DENVER, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ShopAtHome.com, the largest free coupons and cash back site on the web, today announced the winners of its first annual Coupon Idol video contest. The contest, which was held to celebrate ShopAtHome.com surpassing one million fans on Facebook, invited fans of couponing to create a home-made music video that celebrates couponing and saving money. The Grand Prize Winner is Peter Sullivan from Nashville, Tennessee, for his video "Get My Shopping On." Peter will receive a $3,000 cash award. ShopAtHome.com also awarded 9 runners-up and honorable mention winners for their creative entries and distributed a total of $8,700 in prizes for the contest.
"Our Coupon Idol music video contest gave us a chance to engage our coupon loving fans in a new, creative way," said Marc Braunstein, co-founder and CEO of ShopAtHome.com. "While all of the music videos were terrific, these top winners really wowed us."
"Peter's grand prize-winning video is proof that creative talent goes hand in hand with savings," said Linda Muniz, senior vice president of ShopAtHome.com. "He and his family shared their musical talents and desire for couponing in a thoughtful and fun video."
The top prize winners of the Coupon Idol video contest include:
The runners-up and honorable mention videos can be viewed on the ShopAtHome.com YouTube Channel.
ShopAtHome.com offers more than 100,000 online coupons at more than 50,000 merchants. The site helps consumers save millions of dollars each year through cash back shopping, grocery coupons, restaurant coupons, free online coupon codes and free samples. To learn more about the many ways to save using ShopAtHome.com, visit ShopAtHome.com.
About the Coupon Idol Video Contest:
The Coupon Idol contest accepted entries between May 2 - 29, 2011. Entries were required to contain the words "coupons" and "ShopAtHome.com" in the lyrics and could not run longer than 60 seconds. Winners were selected by a panel of judges from ShopAtHome.com. A People's Choice Award was given to the submitted video that attracted the most views on YouTube. A total of $8,700 in prizes was awarded.
Founded by husband-and-wife team Marc and Claudia Braunstein, ShopAtHome.com is the largest provider of online coupons and cash back rewards. The site offers online and printable grocery, restaurant and retail coupons, cash back on online purchases, free samples and contests. ShopAtHome.com started as a "Catalog of Catalogs" in 1986 with the goal to save consumers money and time, and, through feedback from users, has become the coupon powerhouse it is today offering more than 100,000 online and local coupons at more than 50,000 merchants, including brand-name retailers. For more information visit http://www.ShopAtHome.com.