Spring’s Online Community and Lifestyle Website Celebrates 1 year Anniversary with Explore Spring Texas 2009 Calendar Photo Contest

September 1, 2008

ExploreSpring.com celebrates its 1 year anniversary as the online community guide for Spring, TX and “the place to be” for businesses and residents this month! In honor of its 1st Anniversary, ExploreSpring.com is seeking entries for its online photo contest that capture the essence of Spring, Texas into a single image and inspire ExploreSpring.com’s viewers to explore the destination themselves.

Spring, TX, September 1, 2008. – Launching on September 25, 2007 ExploreSpring.com set out to provide user friendly resources for businesses, travelers, and residents to connect online and find all information pertinent to Spring and the surrounding area. From up-to-date information on Local News, Events, to Restaurants, Places to Stay, Shopping, Services, Weddings, Events, Real Estate, Local Activities, Community Services, and Kid-Friendly establishments, ExploreSpring.com is committed to putting “Everything Spring at your Fingertips”! 

To commemorate its 1 year anniversary, ExploreSpring.com’s monthly photo contest is themed “Explore Spring Texas”, which will feature photos that capture essence of life in Spring, Texas. Residents of all ages and other photography lovers get shooting!  Entries should be an image that best captures a unique moment in the life of Spring, Texas into a single image and inspire ExploreSpring.com’s viewers to explore the destination themselves. From local eateries to fine dining restaurants, outlet shopping to haute couture, green golf course to the serene lakes, Spring has it all, and it’s just waiting to be captured by you! Now is the time to capture those exact decisive moments with your camera to photograph what you love best in the City of Spring. Amateurs and professionals are welcome.


As always the contest will be run completely online and chosen by ExploreSpring.com’s viewer’s. ExploreSpring management will screen all photos and approve them before they are entered for voting in the contest. The entry with the most votes will be deemed the winner will be featured on the cover of the 1st annual 2009 calendar. The work of 12 additional runners-up will appear in a special Explore Spring Texas 2009 calendar. For its first year, the ExploreSpring.com is kicking off its anniversary with an annual Calendar Photo Contest to produce a polished four-color 2009 calendar with graphics sure to wow residents.  Amateurs, professionals, anyone is eligible to enter and all it requires is submission of your contest entry to ExploreSpring.com online at ExploreSpring.com/pages/Photo_Contest by September 30th.  The photo must be taken of a location within the City of Spring of the 2009 Calendar theme “Explore Spring Texas.

The winning photo will be featured on the cover of the 2009 calendar, and twelve runner-up photographs will be selected by the ExploreSpring.com viewers from all entries received by the September 30, 2009 contest deadline.  Selected winners will photographs will be published in the Explore Spring Texas 2009 calendar reaching over 7,000 households in your local community.  One winner whose entry is chosen for the cover photo will receive a $50 Visa Gift Card.  The contest is open to anyone who wants to participate, and is not exclusive to residents.  Enter online only at www.explorespring.com our City website.   

ExploreSpring.com helps people simplify their life and make informed decisions about where to spend their time and money by delivering useful features such as printable coupons, maps, a local event calendar and an eBrochure section available for displaying price lists and menus. “Small and medium size companies in every community need a web presence to be noticed by younger, more web-savvy consumers. It makes sense economically to join a community website that is already actively marketing this segment, gaining maximum exposure for the advertisers,” says Elle Carnes, Owner/Publisher.

 “The website has been a huge success and a major influence on for both locals and tourists looking for information online,” says Elle. “Having relocated here a few years ago from Georgia, I fell in love with Spring immediately. One thing I discovered missing is an online resource for the community to stay in touch with the pulse of the community, hence the birth of ExploreSpring.com”.

Spring has a great family community, and is one of the fastest growing cities in the US. In addition to ranking high in all the major search engines, ExploreSpring.com is launching several unique marketing campaigns locally. Elle, in describing the ExploreSpring.com team, says “We are an energetic company and we like to have fun. We have a team of some of the best, and we’re ready to go. At the end of the day, you have to love what you’re doing and we’re having a blast!”

For more contest details, check out our www.explorespring.com website or contact Elle Carnes at (281) 912-1107.  Help ExploreSpring.com celebrate its 1 year anniversary in style! Put your photography hobby or professional skill to the test by submitting your entry in the ExploreSpring.com’s 2009 Calendar contest – and maybe your photograph will be in the calendar to be seen by over 17,000 residents and other community members!


Stay up to date with Spring Texas Information at ExploreSpring.com.


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