Spring-Into-Action-Competition

Win a course to create your own website and blog!

We’re looking for businesses and groups to show their great value and what creative service they’re providing, and want to help them to get a great internet presence.

Spring-Into-Action Competition - WordPress Courses IrelandGreat competition for all start-ups, small companies, sole traders, clubs and groups in Ireland, who want to create and run their own website!

Win a WordPress.com Starter and Advanced Course (worth €348) – learn how to build your own interactive website to present your business or group to the rest of the world. Use the power of blogging to communicate with your clients and get the competitive edge in your sector. Update your website when you want and how you want, without paying a webmaster – photos, text, appearance and functionality! Get your .com domain for less than €20 a year (not included).

What we are looking for: We want to hear creative ideas which will add value for others, be it a business or a voluntary group, and also from people who are really passionate about something and want a chance to spread the word.

What do you have to do: Tell us why you should get the course for free – what is so special about your business or group, how will others benefit from your service or product, how can you make a difference, or where do you add value to others? Your proposal should be not longer than 500 words, and can include pictures, videos etc. that presents your idea – please send your proposal to competition@wp-courses-ireland.com not later than March 8th 2011.

If you would like to use other formats than .doc, .xls, .pdf, .jpg, .gif or .m4v, please check with us about accessibility first – if we can’t view your project if will obviously be excluded!

How we will decide: All proposals will be judged by a neutral panel of 4 people from diverse backgrounds on Wednesday March 9th, 2011.

The most convincing idea will get a free place on a WordPress.com Starter and Advanced Course which will be held in Dublin. All courses are held in daytime during the week, and the winner may choose a suitable date from our schedule, before the 30th of June this year. Our schedule is updated regularly on our website www.wp-courses-ireland.com. The judging panel’s decision is final, and the prize cannot be exchanged for cash.

Pre-requisites for course participants: All courses are aimed at people who use a computer as a normal user, to check e-mails, browse the web and use simple applications such as Word. All participants need to bring a laptop they are familiar with (with Ethernet connection) on both course days.

Bonus for all competition participants: All competition participants who have submitted their proposals by March 8th 2011, will get an extra bonus of a 10% discount on any of our courses conducted before June 30th, 2011. These discounts may not be passed on to others and apply to competition participants only.

We look forward to seeing lots of creative and passionate ideas.
Good luck to all of you!

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