Dallas, Texas – (via THE
HOSTING NEWS) – July 29, 2005 – The Planet and Kidd Kraddick in the Morning
today announced they have launched an ”E-Queen” promotion on the nationally
syndicated morning radio show to find America’s next female Internet business
sensation. One winner will be selected to win all the tools to start her own online
business, including free website hosting for a year and $10,000 in start-up cash
from The Planet.
The Director of Marketing for The Planet, Kristin Herring summed up, ”We
love to see our customers succeed and if we can help someone get their business
started, that’s even better. Today, online businesses can be very lucrative and
we’re excited to provide an opportunity for a deserving woman to begin the opportunity
of a lifetime.”
Women with a great idea for an online business are encouraged to submit a brief
proposal to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Contestants will be narrowed to five and Mark
Cuban will select the final two during a live broadcast mid-August.
The two finalists will be charged with preparing their online business in just
five days. The Planet will assist finalists with designing and hosting their websites,
and set-up of merchant accounts and a database management system. Contestants
will receive on-air mentions and promotions of their business on Kidd Kraddick
in the Morning. At the end of seven days, the contestant with the most successful
business will win the contest and prizes. The winner will be announced at the
end of August.
The Planet will continue to work with the winner to provide her with premium web
hosting for a year, along with the cash prize.
Services provided by The Planet include co-location, Internet access, e-mail and
business continuance solutions. Accounts offer advanced security services, proactive
server monitoring, database administration, managed data storage, load balancing,
clustering, and virtual private networks, all managed through Orbit(SM), the Planet’s
The Planet is also the exclusive hosting provider for Kidd Kraddick in the Morning,
providing dedicated server hosting, database administration and management, security
monitoring, and other technical services.
For additional information, visit www.theplanet.com.