Two give aways in two days. That is pretty awesome!
Today is support small business Saturday in the United States. I’m particularly fond of this cause for shopping because my family has always owned small businesses. My dad is the ultimate craftsman. He is always dreaming up new inventions and he uses one of my favorite mediums to carry out those inventions: beautiful cuts of wood. There is something about having wood in your home, it evokes feelings of warmth and a connection to nature. When my dad started Koostik, I was especially excited because it connects technology (which you know I love) with the natural beauty of wood. These are not just functional, they are truly pieces of art. Each Koostik is handmade and unique. Because no cut of wood is exactly the same, each one has a slightly different feel. Every time I visit the shop I want to take more product home. I constantly get the, “but Kelly, you already have a Pivot.” My response, “I know but it isn’t THIS Pivot in the Ambrosia Maple!”
Koostik is a true small business. My dad works on the woodwork with a few other guys in his shop, and my mom does the finishing and packaging. My brother works sales and does all the photography and website design. There is a passion and attention to detail that you find in small businesses that just doesn’t exist anywhere else. I support small business because I appreciate that attention to detail. I appreciate the craftsmanship and passion that go into every product. I like knowing that I am supporting a neighbor, a family.
In honor of Support Small Business Saturday, I’m offering a giveaway for the Koostik product of your choice. Sorry international friends, this one is for US citizens only! To enter you will need to do one (or all) of the following:
- Tweet about Koostik with the hash tag #technologymadenatural and a link to this post OR http://koostik.com
- Pin your favorite Koostik product on Pinterest. Make sure to use the hash tag #technologymadenatural with your pin.
- “Like” Koostik on Facebook and leave a comment with #technologymadenatural
- Put a picture of your favorite Koostik in your Instagram feed with the hash tag #technologymadenatural
A winner will be chosen on December 6, 2013. Hurry and get as many entries in as you can! The winner will be announced on iLearn Technology and contacted through the social media that you used to enter.
Don’t want to wait to see if you’ve won? Koostik is currently running a sale for 30% off all products and 50% the Mini Koo! The sale runs through Cyber Monday (December 2). You could be the star of the holidays with your awesome Koostik gift giving skills!