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AwesomeMillion.com project becomes runaway Internet overnight hit just like the MillionDollarHomePage & OneRedPaperClip.

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Who knows, but at the very least we made a few million people laugh or smile in the process, even if they didn’t become members.

Two Clevelanders calling themselves Awesome Jim and Awesome Dave are trying to help one million people, places or things become really awesome online for $1.00 at a time. The project, called the Awesome Million (http://www.AwesomeMillion.com), provides participants the opportunity to receive their very own exclusive subdomain on IsReallyAwesome.com (for example, Google.IsReallyAwesome.com.)

Judging by the initial reaction from some of the more well-known blogospheres that monitor the latest and greatest Internet viral concepts, such as “Surfing The Long Tail” and “Don The Idea Guy,” Awesome Jim and Awesome Dave are well on their way to becoming Internet success stories similar to the netpreneurs who created the well-known and wildly popular sites, http://www.milliondollarhomepage.com and http://www.oneredpaperclip.blogspot.com.

“Awesome million is like the milliondollarhomepage and oneredpaperclip inasmuch as it is a totally original and highly unusual way to create real value out of nothing by telling a unique story and having it go viral. However, AwesomeMillion has one thing the other sites don’t -- it’s hilarious,” said Phoenomi in his blog “Surfing The Long Tail.”

“UN-like the Million Dollar Homepage, a dollar will get you far more than a measly old pixel in the middle of an ugly webpage. A dollar in the AwesomeMillion.com project nets you an exclusive subdomain on IsReallyAwesome.com (example, DonTheIdeaGuy.IsReallyAwesome.com). The page displays a personal and official-looking certificate stating that you are ‘certified really awesome’ by AwesomeMillion.com,” said Don the Idea Guy on his blog. “A buck?? That's cheaper than a greeting card and waaay cooler. Invest $5 and you gain the ability to include a custom link and upload your own 150 x 150 graphic.”

“Who doesn’t want to be really awesome?” said Awesome Dave, project co-founder. “We built this to put smiles on people’s faces, and it’s working. People are buying them as gifts, or buying them for themselves, or their businesses, or even their kids. Plenty of other things too. It’s fun!”

AwesomeMillion.com was created by Cleveland natives Jim Kukral (Awesome Jim), an online marketing expert and professional blogger, and Dave Potokar (Awesome Dave), a veteran creative director & designer, out of their downtown Cleveland, Ohio based studio.

“Will we help one million people, places or things become really awesome?” said Awesome Jim, project co-founder. “Who knows, but at the very least we made a few million people laugh or smile in the process, even if they didn’t become members.”

Visit http://www.isReallyAwesome.com for live updates on the very latest Awesome Million members.

About Awesome Million

AwesomeMillion.com gives one million exclusive chances for really awesome people, places or things to become really awesome online for one dollar. AwesomeMillion.com was created by business partners Jim Kukral (Awesome Jim), an online marketing expert and professional blogger, and Dave Potokar (Awesome Dave), a veteran creative director & designer, out of their downtown Cleveland, Ohio based studio. Visit http://www.AwesomeMillion.com/press.html for more information.

About Jim Kukral (Awesome Jim) & Dave Potokar (Awesome Dave)

Jim Kukral is an Internet entrepreneur and online marketing guru. He is the publisher of http://www.revenews.com, a group-blog focusing the billion-dollar online revenue industry. Jim is also the founder of BlogKits, the world's first affiliate marketing network built just for bloggers.

Jim has written for online publications, such as Clickz.com and Builder.com, and has participated in and/or created more than 30 professional online blogs since 2001.

Dave Potokar has owned and operated his Cleveland-based multimedia studio, DavePotokar.com since 1993 (formerly CG Imagery). He has been providing clients such as AccuSpray, Inc., The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cleveland SHRM Organization, KeyCorp Bank, Kids In Flight, Kings Management Group, Libbey Foods, Picker International, Inc., Roadway Express, Sherwin Williams & Duplicolor, WMMS 100.7 FM, and countless others with a “one-stop-shop” for all their visual communication and advertising/marketing design needs.

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