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Cutcaster Giveaway- Free Accounts with Image Credits

It’s giveaway time on Cutcaster! This week, to celebrate the launch of our new stock photography site, we have 5 stock photo accounts at Cutcaster to give away to a few lucky people. Each account is filled with 25 free credits (worth $29.99) that you can use to download any stock photos and vector images from the site.

Cutcaster provides a wide range of high-quality, affordable stock photos, royalty free images and stock vectors. These images are perfect for websites, promotional products, advertising, publishing, or any other commercial use. Click the following links, to learn more about our latest website update regarding our image search engine and checkout area.

How to Enter:

For your chance to win a Cutcaster account loaded with 25 free credits, just do either (or both) of the following:

  1. Add a comment below OR to our Cutcaster page at Facebook, stating what the first image you will download from Cutcaster if you win. Include the URL of the image as well. You could write this for example: “The first image I will download is this cool vintage gramophonehttp://cutcaster.com/photo/100269016-Gramophone/
  2. Tweet this message:  @Cutcaster Stock Photos Giveaway: Win a @cutcaster Account with 25 Free Credits! http://bit.ly/opaM5u 

If you post a comment and send a tweet, you’ll double your chances of winning because we will enter you twice!

On Wednesday, September 21st, we’ll pick the 5 winners at random and announce them here.

The winners have been picked and will be notifed by email. Thanks for participating and for those of you who didn’t win, there will be more chances this Fall.

Banner Design Challenge

Win credit prizes for designing the next set of banner and referral ads for the new Cutcaster.

Three winners will be selected based on their banner designs and first place will receive 250, second place 175 and and third will get 100 Cutcaster credits for their winning banners. In addition, we will post links to the winners’ websites or Cutcaster studios on our blog, write about the winners in our monthly newsletter and talk about them on our accounts at Facebook, Twitter and Myspace. Your designs will be famous and visible anywhere we advertise or anywhere users embed their referral links.

To enter, select from any of the images at Cutcaster and use your imagination to create engaging and attractive referral / ad banners for any of the sizes below to promote the new Cutcaster.

480 x 60
728 x 90
125 x 125
250 x 250
300 x 250
120 x 600

Remember, the web banners are intended to attract both buying and selling traffic to Cutcaster so you can design for both.

How to Enter

Create a web banner / banner ad for advertising and our referral program.

You must use Cutcaster images (you can use comp images or purchase images without the watermark) that are currently in our image library to create the elements in your banners. You have the creative freedom to choose the image and the text that will motivate buyers and sellers to click through and visit Cutcaster.

The advertisement can be constructed from an image (GIF, JPEG, PNG), JavaScript program or multimedia object employing technologies such as Java, Shockwave or Flash, and can employ animation, sound, or video to maximize presence.

Each participant can enter up to 10 different designs.

Entries are due on March 15th, 2011. Cutcaster will select a winner and two runner-ups. Winners will be contacted by March 20th, 2011.

To learn more and see Contest FAQ and details please visit the Banner Design Challenge page at Cutcaster.