Side-by-Side tree planting featured as the Deal of Day on Groupon Denver

, COLO. – February 5th, 2010 – Plant Trees 4 Life based out of Aspen, CO whose vision is to give an ECO-FRIENDLY gift by planting a tree and the recipient receives a “tree free” certificate. In return, this supports the future of our planet for our children’s children. PT4L was the featured “Deal of the Day” on Groupon Denver on Wednesday February 3rd being the 1st green company out of Aspen, Co.

“I have been searching for almost 2 months to find a company that has vision, dedication and the capabilities in the social media world needed for my online ‘green’ gifting company. Qittle has done more for me in a very short period of time of EXACTLY what I was searching for in the social media context. I have researched and interviewed many different companies and avenues and finally found the piece to my missing puzzle. Casey, the CEO is dedicated to the success of my business and his team supports all of his drive to see this through. I am so thankful, that my friend Andrew connected me with the best new media company in Aspen, CO” Pamela Hart owner of Plant Trees 4 Life

“Our subscribers rely on Groupon not only to showcase favorite local merchants, but also unique companies they may not be familiar with,” said Julie Mossler, PR Manager, Groupon. “Plant Trees 4 Life offers a creative eco-friendly service, which our customers really appreciated.”

Groupon’s Deal of the Day on Wednesday February 3, 2010 in Denver Colorado was the following; Though one ring symbolizes eternal love, concentric rings symbolize dart boards and oxygen, without which love would be finite. Put down the roots of your love with today’s Groupon. For $19, you’ll get a side-by-side “couple of trees” planting from Plant Trees 4 Life, an Aspen-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to environmental protection. You’ll get a pair of tree plantings and a tree-free certificate customized for your honoree.

“Wow!!! What an amazing feat for Pamela and her company to be featured and to sell a ton of trees. This is a very big deal and will create some big momentum for Plant Trees 4 Life. We are stoked to be working with this dynamic company.” Casey McConnell CEO of Qittle

About Plant Trees 4 Life
Plant Trees 4 Life is the ECO FRIENDLY way to give the gift that keeps on giving! PT4L is dedicated to touch people in a heart-felt way at the same time focusing on environmental protection by dramatically increasing the number of trees on the planet. Our goal is both to sequester carbon and reduce global warming. We can achieve these goals by educating and inspiring the public to better understand the importance of nurturing living trees as an essential, responsible human action by giving the gift of a tree. All of our certificates are printed on “tree free” paper so no trees were used in our process. http://www.planttrees4life.com/

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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