All Press Releases for November 10, 2010

Winners of "Wix & Tell" Video Contest Announced

Wix recently hosted a competition known as "Wix & Tell". Users submitted YouTube videos about their Wix sites to compete for the chance to win a MacBook, free Wix packages and other goodies.

    NEW YORK, NY, November 10, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The winners of's "Wix & Tell" contest were announced earlier this month, marking the end to a wildly successful viral marketing campaign. Entrants were owners of various types of Wix websites, who recorded videos of themselves explaining what they love the most about their Wix sites. The entered videos were judged based on creativity, enthusiasm, style and overall presentation, as well as demonstrated use of the Wix website builder.

The Grand Prize of a new 13" MacBook was awarded to Colin Crane, who used Wix to make a website for his organization The Pulsera Project. The non-profit group sells bracelets made by children and artisan families in Nicaragua to schools in the States, and created a beautiful site to promote its cause, complete with a video showing the story behind the Pulsera Project itself. Sleek photo galleries, drop down menus and widgets enhance the functionality of Crane's Wix website, and contributed to his win.

Four 1st Prize winners received "Surprise Pro Packs". These packages included upgrades to Wix' Unlimited Premium package, which grants full domain ownership, eCommerce capability and other VIP features. These winners also received free Wix merchandise from the Wix Store, unveiled earlier this month. Pavena Lee, Wesley Bandemer, Couture Motion and the Fern Creek Tigers were the 1st Prize winners. Their submissions can be viewed in YouTube by searching for "Wix & Tell".

The video with the most views won a "WixPromote" package which included personalized SEO fixes to boost the online traffic of the user's website, and $500 toward Google AdWords. The prize went to Paul Vasquez, widely known on the web as the "Double Rainbow Guy". Vasquez used Wix to make a website for an online shop where fans can buy merchandise inspired by his YouTube hit.

Wix is a drag & drop platform for the customization of free websites. Wix provides a variety of niche-based free web templates and a full library of web design elements like graphics, media files, widgets and more. is based in New York and has offices in San Francisco and Tel Aviv. The company was founded in 2006, and is backed by Mangrove Capital Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners and Benchmark Capital. Over 6 million users worldwide use Wix for their free website creation.


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