BeFunky Launches 'Design Your Dream' Contest

Nov 03, 2015, 06:14 ET from BeFunky

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BeFunky, a leader in the photo editing and design platform arena, announced a nationwide contest, Design Your Dream, to celebrate the launch of the new small business section in the recently released Designer Toolset. The Designer Toolset allows small businesses, bloggers and individuals to design their own graphics content using a vast array of templates. From social media banners to invitations, business cards and letterhead and beyond, the Designer Toolset puts graphic design at the fingertips of everyone with a desktop device. 

The contest is aimed at small businesses (1-100 employees) and open to legal residents of the USA, one entry per business. Contestants are invited to design a business card using the BeFunky Designer Toolset and must submit their designs via email between Nov 2nd and Dec 7th in JPEG and BeFunky Design format (available via the BeFunky "Save Project" feature) along with a brief essay response conveying the inspiration behind the design.

Contestants will be competing for the coveted attention of Jim Hollenbeck and internationally recognized PR firm Hollenbeck Group. Included is a private consultation/interview, a 400 word press release promoting your business, a national newswire drop to thousands of US print, broadcast and digital media outlets and a detailed media pick up report. Plus a Featured Blog post on the popular BeFunky Blog plus a one year subscription to BeFunky Plus.

"Recognizing  the immense creativity and drive of small business is a central focus for BeFunky, whether 1 person firms or 100+ staffed firms our goal has always been to provide the most efficient tech savvy tools available today," says CEO Tekin Tatar.

Finalists will be selected by BeFunky's Content Marketing Manager and staff and announced on December 10th, 2015. Once selected those entries will be reviewed by a panel of 5 judges:  BeFunky's Content Marketing Manager, a professional Graphic Designer, a member or representative of the small business association local to Portland, Jim Hollenbeck – President of Hollenbeck Group, and BeFunky CEO Tekin Tatar.

Finalists will be evaluated based on creativity of design, best use of BeFunky tools and most compelling story/essay portion.  The winner will be announced December 16th in a joint BeFunky and Hollenbeck Group press release.

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