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May 16, 2011 13:14 ET

Yola Launches Web Stars Small Business Contest

Winners Chosen for Success in Growing Their Small Businesses With Yola Website Builder

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - May 16, 2011) - Recognizing the success of small businesses, Yola today launched its "Yola Web Stars" awards, in conjunction with National Small Business Week. The "Yola Web Stars" contest will select three winners and recognize 10 notable businesses that have grown their online presence. Yola is an award-winning website builder that makes it easy for small businesses, non-profits and everyday users to create a website, with no technical knowledge needed.

"Small businesses are driving the global economy and with more than five million Yola users, we'd like to recognize those small businesses and organizations that we consider to be Yola Web Stars. These businesses have built their websites on Yola and made the most of our features and tools to meet their goals and grow their businesses," said Vinny Lingham, Founder and CEO of Yola. "From auto repair shops, to hair salons, to non-profit organizations; now is the time to show us what you've done with Yola."

To enter the "Yola Web Stars" contest, users submit: 100-word paragraph on how Yola helped them grow their business; photos of their business; web address; and an optional 30-60 second video on how Yola has helped their business expand. Customers can enter at www.yola.com/webstars, contest runs from May 16-31, 2011. Complete contest rules found at www.yola.com/webstars/contest-rules.php

The "Yola Web Stars" contest is open to all Yola customers worldwide. Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges based on how Yola has helped them grow their business and announced on or after June 20th. Prizes will include:

  • First place: Apple iPad (64GB), website featured on the Yola.com home page and Yola blog, one-year Yola Silver membership and $100 in Google AdWord credits,
  • Second place: Apple iPad (16GB), website featured on the Yola blog, one-year Yola Silver membership and $50 in Google AdWord credits,
  • Third place: Kindle, website featured on the Yola blog, one-year Yola Silver membership, and $50 in Google AdWord credits,
  • 10 notable websites: One-year Yola Silver membership, with one website winning a Kindle for the most user votes.

Yola is an award-winning website builder that makes it easy for small businesses, non-profits and everyday users to create a website, with no technical knowledge needed. Yola's professional templates enable small businesses to create an online presence with an easy-to-use and flexible website builder, and hosting package. Yola has over five million registered users, four million published sites and is localized and translated in six different languages -- English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. and Cape Town, South Africa. For additional information, visit www.yola.com or call 415-227-0250. Follow Yola on Twitter @Yola and on Facebook at Yola.

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