350 STEEM + 60 Bonuses + Airdrop ~ Sponsored Writing Contest: qiibee

in crypto •  5 months ago

Welcome to the qiibee sponsored @OriginalWorks writing contest!

Status: CLOSED.

Accepted Languages:

  • English

Start Time: ~10 PM ET, Thursday
End Time: ~10 PM ET, Sunday

This is a call to all great Steemit writers! qiibee has sponsored a Steemit writing contest!

Please make sure to read the contest topic carefully. Good luck!

Prize Pool Total: 430 STEEM

Prizes: 350 STEEM + 60 Bonuses (1.5 Steem)

  • 1st Place: 55 STEEM
  • 2nd Place: 45 STEEM
  • 3rd Place: 36 STEEM
  • 4th Place: 29 STEEM
  • 5th Place: 27 STEEM
  • 6th Place: 24 STEEM
  • 7th Place: 22 STEEM
  • 8th Place: 18 STEEM
  • 9th Place: 15 STEEM
  • 10th Place: 13 STEEM
  • 11th Place: 11 STEEM
  • 12th Place: 9 STEEM
  • 13th Place: 8 STEEM
  • 14th Place: 7 STEEM
  • 15th Place: 6 STEEM
  • 16th - 20th: 5 STEEM
  • 21st - 80th: 1.5 STEEM Bonus

Deadline: 72 Hours

All articles must be submitted within 72 hours of this post to be considered!

Changes in submission rules below

What is qiibee?

qiibee is a loyalty program built on the blockchain. qiibee aims to unify the scattered loyalty programs market by offering a platform for companies to offer loyalty programs through blockchain technology.

qiibee has already partnered with many major brands in the past, and has market experience and reputation in order to bring this project to fruition!

Loyalty Sector:

The loyalty sector is growing at an incredible rate. Companies are endorsing these programs in order to encourage and reward their customers for their loyalty to the brand. This is an excellent way to engage customers and give them something in return.

An example would be a local drug store offering customers points each time they make a purchase. Once a certain number of points are accumulated, the customer may receive a coupon that can be used at the drug store to make a purchase or get a discount.

A well recognized loyalty rewards program is AirMiles. Many customers will use one credit card over another in order to ensure they collect some AirMiles that they can use for their upcoming trip.

Fragmented Market:

Current loyalty programs have a large drawback - they are fragmented.

Customers collect loyalty rewards from various brands, only to find many of those rewards going to waste. This is because the loyalty points have little to no liquidity when they are tied to one brand. If a customer collects points from a store they use frequently, then they get a lot of value.

The qiibee Solution:

qiibee intends to unify the market by using the power of the blockchain! Just as cryptocurrency users can use exchanges to trade between currencies, qiibee wants to build a free marketplace where customers can exchange their loyalty points.

Simple Integration

With qiibee, businesses can easily integrate a loyalty program.

Step 1:

Decide a budget.

Step 2:

Convert budget into loyalty tokens.

Step 3:

That's it! Businesses can still continue to use their own apps and interfaces in interacting with the tokens.


This diagram depicts the process of businesses integrating their loyalty program with qiibee

There is a developer kit available for businesses to freely develop their own front-ends to interact with their customers. qiibee's developer kit is open-sourced and they offer support to customers looking to integrate.

qiibee Use-Case: John The Shopper:

Without qiibee

John loves loyalty programs. He loves getting a good deal, and remains loyal to brands that give him an incentive to continue buying with them.

Most frequently he shops at his local grocery store, drug store and gas station. Once in a while, he will visit the mall which is an hour's drive away and go to the shops there.

With his love for saving money, he always signs up for the memberships. His local store memberships are great, he can wait for the points to collect and use them. Unfortunately, his memberships from stores he doesn't visit often such as brand name clothing stores, and other stores at the mall. This is disappointing for John, since he has many memberships, such as the ones from the mall, that just collect dust and never reach the amount needed for him to see any of the membership benefits. This discourages John from shopping at the stores in the mall as he feels like he is losing value and collecting useless points.

With qiibee

John doesn't need to worry anymore. He can shop at any store that is integrated with qiibee, and even if he never visits that store again he will be able to exchange those points for the ones he DOES use like his local drug store.

This means that John can continue collecting points, knowing full well that they will continue to have utility even if he doesn't come back to the mall.

qiibee will allow shoppers to get more from what they already do, while helping businesses have incentive programs that actually keep customers interested!

qiibee Airdrop & Steemit Special!

qiibee is doing an Airdrop!

There are two ways to join:

Option 1: qiibee airdrop page

Go to the qiibee airdrop page, hit "join aidrop", and just follow the steps to earn up 300 QBX!

