Tucson, AZ, June 12, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- To help promote handmade sellers and their crafts, ArtFire.com has launched a Facebook only contest on their fan page. This contest will award one fan a completely free $100 shopping spree to spend on quality handmade items listed on ArtFire, and two additional $100 shopping sprees for two friends of their choosing.
To enter the contest, users must first become a fan of ArtFire’s Facebook page. After that, they can leave a comment on the page stating what they like most about ArtFire.com. The users whose comment has the most Facebook “likes” at the end of the contest will be awarded a $100 ArtFire shopping spree. On top of that, ArtFire is allowing the winner to select two friends to win additional $100 shopping sprees on ArtFire. These friends don’t even need to have taken part in the contest, the winner can pick whoever they want to receive the free shopping spree.
By allowing the winner to select two friends to receive a shopping spree, ArtFire is giving people who may have never ever heard of shopping handmade the chance to receive quality hand crafted items absolutely free.
“ArtFire believes strongly in supporting the handmade artisans which make up our community,” said John Jacobs, CEO of ArtFire.com. “With this competition, we’re not only helping promote ArtFire, we’re also supporting our artists by providing them with sales in their studios.”
The ArtFire Facebook competition is going on right now and will last until June 30th at 11:59 PDT, at which time a winner will be selected.
More about ArtFire.com
ArtFire allows handmade sellers from all over the world to open up a virtual studio to sell their handcrafted items and engage with other members of the handmade community. Members are able to run their craft business from their home computer while meeting artisans with similar interests through ArtFire’s numerous interactive features. ArtFire works to support their members’ studios though an active campaign to encourage shoppers to buy handmade. The Facebook campaign will help introduce new shoppers to handmade goods while bringing in sales to members studios.
For additional information please contact:
Tony Ford, Executive Vice President of Marketing