Qittle™ Mobile Marketing Firm Fills Non-Profit Position

Aspen, Colo. (December 2nd, 2009) –
Qittle, a national mobile and social media firm, is excited to announce a partnership between the Chris Klug Foundation and the Live The Dream-Win a Year in Aspen/Snowmass competition and tour. “Live The Dream” will be promoting the Chris Klug Foundation (CKF) and its work on the 60-city tour, in conjunction with its educational “Social/Mobile Media at its Best Seminar.” Seminar attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about how to get involved with CKF’s Donor Dudes program, and help spread the word on the importance of organ and tissue donation. Also as part of the promotional tour, Qittle will be giving one lucky winner a year living the dream in Aspen/Snowmass, all the while promoting CKF through its social media channels.

Founded in 2004 by liver transplant recipient and Aspen snowboarder Chris Klug, the Chris Klug Foundation (CKF) is dedicated to promoting lifesaving donation and improving the quality of life for donors, donor families, organ transplant candidates and recipients. CKF is passionate about sharing the message of donation, and educating people on the impact one person can have on the lives of so many others. More than one hundred thousand people are currently on waiting lists for solid organ transplants across the United States.  CKF is devoted to making a difference to those waiting for a second chance, and is working to help promote the message of organ donation.

Qittle’s “Live The Dream –Win A Year in Aspen/Snowmass” competition will launch on January 1st, 2010. Anyone interested in registering can sign up for a chance to win on the Live The Dream website from January 1st to June 1st, 2010. On June 1st, 100 to 200 contestants will be chosen randomly to take action and create the largest viral marketing campaign, demonstrating why they should win a year in Aspen/Snowmass. On July 4, 2010 the top five finalists will be invited to Aspen/Snowmass to interview to win a year in Aspen/Snowmass. The winner will blog, post YouTube videos, actively use different social networking sites, attend local events and promote sponsors, while living the dream.

Qittle is thrilled to have the Chris Klug Foundation as a “Live The Dream” partner. Both parties are very excited to be working together to promote organ donation and Qittle’s “Live The Dream” campaign around the country. The Qittle “Live The Dream – Win a Year in Aspen/Snowmass” competition winner will be able to help make a difference in the lives of organ transplant candidates through efforts to promote this wonderful organization. One lucky winner will also have the opportunity to join in the 2010 Summit For Life uphill challenge fundraiser and race up Aspen Mountain.


About Casey McConnell

Casey McConnell, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, founded Qittle in September 2008. Before founding Qittle, Mr. McConnell was the Marketing Director for The Aspen Club & Spa. Raised in Greeley, Colorado, Casey attended The Colorado School of Mines on an athletic scholarship for football. After college, Casey worked for his family's construction business before beginning his first Internet endeavor--Zoe Juice. Casey moved to Aspen, Colorado where he worked in the hospitality industry before starting at The Aspen Club & Spa in 2006. He worked to develop a vitamin line for the club before he was promoted to Marketing Manager in 2007. In his work with email marketing, Casey sees the potential text messaging will bring to the global marketplace-- much like how email exploded in the early part of the century. Casey is a member of Roaring Fork Leadership as well as the Aspen Young Professionals Association. He spends his free time in the mountains hiking in the summer and hitting the slopes in the winter. In the future, Casey hopes to take Qittle global and envisions the brand Qittle to be the number one company for text messaging solutions for businesses of all kind. Qittle, whose name Casey derived from different words meaning "talk" or "chatter," became a vision of how to quantify marketing efforts while incorporating the newest promising way to relay messages- mobile text messaging.
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