Attention Shareware Autho

Chuck Frieser chuck.frieser at channel1.com
Mon Mar 27 22:32:00 EST 1995

Second Annual Ziff-Davis Shareware Awards

*** DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 1995 ***

Attention all shareware authors! Ziff-Davis Interactive (ZDI),
PC Magazine, Computer Life and Computer Gaming World are
sponsoring the second annual Ziff-Davis Shareware Awards,
honoring the best PC-based shareware written or significantly
upgraded between June 1, 1994 and April 1, 1995.

The awards will be presented at a banquet during this year's
Summer Shareware Seminar. Judges for the awards will include
editors from the sponsoring magazines and Ziff-Davis Interactive.
Ziff-Davis Shareware Award winning programs will be featured in
special editorial coverage by the sponsoring magazine. The
winning programs will also be posted in highly visible sections
of the software libraries on ZiffNet and Interchange Computing.

Authors who want to submit their shareware for the awards can
enter by posting their programs in a special section of the
Ziff-Davis Interactive Author Upload Center or by mailing
the submissions on disk. Submissions will be accepted beginning
on February 1, 1995. The submission deadline is April 1, 1995.
Finalists will be announced on April 15, 1995.


A special section of Ziff-Davis Interactive's Author
Upload Center has been established to allow authors
to submit their programs electronically. To send your
programs, just dial:

8 lines/2400-28.8k baud/24 hour access

Follow the instructions on-screen to upload your program.
The deadline for all submissions is midnight April 1, 1995.

International callers can send their products for entry
by calling the Author Upload Center BBS (617) 252-5510
or sending disk-based material to:

ZDI Shareware Awards
25 First St.
Cambridge, Ma. 02141

Submission Criteria:

- All entries must be shareware programs first released
or significantly upgraded between June 1, 1994 and
April 1, 1995.

- All programs must be compressed using PKZip v2.04g.

- All entries must be in a single package: please do
not upload multi-part ZIPs (such as FILEA.ZIP, FILEB.ZIP,
FILEC.ZIP, etc.).

- Please submit the unregistered evaluation version
of your program.

Problems? Questions?

If you are having difficulty uploading your submission,
or have questions about the Ziff-Davis Shareware Awards,
please call our Shareware Author Hotline at (617) 252-5527.

Mail-In Submissions

For directions on submitting your programs by mail, please
call our Shareware Author Hotline at (617) 252-5527.

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