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JellyBarn, hi5, and PerfSpot Launch $100,000 Social Media Contest – Social Mastermind 2009

March 3, 2009

Contest will fuel new ideas and drive social media innovation

SEATTLE, March 3 /PRNewswire/ — JellyBarn, a leading provider of applications, widgets, and games, is pleased to kick off it’s social media contest – Social Mastermind 2009. Aimed at forward-thinking brands and marketers, companies can submit a social app concept for the chance to win a full-scale social campaign worth $100,000.

Devin Day, JellyBarn CEO and social app veteran, believes the contest will generate great ideas and help accelerate the awareness and value of social media. “Social applications hold enormous potential for brands to connect with their audience and drive revenue, especially in this tough economy,” he said.

THE JUDGES, DATES, AND DETAILS

The fun begins at http://www.jellybarn.com/mastermind/, where contestants are challenged to submit their idea for a web application, game, or widget. A panel of brilliant minds from Google, Hi5, PerfSpot, Yahoo!, Razorfish, and others will review and rate the entries on overall concept and originality.

“We have already seen how social networks can help brands engage people and build businesses,” said Jeremy Lockhorn, director of emerging media at Razorfish. “At the same time, all of us in social media are just scratching the surface. That’s why the JellyBarn contest is such a great idea. It’s going to fuel even more experimentation and provide a way to educate our industry on the value of social networks as a marketing channel. I’m thrilled to be on the panel of judges and look forward to seeing the ideas generated by the contestants.”

Head to http://www.jellybarn.com/mastermind/ to put your ideas into action and to show the world how creative you are! Social Mastermind 2009 closes at midnight on April 15th, 2009, with a winner to be announced May 25th, 2009. The prize includes consultation, project management, hosting, application design and development, distribution on top social networks, as well as other benefits.

“Right now the hottest things are applications and widgets,” said Josh Gray of PerfSpot. “The competition represents a great opportunity to demonstrate the value of social applications to brands on a large scale.”

About JellyBarn:

JellyBarn is a leading provider of performance applications, widgets, games, and contests that travel virally, capture attention, and drive revenue. There are no development costs and we guarantee results – if you don’t succeed, we don’t succeed!

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