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The year 2005 will be the year of the biggest contest has ever run. We will award this year's most valuable members with outstanding prizes that will help them become more efficient entrepreneurs and individuals.

On December 31, 2005, up to five most valuable members whose contribution to the community will be recognized by staff and members will be picked.

A qualified nominee is the person who showcases true industry knowledge, ability to help and assist other members and who actively participates in non-commercial discussions. A nominee should make at least 150 posts in the year 2005 with the last post being made no more than 2 weeks prior to deadline (December 15). Eligible forum sections: Web Hosting Forum, Operating a Web Hosting Business.

The contest starts March 1 and ends by December 31.

This is NOT a posting contest, rather a CONTENT contest.

The five winners ranked 1 to 5 will CHOOSE their own prizes, with #1 ranked having the choice priority over #2, etc. up to number #5, who will receive the final gift(s).


Pocket Organizer Picked.
Pocket organizer (planner, journal and calendar all in one little place) from of equal or more value will be selected and purchased closer to year end to get an updated and better version.

HD Advertising Picked.
30,000 banner impressions (10,000 header and 20,000 footer locations), including a text-link for a period of 1 month. Tutorials Picked.
$200 of flash tutorials from If your competitors have DemoDemo tutorials and you don't, who's got the edge?

HostIntro Picked.
A 10-module HostIntro Flash Sales movie from

EIRCA Internet Solutions Picked.
EIRCA Internet Solutions is a leader in specialized reseller web hosting and dedicated server solutions. Its mission is to provide powerful, stable, and feature rich solutions, and back those services with a 99.9% uptime guarantee. It's what EIRCA Internet Solutions is known for, and what it continues to provide.
$500 cash prize

IntelloDeskô from avidInteractive
IntelloDesk from avidInteractive is a new generation intelligent helpdesk, and support center application, built on PHP/MySQL technology. IntelloDesk allows you to manage the support of clients more efficiently with a full trouble ticket system and wysiwyg knowledgebase management. IntelloDesk is much more than a simple helpdesk. IntelloDesk is full customer relationship management tool, for intelligent hosting professionals.
1 Pro license Picked.
1 Lite license Picked.
1 Lite license Picked. Reseller Account Picked. Reseller Plan Mini (4GB space, 60GB bandwidth) - free for 6 months. "Business Class" Account Picked. photo hosting service "Business Class" account for a period of one year! Comes with 100 MB of space for pictures and 1 GB of monthly traffic. Premium Account Picked. provides free file hosting - host any type of files for free. Host as many files as you want with no download and bandwidth limits. Simply upload all your images, documents, audio and music, video, zip and compressed archives, rar, flash files, and more. Receive a premium account for a period of 1 year.

Advertising at W3Reports Picked.
25,000 Header/Footer Impressions on W3Reports.

eBizLegal Professional Edition Picked.
This software from avidInteractive allows you to create over 60 legal documents for your eCommerce business, with just a few clicks. Includes: Incorporation Certificates, TOS, Privacy Policies, and more!

5 Banner Designs Picked.
A set of five ultimate banners designed by

Advertising at WebHostGear Picked.
A skyscraper (120x600) in the right column and a 125x125 cube for a period of one month.

$5,000 in prizes!

Good luck! expects to increase the number of gifts during the year. staff members are not eligible. reserve the right to modify the rules of contest at any time prior to its expiration.

Companies interested in donating a prize (anything but web hosting) of $75+ in value toward the contest, please e-mail: artashes(at)