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Writing Contest: Who Can Craft The Best Flash Fiction In One Tweet?

We know there are many, many writers on Twitter, so this should be fun. We want to see who can come up with the best piece of flash fiction in one tweet – and we’ll then highlight that winner in an upcoming post.

Is that person you?

Ooo, this is going to be good.

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$10,000 Twitter Giveaway For Teachers From Skype Santa

If you’re a teacher fond of using technology in the classroom – or if you know one – you’ll want to check out this give-away.

“Skype Santa” is giving away $10,000 in Microsoft products to the teacher who tweets the most creative contest entry!

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#AllFacebookConf Attendees Can Win Nike Fuel Band On Twitter

If you aren’t at Mediabistro’s AllFacebook conference in New York today and tomorrow, you’re missing out on tons of valuable marketing info AND the chance to win a Nike Fuel Band from one of the event sponsors.

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Virgin Atlantic Giving Gifts To Twitter Followers Every Day In December

We shared tips for saving money using Twitter this holiday season, but did you know that you can also win free stuff this season on Twitter?

And it’s as easy as following a specific Twitter account and sending a “choose me” style tweet.

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Twitter-Initiated Food Stamp Challenge Is Happening Next Week

Think you could live off of food stamps for a week? Think anybody should? (Take that however you want.)

Regardless of how you approach the program, whether for it or against it, most people would agree that the amount folks get on food stamps is too low to live on each month.

And in case you didn’t know that $133 month for food was likely insufficient to live on, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker plans to get a TON of PR for himself by driving home this fairly obvious fact.

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Win a Free 3-Job Posting Package in our Twitter Contest

Here at Mediabistro, we talk to employers and job seekers everyday and have heard that the interview process can be daunting for both parties. Sometimes it’s hard to ask the right questions during an interview and there’s always one that leaves a candidate scratching his or her head. So, employers, we want to know: What interview question stumps your candidates every time?

Enter our contest for the chance to win a free 3-job posting package on the Mediabistro job board (worth $717!). All you have to do is follow @Mediabistro and tweet us your answer in 140 characters or less.

Include #InterviewQ and you’re in! The winner with the answer that stumps us the most will be announced on Friday, November 30 at 12:15 pm ET via our @Mediabistro Twitter account. Good luck!

The Mediabistro job board is the best place to find top media candidates for your open positions. Companies like Google, Amazon, and AOL post with us — you should too!



There’s Still Time To Submit Your Idea To Twitter’s Fiction Festival Panel

If you have a novel idea for sharing a story via Twitter, you’ll be delighted to learn that there is still time to submit your proposal to take part in Twitter’s quickly approaching Fiction Festival!

Twitter just selected the panel of judges and will be sorting through submissions this week.

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Charity Auction: Bid To Have Your Twitter Handle Tattooed On Somebody

Drew Olanoff is a writer at TechCrunch, a cancer survivor and, obviously, a tattoo-lover. And he’s auctioning off

Don’t think he’ll do it? Think again. He’s done it before (pictured to the right).

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Unscramble This Twitter Commercial First And Win $10K

Who doesn’t want to win ten thousand dollars? If you don’t, stop reading.

But if you DO, read this post quickly, watch the video and unscramble the tweet – because if you’re first to do it, you’re going to win $10K!

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Find Your Inspiration For National Novel Writing Month On Twitter

Are you one of the brave souls attempting to string together 50,000 words in one month to write a mini-novel during National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo to those in the know?

It kicked off today and even if this is the first you’re hearing of it, Twitter is chock full of tips to guide you and keep you motivated. And it also offers some snappy opening lines to give your imagination a jumpstart.

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