SOURCE: Harte-Hanks PennySaverUSA.com
October 04, 2010 09:00 ET
Online Pets Classifieds Site PennySaverUSA.com Wraps Up Cutest Pets Online Contest and Opens Up Voting to the Public to Choose a Winner by Texting Their Vote
PennySaverUSA Has Selected Ten Finalists to Be a Part of the Public Voting Through Text Message Where Pet Lovers Can Vote for Who They Think Should Win the Cutest Pets Online Contest
BREA, CA--(Marketwire - October 4, 2010) - PennySaverUSA.com, a Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) company, has received hundreds of photos for their latest online contest for pet lovers, the Cutest Pets Photo Contest. After the contest deadline, the online pets classifieds site will choose their top ten picks to be entered into a final round of public voting.
The ten cutest pet photo finalists will be posted on the PennySaverUSA.com blog with instructions on how to vote via text message. Each photo will have a unique identifier which voters can then text to the number 48696 to cast their vote. It is free to vote, however standard messaging rates do apply.
Alternatively, voters can submit their vote by sending an email with subject line "Cutest Pets Vote" to firstname.lastname@example.org. The voting period begins October 4th and ends October 10th and the winning photo with the most votes will be rewarded with a $250 check.
"The PennySaver prides itself on being a family publication and pets are such an important part of any family, we wanted to give our readers a chance to share photos of their beloved pets with us in a contest that every animal lover can enjoy," says Loren Dalton, President of PennySaverUSA.com. "PennySaver has been a popular local pet classifieds paper in California homes and pets is one of the most popular categories on our website. We wanted to give our readers a chance to vote since there are so many animal lovers who have made browsing our pet classifieds their favorite pastime."
The deadline to submit photos for the online contest is September 30, 2010. Select photo entries will be posted on the PennySaverUSA.com Facebook Page. PennySaverUSA.com will determine their Top 10 Picks to be entered into the final round of public voting on the PennySaverUSA.com blog. The winner with the most votes will be announced October 11, 2010.
For more information on how to vote and to view the ten cutest pet photo finalists, please visit: http://blog.pennysaverusa.com/tag/pets.
PennySaverUSA.com is the leading single print publication together with its sister Harte-Hanks Shoppers Florida-based publication, TheFlyer.com™. Since 1962, the PennySaver has helped businesses in California advertise to local communities while connecting buyers and sellers through local classifieds. Now known as PennySaverUSA.com, readers are still enjoying the same local values as the publication has been trusted to deliver for decades. On the web, PennySaverUSA.com and TheFlyer.com are advertising portals bringing users local online classifieds, business listings, online coupons, and a range of business products and services like PowerSites™ that help small- and medium-size businesses build websites and establish a web presence to improve lead generation. For more information, visit us online at http://www.pennysaverusa.com or http://www.theflyer.com.
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