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PENNYSAVERUSA.COM LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE WEBSITE FOR USERS TO BROWSE AND SHARE LOCAL ONLINE CLASSIFIEDS WITH THEIR PHONES

PennySaverUSA.com’s Mobile Website Allows On-the-Go Users to Access and Share Nearby Classifieds and Coupons

BREA, CA, February 7, 2011 (MARKET WIRE) – Harte-Hanks PennySaverUSA.com (NYSE: HHS), the leading provider of free online classifieds and online coupons, recently launched a new mobile website optimized to connect buyers and sellers on the go. Local businesses who advertise online at PennySaverUSA.com and in the PennySaver print publication can now contribute to the growing number of online classifieds and coupons available throughout the mobile website.

Users can access PennySaverUSA.com from any mobile device to find online classifieds listings for jobs, cars for sale, apartments for rent, and garage sales, along with thousands of online coupons from local businesses. Sellers are also able to use their phones to post free ads to the full site.

Additionally, each classified ad and coupon has social sharing built into the ad details. Users can share their findings and post them directly onto Facebook or Twitter.  Each ad or coupon can also be saved in a clipboard and shared through email.

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Press Release: Online Classifieds Site PennySaverUSA.com Celebrates Halloween This Year With New Theme Page for Discount Halloween Merchandise

ONLINE CLASSIFIEDS SITE PENNYSAVERUSA.COM CELEBRATES HALLOWEEN THIS YEAR WITH NEW THEME PAGE FOR DISCOUNT HALLOWEEN MERCHANDISE

Leading online classifieds site PennySaverUSA.com unveils a new Halloween-themed page showcasing the latest deals for Halloween merchandise available in local neighborhoods.

BREA, CA, October 28, 2010 (MARKET WIRE) – PennySaverUSA, the leading provider of free online classified ads, has gotten into the spirit of Halloween by releasing a themed page packed with local listings for bargain Halloween goods. For consumers looking to save on Halloween costumes, Halloween decorations, and party favors, the Halloween page is an excellent source for great local deals.

The Halloween page is also a great way for online sellers to get more exposure for their listings. By posting an ad in the online classifieds categories for Halloween costumes or Halloween decorations, sellers’ ads will be prominently displayed on the Halloween landing page.  As a free ad enhancement, advertisers can highlight their listing with a Halloween icon to promote their ad for free.

“Families on a budget can find all kinds of local deals with online coupons and online classifieds at PennySaverUSA.com,” says Loren Dalton, President of PennySaverUSA.com, “In celebration of Halloween, PennySaverUSA.com’s new Halloween page makes it easier for budget-minded readers to find discount Halloween costumes and bargain Halloween decorations. By using an online classifieds site to buy and sell locally, families can save this Halloween for the upcoming holiday season.”

As Halloween stores seemingly open up on every corner, the online classifieds site provides a place for shoppers to trade-in their old Halloween merchandise for new or like-new items without spending a lot of money. Shoppers can also find ad listings for Halloween events like costume contests, fairs, carnivals and more on PennySaverUSA.com.

For more information on the Halloween merchandise available on PennySaverUSA.com, please visit: http://pennysaverusa.com/halloween.

About PennySaverUSA.com™
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.

About Harte-Hanks®

Harte-Hanks is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers.  Visit the Harte-Hanks Web site at http://www.harte-hanks.com or call (800) 456-9748.

This document may contain trademarks that are owned or licensed by Harte-Hanks, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including, without limitation, Harte-Hanks®, PennySaverUSA.com™, PowerSites™ and other names and marks.  All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

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Press Release: 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

ONLINE PETS CLASSIFIEDS SITE 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 – 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 psusacontests@gmail.com. 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/pets.

About PennySaverUSA.com™
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.

About Harte-Hanks®

Harte-Hanks is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers.  Visit the Harte-Hanks Web site at http://www.harte-hanks.com or call (800) 456-9748.

This document may contain trademarks that are owned or licensed by Harte-Hanks, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including, without limitation, Harte-Hanks®, PennySaverUSA.com™, PowerSites™ and other names and marks.  All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

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Press Release: Online Classifieds Site PennySaverUSA.com Launches New Tweet2win Online Contest on Twitter

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 – 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.

About PennySaverUSA.com™
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.

About Harte-Hanks®

Harte-Hanks is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers.  Visit the Harte-Hanks Web site at http://www.harte-hanks.com or call (800) 456-9748.

