New York, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2012
iamSponsored.com just hit the web, and it's designed to do one thing -- link passionate people with companies that will give them sponsorship perks in exchange for marketing their sponsors.
How does it work?
On iamSponsored.com, people can create a profile that lists the skills and talents they have, along with their age, education level, and even proof of the influence they have online and offline. As soon as they create their profile, each user will be called a "Standout". Then, companies will go through those profiles and pick either one or many Standouts in their desired category that they feel can best promote their brand.
“We seek to streamline the Sponsor/Marketing process. Where not only mega stars get sponsored by fortune 500 companies, but local, influential talents, can get sponsorship perks from local businesses who are looking to market their brand in a creative and cost effective manner” says James Paffrath CEO of iamSponsored.com
Who's eligible to become a Standout?
Anyone with any kind of special talent. According to the creators of iamSponsored.com, Standouts don't have to be "superstars"; they simply have to be passionate about something. Examples of Standouts include local bands looking to get noticed, a group of kids who need money to start up a soccer team, or people who want to make the most out of their community service projects. “Right now our top categories are sports, music and video games. We have a few international stars who signed up and a few charities. We love the big names, but we really cater to the up and coming talent.” said James.
What kind of sponsorships can Standouts get?
They can get anything from equipment, to dinning vouchers, to gym memberships, to mentoring opportunities and more. The company decides what they want to offer Standouts and what the Standouts must do in return to obtain that perk. iamSponsored.com isn't designed for any particular industry or region. Instead, the creators of the website want to get all kinds of different companies involved, so that the sponsorship opportunities are virtually endless.
Why would companies agree to give out sponsorships in the first place?
It can be a valuable and cost effective way for companies to market themselves. In exchange for getting sponsored, Standouts have to complete a social media or offline creative task -- like following the company on Facebook or making a creative video about the company. The company pays only for results. Once the Standout completed the marketing task, that iamSponsored.com verifies, only then is the sponsorship voucher released to the Standout. “No more wasted marketing dollars, we only work with high quality individuals that will promote brands the way brands want,” says James.
In fact, according to the creators of iamSponsored.com, the website can help companies come up with unique viral marketing campaigns. It’s a great way for local or international companies to market a new product, or a new company looking to gain niche exposure in a creative, results oriented, cost effective way.
For more information, log onto http://www.iamSponsored.com, or contact the CEO directly at james(at)iamsponsored(dot)com