GetResponse Email Design Competition: Win $1,000 Cash Prize, iPads

Design Entries to be Judged by a Panel of Email Marketing Experts Plus Open Voting on Facebook

WILMINGTON, DE, June 06, 2012 – GetResponse, the leading email marketing provider, today announced a beta version of the new Email Creator , which lets email marketers design beautiful email newsletters using a drag-and-drop editor.

GetResponse today announced an open design competition to publicize its revolutionary new Email Creator design interface, now included free inside GetResponse, the World’s Easiest Email Marketing platform. Those who wish to be contestants in the GetResponse Email Design Competition are invited to create and submit an original design using Email Creator.

“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 parent company Implix. “This contest lets them show off their design creativity, receive publicity for their design work, and win some great prizes.”

Prizes and Awards

  • Grand prize - $1000
  • Second prize - iPad
  • Third prize - GetResponse Free for One Year
  • Audience award - iPad

Design Contest Deadlines

  • Submissions: June 5 - 25, 2012.
    Contestants use their GetResponse accounts to create and submit their design entries.
  • Finalists announced: June 27, 2012.
    GetResponse will choose 15 finalists for judging by the panel of experts and public voting on Facebook.
  • Judging and voting: June 27 - July 8, 2012.
    The panel of judges selects winners from 15 finalists. All 15 finalists compete in public Facebook voting
  • Winners announced: July 10, 2012.
    Results of judging and Facebook voting will be announced on the GetResponse website and in social media.

Contest Judges

An elite panel of judges has been selected from among foremost leaders in the marketing industry:

  • Ann Handley - MarketingProfs
  • Anna Yeaman - Style Campaign
  • Dave Chaffey - Smart Insights
  • Elliot Ross - Action Rocket
  • Kath Pay - Plan To Engage
  • Mark Brownlow - Email Marketing Reports
  • Peter Prestipino - Website Magazine
  • Simon Grabowski – GetResponse
  • Tamara Gielen - Plan To Engage

“We are pleased to welcome our distinguished panel to judge the technical merits of the designs,” said Mr. Grabowski. “We also welcome our Facebook fans and look forward to their vote on the visual appeal and overall impact of the design entries.”

The contest is supported by the following industry Media Partners: Website Magazine, Smart Insights, Small Business Trends and Business 2 Community.

To learn more about the contest, visit

About the Company

GetResponse serves more than 350,000 active users from 182 countries, delivering more than 1 billion permission-based emails per month, with an average deliverability rate of 99.3 percent. Clients include GlaxoSmithKline, Marriott, Intercontinental, University of Arkansas, Carrefour, Men's Health Magazine, and thousands of fast-growing businesses and professional firms.

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