PALO ALTO, California, (PRESS RELEASE – July 9, 2009) – HP today launched a contest that challenges small businesses to exchange their current printer for an HP Officejet Pro and save up to 50 percent on color printing costs and energy use.(1)
The HP Officejet Pro Challenge will allow five randomly selected small businesses to test drive the new HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless All-in-One for four weeks. During this period, the businesses will share their printing experiences through blog posts on the HP Small and Medium Business Community.
The grand prize winner, chosen through readers’ votes, will receive a one-year supply of HP Officejet inkjet cartridges and HP Bright White Paper.(1) With the HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless All-in-One, small businesses can save up to $500 in one year compared to competitive laser printers.(1) In addition, the winner will receive a Logoworks by HP “Gold Package” for professional graphic design services. All participants will be able to keep their Officejet Pro system.
The HP Officejet Pro Challenge is open for entries now through July 10 to owners of U.S. small businesses with fewer than 20 employees. Participants will be determined on or around July 13. No purchase is necessary to win.
Entry forms and more details on the terms and conditions of the contest are available at www.hp.com/go/officejetprochallenge.
People are encouraged to follow the challenge and vote for their favorite blog posts on the HP Small and Medium Business Community, which enables small businesses to share marketing tips and success stories as well as receive “how to” information from HP experts on building their brand and business.
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(1) Compared to the majority of color laser printers priced less than $300, June 2008; details are available at www.hp.com/go/officejet. Officejet ISO yield with highest-capacity cartridges based on continuous printing; additional information available at www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies. Color page volume/coverage estimates for businesses with 5-19 employees from Feb. 2009 InfoTrends Report. Results may vary. Energy use based on HP testing using the ENERGY STAR® program’s TEC test method criteria.