I have a friend who does PR for XO Communications which owns Concentric hosting.
The other day, he mentioned that Concentric was holding
a contest for Flash designers
with a first place prize of $2,500. No, it’s not enough to retire and live a leisurely
life of video game playing (you’d need several more zeros for that), but it will
get you a heck of a lot closer to that plasma TV you know you want. Here is an
excerpt from the contest
We are looking for movie entries that depict Clustered Hosting and our "don’t
compromise" message in the following ways:
- An intriguing, thought-provoking, potentially humorous, possibly irreverent,
animation for our front page, drawing people in further to our site, our
message, and our products.
- A well thought-out, lucid, easy-to-understand animation explaining the clustered
This isn’t a commercial for Concentric because I have no idea how good they are,
but this is an opportunity to walk away with some pretty serious gadget and toy
money just for doing what you love to do. I will be charging a 10% referral fee
to the winner, by the way. PayPal information forthcoming.