Write a newsletter and subject line

  • Status: Closed
  • Prize: $125
  • Entries Received: 11
  • Winner: kimkrgreen

Contest Brief

Please read the objective and summary carefully before entering this contest.

We are Footway and we sell shoes online. We are looking for the best content text and best subject line for our upcoming newsletter.

Since the newsletters will be tested against each other, we will not accept any new contributions after the april 23rd.

Objective of the contest

The object is to write the best content and best subject line for the newsletter. We will choose the 3 top contributions, they’ll be tested against each other in Opening Rate where the highest Opening Rate will win.

You can write about anything you want (part of the contest is to come up with a great content idea) but the content should be related to shoes, fashion or exercise.

The top contributors will be considered for a long term collaboration with Footway, and have a chance at creating exciting content for many newsletters to come.

Summary

- Write an exciting subject line with the intent of creating a high opening rate
- Write great body text for the newsletter
- The character limit is a maximum of 45 characters for the subject line (including blank spaces)
- The word limit is 200 words for the body text
- The top 3 contributions will be tested against each other
- The newsletter with the highest opening rate will win
- The top 3 contributions will each get $20
- The winner will get $100

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Public Clarification Board

  • alexanderaberg
    Contest Holder
    • 6 months ago

    We only tested 2 newsletters, so there will be no offer for a third text, even though the description said so.

    • 6 months ago
  • alexanderaberg
    Contest Holder
    • 6 months ago

    Hello everyone and congratulations to Kim G who had the best opening rate with her text about Daddy Shoes. Sorry that it took so long!

    • 6 months ago
  • alexanderaberg
    Contest Holder
    • 6 months ago

    Sorry for all the delays everyone. We hope to present a winner tomorrow on the 30th of may.

    • 6 months ago
    1. aeyais
      aeyais
      • 6 months ago

      Thanks for the update. We're excited to hear the results!

      • 6 months ago
  • alexanderaberg
    Contest Holder
    • 7 months ago

    Hello everyone and sorry for the delay. Since the top contenders has to be tested against each other, the winner can be appointed on may 30th.

    The cop contenders has been chosen so we are NOT accepting any new contributions.

    We'll let you know the winner on may 30th.

    • 7 months ago
  • alexanderaberg
    Contest Holder
    • 7 months ago

    We need more time to test the contributions against each other in or mail system. Therefore this contest has been extended. However, we do not accept new contributions.

    • 7 months ago
  • alexanderaberg
    Contest Holder
    • 7 months ago

    As of the 23rd of april we do not accept any more contributions. We need to test the ones we have recieved against each other. Thank you.

    • 7 months ago
    1. Laowaiman2009
      Laowaiman2009
      • 7 months ago

      Hi -- The contest description stated entries were accepted through the 23rd of April, which is the day I submitted mine.

      • 7 months ago
    2. Laowaiman2009
      Laowaiman2009
      • 7 months ago

      Dear Contest Holder -- Will my entry be rated? I entered 10 pm, April 23rd (LA Time) based on this statement: "Since the newsletters will be tested against each other, we will not accept any new contributions after the April 23rd."

      • 7 months ago
  • alexanderaberg
    Contest Holder
    • 7 months ago

    Try to keep the word count under 200.

    • 7 months ago
  • Shakz96
    Shakz96
    • 7 months ago

    Hello, May I know the total word count?

    • 7 months ago
    1. alexanderaberg
      Contest Holder
      • 7 months ago

      Try to keep it under 200.

      • 7 months ago

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