Monstermoving.com Launches Second Annual ''Make Your House a Home'' Sweepstakes; Offers Relocating Consumers a Chance to Win $10,000 for Home Improvement Projects
NEW YORK, Aug 28, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Due to the excellent response to last year's "Make Your House a Home" sweepstakes, Monstermoving.com, a leading online source of relocation information and a brand extension of Monster(R), the flagship brand of TMP Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: TMPW), today announced the return of this popular sweepstakes. The second annual "Make Your House a Home" sweepstakes offers Monstermoving.com site visitors an opportunity to enter and win a variety of decorating, remodeling and home improvement-related prizes, including a grand prize of $10,000.
During the final stages of peak moving season, which runs from May through October, millions of recently relocated American families are settling into their new residences and embarking on major decorating or remodeling projects. The sweepstakes, which will run for 7 weeks through October 11, aims to assist these relocating consumers as they begin "feathering the nest" in their new home. In addition to the exciting grand prize, Monstermoving.com will also award weekly $100 "home improvement" gift certificates redeemable at leading home improvement, home decorating and home furnishing retailers.
"Relocation can be an expensive undertaking, leaving families with little cash reserve to spend on necessary home improvement projects such as remodeling and redecorating," said Chip Smith, Senior Vice President Marketing and Business Development, Monstermoving.com. "As demonstrated by this sweepstakes, Monstermoving.com is committed to providing consumers with the tools and resources to successfully manage all stages of the relocation process - before, during and after the move."
Sweepstakes registration is available via the Monstermoving.com homepage www.monstermoving.com. Site visitors can register for the sweepstakes drawings once per week. Participants who choose to "refer a friend" each week will automatically receive a second weekly sweepstakes entry, for a maximum of 14 entries during the course of the sweepstakes. For official sweepstakes rules, please visit: http://www.monstermoving.com/promo/rules.asp.
As one of the world's largest online marketplaces of relocation information, services and moving-related decision support tools, Monstermoving.com simplifies the way people move by leveraging the power of the Internet to successfully manage all stages of the relocation process. Monstermoving.com provides a comprehensive array of moving-related services and relocation tools, designed to reduce the time, cost and stress associated with moving. Monstermoving.com is a subsidiary of TMP Worldwide and a brand extension of Monster.com, the flagship brand of TMP Worldwide. More information about Monstermoving.com is available at www.monstermoving.com.
About TMP Worldwide
Founded in 1967, TMP Worldwide Inc., with more than 8,500 employees in 33 countries, is the online recruitment leader, the world's largest Recruitment Advertising agency network, and one of the world's largest Executive Search and Executive Selection agencies. TMP Worldwide, headquartered in New York, is also the world's largest Yellow Pages advertising agency and a provider of direct marketing services. The company's clients include more than 90 of the Fortune 100 and more than 490 of the Fortune 500 companies. In June 2001, TMP Worldwide was added to the S&P 500 Index. More information about TMP Worldwide is available at http://www.tmp.com/.
Monster, headquartered in Maynard, Mass., is the leading global careers website, recording over 46.6 million unique visits during the month of July 2002 according to independent research conducted by I/PRO. Monster connects the most progressive companies with the most qualified career-minded individuals, offering innovative technology and superior services that give them more control over the recruiting process. The Monster global network consists of local content and language sites in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, France, Scotland, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Luxembourg, India, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, and Finland. Monster is the official online career management services sponsor of the 2002 Olympic Games and 2002 and 2004 U.S. Olympic Teams. More information about Monster is available at www.monster.com or by calling 1-800-MONSTER.
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