Hundreds of Twitter followers entered 10-day contest

TORONTO, June 14, 2011 -® is happy to announce Mississauga, Ontario resident Marla Pollard as the winner of the one hundred dollar gas card contest. The contest was held for 10 days on the Twitter social media network and is the first of its kind for the quote comparison website.

Pollard is extremely excited and grateful to be declared the winner of the contest. Winning this gas card could not have come at a better time for her family since they have experienced a dramatic increase in their gas expenses over the last few months. Pollard was randomly selected as the contest winner among hundreds of Kanetix Twitter followers.

"When I heard about the gas card contest, I thought I had zero chance of winning, but I decided to test my luck and enter anyway. And now I can't explain the excitement I'm feeling especially since we drive a gas guzzling SUV," says Pollard.

Gas prices across Canada have been fluctuating causing the majority of motorists to feel pinched at the pumps. Kanetix recognized the strains drivers were experiencing at the pumps and wanted to help drivers in an easy and interactive way. Entry to the contest was very simple. All a user needed to do was tweet to enter the contest.

Given the overall success of the contest and the overwhelming feedback from Kanetix Twitter followers, tweeps should look for more contests in future.

Although gas prices are a constant source of frustration for drivers, the rising cost of auto insurance over the last few years has affected drivers as well. Kanetix reminds motorists regardless of the vehicle they drive, can help consumers make an apples-to-apples comparison of their existing auto insurance policy against competing policies. Insurance policies and rates vary between insurers and only by comparison shopping will a consumer find the best-priced coverage and policy for their needs.

About Kanetix®

Launched in October 1999, Kanetix was Canada's first online insurance marketplace. The Kanetix marketplace has since grown to include not only online insurance comparisons, but also mortgage rates and credit cards as well, making it Canada's online insurance, mortgage and credit card comparison service.

The Kanetix comparison shopping service brings together insurance, mortgage and credit card providers in a one-stop shopping environment for consumers looking to save money. Each day, thousands of consumers visit the Kanetix website at to compare insurance quotes, mortgage rates and credit cards from a variety of Canadian financial product suppliers. Users select the product of their choice, obtain a quotation and complete an online application or, with the help of Kanetix, connect with the provider to purchase or apply for the product over the phone.

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Kanetix Ltd.

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