SOURCE: Harte-Hanks PennySaverUSA.com
September 07, 2010 09:00 ET
Online Classifieds Site PennySaverUSA.com Launches New Tweet2win Online Contest on Twitter
PennySaverUSA.com's New Online Contest Gives Readers a Chance to Pick Their Own Prize to Win by Tweeting a Photo of the Item Along With a Copy of the PennySaver or an Alternative PennySaver Printout
BREA, CA--(Marketwire - September 7, 2010) - PennySaverUSA.com®, a Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) company, has launched a new online contest on Twitter allowing readers to pick their own prize (worth up to $250) and tweet their entry. PennySaverUSA.com will be collecting submissions via Twitter and selecting a winner each week to win the prize of their choice. Prize limitations are outlined in the rules at http://blog.pennysaverusa.com/tweet2win.
To participate, an entrant must photograph the prize they want to win with a copy of the PennySaver (or a contest badge available on the PennySaverUSA blog). To submit the entry, contestants should upload the picture in a shareable format and tweet it to @pennysaverusa with hashtag #tweet2win.
Users can view contest examples on PennySaverUSA.com's Flickr account and watch videos showing how to enter on PennySaverUSA.com's YouTube channel.
"Previous winners have been thrilled to win our contests. To celebrate and reward our loyal readers, we wanted to hold an online contest so they can win something that they really want," explains Loren Dalton, President of PennySaverUSA.com. "Everyone deserves a chance to get something off of their personal wish list, and with this new contest, PennySaverUSA.com readers can just show us their wish list item and they'll have a chance to win it."
PennySaverUSA.com has sponsored several online contests, including an iPad giveaway last July. This contest will be held exclusively online and encourages readers to interact with PennySaverUSA on Twitter.
The online contest runs until September 21, 2010, with a weekly drawing every Tuesday morning during the contest entry period. All prizes are subject to PennySaverUSA.com's final approval; no purchase is necessary.
For information on the contest and the complete contest rules, visit http://blog.pennysaverusa.com/tweet2win.
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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