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we make you the hero!

We Make You the Hero!

Skild will be your guide to success. 

Our experience and knowledge, combined with a proper project design, an adaptable online software platform, integrated marketing, and customer support, are the key ingredients for executing a successful campaign.

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Your 5 Steps to Success

Whether you're experienced or just starting, Skild will help you with just what you need, or guide you every step of the way.

On a tight deadline to pull all the pieces together? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered there, too. We can get you up and running fast.

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“Skild allows me to manage the Cade Museum Prize with ease- the customization tools are extremely intuitive and data analytics are flawless. After having experienced several other competition platforms, never before have I been able to pull such a personalized set of statistics and data. Both participants and judges regularly comment to me on how well designed and easy it is to participate in the Cade Museum Prize using Skild, which is always a priority when managing a prize competition. The crowning stroke is that Skild team takes client relations to the highest level, and they are always eager to work with me to actualize new ideas.”

Alexandra Rhoton - Program Manager
Cade Museum Prize for Innovation

The Skild platform enabled us to run a contest where customers submitted entries that were judged by a panel of employees. The back end was user-friendly and easy to maintain, while the front end was very professional looking and easy for customers to use. The Skild support team was helpful in getting us up and running on a tight deadline.”

Dr. Deana Martin - Associate Director, Marketing Communications
New England Biolabs

My business is being a speaker at events. I knew nothing about planning my own awards conference. Skild was easy to set up and execute. The best part was that their support was outstanding and help us with all our questions as soon as they came up. I never want to do an event without them!

Barry Moltz - Small Business Expert & Co-creator of
The Rule Breaker Awards

“I chose Skild for my organization's annual contest because the previous platform I used made it hard to get the information I needed and to make content changes quickly. With Skild, I have been able to run reports and to easily make tweaks and changes both before and during the contest. Skild lets me focus on what matters most: increasing participation and reducing the time I spend on the back-end.”

Jonathan Streeter - University Communications Manager

“The Skild platform was instrumental in organizing and evaluating over 100 applications for our first ever recognition award event in education. The platform is intuitive and easy to set up with a clean interface. The Skild team was also very proactive in offering ways to improve the experience and helping to troubleshoot issues.”

N. S. - Program Manager
RightStep Education Innovation
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Ideas for Marketing Your Competition, Contest, Challenge or Award Program

So, you’ve got your event all lined up, a new website designed, submission forms outlined, prize money secured, you’ve tested everything on your competition platform (Skild, of course) and you’re ready to launch your program to the world. After all, as was said in the movie, Field of Dreams, “If you build it they will come.” You’re ready!

Whoa! Not so fast.  You've got more to think about.  To start the process, you’ll need to consider these questions:
  • Who is my audience? What are their ages? Genders? Geographical location? What do they do for a living?
  • What are their interests?
  • Where are they spending their time?
  • Why do you need for them to participate?
  • How can we gauge their interests and attract them to our
    event?

This document will highlight some of the ways you can target participants.

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