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Dates

Starts:3-Feb-12 9:30 p.m. GMT

Ends:22-Feb-12 11:59 p.m. GMT

Awards

Award 1: $550, was awarded to amiosar

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Creative brief

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Business Name

This is a new project and the company does not have a name yet.

What do you do?

The company we are about to start will operate in the collective buying industry sector.
People also use the names "vouchers", "discounts", "city deals", "spontaneous buying", "impulsive buying" among others to describe and refer to this recent industry with 3 years.
Everyday we will sell online a service (for example hotel, restaurant, massage, dentist, surf lesson, etc.) or a product with a great discount between 50% and 90%. Consumers buy it online with credit or debit card and receive an automatic e-mail with their voucher ("ticket").

Do you require that a .COM, .ORG or other URL be available?

This is a "conditio sine qua non", a must.
We absolutely require a .COM (and .COM only!) available domain name and this is probably the main reason why we need the help and support of a talented, persistent and proactive creative writer like you. Whilst working on this project it will be tremendously helpful to check the availability of all names in sites like www.register.com or www.godaddy.com. They'll tell you in one second whether the domain is available for registration and therefore eligible for this project.
We are aware that there are plenty of people and companies registering .COM domains in order to sell them expensively and that many names are already taken. We are positive, though, that you have what it takes to find us a world class name and win this project. Go for it and good luck :). You will count with our support and feedback in order to make sure you are in the right direction.

What is your industry?

Our industry is the "Collective Buying" industry. (This industry is also known as "Online discounts", "Vouchers", "City Deal", "Daily Deal", "Impulsive Buying" and "Spontaneous Buying").

Describe your audience

All our customers have internet access and buy and interact with us over the internet.
About 65% of our customers are female.
Our customers are young. The age in most cases ranges between 18 and 45.
They are urban, cosmopolitan and tend to live in bigger cities or its vicinities.
Many of our customers have a University degree and the vast majority of them are part of the active population (either employed or own a business). A significant part of them are also students.
In terms of income it is not possible to generalize, but the middle and middle upper class may represent the majority of customers in this industry.
Our customers have not a lot of time to buy, but they do like to enjoy life and maximize the short periods of free time. They love discounts and bargains and are ready to make quick purchasing decisions online.
They use and like social networks, mainly Facebook and Twitter, and often recommend our deals and offers to their friends after buying them.

What 3 things do you want your domain name to communicate to your audience?

1) EXCITEMENT, COOL, QUALITY, UNIQUE, LOVE: great deal, unique offer, big discounts, you can not resist
2) TO SAVE AND TO EARN MONEY: a) saving money and b) earning money inviting others to save money
3) RELIABILITY, TRUST, CREDIBILITY, CONFIDENCE.

List the domain names of your top three anticipated competitors

1) Groupon: www.groupon.com
2) Living Social: www.livingsocial.com
3) LetsBonus: www.letsbonus.com

What character, tenor or spirit do you wish to convey?

young, happy, fun, irresistible, beautiful, healthy, wealthy, trendy, pleasure, romantic, love, adventure, socializing, money, sexy, comfort.

Do you want to include additional info?

We would like to invite you have a look on some URL .com domain names:

http://directory.groupbuyingcanada.com/category...

We challenge you to find us a better URL .com domain name.

The name and URL domain name we are looking for is meant for a company that intends to expand globally. The name and URL does not have to be a word or a combination of words, but it should be phonetically friendly in the English language.

Ideally it will be a name and URL with impact, attractive, EASY for customers and potential customers to MEMORIZE and spreading the word when recommending to relatives, friends and colleagues. The name and URL should not have many characters. The shorter the name is, the higher the chances for you to win this project.
We have used crowdsourcing in general and Crowd Spring successfully in the past and we provide writers and creative constant feedback. If you are willing to win you will have our support.
Subject to agreement between both parties we are happy to reference the winner of the project as the “creator of the URL.com domain name with a short bio, picture and e-mail on our website. The website will be in English and the local languages and this may generate news leads and important business contacts to you. We will do only this if you are happy and comfortable with it.

P.S.:
Not so important for the domain URL name registration, but for your information: The vision of our company is creating a world without hunger and poverty, without wars and with a sustainable environment. The company will have a strong Corporate Social Responsibility action plan donating a minimum of 2,5% of its daily revenue to NGO's and charities.

