150 STEEM ~ Graphics Design Contest: BandZ

in graphics •  5 months ago

Welcome to the Sponsored @MediaWorks Graphics Contest!

Status: CLOSED. Winners will be announced soon!

Start Time: ~11 PM ET, Thursday
End Time: ~11 PM ET, Monday

BandZ is sponsoring a graphics design contest here on Steemit!

Prizes: 115 STEEM + 35 Bonuses

  • 1st Place: 22 STEEM
  • 2nd Place: 17 STEEM
  • 3rd Place: 14 STEEM
  • 4th Place: 13 STEEM
  • 5th Place: 11 STEEM
  • 6th Place: 10 STEEM
  • 7th Place: 9 STEEM
  • 8th Place: 7 STEEM
  • 9th Place: 6 STEEM
  • 10th Place: 6 STEEM
  • 11th - 45th: 1 STEEM Bonus

Deadline: 96 Hours

What is BandZ?

Imagine being able to trade bandwidth/Internet just like any other cryptocurrency.

BandZ is a P2P extranet infrastructure protocol designed to serve a global market of smart devices. BandZ aims to redistribute the internet via decentralizing bandwidth access. BandZ enables users to share the bandwidth/internet services via blockchain technology.

The internet enabled blockchain and now the blockchain will enable the internet.

BandZ will offer a range of decentralized services from bandwidth sharing to VPN tunneling, with other layers and WebRTC services planned for the future!

Decentralized Bandwidth

Blockchain is at the very frontier of technology. The only means of utilizing mass decentralization are communication networks – the internet.

BandZ will give the web a new range, depth, and identity. Decentralized bandwidth sharing means that each user can act as his/her own ISP. You and your ISP can sell/buy bandwidth with BandZ to companies or other individuals. By utilizing your mobile devices, you can create large areas of connectivity to improve your ISPs service reach and share in its profits.

Internet & Current Issues

The modern world of ISPs is strictly controlled and regulated by governing bodies, pigeonholing them into expensive fees for limited services. All natural monopolies exist because of a lack of optimal technology. When the right technology does come along, it makes the medium not only more accessible and cheap, but also ubiquitous. The same can be said for internet through our airwaves, and BandZ is on its way to helping that vision come to pass.

One use case is travel. Roaming fees are precariously expensive. This same data is offered locally at a fraction of the price. There is a clear opportunity for great, scaling efficiencies for both the user who gets farther and faster internet access and the ISP who can reach new customers in areas with little-to-no landline infrastructure.

BandZ & The Free Market

BandZ will give users the power to choose.

By sharing your internet, you can earn BandZ. These BandZ tokens can than be used to purchase internet/bandwidth and enterprise-grade security services from others peers on the network. This creates a free market in the truest and most liquid sense, where users can manage their internet use and pricing as the optimal equilibrium would dictate.

Questions About Bandz?

The best way is to just go and ask them directly!

Talk to the team here in their Telegram group.

Graphic Information

Make a graphic that is relevant to BandZ as well as their goals. These will be images that may be used in their articles, or just to show their followers! Feel free to stick to the color schema of their logo, or create something totally unique. It can be anything! It can be users selling/buying bandwidth, a graphic depicting free exchange of bandwidth, or anything in between. A flyer, a logo, a comic, or whatever you feel will best represent BandZ in a graphic! As long as it is appropriate and relevant, anything goes. It can be humorous or technical. The most important thing is that your image is creative and original!

Contest Rules & Submission Information

  1. Create a post with the graphic.
  2. In the post provide a short description of what BandZ does and why you chose the design (mandatory).
  3. Leave a link to BandZ.
  4. At the end of your article, add the word "bandzgraphic2018".
  5. Link your post in a reply here.

You will get a reply from @mediabot on your post to confirm that your submission was entered into the contest!

If you don't get the reply, don't worry. The most important thing is to leave a link to your post as a reply here. Feel free to let us know if your article did not receive a @mediabot confirmation, and we will look into it!

This is a demo of BandZ:

More Information & Resources:

Disclaimer: @MediaWorks makes no claims as to the legitimacy or operating procedures of contest topics. @MediaWorks does not offer any sort of investment advice. Please note, in the case that you receive a prize, your images may be used by the contest topic company.

Good luck to all the contestants!

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Excellent each of the contests that have been made, each contestant has shown the talents they have and this will not be the exception. Very good job @mediaworks to encourage all the steemianos.

Perfect, I'm ready to participate. Regards @mediaworks

Good for the week
Am gonna participate

I know i will do good in this

Am in for this.

I will not let this one pass by like that I have to be the winner this time...

hello, i'm interested in participate, but have a pair of questions: it can be any kind of image, like a poster or publicity, no limits on that? and your logotype where i can find it? it is necessary? thank you and hope to receive your answer so i can start!

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Not sure if I understand the question, but I will try my best to answer.

As long as the work is original and your own, anything goes. Posters, flyers, etc. Just a graphic that depicts something about BandZ!

I am not sure what you mean by logotype. The logo they have can be used in the graphic, but you are also free to be as creative as you want!

