Join Weight Watchers Online for Free: You may have heard that in October Oprah Winfrey announced that she had purchased a 10% stake in Weight Watchers. Not only did the stock double, but it sent thousands of people looking to join Weight Watchers.
Well, the Oprah-effect is happening again, as Oprah just tweeted a video showing how Weight Watchers helped her to lose 26 pounds.
This time the excitement includes a coupon to join Weight Watchers Online for free (saves $30!) this month. (and beyond?) You can also get your first 2 months fees back if you lose 10 pounds or more:
Other Weight Loss Programs scramble to attract New Members After The Join Free Promotion
“I believe in the @weightwatchers program so much I decided to invest, join the Board, and partner in #wwfamily evolution.” — Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) October 19, 2015
You can imagine that other diets couldn’t afford to watch the Oprah buzz around Weight Watchers sitting down, so there a couple of other good offers on the table this weight loss season:
Only time will tell how long the Oprah effect helps Weight Watchers, but you can see the excitement reflected in the stock price, which promptly doubled the month of her tweet. (I’m sure Oprah was the MOST excited, as she owns 6 million shares of Weight Watchers!)