Another month, another valuable contest! Real ideas for SBEs from real SBEs!
This monthly contest is sponsored by Supplier-Connection, an initiative where 17 large companies have committed to making it easier to connect U.S.-based SBEs to their supply chains. Registration is open to all U.S. Small Businesses.
Important Change to The Supplier Spotlight Contest
Beginning June 2012 we’re changing the number of entries from “up to ten” to “up to five” entries each month. This will make the contest even more competitive.
Every month I see ideas that can help hundreds of SBEs become more efficient, drive sales and increase profitability. I hope you’re reading these entries!
Entry #1: Breaking Down the Great Divide
Entry #2: Know Your Customer
Entry #3: Cover Your Assets
Entry #4: Help Your Team Become Goal-Directed
Entry #5: The Framework for Innovation
Entry #6: Putting It All “On the Line”
Entry #7: Secondary Services Can Drive Core Business
Entry #8: THE Ingredient for SBE Success
Entry #9: Creating an Environment to Succeed
As the contest winner, Emperor Marketing has earned the following opportunity to promote their company on Supplier-Connection:
– Company profile displayed on the “Dashboard” page, the Get Connected page, and the Home Page
– A 200 word description of their business
– A link to their website, Facebook page, Twitter account, company blog(s), etc.
– Link(s) to white papers, product videos, commercials, and/or their YouTube channel
– A promotional email gets sent to all registered buyers from the 17 Member Companies
The Supplier Spotlight contest starts all over again on June 1st don’t miss your opportunity to submit an entry in June’s contest. And with 17 Member Companies, a growing number of registered SBEs, and our daily Social Media campaign (follow me http://twitter.com/dnagallo) driving more SBEs to The Supplier Spotlight blog; you’ll agree Supplier-Connection is a great place to be seen.
ACTION ITEM: Review the innovations you deploy – programs that improve your performance. Write them up and email the best ones to me no later than 8:00PM EDT Monday, June 9th. Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org and qualify for April’s contest. (For details on how The Supplier Spotlight works, click here.)
No one can advertise on the Supplier-Connection portal for any amount of money.
No. You cannot. The only thing we’ll accept is your best ideas.
SBEs are a journey… be safe and may the best idea win!
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CLICK HERE to go to Supplier Connection: Visit the Get Connected page before Monday to read about Executive Career Connections, the winner of last month’s contest!
To submit an entry in The Supplier Spotlight contest you need to be a registered member of the Supplier-Connection initiative with a completed registration. Registration is FREE. For more information you can watch this 1.5 minute video or read a lot more on the Supplier-Connection portal.