Welcome!

News Feed Item

This Valentine's Day, Ink What Is In Your Heart With Pilot Pen

#PilotLoveGuru pens handwritten love notes to valentines from coast to coast

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year 196 million roses, along with traditional sweets like chocolate and candy, are purchased by romantic souls as Valentine's Day gifts.  Alone these demonstrations of affection are fleeting at best.  Sending a handwritten heartfelt note, card or love letter that can become a cherished keepsake adds an element that can withstand the test of time and even be shared with future generations. What could be more touching than discovering a handwritten love letter written to your grandmother decades ago?  

"Let's be honest, we don't save the texts or tweets we receive no matter what the content, but I've saved every handwritten card and romantic note that my husband's ever sent me," said Ariann Langsam, Director of Consumer Marketing of Pilot Corporation of America. "Throughout the centuries, written words of love ranging from letters to poems have made their mark, and have become part of our culture.  Even in today's digital world, nothing can replace the connectivity and intimacy of the handwritten word."

For those who need a little help finding the right words, or don't want to worry about postage, Pilot is helping romantics make a lasting impression this Valentine's Day.  Bringing the written word into the digital space, the Pilot Love Guru will once again be playing cupid by creating unique messages of love as part of a special program on its official Facebook (Pilot Pen), Twitter (@PilotPenUSA), Instagram (@PilotPenUSA) and Snapchat (pilotpenusa).  Pilot's 2013 Love Guru Campaign connected hundreds of valentines, and our goal is to spread even more written love this year.

To participate and say "I Love You," "Be Mine," "I Miss You," "I have a Crush on You," or anything else (not too racy, please!) use #PilotLoveGuru and follow these steps:  

  • Step 1: Tweet, tag, comment or share your crush or Valentine's name to Pilot using Instagram, Snapchat or Facebook
  • Step 2: Pilot Love Gurus will handwrite a personalized and heartfelt love note and send it to your Valentine via the selected social network
  • Step 3: Your Valentine is surprised and happy -- getting you bonus points for thinking outside the box, the candy box that is

During February, why not also use these incredible Pilot Pens to craft an additional love letter, note, or list of things you want to do with your significant other:

FriXion Clicker 
With the NEW incredible, erasable FriXion Clicker you can write and erase, and rewrite until you get your love note just right!  Retractable FriXion Clicker has a new kind of ink – uniquely formulated to write smoothly and erase cleanly, over and over. With FriXion Clicker you will never write a mistake again, guaranteed!

G2 Fashion 
America's Go-2 pen has a stylish new look with a colorful floral design!  The #1 Selling G2 product line delivers smooth writing, long lasting gel ink, in four point sizes and lots of colors to fit any point personality.  Along with giving flowers this Valentine's Day, why not surprise your significant other with a floral G2 Fashion pen?

Follow Pilot's Valentine's Day Love Guru on Facebook.com/PilotPen, Twitter and Instagram @PilotPenUSA using #PilotLoveGuru for a chance to win hourly prizes including assorted FriXion Clicker pen packs, notebooks and much more.

About Pilot Corporation of America 
Pilot Pen offers superlative writing instruments renowned for quality, performance, cutting-edge technology and consumer satisfaction. Widely acknowledged as innovators, Pilot was first to introduce Americans to fine-point writing, currently maintaining the top share position in the gel and rolling ball pen categories. Pilot's line also includes the acclaimed Dr. Grip family of products featuring an ergonomic, wide comfort grip that reduces writing fatigue, as well as the notable Precise V5 and G2 lines. Pilot Pen manufactures and distributes from its state-of-the-art facility in Jacksonville, Florida; its parent company is the oldest and largest manufacturer of writing instruments in Japan. For more: www.pilotpen.us.

