SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - 01/25/11) - Socialwise, Inc.'s (OTC.BB:SCLW - News) teen payment solutions brand BillMyParents® released today an exclusive video promo featuring champion motocross racer and rally car driver Travis Pastrana, educating viewers about the reloadable BillMyParents® Prepaid MasterCard® card. The video is a key component for a social media video sharing campaign where Facebook and Twitter users can enter to win prizes from BillMyParents® and popular action sports brands.
The Travis Pastrana BillMyParents® video sharing contest will be promoted heavily on the BillMyParents® Facebook fan page and their Down4BMP Twitter profile, as well as through the company's athlete endorsers' Facebook fan pages and Twitter profiles, reaching millions of people. The social media campaign combines Pastrana's video with an additional promo video showcasing pro skateboarder Ryan Sheckler. Users are encouraged to share the video links with as many of their friends as possible via their social networks by January 31, 2011 for multiple entries to win prizes including $500 from BillMyParents®, a head-to-toe gear package from DC Shoes and other action sports-related products.
"Social networking is a significant way that people of all ages can communicate today -- especially tweens and teens," commented Jim Collas, president and CEO of BillMyParents®. "We're actively growing our presence on Facebook and Twitter by providing interesting content that supports our action sports athlete endorsers and retail partners. The Travis Pastrana video sharing contest was designed specifically for Facebook and Twitter users and will help spread the word about our reloadable Prepaid MasterCard card while confirming our commitment to the exciting world of action sports."
BillMyParents® provides cutting-edge and safe online payment solutions for teens and their parents, ranging from giving parents complete control over purchases to simply monitoring purchase transactions. Available to teens 13 - 18, Travis Pastrana has 2 signature BillMyParents® reloadable Prepaid MasterCard® card designs for users to choose from. The card is free to activate and is a cost effective way for families to handle teen spending money, with a low monthly maintenance fee of $3.95 and 75¢ per-load fee. PIN-based and signature transactions are always free, and there are no fees for inactivity, calling customer service or cancelation. The company also recently launched the new "Money Tips for Teens" blog created to help parents talk to their teens about healthy and responsible financial practices. Topics include teen budget and expense tracker tools, saving for college, how to curb impulse spending, and more.