Awesome Background Competition

Fantastic Prizes with Jimdo

Win a Nikon 1 J3, GoPro Hero3, and other great prizes!

To celebrate our new Custom Background feature, Jimdo is announcing the Awesome Background Competition!


Starting today, Jimdo is giving you the chance to win some awesome prizes including a brand new Nikon 1 J3, a GoPro Hero3, a lifetime JimdoBusiness package, and all sorts of other Jimdo goodies.


How you can win.

The only prerequisite for entering to win is that you utilize Jimdo's Custom Background feature on your website. 

Harness your creativity and simply upload your photos or embed a YouTube or Vimeo video to the background of your Jimdo site. We're excited to see all of your Jimdo sites with beautiful and interesting backgrounds! 


What you can win.

We have some amazing prizes to give away, and each winner will be selected by a different judge. Read below to see what you can get just by adding a gorgeous background to your website.


First Prize: Nikon 1 J3 Camera

The winner of the first prize will be selected by a Jimdo Judging Pannel, consisting of members of our Design, Development, and International teams.


Second Prize: GoPro Hero3

The winner of the second prize will be selected by Jim Martin, Features Editor of tech magazine PC Advisor.


Third Prize: Lifetime JimdoBusiness Package

This prize will be judged and voted on by our Facebook community. Get your friends to vote for your website! The closing date for submissions is July 31st, 2013, so you have time to think about the creative ways to use the background of your website!

View the full competition details.


Learn how to add a Custom Background.

Watch the video below to see exactly how to create your own custom Photo Backgrounds and Video Backgrounds.



We can't wait to see what you create. Good luck to everyone, and don't forget to visit the official competition page to submit your site for a chance to win one of the great prizes! 



Devon Atkins

Resident Antipodean

Comments: 8 (Discussion closed)

  • #1

    Polígrafo (Monday, 24 June 2013 17:57)

    Great contest, I had seen the new custom background feature, but I had not imagined this way to create them, it seems very creative and proactive.

  • #2

    lewisland (Wednesday, 03 July 2013 09:12)


  • #3

    Shaliza Hj Safri (Thursday, 04 July 2013 16:15)


  • #4

    Abogados de familia en Medellin (Friday, 05 July 2013 21:47)

    excellent proposal.

  • #5

    dinhvisodienthoai (Tuesday, 16 July 2013 19:00)

    Jimdo excellent

  • #6

    laptopcugiare (Thursday, 18 July 2013 12:55)

    thanks jimdo

  • #7

    Israel akpanudo (Monday, 22 July 2013 21:29)

    Getting started...
    Hope 2enjoy jimdo.

  • #8

    Ashraf (Tuesday, 23 July 2013 13:47)

    Excellent work. well done jimdo... Thanks for sharing