SOURCE Pilot Corporation of America

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Cloud applications are seeing a deluge of requests to support the exploding advanced analytics market. “Open analytics” is the emerging strategy to deliver that data through an open data access layer, in the cloud, to be directly consumed by external analytics tools and popular programming languages. An increasing number of data engineers and data scientists use a variety of platforms and advanced analytics languages such as SAS, R, Python and Java, as well as frameworks such as Hadoop and Spark...
"When we talk about cloud without compromise what we're talking about is that when people think about 'I need the flexibility of the cloud' - it's the ability to create applications and run them in a cloud environment that's far more flexible,” explained Matthew Finnie, CTO of Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
The Internet giants are fully embracing AI. All the services they offer to their customers are aimed at drawing a map of the world with the data they get. The AIs from these companies are used to build disruptive approaches that cannot be used by established enterprises, which are threatened by these disruptions. However, most leaders underestimate the effect this will have on their businesses. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Rene Buest, Director Market Research & Technology Evangelism at Ara...
Join us at Cloud Expo June 6-8 to find out how to securely connect your cloud app to any cloud or on-premises data source – without complex firewall changes. More users are demanding access to on-premises data from their cloud applications. It’s no longer a “nice-to-have” but an important differentiator that drives competitive advantages. It’s the new “must have” in the hybrid era. Users want capabilities that give them a unified view of the data to get closer to customers and grow business. The...
"We are a monitoring company. We work with Salesforce, BBC, and quite a few other big logos. We basically provide monitoring for them, structure for their cloud services and we fit into the DevOps world" explained David Gildeh, Co-founder and CEO of Outlyer, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
The current age of digital transformation means that IT organizations must adapt their toolset to cover all digital experiences, beyond just the end users’. Today’s businesses can no longer focus solely on the digital interactions they manage with employees or customers; they must now contend with non-traditional factors. Whether it's the power of brand to make or break a company, the need to monitor across all locations 24/7, or the ability to proactively resolve issues, companies must adapt to...
"Loom is applying artificial intelligence and machine learning into the entire log analysis process, from start to finish and at the end you will get a human touch,” explained Sabo Taylor Diab, Vice President, Marketing at Loom Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
After more than five years of DevOps, definitions are evolving, boundaries are expanding, ‘unicorns’ are no longer rare, enterprises are on board, and pundits are moving on. Can we now look at an evolution of DevOps? Should we? Is the foundation of DevOps ‘done’, or is there still too much left to do? What is mature, and what is still missing? What does the next 5 years of DevOps look like? In this Power Panel at DevOps Summit, moderated by DevOps Summit Conference Chair Andi Mann, panelists loo...
"Tintri focuses on the Ops side of the DevOps, which basically is pushing more and more of the accessibility of the infrastructure to the developers and trying to get behind the scenes," explained Dhiraj Sehgal of Tintri in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo taking place Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 21st International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is ...
You know you need the cloud, but you’re hesitant to simply dump everything at Amazon since you know that not all workloads are suitable for cloud. You know that you want the kind of ease of use and scalability that you get with public cloud, but your applications are architected in a way that makes the public cloud a non-starter. You’re looking at private cloud solutions based on hyperconverged infrastructure, but you’re concerned with the limits inherent in those technologies.
In the world of DevOps there are ‘known good practices’ – aka ‘patterns’ – and ‘known bad practices’ – aka ‘anti-patterns.' Many of these patterns and anti-patterns have been developed from real world experience, especially by the early adopters of DevOps theory; but many are more feasible in theory than in practice, especially for more recent entrants to the DevOps scene. In this power panel at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, moderated by DevOps Conference Chair Andi Mann, panelists discussed...
A look across the tech landscape at the disruptive technologies that are increasing in prominence and speculate as to which will be most impactful for communications – namely, AI and Cloud Computing. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Curtis Peterson, VP of Operations at RingCentral, highlighted the current challenges of these transformative technologies and shared strategies for preparing your organization for these changes. This “view from the top” outlined the latest trends and developments i...
The current age of digital transformation means that IT organizations must adapt their toolset to cover all digital experiences, beyond just the end users’. Today’s businesses can no longer focus solely on the digital interactions they manage with employees or customers; they must now contend with non-traditional factors. Whether it's the power of brand to make or break a company, the need to monitor across all locations 24/7, or the ability to proactively resolve issues, companies must adapt to...
"We focus on composable infrastructure. Composable infrastructure has been named by companies like Gartner as the evolution of the IT infrastructure where everything is now driven by software," explained Bruno Andrade, CEO and Founder of HTBase, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.