Facebook Flash Sales Boost Fan Interest 368%

By: Drew Bowling - February 16, 2012

Flash sales may appear to be a fleeting trend in online commerce, but the recent success of the business model on Facebook might argue otherwise. If you don’t know, flash sales consist of sales featuring high discounts that are offered for a short amount of time. Aside from being an effective way to move a lot of products and offer shoppers a chance to save some money, it’s apparently a great advertising schtick, too.

ShopIgnitor put together an inforgraphic detailing the way flash sales on Facebook have caused consumer interest to skyrocket. After checking out the graphic below, let us know if you’re a fan of the flash sales. Are you a seasoned bargain hunter or do you stay away from these temptations of commerce? Comment below with your thoughts or experiences with flash sales.

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Drew BowlingDrew Bowling is a staff writer for WebProNews. He never met an all-you-can-eat buffet he didn't like. Twitter: @bentfortherent Google: +Drew Bowling

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