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December 2005 <ul><li>On the last day of 2005, Bruce and Sarah Christensen watched as their youngest drove off on her hone...
Five <ul><li>After raising five, and watching them leave home, this day was particularly poignant.  </li></ul><ul><li>Thir...
Traditions <ul><li>But one family tradition was destined to remain, and become a passionate quest for the Christensen’s…  ...
The Family Room <ul><li>For years the family gift exchange was used to save money and to share fun together. </li></ul><ul...
Clowns <ul><li>Sarah was a recreation professional …  </li></ul><ul><li>Bruce and the children were class-clowns in traini...
Parties <ul><li>After the wedding, they started work on a substitute for their family parties.  </li></ul><ul><li>The goal...
Technology <ul><li>The first year the family gift exchange happened in email. </li></ul><ul><li>The second and  </li></ul>...
Addiction <ul><li>By the third year the online gift party had become a family addiction. </li></ul><ul><li>They shared for...
Prototype <ul><li>In 2009 Bruce and Sarah started the development of a party application on Facebook. </li></ul><ul><li>Th...
Mimic <ul><li>It is a mimic of the traditional gift exchange game.  In an online Family Room… </li></ul>
Amazon <ul><li>Amazon provides the gifts for the party, adding a layer of trust to the game. </li></ul><ul><li>PayPal hand...
Real Gifts <ul><li>And real gifts are delivered to the doors! </li></ul>
Share it <ul><li>Sarah and Bruce are sharing this game that has become a family passion. </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone who want...
Others <ul><li>There are millions of families that are experiencing the need to stay connected and share gifts with each o...
Solution <ul><li>We offer our family game as a solution. </li></ul><ul><li>Make it your Passion as well…. </li></ul>CLICK
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Family Gift Exchange Story

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The Christensen family uses an online gift exchange to stay connected with their dispersed family members.
They have built a Facebook online party to allow others to benefit from sharing gifts online.
Real gifts are delivered to every players door, and Amazon provides a trusted shopping source.

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Family Gift Exchange Story

  1. 1. Click Through Our Story Share our Passion
  2. 2. December 2005 <ul><li>On the last day of 2005, Bruce and Sarah Christensen watched as their youngest drove off on her honeymoon. </li></ul><ul><li>In that instant, they became empty nesters. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Five <ul><li>After raising five, and watching them leave home, this day was particularly poignant. </li></ul><ul><li>Thirty-plus years of family traditions seemed to be driving off into the sunset. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Traditions <ul><li>But one family tradition was destined to remain, and become a passionate quest for the Christensen’s… </li></ul><ul><li>Gift Giving. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Family Room <ul><li>For years the family gift exchange was used to save money and to share fun together. </li></ul><ul><li>The family room regularly filled with lively banter and game playing. </li></ul><ul><li>Gift giving was always </li></ul><ul><li>the focus. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Clowns <ul><li>Sarah was a recreation professional … </li></ul><ul><li>Bruce and the children were class-clowns in training. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Parties <ul><li>After the wedding, they started work on a substitute for their family parties. </li></ul><ul><li>The goal was to share gifts and fun from any distance. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Technology <ul><li>The first year the family gift exchange happened in email. </li></ul><ul><li>The second and </li></ul><ul><li>third year… on Ning.com </li></ul>
  9. 9. Addiction <ul><li>By the third year the online gift party had become a family addiction. </li></ul><ul><li>They shared for 19-days on their computers. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Prototype <ul><li>In 2009 Bruce and Sarah started the development of a party application on Facebook. </li></ul><ul><li>The prototype is now finished and in Beta testing. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Mimic <ul><li>It is a mimic of the traditional gift exchange game. In an online Family Room… </li></ul>
  12. 12. Amazon <ul><li>Amazon provides the gifts for the party, adding a layer of trust to the game. </li></ul><ul><li>PayPal handles the payment security for gift purchasing. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Real Gifts <ul><li>And real gifts are delivered to the doors! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Share it <ul><li>Sarah and Bruce are sharing this game that has become a family passion. </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone who wants to share gifts with family and friends will find this useful… </li></ul>
  15. 15. Others <ul><li>There are millions of families that are experiencing the need to stay connected and share gifts with each other. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Solution <ul><li>We offer our family game as a solution. </li></ul><ul><li>Make it your Passion as well…. </li></ul>CLICK

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