Archive for October, 2012

Enter Our GiftZip Video Contest For a Chance at 500 Dollars in Gift Cards!

October 17th, 2012

You’re here, so there’s no doubt that you’ve heard about us, but you might have some questions…Who are we? What do we do? What do we offer? Why should anyone use GiftZip? We’re asking YOU to help us tell our story!

Need a cheat sheet? Let us tell you a little bit about ourselves:

GiftZip.com is simple, fast, and completely free. We are a one stop shop for finding a last minute gift or as a more efficient way of sending or gifting eGift Cards. No catches, no hidden fees — just here to save you time and energy on your shopping list without leaving the comfort of your home.

Your mission, if you choose to accept it:

Create an entertaining commercial that’s less than 1 minute showcasing GiftZip and our service. Your videos should be focused on the advantages of using GiftZip, how quick and easy it is, the selection of our retailers, etc. For more information on how GiftZip works, visit our website.

We created a video of our own to show you an example of what we’re looking for, which you can check out below. And remember, we never said we were great at acting…

Rules and Eligibility

  • Submit a video in response to ours on the GiftZipTube YouTube Channel that is no longer than 1 minute that helps answer the question, “Why use GiftZip?”
  • The target time is 45 seconds to 1 minute. Videos that exceed 1 minute will not be eligible to win.
  • Upload the video to YouTube and tag the video “Why GiftZip?” so we’ll be sure to see it. You can also send us a link via Twitter, @GiftZip
  • You must be 18 years or older to win. We ask that the video remains free of vulgar language. All videos not suitable for all ages will be disqualified.
  • All videos must be submitted by 12:00pm on October 31st, 2012. .
  • A panel of GiftZip employees will select a winner to be announced on November 2nd, 2012.
  • Winning video will be judged on creativity, message and “convinciblity.”
  • The winning video will receive $500.00 in a gift card of your choice from GiftZip.com.

About GiftZip.com

GiftZip.com is a portal to the web's eGift cards promoting greener gift giving and reducing the use of wasteful plastic.

Gift Cards: That’s Some Heavy Spending! (Infographic)

October 8th, 2012

Gift Card Weight Infographic (thumbnail)A single gift card is hardly noticeable when held in the hand or carried in the pocket.  Collectively, however, the 200 million gift cards sold annually in the United States add up to quite a hefty weight.  Check out this infographic to see just exactly what 200 million plastic gift cards could “buy” you if they were exchanged on weight alone. » Read more: Gift Cards: That’s Some Heavy Spending! (Infographic)

About GiftZip.com

GiftZip.com is a portal to the web's eGift cards promoting greener gift giving and reducing the use of wasteful plastic.