Option 2: Steemit Aidrop!

qiibee has also kindly offered a special Steemit airdrop! This is a bonus on top of the normal airdrop, to the tune of 50 QBX for up to 2,500 people.

To take part:

  1. Message @bountyworks with your Telegram username as well as your ETH address in the memo!
  2. Join qiibee Telegram and stay there.

    This is how the memo to @bountyworks should be formatted.

Limit of 1 ETH address per person! To take part in the airdrop you do not need to participate in the contest. Just send a memo with your ETH address to @bountyworks!

Please note everyone will be able to see the ETH address you send in the memo. So make a new ETH address or use one that you are okay with being public! Do NOT accidentally send a private key or any other personal information! For more information on the airdrop go here

To get the @bountyworks airdrop, send your ETH address before May 30th! On May 30th the ETH addresses for the drop will be handed over to the team at qiibee!

Thanks to the qiibee team for doing the Steemit special!

More Information & Resources:

Rules & Submission

  • Write an article about qiibee and how it will change the loyalty program sector! How will having a free exchange between various loyalty programs improve the customer experience? What are the downsides of the current fragmented system? Do you have experiences with loyalty points going to waste because they lack liquidity? How will qiibee change the way you interact with loyalty programs? As always, the contest is open-ended! Just be creative, original and have fun!
  • Feel free to use images and media from their website. You can even make your own video and have it in your submission! Videos have a chance of winning a separate bonus based on quality. Videos should be uploaded to YouTube. DTube or IPFS. Please do not remove the videos, or it might impact future eligibility. Feel free to make a new YouTube account for these. We really wanted to use DTube, but sometimes the videos were not view-able at all. We may change this in again in the future. For the time being please ensure whatever service you choose to use is working.

  • The article must be at least 250 words in length and it is recommended(not mandatory) that the length is under ~1500 words.

  • At least 70% of the submission must be original. Using "article spinners", and other word substitution tools is also not permitted.

  • All copied text must be in quotes.

  • Please keep discussions relevant to the contest topic. We would like to encourage a good vibe in the comments!

  • To submit please do the following:

  1. Add the word "qiibee2018" (without the quotes) at the very end of your article.
  2. Link this post in your submission.
  3. Post the link to your article as a reply to this post.
  4. Resteem this contest post.

How the winners are decided

The submissions will be passed along to the team at qiibee, and they will decide the best articles.

More information & recommendations:

  • Pay attention to spelling and grammar!
  • Feel free to use informal language such as "I would, etc"
  • Use information and resources above to learn more about qiibee!
  • If you copy something, use quotes. This is an @OriginalWorks contest after all :)
  • Link the company's website: qiibee so that your readers can do research for themselves.
  • Articles can be edited up until the deadline.

After writing an article, within a few minutes you should get one of these as a response to your article post:

If you don't get one, let me know by adding a quick message after you submit your link as a reply here and it will be done manually. Sometimes it can take some time, so don't worry if it isn't instant! Rest assured, as long as your link is shared as a reply here, everything is double checked at contest close to ensure that all articles are submitted!

60 submissions will get 1.5 STEEM each. The article must meet the contest conditions such as word length and a level of quality.

Disclaimer: @OriginalWorks makes no claims as to the legitimacy or operating procedures of contest topics. @OriginalWorks does not offer any sort of investment advice. This is a writing contest. @OriginalWorks only guarantees prize payout. The contest topic company may choose to share the winning contest submissions.

Good luck to all the contestants!

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Here this weeks entry where I highlight Qiibees impact to frequent flyer miles and symbiotic relationships.
https://steemit.com/crypto/@machnbirdsparo/qiibee-empowering-consumers-and-fostering-symbiotic-relationships

I see what they are trying to do. But it is a bit more complicated and would require significant adoption for this product to succeed. This is a high risk investment (if it is a ico).

Of course that doesn't mean it can't succeed. If the team delivers a good product + it gets major brands as partners + the customers of those major brands adopt it and use its service then it will succeed (actually, will go to the moon because it is a high risk coin).

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I completly agree with you @littleboy. It's seem to be very high risk investment with many challenges ahead.

i would also be very hestitant before investing in it

cheers
Piotr

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High risk. High rewards.

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thx for your comment @celineaugustinee
i've noticed that you also wrote very good quality post about this project.

I will follow you closely

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empty statements make for poor arguments, especially when their (lack of) discernible content reveals a lack of knowledge of the subject being discussed

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Finally @outerground I managed to find my post which you seemed to take as my public display of disagreement.

