The rules for the competition are as follows:
1. In order to win the first prize, you
must place first in Google (organic rankings) for the search term on May 15,
2006, noon, Pacific standard time.
2. Prizes for 2nd place through 5th place will be awarded based on web
page placing in the corresponding positions in Google on May 15, 2006, noon,
Pacific standard time.
3. For the purpose of this competition, indented listings in the
SERPs will not be counted.
4. In order to qualify for the prize, a web page must include one
of the following:
a. A link back to the
V7N home page.
The link can be in any manner you wish, any anchor text you wish, with
b. One of the Official V7n SEO Contest banners:
The banners may link to V7N, or not link to V7N. Linking the banner to any
domain other than v7n will disqualify the contestant.
Just to make this very clear, the banner may be unlinked. You do not need to
link the banner graphic to v7n. For those who do not speak English: you do
not need to link el-banner-o to v7n-o.
c. The following text:
We support v7n.com
Please remember, in order for the web page to be compliant, it must contain
at least one of the elements listed above.
If datacenters show different results on the 15 of May, the winner will be
declared solely at the discretion of V7N. If there are any disputes as to the
validity of the winner declaration, V7N will be the sole arbiter.
The Prizes for the competition are as follows:
$1,000 from v7n
$1,000 from Stoner3221
$2,000 from ShoeMoney
iPod from g00gl3r.com
Total: $4,000 + iPod
$500 from v7n
Third through Fifth Place Prizes
$100 Each from v7n