How to best promote
your new and shiny gadget?
A giveaway, duh.
Haiku was flooding over Twitter on Tuesday as part of Research in Motion’s “PlayBook Haiku” giveaway contest.
PlayBook hopefuls can submit up to 10 haikus to the contest by tweeting their poems with the (promoted) hashtag #PlayBookHaiku. The contest is open in the United States and Canada. One entry period ran Monday, and there will be a second contest period April 15.
Research in Motion is heavily pushing its BlackBerry PlayBook launch, set for April 19.
If you’re looking to submit your own poems for the contest, note that the rules are pretty strict. The terms and conditions clearly state your poem has to stick to the traditional Japanese 5-7-5 syllable structure.
Many of the entries are delightfully dramatic and others are pretty clever. Here are some gems:
If you submit a poem, post it in our comments. Or just post your own here, for fun.