Brief updates

10-Feb-12 5:57 p.m. GMT
Dear Writers and Creatives!

We are exactly in the middle of this two weeks project with more than 500 hundred suggestions for the url.com domain name of our "Collective Buying" company.

Thank you so much for your good work, efforts and contributions! We highly appreciate it!

So far the highest score is * * * * 4 stars. Nobody reached a * * * * * 5 stars score.

Everything is open as far as the winner is concerned. We remind you that this is project you want to be involved until the end as there will be a winner!

As we have responded to some of you, do invest on volume and quantity of suggestions. Quantity and volume will lead to quality and excellence and we are positive that YOU can be the winner. (Any * * * three stars score may be erased by you as it will not win).

We have scored all suggestions and we have written comments on 90% of them. We may rely on us to help you winning this. Ask as questions if you need.

- Please avoid words like "bargain", "cheap", "voucher".

- Send us names as short as possible with less characters.

- The name may well be a "word" without meaning, a "word" that does not come in the dictionary.

- We want a name with impact that seduces people, easy to memorize, idellly allusive to our company, but not mandatory...

- Next week the scores and remarks to your suggestions may not be as fast as this week, but we promise we will be 100% concentrated on you.

- Read the main spec once again carefully.

All best,

Miguel
miguel.braga@gmail.com
18-Feb-12 11:29 a.m. GMT
Dear Creative, it has been a tremendous pleasure and privilege working with you.
The reason why we extend this project another 5 days is:
- to get the first 5 Star score
- to give you the opportunity to win (remember this is a project somebody will win)
- in the last few days we sawsome of the best names and we believe that with a few days more you will have what it takes to get there. (remember persistence is your best quality and weapon). Quantity and volume of proposals will lead to quality and excellence.

Please read the original spec and its update once again carefully.

I wish you good luck!

Best,

Miguel
Miguel.Braga@gmail.com
18-Feb-12 11:48 a.m. GMT
Dear Creative,

Just one importante note.

I am NOT looking for a perfect name. That does not exist. (Google, Groupon, Letsbonus, Ebay, etc., etc. are NOT perfect names!

I am just looking for a very good name!

I know you can fins it.

The first 5 Star score will be the winner. First come first serve!, first fiver = winner!

You have my best,

Miguel
21-Feb-12 2:52 a.m. GMT
Dear Creative, we are in the final countdown for this contest, less than 48 hours to go....
Congratulations for your tremendous effort, we have almost 2000 entries...
As you know one will win. We have no 5 yet, but already a decent number of 4.
Recently we had some good suggestions terminating in "bonus". This termination could be a good bet for you in the final hours...
Take a chance on you, go for it, I wish you good luck!

You have my best,

Miguel
Miguel.Braga@gmail.com
22-Feb-12 12:03 a.m. GMT
Dear Creatives, the deadline to submit proposals for this contest will terminate within the next 24 hours.

Thank you for your tremendous effort and very good proposals.

I know several of you have invested several hours on this project thank you all for that and I am sorry the award can't go to all of you.

I challenge the most persistant of you to submit some more proposals. Many games are often decided in the very last moment and this could be one of them...

If you have a score of 4 you may be the winner as we do not have any 5 yet.

As stated in the last update we are enjoying some proposals ending with "bonus".

Good luck!

You have my best,

Miguel Braga
Miguel.Braga@gmail.com
22-Feb-12 5:13 p.m. GMT
Dear Creatives,

We are in the final countdown, 6 hours to go.

The winner is likely to be a 4 star as we do not have any 5 star.

In the past two updates we suggested "bonus" termination.

In this final update we would like to suggest urls terminating (or initiating) in "deal". Very obvious.

Creatives who submit two urls that are already taken will be blacklisted and removed as it is a waste of time to all parties.

Please bear on us a couple of days after termination of this conquest to pick up the winner.

Thank you for your great work :).

You have my best,

Miguel
miguel.braga@gmail.com
22-Feb-12 5:18 p.m. GMT
Dear Creatives,

6 hours to the final countdown...

You can be the winner.

Further to the suggestion of "bonus" termination we would like to suggest "deal" termination (or initiation).

Please do not submit taken urls. It is a waste of time for all.

Have fun, thank you for your great work, go, go, go!

Winner should be officially announced in 3 to 4 days.

You have my best,

Miguel Braga
miguel.braga@gmail.com