Minimum Viable Product

ideas for MVP user participation gifts?

Phyllip Hall Founder at Greenbrook Property Development, LLC

April 15th, 2013

Anyone have experience working with, or ideas for recruiting brand sponsors that might provide product coupons for beta users?

Our project is an online music talent contest. We just completed an MVP contest with about 200 volunteer music fan judges. Of course, the contest features were rudimentary, the prizes were small, and only a few players won anything.

We'd like to request or buy (if really inexpensive), digital coupons or small digital gifts to distribute to players as appreciation for their participation. We also believe bringing a little business to a brand might get our feet in the door towards building a sponsorship relationship.

A perfect example of what we're looking for might be a 2-for-1 entree digital coupon from TGI Friday's!

Any ideas or contacts?

Michael Coates

April 15th, 2013

I do not have any direct contacts; is this a family affair? If so, pizza places seem like a good participant for restaurant venues. However, since you are a music talent contest company, wouldn’t companies in the music industry and music software business be good targets?

Cynthia Hernandez Founder at KirinGie.Me (Social Entrepreneur)

April 15th, 2013

I've had a lot of experience with brand promotions, contests and co-marketing campaigns. Feel free to check out my LinkedIn profile and follow the link to my online portfolio. I might be able to help you out. My contact info is also on LinkedIn. Cheers!