-visual design realization, meaning projects take shape simply and organically. The results are timelessly elegant, infinitely and intensely personalized and always on the mark. Try out Mixbook at http://www.mixbook.com.
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