Mozilla Tries to Increase Firefox Retention Rate with a New Contest

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Mozilla Tries to Increase Firefox Retention Rate with a New ContestMozilla team launched a new contest for everyone who is interested in helping increase Firefox retention rate which is 25% so far (number of people who’ve downloaded Firefox and continue using it).

The contest will roll out in two phases. For the first one, due on October 24, participants must provide a 2-page executive summary of their project that should stay within a $10,000 budget. Mozilla will choose which proposals advance to the next phase, and participants will have until December 5 to submit detailed descriptions that will be presented to the community for final voting.

The winner will be announced on December 19, and will have the opportunity to execute and lead his project and get a $3000 prize.

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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

  • http://www.brandthunder.com Kevin Dwinnell

    Make the browser immediately relevant to the user’s interests and you’ve solved a big part of the retention equation.

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