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01/17/2014 - CRYSTAL YATES WINS 32nd ANNUAL TEXACO COUNTRY SHOWDOWN NATIONAL FINAL
01/10/2014 - The Texaco Country Showdown Video Vault
01/10/2014 - Your Corporate Lobby
12/10/2013 - The Top 10 Most Visited Profiles of 2013
11/25/2013 - The Olson Brothers Win the 2013 Texaco Country Showdown Songwriting Contest
 
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CRYSTAL YATES WINS 32nd ANNUAL TEXACO COUNTRY SHOWDOWN NATIONAL FINAL
January 17, 2014
 
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (January 17, 2014) – CRYSTAL YATES representing radio station KITX in Paris Texas has won the 32nd Annual Texaco Country Showdown at Nashville’s historic...

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The Texaco Country Showdown Video Vault
January 10, 2014
 
The Texaco Country Showdown represents an impressive collection of vintage performances. Not only from those finalists who've earned the right to perform on the National Final stage, but also recorded...

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Your Corporate Lobby
January 10, 2014
 
"Platform" is a book written by Michael Hyatt. For anyone who has ever posted something on Facebook in hopes of being able to garner some attention for a product or an idea, this is a must-read. The fact...

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Your Everyday Gauntlet
January 7, 2014
 
Everyday we have an opportunity to “build.” Incremental disciplines, done consistently over a period of time resulting in extraordinary accomplishments. In this article, we’re looking...

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LeAnn Rimes to Host the 32nd Annual Texaco Country Showdown National Final
December 20, 2013
 
Mark your calendars for the 32nd Texaco Country Showdown National Final! Thursday, January 16, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. - seating by 6 PM CST. Make plans now to be a part of the live television audience. Tickets...

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Special Holiday Broadcast of Showdown Internet Radio
December 11, 2013
 
Make sure you tune in to "Showdown Internet Radio" to hear some great holiday music from some Showdown standouts. Also, in the same show, you'll hear some tips about...

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Be Your Own Story
December 10, 2013
 
While there are some objective steps that you can take and some effective strategies that can be deployed, I’ve come to the conclusion that there’s one key ingredient that is neither profound...

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The Top 10 Most Visited Profiles of 2013
December 10, 2013
 
Every week, countryshowdown.com database calculates the top ten most visited profile pages of the week. From that pool, a standout is chosen as the "Featured Performer."

Over the course of the...

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Meet the 2013 Texaco Country Showdown National Finalists!
December 2, 2013
 



The 32nd...

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Going Viral!
December 2, 2013
 
Last week we looked at using videos to help earn the right to be heard in terms of changing viewers into customers. This week, I wanted to focus more on how to get more visitors to that video.
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Over the course of the last 12 months, a handful of contestants have distinguished themselves as high achievers when it comes to driving online traffic to their respective profile page. Here are the top 10 and the corresponding number of visits they've accumulated during their tenure with the Showdown....

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