Elance Contest Awards Virtual Assistant to Help Start the New Year Off Right

Mountain View, Calif. – December 19, 2007— Elance, an online workplace where businesses find and hire people “on demand” to get work done quickly and cost effectively, is sponsoring a contest that will award a grand prize of $5,000 in credit to a winner that will enable them to hire their own virtual assistant through Elance.
Virtual assistants represent one of the fastest growing services on the web and they can do a variety of tasks--personal and business--that make life easier, save time and help individuals and companies succeed.
Three runners up will win $500 credits towards virtual assistant help and 10 honorable mentions will receive a complimentary copy of The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss.

How To Enter

Entering the contest is fast, fun and free. Visit http://www.elance.com/p/promo/win-virtual-assistant.html, register as an Elance member and answer the following question: “How would you use a virtual assistant to grow your business or improve your personal life?” Answers may be submitted in written, audio or video form.

Entries must be received by January 25, 2008 11:59:59pm PST.

About Elance

Founded in 1999, Elance was established to help small businesses easily and efficiently hire freelance talent. Today, Elance is the leading workplace for hiring and working on demand. Elance is privately-held and headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information, please visit http://www.elance.com.

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