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The 6th edition of the biggest job search guest blogging contest in the world is back!
In this official announcement, you'll find:
Take your time to carefully read this announcement. There's a lot of information and many prizes, you don't want to miss a thing.
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The winner will be chosen at random from all the contest submissions received before Tuesday July 31st, 2012 and announced the following day on the JobMob Facebook page.
MyBlogGuest is the free platform which bloggers join to easier find each other and exchange guest posts. The most popular feature inside is the Articles Gallery where you can upload an article for blog owners to come to review it and make their offers. Here's a quick video intro made by one of our members.
This new prize will go to the first entrant to break the 2500-unique visitor barrier, something that's never been done in the first 5 years of the contest.
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The Judges' Choice prize winner will win:
The Judges' Choice prize will be the overall favorite guest post as voted by the contest judges (who will be announced later), regardless of how well the guest post performed in competition for the other prizes.
The idea behind this prize is that sometimes the contest has great posts that for whatever reason don't perform well, and this is a way one of them can still get some recognition.
Animal is the host of a rowdy online call-in show about recruiting and careers. In April 2006, he founded the Recruiting Animal blog, then, in March 2007, he started The Recruiting Animal Show, the only online call-in show about recruiting in world history. But can you handle it? Read the letter to guests to find out.
Simple: drive as much traffic as possible i.e. get as many people as you can to visit your guest post when it's in competition.
Here's how the contest works:
Once your guest post is accepted as an entry, you’ll receive an email telling you exactly when your guest post will enter the contest and to compete for visitors.
After each guest post appears on JobMob, it will enter the Contest Rankings.
The Contest Rankings are determined by the number of unique visitors to your guest post during the 7 days after the post was published on JobMob.
That page will be updated frequently during the contest, and notification of those updates will be published on the JobMob Facebook page.
…is the author of the guest post appearing at the top of the Contest Rankings at the end of the contest, with the other grand prize winners decided based on their guest posts' rankings.
In case of a tie, the winner is the writer of the guest post with the most comments/trackbacks, Facebook shares and Twitter retweets (in that order), so encourage your friends to link to your post and share it as well.
Here are some traffic tips on how to attract maximum visitors to your entry, and here are some 12 offline tips for doing the same.
One hint: use social media. Tweet about your guest post, Like it on Facebook, email it to your contacts, friends and family.
If you have a blog, linking to your own guest post is fine.
In addition to the main prizes given out according to the unique visitor counts of the Contest Rankings page, there are also prizes for the most shared articles.
This year's Contest Rankings will also show the share counts accumulated for each article during its 7-day run.
The numbers will be taken from the sharebar that you see floating to the left of every article on JobMob and at the end of the contest, prizes will be given out for the most shares of each kind:
Most Retweeted Article
Most Liked Article
Most +1'd Article
Most Emailed Article
Other notes about the prizes:
Besides the need to follow our guidelines, here are some additional rules:
Use the articles under the pink Best Of tab here on JobMob for inspiration. Otherwise, you can write about:
Watch the JobMob sidebar: you can see here are a VERY LIMITED number of blogging slots available. Don't forget the early bird prize, so get your entry in as soon as possible!
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