WEB Thinking about running a contest to get some content...thoughts?

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  1. shaitaan

    shaitaan New Member

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    As you guys know, netstudio.com is mine. It's a simple graphics tool for total noobs...

    I was thinking about ways to get more examples/samples, and thought maybe a contest (even on OT) would be kinda cool. I'd give away copies of the software to OTers, and ask them to make the best banner, button, logo, etc. The best one (by votes) would get the submitter an ipod or something.

    I'd ask them to submit the proprietary file as well as the finished .jpg/gif, and of course, give credit to them on the site.


    Thinking out loud here...any chance this could blow up in my face in any way? :hsd: :dunno:
     
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    try DP. Those faggots love that type of shit
     
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    you say that with such scorn :o
     
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    just saying when they see the word contest or free they go crazy
     
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    :hs: sweet, i'll launch there too :coold:


    think Main forum here would go for it? :o
     
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    might make a good lol banner thread. Could get some real submissions though.

    you have the option of making it a trial? Might be best for DP and other places if so.
     
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    you mean the trial software? yeah; just doesn't save to like..jpg, gif. etc.

    just our proprietary format.

    which...isn't necessarily a bad thing.
     
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    if you make a thread, post a link here so can check it out:bigthumb:
     
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    will do :coold:
     
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    anyone know a good "contest' platform that I can install? :mamoru:
     
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    Sounds like you already had it figured out. :dunno:

    Contest platform? Serious? :mamoru: Have them e-mail you the submissions (or post) by a certain day, host a poll on your site, by the end of the contest review the results. :dunno:
     
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    i'm a semi noob :hs:


    I guess a better question would be....are there any good poll scripts that account for common ways people cheat?



    :wavey: toad
     
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    Just make the poll log IP's. Allow each IP to only vote once in a 24 hour period (or however long you want - even only 1 vote period).
     
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