This document may contain trademarks that are owned or licensed by Harte-Hanks, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including, without limitation, Harte-Hanks®, PennySaverUSA.com™, PowerSites™ and other names and marks.  All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

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Press Release: PENNYSAVERUSA.COM LAUNCHES NEW CONTEST ENCOURAGING USERS TO BROWSE ONLINE COUPONS AND BE ENTERED TO WIN A FREE APPLE IPAD

To promote online coupons on the classifieds site, PennySaverUSA.com is awarding one lucky coupon user a free Apple iPad in addition to the monthly contest’s $250 cash prize.

BREA, CA, July 14, 2010

Online coupons are the theme of PennySaverUSA.com®’s new PennySaver of the Month contest.  Users are encouraged to find a new coupon every day in July and submit it to the contest entry form for a chance to win a free Apple iPad in addition to a $250 cash prize.

Each month, the online contest honors a unique winner with the best anecdote relating to the PennySaver. Many readers have expressed stories praising the PennySaver for being their source for local online coupons and now they can extend their search to the web and find printable online coupons on PennySaverUSA.com. By submitting information about their search for online coupons, readers can enter for a chance to win the grand prize.

“Readers no longer have to wait for the PennySaver to come in the mail to find coupons, they can just browse all the online coupons on PennySaverUSA.com to find what they need,” says Loren Dalton, President of PennySaverUSA.com. “We are a key source of coupons for PennySaver readers and now they can find the coupon instantly with the click of a button.”

PennySaverUSA.com is home to a large database of online coupons from thousands of local businesses that advertise in the PennySaver. Readers who are familiar with the PennySaver mailer can find online coupons in their area from an array of businesses. A simple search on PennySaverUSA.com can lead users to auto repair coupons, pizza coupons, restaurant coupons, grocery coupons, and more online coupons in their local neighborhood.

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Press Release: Online Classifieds Site PennySaverUSA.com Takes Home Award at the Association of Free Community Papers (AFCP) Conference and Trade Show in Tucson, Arizona

The 2010 award for the “Best Presentation of Retail Display Advertising on the Internet” goes to PennySaverUSA.com for its achievement in online classifieds advertising

BREA, CA, July 13, 2010

PennySaverUSA.com, a Harte-Hanks company (NYSE:HHS), recently won the award for “Best Presentation of Retail Display Advertising” at the Association of Free Classifieds Papers (AFCP) Annual Conference and Trade Show.  This year, the conference was held at The Westin La Paloma in Tucson, Arizona and the award-winning free online classifieds site was the largest single publisher in attendance.

Over 3,000 entries were received by members of the AFCP from hundreds of diverse publications including the online classifieds site, PennySaverUSA.com.  Each entry was judged for its use of creative and technical skill in advertising, editorial, and marketing. Of the 45 awards presented, four awards recognized achievement in internet categories, including the “Best Presentation of Retail Display Advertising” award.

“Local buyers and sellers rely on the PennySaver print and online classifieds to find garage sales, pets, cars, furniture, and a variety of used items for sale.  By turning local classifieds into a fully searchable free online classifieds site, we help connect even more buyers and sellers as the PennySaver has done for almost 50 years,” said Loren Dalton, President of PennySaverUSA.com.

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Press Release: PennySaverUSA.com and its PowerSites product win 1st Annual 2010 “Show Me the Money” Innovation Award from International Classified Media Association

BREA, CA - PennySaverUSA.com and its PowerSites® product recently won the 1st Annual 2010 “Show Me the Money” Innovation Award from the International Classified Media Association (ICMA), the leading global community for the classified media industry which counts members from 29 countries.

Applications were judged in the categories of novelty, creativity, sustainability, and results by the ICMA Committee. Due to the high quality of the applications received, ten applicants were short-listed and three awards presented on May 8, 2010, at the ICMA Spring Conference in Berlin, Germany, including the “Show Me the Money” innovation award.

“As an industry leader, we take our role as an innovator very seriously. We are continually looking for unique ways to help bring buyers and sellers together at the local level. For almost 50 years, the PennySaver has been passionate about listening to its customers and being the best solution to their advertising needs,” said Loren Dalton, President of PennySaverUSA.com.

“By listening to small businesses carefully about their Internet challenges, we have come up with a high-value, affordable product that is successful for SMBs and supports their integrated print and Web marketing efforts, ultimately bringing them more customers and helping their transition online. We’re extremely proud that PowerSites has been so acknowledged in the international media and classifieds industry and excited about continuing to improve it and do the best we can for our customers.”

PennySaverUSA.com’s PowerSites product provides a fast and cost-effective way for small business owners to get exposure and results from the Internet. PowerSites customers get their professional custom-built Web site up quickly, receive featured placement on PennySaverUSA.com, and benefit from cross-promotion between their PennySaverUSA.com print and online ads. Service includes a call-tracking number, SEO, and distribution in other online business directories.

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