By Maria Valdez Haubrich

PostNet, the international shipping and printing franchise, wants to know what you’d do with $10,000 in a cash grant and $5,000 in shipping, graphic design and printing. If your answer is voted the best, you could win the grand prize worth $15,000! Even if you’re a finalist, you’ll win one of four American Express gift cards worth $200.

In honor of National Small Business Week, PostNet wants to help you further your business. All you need to do is “Like” the PostNet Facebook page, then fill out the entry form. Essays are limited to 800 characters and make sure you highlight your business’s innovation or industry potential, how well your business plan would effectively use the prize and how the prize will be meaningful to executing your plan.

Once you’ve entered, make sure you spread the word so family, friends, customers and business partners all vote for your business to win. The deadline to submit is May 31, 2011 so do it now! Voting ends June 8, 2011.