Show your creative genius … in the GetResponse email newsletter template contest.
You don’t need to be a coder to let your creativity shine through. Just try out the new GetResponse Email Creator. It’s a cool tool that allows you to create attractive, effective email marketing newsletters with nothing more than clicking and dragging.
To encourage you to try it out, GetResponse is offering a $1000.00 prize for the best email newsletter template design  created with its new Email Creator.
You don’t need to be a designer or a software programmer — anyone can enter because with this new Email Creator, anyone can design email templates. Second place will score an iPad 3 and the third place finisher will be awarded a year’s free service with GetResponse.
“Ever since the release of Email Creator, we’ve been seeing amazing designs created by email marketers,” said Simon Grabowski, Founder of GetResponse and CEO of its parent company, Implix. “This contest lets them show off their design creativity, receive publicity for their design work, and win some great prizes.”
GetResponse has assembled well-known thought leaders in the email marketing industry to judge the contest — judges such as Ann Handley of MarketingProfs. Everyone will be able participate in the voting via Facebook for an Audience Choice pick, too. Whether you’re a marketer, or an aspiring or established designer, this is your chance to light it up.
Here’s how it works:
1.) Simply open a GetResponse free trial account  (or if you’re a regular user – go straight to the Email Creator ).
2.) Create a template using one of GetResponse’s layouts (or start from scratch).
3.) When your template is ready click “Submit and Win” available in the editor panel for the duration of the contest.
4.) May the best design win!
Remember, the judges will evaluate all aspects of good email design: creativity, organization, communication, consistency and style. On June 27, 2012, the template finalists will be announced. On July 10, 2012, three lucky winners selected by the panel of experts will be announced, as well as the Audience Choice selected from the finalists via public voting on Facebook.
Enter by June 25, 2012. As always, be sure to read the contest page for the official rules and requirements.
Now, get in there, enter the GetResponse Email Template Contest  and just create something amazing!