Sarah Felkey

Limited Time Amazon.com Sale: Get 20% Off the Spark Activity Tracker!

UPDATE 2/18/14 10:43 a.m.: This amazon.com sale is currently LIVE! It is expected to close by 2 p.m. EST (or as soon as 500 people take advantage of the deal). Visit the Spark Activity Tracker page on Amazon.com to take advantage of this awesome deal!

Don’t you love that feeling when you know you got a good deal? Well, we’ve got one for you! We’re excited to announce that on Tuesday, February 18, the Spark Activity Tracker will be featured as an Amazon Lightning Deal! That means for a limited time, the Spark will be 20% off, so you could snag one for less than $48 (plus it’s eligible for FREE shipping).
 
What is an Amazon Lightning Deal?
 
A Lightning Deal is a discount offered on a specific product on Amazon.com for a limited amount of time. Lightning Deals are available, one per customer, until either the promotion period ends or all the units have been sold. Since Lightning Deals are time-sensitive, it's important to complete your order as soon as possible!
 
When can I get this deal?
 
We do not yet know the exact hours of the sale, but once the promotion period starts, it will last up to 6 hours or until all the units have been sold. Set yourself a reminder to check the Spark Activity Tracker page on Amazon.com on Tuesday (February 18) throughout the day to catch the sale. We’ll also post an update to the SparkPeople Facebook page once the Lightning Deal is live!
 
How do I get this deal?
 
Once the sale is live, the 20% discount will be automatically reflected on Amazon.com. No promotion code required! Just place the Spark in your cart and complete the checkout process.
 
This is your chance to get an amazing deal on an amazing product! Here's what one Amazon buyer said about her Spark:
 
''The (Spark) is great because it tracks my steps and makes me want to reach a certain goal. It was easy to connect, it comes with a second battery, and the clip is really tight. I was a little hesitant because of the price, but I'm really pleased with the purchase, and doubly pleased with SparkPeople!''
--Barbara B.
 
So mark your calendar for February 18th to save 20% on your Spark and get the motivation you need to reach your goals! 

Posted 2/17/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Sarah Felkey : 11 comments   5,260 views

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SparkPeople Helped Set a New Guinness World Record

In October, SparkPeople partnered with National Geographic Kids magazine to attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. We needed more than 20,000 people to do jumping jacks to break the record.

We are excited to announce that we broke the record! More than 300,000 people– including many SparkPeople members – participated in Let’s Jump! events around the world between 3 p.m. on Oct. 11 and 3 p.m. on Oct. 12. The record now stands at 300,265 — far surpassing the previous record of 20,425. (Find out how many calories you can burn while doing jumping jacks!)

Here's what our partner, National Geographic Kids magazine, had to say about the event:

Posted 12/12/2011  9:00:00 AM By: Sarah Felkey : 8 comments   6,491 views

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Meet SparkPeople's Newest Employee!

Editor's Note: By popular demand, our Behind the Scenes at SparkPeople feature has returned.

Name: Sarah Felkey (SPFELKEY)

Position at SparkPeople: Marketing Coordinator

Age: 31

Family: I am married to my wonderful husband, Sean, and we have two cats: Frisches, who carries slippers around the house, and Izzy, whose only speed is "run."

How long have you worked for SparkPeople? Since May

Tell us your proudest accomplishment at SparkPeople or a fun fact about your job:
Since I’ve only been here since May, I am still learning about my job responsibilities, but I’m excited about what I’m working on so far, including marketing for our upcoming cookbook, print ads, and emails. I’m also helping beta test a new member support feature that hopefully will be released very soon on the SparkPeople website!

How do you stay in shape?

Posted 7/14/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Sarah Felkey : 75 comments   12,411 views

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