Shaquille O’Neal Get's A New Nickname: MayorMcShaq

Big shoes, Big City, this is a perfect recipe for a big personality. Shaquille O’Neal has had many nicknames. Now that Shaq has announced his retirement MillionDollarEarth is adding one more to the list: “MayorMcShaq”.
By: Million Dollar Earth
One City, One Pin, One Opportunity
One City, One Pin, One Opportunity
June 3, 2011 - PRLog -- Shaquille O’Neal has had many nicknames: “The Big Aristotle”, “Hobo Master”, “Shaq”, “The Diesel”, “Shaq Fu”, “The Big Daddy”, “Superman”, “The Big Agave”, “The Big Cactus”, “The Big Shaqtus”, “The Big Galactus”, “Wilt Chamberneezy”, “The Big Baryshnikov”, “The Real Deal”, “Dr. Shaq”, “The Big Shamrock”, “The Big Leprechaun”, “Shaqovic”, and “The Big Conductor”. Now that Shaq has announced his retirement MillionDollarEarth is adding one more to the list: “MayorMcShaq”.

Ryan Hart, the founder of decided to offer Shaquille O’Neal a virtual key to Los Angeles as a token of appreciation. Los Angeles is one of the most sought after city names, and who better to own it than “MayorMcShaq”. We are offering Shaq 5 days to purchase the city for only $10,000. We will also increase our donation commitment to 20% instead of the usual 10% going to charity. If Shaq decides not to purchase the city, the first person, or company on the waiting list will be offered the right to own Los Angles on “What a perfect personality to fill that online space than Shaq,” Mr. Hart said. Shaq spent seven years in Los Angeles (1996-2004), before departing to Miami. He won three NBA championship rings with Los Angeles (2000, 2001, 2002), and was the NBA finals MVP all three years. Shaq played a total of 19 years in the NBA, and was a constant media draw thanks to his large and inviting personality. is a creative advertising pathway allowing businesses or personalities to own digital real estate to better connect with their online audience. Big shoes, Big City, this is a perfect recipe for a big personality to represent this space. Think of as a virtual Monopoly game. This first of a kind advertising model puts you in control of your property. MillionDollarEarth gives you the option to sell your city just like Monopoly.

Owning a city provides many options. These include: a Facebook fan page, Twitter feed, YouTube videos, as well as a custom text box. Clients can purchase one of 1,000 cities worldwide for approximately a thousand dollars each. MillionDollarEarth’s first of a kind platform enables businesses to communicate with consumers within a creative, fun, and engaging platform. Once you own a city you have the choice to connect with your audience, expand your creativity, and generate curiosity. This unique platform stimulates the online world to ask these questions: Who owns that city? What unique advertising campaigns are businesses coming up with? And what city would I own?

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Inspired by Alex Tew’s Million Dollar Home Page, longtime friends Ryan Hart, and Scott Dahl felt the need to expand on this virtual advertising model. With Scott’s web design expertise and Ryan’s entrepreneur skills was born. Ten percent of the proceeds will be given to Charity: Water, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing clean and safe drinking water to millions of people developing nations. “Online there has been no unique voice in advertising,” says Hart. “I want this website to change that and be the creative wall for businesses to hang their advertising on.”

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If you'd like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Ryan Hart, please call Graeme Cohen at (323) 864-2089 or e-mail Graeme at

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