Darren Jones of Brandenburg, Ky., grabbed his video camera and won $2,500 in tools courtesy of Ridgid Tools.
TeamRidgid member was named the grand-prize winner in an online video contest
called “How I Build My Reputation With Ridgid Tools.”
contest, which ran from December 2007 to April 30, invited TeamRidgid members
to record and post an original one- to three-minute video illustrating how
they improve business with Ridgid
tools. Ridgid chose five finalist videos, which were posted on the TeamRidgid
Web site for member voting. Videos were judged based on persuasiveness,
creativity and entertainment value. All five finalists received a free trip to
attend the June 6-8 Ridgid Roundup Customer Event in Elyria, Ohio, where the
announcement was made.
It included social events, product
training, open discussions on industry topics, tool-related competitive games,
a tour of the Ridgid headquarters and manufacturing facility and a chance to
meet with Ridgid employees and executive staff.
was a fun way for TeamRidgid members to express their passion for Ridgid tools
and how they have greatly impacted the way they do better business,” said Josh
Sooy, e-marketing manager for Ridgid. “The video contest added an element of
excitement to an already action-packed, fun-filled customer event. The feedback
from Ridgid forum members has been unanimously positive about the contest and
the Roundup Customer Event. Forum members are eagerly anticipating next year’s
TeamRidgid is a new, free Ridgid customer club Web
site that allows members to share their insights, successes and needs with both
Ridgid and its members. Members receive discounts at RidgidGear.com, e-mailed
feeds from trade publications, and the Ridgid Forum in which members can
provide and ask for feedback from other members.
Ridgid names online video winner
October 1, 2008