Winner will receive $5,000 and have commercial aired throughout Colorado

(ASPEN, CO)July 26, 2010 – Metro Brokers Inc. is excited to announce the launch of a video contest to find their next great television commercial.  Known for a variety of innovative marketing campaigns over the last 20 years, Metro Brokers Inc. has partnered with Qittle, an Aspen-based marketing company, to create a video contest that asks the public to come up with creative concepts for their 2011 television commercial.

“Metro Brokers is a growing real estate company and we are very excited to be launching such a creative and innovative marketing campaign that gets the public involved,” said Metro Brokers Marketing Director, Scott Shields. “This contest is sure to bring fresh ideas to the table and will allow us to reach a new audience with the Metro Brokers brand.”

Submissions can be made at Metro Brokers’ Facebook Fan page via video or in a story board format and should incorporate creativity, humor and the Metro Brokers brand. Topics can focus on nearly anything but should tie into the real estate industry and incorporate Metro Brokers’ famous red stop sign logo. The three most innovative ideas will win monetary prizes with the grand prize winner receiving $5,000, second place receiving $3,000 and third place receiving $2,000. The top winner’s idea will be realized and produced into a 30-second commercial which will be aired on cable and satellite television throughout Colorado in 2011.

Those interested can submit an entry starting July 26 at The entry period is open until September 19, 2010. The winner will be determined by the public via voting, starting from September 20 through September 23, 2010. The winner will be announced on Friday September 24, 2010. Video submissions should detail the new campaign, provide a marketing idea and be 30 seconds to 1 minute in length.

“We are excited to be working with Metro Brokers and their agents to find a creative marketing campaign that represent buyers and sellers in Colorado, oh yeah and have some fun in the process.” said Casey McConnell, CEO of Qittle.

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About Metro Brokers

Metro Brokers, Inc. has been Colorado’s leader in real estate technology and services for more than 30 years, offering independent real estate professionals a framework to succeed. Their network of nearly 2,000 highly experienced real estate professionals specialize in residential, commercial and investment properties and have access to ground breaking technologies, continuing education courses, and innovative marketing that help buyers and sellers make the most of their real estate transactions. Unlike most other real estate companies Metro Brokers, Inc. is actually owned and operated by its brokers.

About Qittle

Qittle helps businesses create, customize and manage marketing campaigns. Launched on the dawn of a worldwide mobile reign, Qittle brings the message to the masses through the mobile phone, social networks and online


About Casey McConnell

Casey McConnell, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, founded Qittle in September 2008. Before founding Qittle, Mr. McConnell was the Marketing Director for The Aspen Club & Spa. Raised in Greeley, Colorado, Casey attended The Colorado School of Mines on an athletic scholarship for football. After college, Casey worked for his family's construction business before beginning his first Internet endeavor--Zoe Juice. Casey moved to Aspen, Colorado where he worked in the hospitality industry before starting at The Aspen Club & Spa in 2006. He worked to develop a vitamin line for the club before he was promoted to Marketing Manager in 2007. In his work with email marketing, Casey sees the potential text messaging will bring to the global marketplace-- much like how email exploded in the early part of the century. Casey is a member of Roaring Fork Leadership as well as the Aspen Young Professionals Association. He spends his free time in the mountains hiking in the summer and hitting the slopes in the winter. In the future, Casey hopes to take Qittle global and envisions the brand Qittle to be the number one company for text messaging solutions for businesses of all kind. Qittle, whose name Casey derived from different words meaning "talk" or "chatter," became a vision of how to quantify marketing efforts while incorporating the newest promising way to relay messages- mobile text messaging.
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