SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- this holiday season, popchips and postcard on the run are teaming up to keep u.s. troops connected to their loved ones the old fashioned way. starting today (through january 31st) the promotion will allow members of the military to mail customized postcards to anyone in the world directly from their phone using the postcard on the run mobile app.
the postcard on the run mobile promotion will be offered at 460 army and air force exchange service (aafes) locations in the united states and across the globe. military members will be provided promotional codes to send two free personalized postcards complete with their own photo and message to their friends and family this holiday season.
"we are thrilled to partner with postcard on the run to do our part to help give back to the u.s. service men and women, especially during the holidays! " said keith belling, founder and ceo of popchips.
sending postcards through postcard on the run is as easy as snap, tap and send! users can take a picture with their smart phone or use images already in their photo library, personalize it with a signature and for a fun twist choose from 11 different scratch n' scents including pine tree or holiday spice. postcard on the run is available as a free download for android, ios and windows mobile devices.
"a postcard, a smile and hopefully a bunch of goose-bumps come to the families of our service men and woman around the world," said josh brooks, ceo of postcard on the run.
one of the fastest growing snack brands in north america, popchips is a naturally delicious line of popped chips with all the flavor and half the fat of fried chips. popchips is committed to providing healthier snacking options, like the new tortilla popchips, and equally committed to giving back to u.s. troops this holiday season.
one of the fastest growing snacks brands in north america and the uk, popchips is a naturally delicious line of popped chips with all the flavor and half the fat of fried chips. popchips has been winning awards and acclaim since its launch in 2007 and has a growing list of celebrity fans and investors, led by social media pioneer and actor, ashton kutcher, who serves as the company's "president of pop culture."
popchips are now sold at over 20,000 retailers across north america and the uk, including whole foods, safeway, kroger, target, wegmans, loblaws, waitrose and select costco locations, and online at store.popchips.com. for more information about the company and its products, pop over to popchips.com, become a fan on facebook or follow us on twitter.
about postcard on the run
postcard on the run is an easy-to-use mobile application that allows users to take a photograph from their mobile phone, personalize it with a message and send it as a real printed postcard to anywhere in the world. for the application market, potr's sdk provides a new monetization layer, allowing app developers new ways to share images and to produce a physical end product.
headquartered in los angeles, potr is available on android, ios and windows mobile. for more information visit www.postcardontherun.com and follow us at @postcarding or http://www.facebook.com/postcardontherun.