Here's your chance to talk about your ecommerce store with a Shark without having to enter the Shark Tank!
To celebrate the season finale of Shark Tank tomorrow night we're giving away a 30 minute 1-on-1 Skype Power Session with Daymond John. Daymond is one of America's leading business and marketing minds, having founded FUBU, and now starring as an investor on ABC's Shark Tank. "As someone who loves marketing, it's critical that I stay on top of the newest emerging social media platforms. For Shopify store owners, it's even more important to know how to use these platforms to drive sales," says John.
3 Easy Steps to Win
1. Follow Shopify on Pinterest (use the button below, or visit Shopify on Pinterest). We'll follow you back so that we can see your pins.
2. Pin the most awesome product from your Shopify store. In the description tell us why you should win the Power Session with Daymond John. At the end of the description you must include the hashtag #shopify_contest so we can find your pin!
3. Get as many people as you can to re-pin your post. Use Twitter, Facebook, your blog, call your Uncle Ralph... anything goes!
How We Select a Winner
The five stores with the most re-pins on their entry as of May 31 at 5 PM Eastern Time will be reviewed by Daymond John who will then pick the winner. As a bonus, throughout the contest we will also be giving away autographed copies of Daymond John's book, Display of Power.
You can follow along, and re-pin your favorite products, by checking out our Daymond John Power Session Contest board on Pinterest.
Also, check out our Pinterest Guide for Ecommerce and our infographic on how Pinterest is driving ecommerce sales.
Don't forget to watch Daymond and the other Sharks in action this Friday at 8 PM EST on ABC!
UPDATE: We've heard from some entrants whose Pins we haven't been able to see via Pinterest search. If you've Pinned an entry and you don't see it on our Daymond John Power Session board, please paste a link to your Pin in the comments below.
Winner AnnouncementThank you to everyone who participated in the contest! It's great to see so many passionate store owners. There were over 2,700 re-pins of the contest entries which means tons of people saw all your great products.
We extended the finalist list to the 6 top re-pins since it was such a close race. We passed them on to Daymond, who reviewed each product, their Pin and their website.
We will be sending each runner-up an autographed copy of Daymond John's book The Brand Within. Here are runner-ups in no particular order:
An avid blogger, Mackenzie is determined to help solve her reader's accessorizing and decorating dilemmas, by creating a tightly edited assortment tailored to the style-savvy woman.
GiveDap challenges the conventional means of internet gift ordering offering ten to fifteen cool, male-directed gifts that can be sent to clients, coworkers, friends, or relatives.
Golf Swing Acceleratorgolf-swing-power-accelerator.myshopify.com
Inventor Frank O'Brien was tired of making trips to the driving range to fix his swing so he invented the Golf Swing Accelerator to help golfers develop a more powerful, accurate and consistent swing.
SSR Supplements was started by a group of 'supplement aficionados' frustrated by bad product recommendations. Their goal is to find the best stack of supplements to help you achieve your fitness goals.
Diamond Candles sell eco-friendly, soy candles with a twist. Inside each candle is a ring worth between $10 - $5,000. Burn down the candle for your very own 'ring reveal' experience.
And the winner is:
ThirstTees was born with the goal of giving everyone in the world access to clean, drinkable water. When you Wear Water, you are giving someone access to clean water for 25 years. ThirstTees has partnered with Thirst Relief International, a charity that builds wells and biosand filters throughout Africa, India and South America. The group sells several fashionable styles of men's and women's t-shirts through their online store.
Congratulations to all! If the runner-ups could please email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) with their mailing address, we'll get those autographed books in the mail.