Please notice, that my response was not directed to you. I clicked 'reply' to littleboy comment, not yours.

Again: if my comment provoked you them please accept my public appology. I value what you do here on Steemit and my intention is to support you and your content. not the other way around

Yours,
Piotr

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hi @littleboy if you have a read about qiibee you'll see that they are not just another blockchain startup. They are an existing company and they have already worked with over 900 brands. They have 100,000 active users and have already produced 35 million data sets with over 6 million customer activities. Big Brands like Subway, Burger King, Bench, etc pay very handsomely for these strategically important insights. That's why loyalty is so important to them.

qiibee have identified blockchain as a natural evolution for their business model as a way to fulfil their goals, create cost efficiencies, offer a very secure environment and introduce value in exchange by building a unique ecosystem. They also understand that producing an app means that millions of customers can easily take part. That potentially offers them the chance to become game changing, major players.

I'd argue that the qiibee token will have a very realistic chance of becoming a large market cap crypto. They have a portfolio of corporate clients who will be providing a steady stream of liquidity and many customers will happily aggregate and exchange their existing point rewards in order to reach beyond the limitations of any particular scheme(s) they belong to. I'd say it's an elegant and on point use case for blockchain.

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Hello @unprovoked @originalwotks .. I havent recieved the bot confirmation on my post.

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I hope my entry was seen. I didn't receive any message from @contestbot.

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I didn't get notified by @contestbot , please verify

Here is my submission

Ah. I'm finally back in the game. Will create the post.

The airdrop is great, although I'm not comfortable listing my ETH address for the public. Will just take the opportunity from ordinary airdrop.

Here's my submission. Glad to be back after missing the last couple contests, best of luck to all!

Wow! This never fails to amaze me!

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Attention. @contestbot I still have not received a notification.

https://steemit.com/qiibee/@carlagonz/qiibee-graphic-design-contest-original-carlagonz-eng-esp

This is my entry, succes for Everyone.


@originalworks the bot @contestbot dont response my entry, please check it.
Grettings.

@originalworks, you always have wonderful contests, I will join it

Thanks for the contest. This is the link to my entry: https://steemit.com/technology/@dlio/qiibee-improving-on-the-loyalty-program

Here is my Entry

thanks for this opportunity.. it's also a medium to learn more and invest more.. @originalworks U're doing an awesome job.

Wow, i better start reading on qiibee right now cause i know nothing about it yet. Im happy to learn something new, so my entry soon to come. Thanks to @originalworks for i am to discover yet another new... Qiibee

awesome contest again I like this @originalworks

Great, a new contest! Thanks for putting this out @originalworks, will try to do better this time around.

here is my entry
https://steemit.com/blockchain/@kay1/qiibee-loyalty-program-based-on-blockchain-and-100-loyalty

the bot worked for me this time around, I have a good feeling about this
I made a video and added to the post, uploaded on youtube and dtube
goodluck to everyone

Let's go for this! Another crack

Please find my article here

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There is still no response from @contestbot @originalworks

Hi @originalworks

I present my participation in your commendable contest:

Sponsored Writing Contest Qiibee

Thank you for doing this...!

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I have not gotten this on my post.
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@originalworks, I didn't get a reply from @contestbot. This happened last week also. Hope there is nothing wrong with @contestbot??

This is my submission but i do like the bonus, but just like what @littleboy said ill wait just a little longer in the mean time i will hold on on what i might earn in the air-drop.

https://steemit.com/qiibee2018/@commernce/sponsored-a-brief-rundown-on-qiibee

Here is my entry: https://steemit.com/crypto/@focygray/with-qiibee-loyalty-pays. Thank you for the contest.

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i havent recived the boot coment yet

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I've not gotten the reply message from contestbot.... Hope I'm safe?

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@originalworks the bot @contestbot dont response my entry, please check it.

This is a very intriguing platform. I'm excited to see where it goes. My entry is available here: https://steemit.com/crypto/@wrychime/qiibee-is-bringing-customer-loyalty-into-the-21st-century

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Just a note that I never received verification from @originalworks for this post. Did I do something wrong?

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hey, that is my logo for the logo desing contest, this is plagiarism

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Friend excuse me, but you're wrong, this cover I made it myself, sorry. regards

nice contest

great project and another opportunity to put up a quality post as aways.. goodluck guys

Hello,

I did not receive the notice that my article was submitted. Here's the link again: https://steemit.com/cryptocurrency/@xsid/qiibee-a-refreshing-approach-to-loyalty-rewards
Thanks!

I offer a cordial greeting, in the next hours I sent my participation to the contest.

Thank you for this contest @originalworks

Good luck to all the contestants!