1more day to vote for TCF in the FedEx contest! May 23, 2016 19:45:51 GMT -5
Post by NariaDreaming on May 23, 2016 19:45:51 GMT -5
So, as of the evening of 6/10, we are at 2900 votes, and solidly in the top 10. Votes are one of the factors (heavily weighted) of which businesses are selected to be in the final round, consisting of 100 businesses. If we make it to the final round, we will have to record a video pitch based on the questions they give us.
Voting ends 6/13, and the top 100 will be formally announced on 6/20. If selected, we will submit our video by 6/27, and then the winners (10) are announced on 7/11.
So after going back and forth on whether or not we wanted to enter this year, we decided to pull the trigger. Every year for the past 4 years, Fedex has awarded grants to small businesses based on a combination of popular vote (round one) and final selection by their board. The grand prize is $25k, and they also award several smaller grants.
Any of the grants would go a long way in increasing our digital marketing campaign, as well as allow us to aggressively market at parenting expos in the later part of this year.
You have to have a facebook account to vote, but it doesn't post on your wall automatically or anything obnoxious like that.
You can vote once per day. Please help us catch up- voting has been open for a week already, so we have ground to make up
If you would like a daily reminder to vote, please post in this thread. Be aware that I will be using the "Tag all" feature to remind folks to vote, so if you post in this thread, you're going to get tagged