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Groupon CEO Andrew Mason 60 Minutes Interview: Twitter Reaction Groupon CEO Andrew Mason 60 Minutes Interview: Twitter Reaction

Did you get a chance to catch Groupon CEO Andrew Mason on 60 Minutes? If not, you can watch the full interview, as well as some post-interview commentary from interviewer Lesley Stahl here. Here’s what some people who tuned in …

Clicky From Groupon Lets You Spin Wheel For Deals Clicky From Groupon Lets You Spin Wheel For Deals

Groupon has launched a Wheel of Fortune-esque marketing gimmick that lets users log into Facebook and spin a virtual wheel for the chance to win deals with select Groupon merchants. It’s called Clicky the Clickable Value Wheel,” and it has …

Local Merchants Want to Advertise with Facebook & Google Offers [Infographic] Local Merchants Want to Advertise with Facebook & Google Offers [Infographic]
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MerchantCircle has released the following infographic looking at where local merchants are spending their marketing dollars: As you can see, this is more evidence of the rise of Facebook ads. A report came out this week indicating that Facebook is …

Groupon Takes The Good News With The Bad Groupon Takes The Good News With The Bad

Last year, it seemed like the sky was the limit for Groupon. Every major Internet player had to have a Groupon clone, Google even tried to buy Groupon. Everybody was talking about the service. This year, while some of those …

Groupon Scheduler Launched in 2 Cities, More On The Way Groupon Scheduler Launched in 2 Cities, More On The Way

Groupon announced the launch of a new online appointment calendar called Groupon Scheduler. It’s designed to provide Groupon merchants with an easy way to manage their schedules and accept bookings from customers. “Groupon Scheduler grew out of technology from our …

Foursquare Extends AMEX Small Business Deals Foursquare Extends AMEX Small Business Deals
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Foursquare is extending a promotion that allows users to check-in to certain participating small businesses to receive cash credits on their credit cards. The original deals debuted on Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday set aside to shop …

Groupon Ready To Start Talking Again Groupon Ready To Start Talking Again

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason posted a statement to the company blog today talking about the company’s quiet period being over, and sharing a few holiday Groupon stats, including 650,000 “Grouponicus” deals between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which he says …

Foursquare Deals Now Include Scoutmob for 13 Cities Foursquare Deals Now Include Scoutmob for 13 Cities

Foursquare announced today that it has partnered with Scoutmob to add 500 new deals throughout 13 cities in the U.S. “The best part about Scoutmob Specials? They’re free, don’t require a credit card or up-front purchase, and the deals are …

Black Friday Deals At Apple Stores: Macs, iPads, iPods, and Accessories Black Friday Deals At Apple Stores: Macs, iPads, iPods, and Accessories
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Yesterday, announcements for a Black Friday sale began popping up on Apple’s sites in the U.S., UK, Australia and many more locations. It was pretty non-specific, simply saying that a one-day event was to take place on November 25th, and …

Google Offers Gets New Cities Google Offers Gets New Cities

Google announced today that it has added six more cities to its Google Offers offering. New markets include: Detroit, Indianapolis, Ft. Worth, Long Beach, Sacramento, and St. Louis. On the Google Commerce Blog, the company details the introductory deals for …

Black Friday Deals Come To Apple Online Store Black Friday Deals Come To Apple Online Store
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UPDATE: Leaked flyers show what the actual discounts will look like. Apple has officially jumped into the pool of companies that will offers deals this Friday, November 25th – or as shoppers and retailers lovingly call it, Black Friday. The …

Black Friday Deals: Some You May Not Want To Miss Black Friday Deals: Some You May Not Want To Miss

It’s that time of year when everybody’s looking for awesome deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. I can’t even begin to imagine how many are out there, but I can pass along some of the things I’ve come across …

Groupon Types, Places Add Some Personalization Groupon Types, Places Add Some Personalization

Groupon has launched a new type of personalized deal with its Deal Types and Places offering. “Groupon is constantly looking for new ways to bring its subscribers the best, most relevant deals in the places they like to spend time,” …

Microsoft, Yahoo & AOL Formally Announce Their Ad Partnership Microsoft, Yahoo & AOL Formally Announce Their Ad Partnership
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Back in September, Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL held a meeting to discuss a potential advertising partnership, which would see the companies banding together to compete with Google. It appears that we’re about to see the fruits of that partnership. Today, …

Google Offers Quiz, New Categories to Boost Deal Relevancy Google Offers Quiz, New Categories to Boost Deal Relevancy

Google announced the launch of a personalization quiz that it is using to help Google Offers users get more relevant deals from local merchants. They’ve also added more categories to also help in this department. New categories include: outdoor adventure …

Google Offers Continues Expansion Into More Cities Google Offers Continues Expansion Into More Cities

Google announced today that it is launching Google Offers in four new cities: Baltimore, Minneapolis, San Diego and San Jose. Just last week, the product launched in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, with 25 more cities promised in the near future. I …

Google Offers Expands Into New Markets Google Offers Expands Into New Markets

Google announced the further expansion of Google Offers today. The company says it has launched the product in 13 U.S. cities since the initial launch in Portland, Oregon, and has 25 more markets on the way. Today, Google Offers comes …

Email & Daily Deals: Segmentation, Deliverability & Timing Email & Daily Deals: Segmentation, Deliverability & Timing
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Email continues to thrive as a major marketing channel, and few current trends drive this point further home than that of daily deals. Email’s not the only channel where daily deals convert, but it’s the primary hub for conversions. We …

Make Your New iPhone 4S Cheaper With Apple’s Reuse and Recycling Program Make Your New iPhone 4S Cheaper With Apple’s Reuse and Recycling Program

With the announcement of the brand new iPhone 4S, many loyal Apple customers will be opting to upgrade their mobile devices in the near future. If you plan on grabbing an iPhone 4S when it hits the shelves on October …

Groupon Rewards Loyalty Program Announced Groupon Rewards Loyalty Program Announced
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Groupon announced a new loyalty program today called Groupon Rewards, which lets consumers get special deals when they go to local businesses multiple times. They earn rewards from merchants who utilize the service, when they pay with their credit or …

Google Offers Is Doing Quite Well Google Offers Is Doing Quite Well
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Reports related to the daily deals industry in general haven’t been incredibly flattering in recent weeks, but it looks like the future might be bright in this space for Google. As you may recall, Google tried to buy Groupon last …