Global Side Hustle Contest

Get ready to showcase your very own side hustle

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Get ready to showcase your very own side hustle. We want to know what you’re passionate about. Whether you already have one, have been dreaming about one or just want to create a fictional one – this contest is for you! This is your opportunity to build a new site with Gutenberg in Managed WordPress as soon as it’s released. 

Here’s the 411 on the contest:

Visit This Link Who: All global care agents are eligible

take a look at the site here When: December 17 to January 6, winners will be announced on January 24

What: Create a website using Managed WordPress and the soon to be released WordPress builder, Gutenberg, in your 3 letter account. 

Next steps:

Think of an idea for a site, it can be an interest, a hobby, or an idea you have been excited to share. This will help immerse yourself in the same experience our customers go through.

  1. Purchase a new Managed WordPress Plan in your 3 letter. If you already have one thats great, proceed to the next step.
  2. Setup the plan or add a site (do not use an existing site)
  3. Choose Build a Brand New Site
  4. Choose WP Admin
  5. Choose No Thanks on the Setup Wizard
  6. Go to Pages and the choose Add New
    1. Use the block editor to create your pages in all its glory!
      1. Watch this video on how to use the editor x.co/usegute
    2. Create as many pages as you want to make your website what you want it to be
  7. You can also make posts with the new editor by going to Posts then Add New
  8. Make sure to publish your Pages and Posts

Once you have your Pages and Posts its time to see what has changed in the new Editor.

  1. Go to Plugins and Add New
  2. Search “Classic Editor” and click Install Now and then Activate
  3. Go to Pages and Add New (Classic Editor has taken over as the default editor)
  4. Make a Page with the Classic Editor and note the differences

Under plugins you can disable the Classic Editor plugin to return to the new block editor experience. This video walks your through these steps.

Prizes: 50 total prizes will be awarded

  • Top 3 Most Unique Concept – $100
  • Top 3 Best Visuals – $100
  • Top 3 Most likely to succeed in the real world  – $100
  • One Grand Prize Winner for each region  (best overall design and business concept) to choose from a list of awesome prizes! (Ring doorbell, Ecobee, or star wars fighter drone, to list a few!)
  • 25 agents/LDP’s will be awarded an exclusive hat
  • 10 Supervisors will be awarded an exclusive hat
  • 3 Supervisors will be awarded $100
  • Regions are defined as :
  • US (Tempe, Gilbert, Scottsdale, Hiawatha, @ Home)
  • EMEA (Belfast, Sophia, Belgrade) and LATAM (Monterrey, Bogota)
  • APAC (Manila, China, India)

Just for submitting a website, you will be entered into a random drawing for custom GoDaddy hosting hats, as long as you meet all the website criteria. 25 names will be drawn and awarded this exclusive swag.

Site judging will be done by the Hosting Product and Hosting Care Management teams. Submit your site below, we look forward to seeing your creations and masterpieces of WordPress sites!!  

Submission Site: http://x.co/sidehustle

Supervisors Only:

If 75% of your team and you make a website submission, that include all the required criteria, you will be entered into a drawing for a $100 gift card and receive a custom GoDaddy Hosting hat. 10 names will be drawn and awarded this exclusive swag. 3 names will be drawn for the gift card.

Rules and disclaimers:

  • No exception time will be given to complete this contest. Sites can be built during slow times between calls or on your own time.
  • Must be built in your 3 letter account.
  • Can only win one prize. Cannot win in multiple categories. 
  • Must be a new build of a Managed WordPress site, no existing sites and be built using Gutenberg.
  • Must still be an employee of GoDaddy to receive a prize.
  • By participating in GoDaddy contests, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the contest, along with any new, different or additional terms or conditions which GoDaddy may establish from time to time.
  • All contest rules and prizes are subject to change, and determination of winners is at GoDaddy’s discretion. GoDaddy has the exclusive right to exercise final interpretation of contest data, calculations or winning criteria, to determine the contest winners, and to resolve any disputes that may arise. Any determination by GoDaddy will be final and binding.
  • GoDaddy reserved the rights to award a substitute prize of comparable value if the above listed prizes are not available.
  • You agree to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless GoDaddy, its employees, affiliates, officers, directors, and any participating sponsors or advertisers from and against any losses, damages, or costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any claim, action, proceeding, suit or demand arising out of or related to accepting and using prizes. You agree not to seek any compensation or take any action as a result of pursuing, obtaining, or using prizes.
  • Employees who violate the contest rules, tamper with the operation of the contest or engage in any conduct that is determined to be unfair or detrimental to GoDaddy, the contest, or any other employee are subject to disqualification from the contest and termination of employment.
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