Frequently Asked Questions
What is Hello Woodlands?
Hello Woodlands is a local news sources that shares breaking news, events, articles, and content online through our website (HelloWoodlands.com), social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube) and weekly email newsletter.
How much does it cost to subscribe?
Not a dime – Hello Woodlands is a FREE news source! No, you do not have to pay to subscribe to our weekly email newsletter that shares top news and upcoming events every single Thursday. Please feel free to check back for new information on our website (updated continuously!), view our calendar (updated daily), and follow @HelloWoodlands on social media. Subscribe to our email newsletter.
Who and where is Hello Woodlands audience?
Hello Woodlands reaches OVER 500,000 locals of ALL ages, genders, and backgrounds in Montgomery County and receives OVER 1 million views online every single month – on our website, social media and email newsletter.
Who created, owns and runs Hello Woodlands?
Jennifer Bruse and Rod Prado created/own/run Hello Woodlands and are locals who have lived as residents in The Woodlands for 10+ years and Houston area for 25+ years. The Hello Woodlands team also works with freelance writers, public relation and marketing firms, photographers, videographers, businesses, organizations, non profits and charities, government officials, law enforcement, representatives, and the community to share breaking news, events and unbiased, nonpartisan information. Read more about the founder.
Where do I send news, press releases and event information?
Please submit your event, use the contact form, or share information directly with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I pay for you to write an article, interview, or publish a feature about me, my business, or organization?
No. Hello Woodlands is an unbiased, nonpartisan news source and NOT paid news.
Hello Woodlands interviews and features local businesses, organizations, events, organizations, officials, etc. at no charge to share live and/or previously recorded video as well as written articles on news and topics to share with the community. We believe news should be free, not bought or paid for a specific party or organization, to be able to share unbiased, nonpartisan information.
Hello Woodlands does offer great advertising opportunities through social media marketing, website ad space, email marketing, video marketing and more.
Please submit press releases and news to email@example.com for consideration. Hello Woodlands cannot guarantee that press releases will be published.
What type of events does Hello Woodlands add to the calendar?
Hello Woodlands publishes the following events on our online calendar for FREE (not guaranteed, as time allows): free community-wide events, non-profit events, and free family-friendly events.
Hello Woodlands offers advertising options and is open to partnerships and sponsorships for the following events: Fundraisers, Galas, Workshops, Camps, Classes, Festivals, Grand Openings and more.
We do not promote residential open houses, political campaign events, retail sales, multi-level marketing businesses, or events that do not comply with our policies, rules and regulations.
Please view our Advertise page to contact us or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request our current media kit, receive advertising opportunities, and talk to a representative about your upcoming event.
How do I advertise my business, organization, event, product, or campaign with Hello Woodlands?
Please view our Advertise page to contact us or email us at email@example.com to request our current media kit, receive advertising opportunities, and talk to a representative.
Hello Woodlands does NOT promote or allow advertisements from individual political campaigns or multi-level marketing businesses.
What type of news and content do you share or news is Hello Woodlands looking for?
Hello Woodlands loves to share breaking news, events, and educational content pertaining to The Woodlands/Montgomery County, weather, traffic, local businesses, health, government, entertainment, food and drink, arts and culture, music, sports, fashion and style, home, charities, and so much more.
What do you NOT share on Hello Woodlands?
Hello Woodlands does NOT share biased or partisan information. All information, articles, and content must be researched and verified so that Hello Woodlands shares ONLY credible news and factual information. We also do not promote or allow advertisements from individual political campaigns or multi-level marketing businesses.
How do I contact the Hello Woodlands team?
Please use the contact form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to talking with you soon!