Small businesses can now compete to win an endorsement from basketball icon LeBron James.  To qualify businesses must submit a 23 second video “via Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #PitchLeBronContest.  The contest is open to all small-business owners in the U.S. who have a brick-and-mortar location and no more than 250 employees, but they cannot be franchise businesses.  The contest runs from Aug. 10 through Aug. 18, and a winner will be announced on Aug. 23.”