Twitter Contest: Free Pass to Conference in Cleveland

(PRESS RELEASE – JUNE 1, 2010) Would you like to win a free admission pass to’s Local University conference in Cleveland, Ohio on June 30, 2010 (value = $129)?

About Local University

This event will help you get found easily in the search engines by local customers.  Representatives of Google and Bing search engines will be on hand to answer questions, along with a top-notch crew of  skilled search engine optimization professionals.

Twitter Contest

The Karcher Group will be giving away one free admission pass to this event. The winner will be chosen at random.  To be entered into the random drawing, you just need to tweet about the contest, between June 1 to June 10, 2010.

You must use the hashtag #LocalU in your tweets.  The contest will end at midnight Los Angeles time, on June 10.


  • Tweets and retweets can be made as many times as you wish – the more you tweet, the more times you are entered to win.
  • Only tweets or retweets containing the phrase #LocalU will be counted.
  • Tweets or retweets must be made between June 1 through June 10, 2010.
  • The winner can choose between attending the morning or afternoon session of the conference.
  • The winner must be able to attend the conference on June 30.  The pass will not be transferable to another conference.

Notification of Winner

The winner will be notified on Friday, June 11 through a direct message on their Twitter account from @karchergroup or alternate method such as a “tweet” or email if you’re not following @karchergroup.  A tweet announcing the winner’s handle will be broadcast on June 11 as well.  If the winner is not available on June 30 for the conference, another winner will be chosen.

Don’t just sit there – tweet about the conference!  Some pre-written tweets are below.  Feel free to copy and use any one of these sample tweet messages:

  • Enter to win a free pass to’s 1/2 day workshop on 6/30 – Tweet or RT  #localu  Details:
  • Got plans June 30? Get a free pass to the Conference. Tweet or RT w/the hashtag #localu to enter
  • Join @karchergroup for on 6/30. Tweet or RT this w/the hashtag #localu & you could go 4 free  Details:
  • Tweet or RT w/ hashtag #localu & enter to win a free seat at GetListed’s workshop on June 30.  Details:
  • Join @Google @Bing for Local Search Workshop in NE  Ohio RT w/the hashtag #localu 2B entered to win.  Details:
  • Help promote Local Search Conf. RT this & be entered to win a free pass  Details:  #LocalU
  • Join @smallbiztrends @franchiseking for SEO conf. in CLE. RT and you could go for free.  #LocalU
  • Join Local SEO experts @davidmihm @mblumenthal in CLE on 6/30. RT and you could go for free.  #LocalU
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Anita Campbell Anita Campbell is the Founder, CEO and Publisher of Small Business Trends and has been following trends in small businesses since 2003. She is the owner of BizSugar, a social media site for small businesses.

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