Papa John's, new website, rewards, free cheesesticks, and MTV Cribs [Technology]

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Recently, Papa John's launched their revamped website and to celebrate, until October 24 customers will receive a FREE order of cheesesticks (continue reading for details). Not only that, but check out this video of John Schnatter's crib. Better ingredients, bigger house! Check out the below video of Papa himself, with the help of son Beau, ordering his first pizza online with the new site. You may be thinking to yourself, is this MTV Cribs or Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.

Papa John's was actually the first pizza company to introduce online ordering in 2001 at www.papajohns.com and has since made transactions exceeding $2 billion in online sales.  

"When I started Papa John's 26 years ago, I never dreamed customers would one day be ordering pizza by computer," Schnatter said. "Now it looks like online and mobile web ordering will surpass phone ordering, and likely in the not too distant future. With the launch of this new site, I decided that it was time to try it for myself, but I made sure I had an Internet expert on-hand: my son Beau. It was easy."

In celebration of the new website launch and "Papa" John Schnatter's first online order (with Beau's assist), customer will receive a FREE order of cheesesticks with any online purchase of a large specialty pizza at regular menu price at papajohns.com until October 24.

Features of the newly launched papajohns.com website include (via MarketWatch.com): 

Pizza Builder Graphics -- Allows customers to put together their own pizzas through an interactive pizza-making application, showing them a visual of their finished product that matches in-restaurant topping specifications. Papa Points Online Loyalty Program -- With the launch of the only online pizza loyalty program, customers can earn points towards free pizza with each online purchase. Once enrolled, customers earn one point for every $5 spent online; when customers accumulate 25 points, they receive a free pizza with their next online pizza purchase. Quick Click Ordering -- For the quickest online experience, customers have the option to select their pizza directly from a list of the most frequently ordered items. Future Orders -- Allows customers to order their pizza up to 28 days in advance. 

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Photo: Facebook/Papa John's Pizza