SOURCE: SmartSMS Corp / American IDC Corp

November 02, 2005 06:00 ET

SmartSMS Corp and Higher Ground Records Promote Contest to Win Spectacular Prizes Including Choppers, Furs, and Jewelry

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 2, 2005 -- American IDC/SmartSMS Corp.'s (OTC: ACNI) CEO Gordon Lee announced today that Hip-Hop's up and coming icon "V," short for (Villain: Very Intelligent Legend Living As Inspiration Nationally), has announced that he has chosen SmartSMS text messaging to promote a contest giving away many valuable prizes.

This amazing new text campaign kicks off just as SmartSMS starts to "roll-out" its multitude of campaigns in the exploding world of text messaging. SmartSMS is at the forefront of Premium SMS Campaigns to sweep America.

The artist "V" and his independent record label "Higher Ground Records LLC," have combined a number of sponsors together to provide the following giveaways for his SMS Fan Club:

--  There will be Two Custom Choppers, one for a male and one for a
    female, built by Lucky 7 Chopper and designed by Infinite Design, both
    located in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
--  There will be Two Fox Fur Coats, one for a male and one for a female,
    courtesy of Good Brothers located in NY, NY.
--  There will be a selection of Belt Buckles and Trinkets from Silver
    Star located in San Clemente, CA.
The opportunities are endless when dealing with Higher Ground Records LLC, as anything can happen. A compilation of all of the registered entries that are text messaged to SmartSMS will determine the contestants for each prize. The winners will then be chosen randomly from the participants who correctly answer a skill-testing question.

Complete competition details will be available on under RULES.

It is easy to vote for a chance to win:
(1)  On your mobile phone, type in the letters: HG
(2)  Send to: 76278
(3)  You will immediately get a response.
(4)  Reply HG YES to 76278 and your entry will be registered!
Remember to enter the access code "HG YES" to register your entry. You must be registered to enter for a chance to win one of the many prizes. Visit for details on the contest, the artists, and all the prizes. 0.99 cents per/msg.

American IDC/SmartSMS Corp. owns and operates the technology developed by Smart Entertainment. Smart Entertainment was the first premium text messaging company to emerge from Europe, making it the pioneer of Premium Mobile Entertainment worldwide.

Most text messages cost less than one dollar per message received, and callers have the option to cancel instantly.

For further information and a brochure, please contact Gordon Lee, CEO at 310-999-1984.

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About American IDC/SmartSMS Corp.:

American IDC (American IDC Corp.), a public company (OTC: ACNI), is an Internet entertainment company that specializes in mobile marketing campaigns for major brands. American IDC owns and operates the SmartSMS Text Messaging technology. This technology, which was originally developed and deployed in Europe, provides keen insight into the consumer market in creating branding and marketing campaigns that produce results. To date, the platform has successfully launched over 300 campaigns worldwide. Both Smart Entertainment and American IDC are headquartered in Los Angeles, with additional presence in New York, Europe, Mexico, South America and Asia.

About Smart Entertainment:

Smart Entertainment ("SMART") is a leading consulting and advertising firm that specializes in developing marketing campaigns for major brands. SMART has come to rely on invaluable experience from Europe for keen insight into the consumer market in creating branding and marketing campaigns that produce results. To date, Smart Entertainment has successfully launched over 300 campaigns worldwide. SMART is headquartered in Los Angeles, with additional presence in New York and Europe. Smart Entertainment and its companies are privately held. SmartSMS is a trademark of Smart Entertainment. American IDC Corp. owns the SmartSMS technology and is a significant shareholder of Smart Entertainment.

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