If you aren't sure, take a look at some of the previous contests :)

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Nice, i though you needed something like and advise of your brand with the logo included, but if i can do anything i want (under the rules you posted) then excellent! i will try!
thank you, any doubt i will ask again anyway!

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Yeah, just a short description, link to website and your design. A little explanation on why you picked your graphic, just so we know your thought process.

Again, previous contests are a great reference point. Maybe refer to winners announcement if you are curious to see what kind of submissions have won in the past.

Good luck!

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Are you interested in the post or the graphics

Love this contest... Yeepeeee!!!!. Can't wait to submit my own entry. Thumbs up to @mediaworks. For giving us steemians to display our creativeness.

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My love for graphics has grown to a point where which I think will never know it bound.

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Here's the link to my post.. Am glad to contribute and to be a part of these contest.
https://steemit.com/graphics/@misterbauchi/entry-into-graphics-design-contest-bandz-sponsored-by-mediaworks
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Excelete challenge, hands to work.

Wow this look kinda different in a way. But definitely trying hands on it.

This looks cool but i don't have a computer i can use in creating the image

Will attempt to do this for the first time!

This definitely is going to be an awesome contests!

Excellent. From now on Ready to participate Greetings @mediaworks

@jayurano RUUUNN.

@mediaworks hope we can edit our entry once we submitted...

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As long as it is before the deadline, yes you can!

I wish I can participate in this but I am not a designer... But I will surely watch out for the winner... Nice contest

Great contest, I want to be part of great innovation. Let me go and prepare my entry to join the moving trail. Thanks for this wonderful opportunity you presented to us.

Excellent.

Its time I got my hands dirty with designs.

Awesome contest from @mediaworks, I will make great design for this contest.

You are great for this. I hope to participate despite am not that perfect in graphic. I promise to take any of the price. Welcome my work soonest

Inspirational!!! Thanks for waking steemians up to the challenge. Graphic work is interesting, hope to go away with a price here

I think it's great, to be able to create an image that says everything about what it does BandZ, thanks @MediaWorks

I do not really understand the Bandz idea. I just hope i can get it soon.

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Feel free to ask if you have some questions. Join their Telegram, or if you ask here I will forward the question to the team!

Creativity is what the world need right now. Am really waiting for something like this.

Good contest 👍

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Excellent creativity
expect my entry soon

wow... I will participate
Let me run to my long time closed laptop
Expect my entry link soon

This is a great project to start with... Weldone... I'm in for this...

Awesome, it's going to be a very good contest for the steemers,great work

This must be an interesting competition....Let us all fight it

My love for graphics has grown to a point where I think the love will never know it's bound, nice being among graphics designers who could turn graphics into resources.

Wow! This is fantastic, graphics is one of those things I always craves for.... I'm in for this.

Hi everyone this is my Entry for this amazing contest.

Hope you like it,

-Katy-

excellent, thank you very much, thanks for the information and the new contest ... to read and produce then

hello, hi, here is my participation, again thank you very much.
https://steemit.com/contest/@rosmilage/bandz-to-improve-the-ex-perience

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Good day @mediaworks!

Here is my entry for the contest, I havent received a comment though, Is my entry valid? @mediaworks @mediabot
https://steemit.com/graphics/@baa.steemit/mediaworks-contest-graphics-design-for-bandz-network

Nice topic

excelente propuesta me gustaría participar y dar lo mejor de mi

I like this from you

Excellent, I'll dare to participate... soon you'll see

I'm a bad designer. But I should probably join your contest

my question is design or do gif I do not understand

Hi @mediawork!

This is my job, what do you think?

Let's see here for some variations: https://steemit.com/graphics/@foways/bandz-is-a-global-internal-project-23cf9ad0d1cb1

What a great initiative, for the first time I will try to!

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saludos amigos de @mediaworks gracias por permitirnos participar en estos concursos y por la información que tambien es importante. suerte para todos.

Excellent contest, I'm already preparing my entry!

My Logo proposals

Logo:

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Logo with name

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Cuppa
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bandz1.jpg
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bandz2.jpg

Hello @mediaworks @mediabot
Thanks for this opportunity.

Below is my entry for the Bandz graphics design contest:

https://steemit.com/design/@zingybite/bandz-network-wave-of-the-new-internet

I'm yet to receive confirmation, kindly help look into it @mediabot

Cheers!!

This contest will be very interesting while leading the community to another level. Thank you

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Very nice n professional design. Good job.

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Thank you)

Good morning to everyone and @mediaworks
This is my entry for the Bandz contest design. Hope it's good

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BandZ is a very great project. I would be on the watch for their launch.

Here is my entry:
https://steemit.com/crypto/@okipeter/bandz-a-way-to-share-the-internet

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I didn't get a reply from @mediabot. Please take note

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@mediaworks, I hope you see this, I didn't get a reply from the @mediabot

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hi @mediaworks @mediabot this is my contribution for this contest hope you can check full post submission here https://steemit.com/esteem/@jaldesign/bandzgraphic2018-logo-design-for-bandz-728342d7435b

Here is thelink to my entry.