125 SBD ~ Sponsored Writing Contest: MINIAPPS

in cryptocurrency •  2 months ago

Welcome to the @OriginalWorks sponsored writing contest!

Status: CLOSED. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED TOMORROW!

Start time: 3 PM ET, Friday
End Time: 3 PM ET, Monday

This is a call to all great Steemit writers! MINIAPPS has sponsored a writing contest!

Prizes: 125 SBD

  • 1st Place: 60 SBD
  • 2nd Place: 35 SBD
  • 3rd Place: 20 SBD
  • 4th Place: 10 SBD

Deadline: 72 Hours

All articles must be submitted within 72 hours of this post to be considered!

What is MINIAPPS?

Everybody is talking about the blockchain, AI, machine learning, big data, smart-contracts, etc. But the fact is, all this high-tech is available only to corporations or specialized IT companies.
At the same time, there are 300+ million small businesses in the world who cannot afford all these high technologies mainly due to lack of human and financial resources. Still they have problems in areas of customer care, marketing and sales, etc, which can be solved by modern messaging and AI-based technologies: chatbots.

That's where MINIAPPS comes in. MINIAPPS develops and deploys chatbots that can reduce operational costs for small to medium businesses trying to compete in a world where traditional corporations dominate.

Here is an example of what a chatbot could do:

Check out this video for a more detailed explanation:

More Information & Resources:

Rules & Submission

  • Write an article about how MINIAPPS can change the way small businesses do things like customer service. How will this benefit them? Feel free to come up with a use case about a small business using MINIAPPS and reducing on costs. Be creative!

  • The article must be 200 to 450 words in length.

  • To submit please do the following:

  1. Add the word "miniapps2017" (without the quotes) at the very end of your article.
  2. Link this post in your submission.
  3. Post the link to your article as a reply to this post.
  4. Resteem this contest post.

How the winners are decided

The submissions will be passed along to the team at MINIAPPS, and they will decide the best articles.

More information & recommendations:

  • Pay attention to spelling and grammar!
  • Feel free to use informal language such as "I would, etc"
  • Use information and resources above to learn more about MINIAPPS!
  • If you copy something, use quotes. This is an @OriginalWorks contest after all :)

After writing an article, within a few minutes you should get one of these as a response to your article post:

If you don't get one, let me know by adding a quick message after you submit your link as a reply here and I will look into it.

Early bird bonus!!! First 15 submissions get 2 SBD each. The article must meet the contest conditions such as word length and a level of quality.

Disclaimer: @OriginalWorks makes no claims as to the legitimacy or operating procedures of contest topics. @OriginalWorks does guarantee prize payout.

Good luck to all the contestants!

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I would like to add 125 SBD to the Contest.

Let me know if that is welcomed by MINIAPPS

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I messaged you on Discord.

Edit: We spoke, and thought about maybe adding it to another contest in the future :)

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that would be great haha.

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That's pretty cool of you. : )

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here's my entry, thanks for taking a look and for creating this contest ! It was fun learning about MiniApps/Chatbots :)

https://steemit.com/technology/@steveconnor/125-sbd-sponsored-writing-contest-miniapps

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MINI APPS article by @outerground

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Good Luck to all the entrants !

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Haha, you are always first!

Don't forget to resteem :)

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someone's got to be first in I think it's just luck that I see the post when it first comes out .. & my mind does tick along at a fair pace... of course, I have now re-steemed !

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I'm trying to follow all the contest posters now. This is one of the first contests I've seen before the due date is past. Usually they are over by the time I hear about them. x.X

Count me in... :)

My submission to the @originalworks writing contest "MiniApps2017"...
Wow - there's some really good entries so far... Good luck to everyone...
Thanks @originalworks & @unprovoked... These contests R Awesome...

https://steemit.com/cryptocurrency/@drdave/my-submission-to-the-originalworks-sponsored-writing-contest-miniapps2017-445-words

very nice post...!!

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Went in a different direction for this contest... Hope you guys like it and good luck to everyone!
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Very nice Post. Thanks for share

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Hi, i've publish my Wings forecasting on steemit https://steemit.com/wings/@elma-landro/miniapps-project-forecasting-on-wings-ai

Don't hesitate to upvote and resteem for a broader information

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@originalworks, i have'nt seen yet the contest bot response on my post?! i've resteem, upvoted your post, put your name and the link of your article on mine and finished my post with miniapps2017...
anything wrong?! thank for your work

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Sorry, it's done just now! thank

Awesome. I will be submitting my post. @greenrun, you may want to look at this.

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Thanks, I would.

Guzel bir çalışma devamını bekliyoruz @habercitr

Great job bro.i resteem this post.i hope this post will be in hot list.best of luck.

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Hi, I was wondering if my entry is longer than 450 words it won't qualify right?

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You might want to cut it down a bit. If it only a little longer it's fine :)

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Thank you! I had about 900 words at the beginning and managed to cut it to like 465. Here's my entry: https://steemit.com/technology/@alemars16/miniapps-the-new-generation-of-chatbots-and-how-they-ll-revolutionize-the-business-world :)

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Awesome :)

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Nice contest... I will gladly participate and here is my link.

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Thanks!

You forgot the link !

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If i edit my submission, will you guys submit the latest edited one?

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Wow..just recieved 3$ upvote from a 6$ investment...That's not very good..

your post is very interesting, I am waiting for your next post. hopefully there are new things that i read.

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lovely ! @outerground's mini_apps chatbot will write an article for this :)

Calling @originalworks :)
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