Friday, January 12, 2018

Welcome to 2018, Now Here's Some Free Stuff!

UPDATE 

THIS FORM IS OFFICIALLY CLOSED, WE HAVE REACHED AND SURPASSED OUR GOAL. IN THE EVENT YOU STILL WISH TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK FOR THE SAKE OF GIVING US INFORMATION ON YOUR WRITING PREFERENCES, YOU CAN DO SO, HOWEVER AS OF 1/15/18 AT 900 AM MST WE HAVE CLOSED THE FORM AND RESPONDENTS AFTER THAT TIME WILL NOT RECEIVE THE BELOW EMAILS.

FOR THOSE THAT RESPONDED BEFORE WE CLOSED THE FORM, NOTIFICATION EMAILS WILL BE SENT 1/15/18 TO WINNERS PROVIDING THEM WITH DETAILS ON SHIPPING AND OTHER INCIDENTALS. NON-WINNERS WILL ALSO RECEIVE AN EMAIL ON 1/15/18 THANKING THEM FOR THEIR PARTICIPATION. EMAILS WILL BE SENT PRIOR TO 4PM MST.

As a company we do a LOT of giveaways. Whether that's traditional raffle giveaways, social media giveaways of various types, hidden pens, and other random giveaways; it's something we've done for several years. But we've never done giveaways on the scale you're going to see in 2018. For starters, we're running monthly random YouTube subscriber giveaways. If you didn't know about that, you've still got time to get in on that action. In February we're going to be adding monthly random Newsletter subscriber giveaways AND monthly random Facebook follower giveaways. We have yet to release the giveaway items for the Newsletter or Facebook giveaways in February, those will details are forthcoming, sometime before January 29th. We will also be doing random giveaways to members of the Karas Pen Club throughout the year, these will mainly be limited edition or very small batch/one-off items. If my math is correct that will be roughly 45 giveaways, but that's only the tip of the Giveaway Iceberg.

Our big announcement in terms of giveaways will involve a little more than simply subscribing to one of our social media channels. There will be a form you will need to complete that we'd like to get some feedback on to better serve our current and future customers. However, it's going to be worth it because the first 500 people that fill out the form will receive a free pen (one entry per person, duplicates will be deleted). Yes you read that right, we're going to giveaway 500 pens! No they won't be damaged pens, factory seconds, pens we bought from Target, or pens we found on the street. We're giving away Karas Pen Co pens. They will be assembled by our assembly staff and shipped out once you complete THIS FORM.

The form is only going to be used internally. Your information will not be given away or sold. We are not asking for any sensitive information beyond a name, shipping address, and an age range. The rest of the form is specifically focused on your preferences in terms of writing instruments. We really want to get a good idea on what YOU want to use, what YOU like to use, and what YOU'D like to see us do. That's not to say we'll be able to implement exactly what you are telling us, but when possible we'd like to use your ideas and feedback to potentially shape new product designs and releases. Are we getting something out of this? Absolutely, we are getting direct feedback, market research per se, but you're getting the chance to win a free pen and the possibility of seeing your writing instrument desires more better served. We hope you see it as a win-win.

So please, we'd like you to fill out the above form, it's fifteen required questions, one paragraph for your direct ideas that is not required, and some required information about you, the respondent. Make sure you fill out the form BEFORE you send the link to your friends and family members so you can get in earlier on the giveaway pens since we only have 500 of them. But we would like you to share the link to as many people as you can think of, especially people you don't normally associate with being "pen people". We want their feedback as well, and together we might be able to convert them to the "dark side" of Pen Nerd-dom.

Thank you for being such an integral part of Karas Pen Co and what we do. For taking the time to read this and complete the form and for being a part of our future as we go into 2018!

The journey continues this year to new and amazing places; trust me you won't want to miss what we have coming this year!

14 comments:

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  2. Don't own one of your pens but have been following you an Facebook for a long time,, Love your designs.

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  3. Would live to own a pen from you. Must be great to use one in my writing. Thanks so much

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  4. I would absolutely love to own a Kara’s Kustoms Pen!! Really like the design wish there were some none metal options for fountain Pens. God Bless & Love You Bunches!!!

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    1. Our Signature Pen Line is our current non-metal line of fountain pens. We released the Decograph last September and hope to add one or two more unique pens to this line in 2018.

      https://karaskustoms.com/signature-pens.html

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  5. I have a feeling you're going to convert me from plastic to metal fountain pens!

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  6. Dudes! Could you BE any more awesome?

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  8. I have drooled over your pens for what seems like forever. I particularly like their strength as I'm a self avowed klutz. Thanks for making beautiful but strong pens.

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  9. Own one of your bolt action pens. Best quality pen you can buy.

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  10. This is so awesome, thank you guys. How do we know if we were in the first 500? Forgive me, just really hoping I get another Karas pen!!

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  11. You guys are awesome ! So I’ve completed the form even knowing the entries for the free pen were closed. I’m wishing you the best for this new year ! Love from France, Marjorie
    margessw(at)icloud(dot)com

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