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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Elizabeth Davison, President Company: ArtId Phone: 413-739-1494 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.artid.comVideo Contest for Artists Targets the Moving Picture as a Marketing Tool
MARCH, 2009 " ArtId.com, the Internet™s fastest growing social and business website for artists is hosting an Art Video Contest for artists who want to gain more exposure for themselves and their artwork.
The video contest is free and open to visual artists of all mediums and career levels. Because the videos will be hosted on our website, all participants must open a free ArtId account to upload their videos for the contest.
Categories for winning videos are: Best Montage, Most Humorous, Most Informative, and Most Creative. A fifth category for Most Views will also be named a winner.
The winning videos in each of the 5 categories win prizes from participating sponsors Earth Safe Products , Rex Art , Hartford Fine Art and Framing , ArtId , and The Independent Coffeehouse Network. Artists must submit their videos through the ArtId site within the 48 hour period between 12am on May 7th and 12pm on May 8th.
On May 11- 31, visitors to the ArtId voting page will be able to view and vote for their favorite videos in the above mentioned categories. Voters may place multiple votes. Artists are encouraged to share their videos through emails and other social media sites to increase voting on ArtId.
Throughout the contest, videos will appear simultaneously on the artidmembers YouTube channel, in the artists ArtId galleries and on the ArtId voting page as well as other subsequent ArtId pages.
Winners will be announced by ArtId on June 1. Click here to view the full contest rules.
Artists, like all small business owners, are looking for innovative ways to market their product. ArtId believes video is the next necessary step in an artist__™s bag of marketing tricks. With video capability built into nearly every cell phone and digital camera, videos are becoming increasingly easy to make, edit, and share. Many business, who have successfully harnessed the potential of YouTube and the Internet for their videos, have reaped incredible benefit.
_______________________________________________________________________ArtId is an online social and business network designed to bring artists and art lovers together to do business, share, and inspire one another through art. Artists represent themselves using ArtId technology to exhibit and market their work, while art lovers visit ArtId to discover the art they are looking for in a simple, inspiring shopping environment. We combine the technology needed by both parties to eliminate the middle-man, which means ArtId takes no commission on sales. ArtId also acts as a resource and community builder through our art blogs, calls for art, and post an art project pages. Our goal is for artists and patrons to create rich and lasting business relationships from the site in order to beautify and inspire the planet through art.