Captains of Industry Announces Incredibly Boring Web Content Challenge

09 Feb 2010 1:38 PM | Deleted user

Boston Marketing Agency Captains of Industry Announces Incredibly Boring Web Content Challenge
Companies can submit their most boring web content. The winner will have their content “Captainized” for Free – making it fun or fascinating.


Boston, MA: February 16, 2010 –Captains of Industry, in partnership with their media sponsor MarketingProfs, today launched the Incredibly Boring Web Content Challenge. The Challenge will offer one company the chance to have a piece of their most boring content Captainized for free, in the form of a web video, podcast, quiz or other engaging web media.


Here’s how it works. Companies can submit their dullest, most incredibly boring product or service to The Captains will pick the one that really makes them snore and Captainize it for free, making it ideal for effective inbound marketing campaigns.   


“Even great products can sound dull if their story isn’t told well on the web,” said Ted Page, Principal and Creative Director of Captains of Industry. “The Incredibly Boring Web Content Challenge is a good way to demonstrate that it is possible to make any subject matter exciting and entertaining, helping clients attract the right customers to their sites.”


To enter, participants can send a link to the content they think could use a makeover to by March 8th, 2010. It can be anything from a chunk of web content or a downloadable document—but participants must provide an active URL that is no more than 2 pages in length. To be eligible, the submitter must occupy an officer, marketing, or sales position at their company. Only one entry will be chosen for Captainization into an exciting piece of FREE content.


To learn more about the Incredibly Boring Web Content Contest, watch the Announcement Video and view the submission guidelines at


Stay tuned for more updates about the Incredibly Boring Web Content Challenge at



About Captains of Industry

Captains of Industry is an independent marketing and filmmaking company dedicated to telling their clients’ stories, engaging customers, and getting results. The Captains have expertise in renewable energy and viral marketing and have created memorable work for clients ranging from First Wind, Alteris Renewables, and Deepwater Wind to Dunkin’ Donuts, Bose Professional Systems, and SolidWorks. In a BusinessWeek CEO Guide to Online Video, two of Captains’ campaigns were ranked among the top ten created nationally. Learn more at or follow us on twitter @CaptainsBoston.


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