NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The highly anticipated Greatest Around the Poconos poll is back for 2013, and the nomination period for this competition will finally open on September 10, 2012. Consumers in the Poconos can nominate businesses, locations, and individuals in any category for 45 days after submissions open. Greatest Around wants to hear from the community regarding which businesses, locations, and individuals are the "Greatest Around" the Poconos".
After the nomination window has closed, community members may vote on their favorites for thirty days beginning on November 5, 2012. Any person, place, business or thing must receive at least 25 nominations to qualify. Any category that does not have at least six qualifying ballot entries will not be included on the voting form. Only one vote per IP address is allowed in the 2013 competition. Popular categories in the 2012 Greatest Around the Poconos poll included Best Real Estate Agent in the Poconos, Best Ski Resort in the Poconos, and Best Romantic Place to Propose, among others.
Unlike other community polls in the area, Greatest Around the Poconos is not affiliated, supported, or influenced by any external media outlet. Also, the individuals operating the Greatest Around the Poconos poll have zero influence in determining the results. The businesses, places, people, and things that are declared the winners of the poll are determined exclusively based on community votes. According to Greatest Around, the "sole purpose of launching a Greatest Around community poll is to increase commerce, awareness, and tourism." There is no fee to enter the poll or participate in the nomination or voting process. Winners in each category are provided with an official display sticker for their office or showroom. Optional plaques and marketing materials are available to the winners.
Greatest Around is an internet-based company located in New York, NY. By facilitating fun community polls free of media influence or manipulation, Greatest Around is attempting to raise consumer awareness, increase productive local commerce, and drive tourism to the many gems of the USA. This month, Greatest Around is launching polls in Pittsburgh, PA; Ocean City, MD; West Palm Beach, FL; and Lafayette, LA.
If you'd like more information on this topic, or to schedule an interview with Ed Delaney, marketing manager for the Greatest Around contest, please call extension #200 at 1.800.313.3750 or contact Mr. Delaney via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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