Voting Opens for ‘Best of 2012’ Contest


ATLANTA – Oct. 29, 2012 –, a leading source of local referrals and information, kicked off the Best of 2012 contest enabling consumers to vote for their favorite businesses in a wide range of categories from home services to healthcare.  Participants will be entered into a drawing to win an iPad, with each vote offering an additional chance to win.

The contest runs now through Dec. 12, 2012.  Business owners are encouraged to get customers, friends, family members and supporters to vote for them.  

“We’re excited about the opportunity to use feedback from the local community to recognize top notch home and family service providers,” said Fran Wills, General Manager of  “Positive word-of-mouth recommendation is one of the most reliable and trusted sources of information for homeowners seeking quality services.”

When the voting period closes in December, the top ten businesses with the highest number of votes in each category will be announced as winners.  Please visit to participate or find more information about contest rules and eligibility requirements.


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