Get seen in the biggest blogging contest of the summer.

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My annual guest blogging contest is back for the 7th time! It might just be the longest running blogging contest, period.

I say it every year and I’ll say it again this year – this edition will be the biggest yet.

(Planning to enter the contest? Get started on your entry to be eligible for early bird prizes, the official kickoff is coming soon.)

Latest update:  July 30th, 2013

Get great exposure and great benefits: Become a Sponsor

The 2012 edition of the contest generated over 400,000 visits and 800,000 pageviews here on JobMob, 63% and 100% increases over the year before.

Participants, the people vying for your sponsored prizes, were mainly business owners such as job search experts, coaches and recruiters.

There will be 5 levels of sponsorship this year: Titanium, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Chrome.

I want you to feel that your sponsorship was one of the best campaigns you or your company ran this year. So when it comes to benefits, I always try to give you as much value as possible, hopefully much more than the value of your sponsorship.

Below I detail what each level of sponsorship will earn you. I’m also flexible; if you’d like a benefits package that’s better suited to your goals, I’ll work with you to find a great fit. In some cases, you can even transfer benefits to a client or partner. You can also waive certain benefits if they don’t interest you. I may add additional benefits later as well.

Titanium sponsorship

To earn the benefits for the Titanium level, a sponsor should contribute:

  • US$2500 in cash

There is 2 only 1 Titanium sponsor slot still available.

Titanium sponsor benefits

1) Thanked with a dofollowed link and text paragraph in an article on each contestant’s blog.

That’s 25 links on 25 different domains.

2) Given prime ad exposure at the top of TWO relevant, upcoming JobMob posts, including a dofollowed link and logo. A highly valuable way to be seen by JobMob’s over 37K subscribers/readers/followers/fans.

3) The sole subject of an upcoming JobMob article. This could be in the form of a product review, an interview or an approximately 30-min audio podcast, to be released here on JobMob during the contest, and promoted in major podcast directories.

4) Profiled in a contest announcement

5) Mentioned in a special thank you at the end of the contest

6) Tweeted about during the contest, multiple times

7) Thanked in the winner announcement

Gold sponsorship

To earn the benefits for the Gold level, a sponsor should contribute:

  • More than US$1250 in cash

There are only 3 2 Gold sponsor slots still available.

Gold sponsor benefits

1) Thanked with a dofollowed link and text paragraph in an article on 8 contestants’ blogs.

That’s 8 links on 8 different domains.

2) Thanked with a dofollowed link AND a small logo on the footer of 8 guest posts participating in the contest. These links will stay on the articles for 1 whole YEAR.

3) Given prime ad exposure at the top of TWO relevant, upcoming JobMob posts, including a dofollowed link and logo. A highly valuable way to be seen by JobMob’s over 37K subscribers/readers/followers/fans, OR

4) The sole subject of an upcoming JobMob article. This could be in the form of a product review, an interview or an approximately 30-min audio podcast, to be released here on JobMob during the contest, and promoted in major podcast directories.

5) Profiled in a contest announcement

6) Mentioned in a special thank you at the end of the contest

7) Tweeted about during the contest, multiple times

8) Thanked in the winner announcement

Silver sponsorship

To earn the benefits for the Silver level, a sponsor should contribute one of the following:

  • More than US$750 in cash OR more than US$1000 in products or services

There is 5 1 Silver sponsor slot still available.

Silver sponsor benefits

1) Thanked with a dofollowed link on the footer of 5 guest posts participating in the contest. These links will stay on the articles for 1 year, OR

2) The sole subject of an upcoming JobMob article. This could be in the form of a product review, an interview or an approximately 30-min audio podcast, to be released here on JobMob during the contest, and promoted in major podcast directories.

3) Profiled in a contest announcement

4) Mentioned in a special thank you at the end of the contest

5) Tweeted about during the contest, multiple times

6) Thanked in the winner announcement

Each Silver sponsor will get to choose either option 1. or option 2.

Bronze sponsorship

To earn the benefits for the Bronze level, a sponsor should contribute one of the following:

  • More than US$300 in cash OR more than US$500 in products or services

There’s no limit to the number of Bronze sponsors.

Bronze sponsor benefits

1) Thanked with a dofollowed link on the footer of 1 guest post participating in the contest.

2) Profiled in a contest announcement

3) Mentioned in a special thank you at the end of the contest

4) Tweeted about during the contest, multiple times

5) Thanked in the winner announcement

Chrome sponsorship

To earn the benefits for the Chrome level, a sponsor should contribute one of the following:

  • US$100 (or more) in cash OR more than US$200 in products or services

There’s no limit to the number of Chrome sponsors.

Chrome sponsor benefits

1) Profiled in a contest announcement

2) Mentioned in a special thank you at the end of the contest

3) Tweeted about during the contest, multiple times

4) Thanked in the winner announcement

All mentions, of ANY SPONSOR, will stay in the JobMob archive forever.

Warning: Only Honest Sponsors Wanted

A few years ago, the outsourcing company GetFriday was my top sponsor. Once the contest had ended and a recipient was chosen, they suddenly stopped replying to my emails or returning my telephone calls, and never awarded the top prize of the contest that year. As a result, I’m more careful about who I accept as sponsors.

How to sponsor: Easy

Use our Contact Form. Choose the subject ‘I have a suggestion’, mention that you’d like to be a sponsor and we’ll reply. To get full benefits for your sponsorship level, contact us ASAP or you might miss the official contest announcement, which will appear soon.

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--Jacob Share