and#8216;Stoke the Fireand#8217; contest for businesses and organizations |

and#8216;Stoke the Fireand#8217; contest for businesses and organizations

Special to the Sun

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Could your marketing department use $2,000? Are you a business or organization in Truckee/Lake Tahoe? Do you want to win $2,000 worth of marketing and design services? If so, the Stoke the Fire Contest is for you.

The Contest

Thriving businesses recognize effective marketing is crucial to the success of any business and#8212; you gotta get your message out there. Stoke the Fire is a contest to help Truckee/Tahoe business owners and organization leaders get a leg up in their marketing efforts. Maybe your business needs a new and#8220;look and feeland#8221; for marketing materials? Maybe the organization you lead needs coaching for how to reach supporters and clients online? But in these cash-strapped times, you just canand#8217;t find the funds or resources to make it happen? Help is just an application awayand#8230;

The Stoke the Fire contest seeks owners/leaders who want to see their organization succeed. The grand prize awards $2,000 worth of services toward honing your marketing message.

Grand Prize

Stoke the Fire will provide one grand-prize winner a $2,000 package to help their organization or business get direction to get seen and heard. The package consists of:

and#8226; $1,000 for logo design, business card design, and/or website splash page design donated by Sara Zimmerman Art, Illustration and Design,

and#8226; $1,000 for business coaching, marketing counseling, and search engine optimization donated by Summit Business Marketing,

Two Runners Up Prizes

and#8226; One hour consult or one hour graphic design work from Sara Zimmerman Art, Illustration and Design.

and#8226; One hour coaching session from Summit Business Marketing.

To apply and learn more, visit Deadline is April 23, 2012.