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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 …

Bing Deals Gets Deals Hub, Punchcard Loyalty Program Bing Deals Gets Deals Hub, Punchcard Loyalty Program
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Earlier this year, Bing launched Bing Deals, a deals aggregation feature to surface deals from across the web in Bing. Today, Microsoft announced some new features to go along with that. First off is the Deals hub. “Previously deals were …

True Blood, Long Distance Relationships & Page 1 Search Rankings True Blood, Long Distance Relationships & Page 1 Search Rankings

One of the reasons we thought it would be nice to do a daily roundup of infographics is that it is a quick way to take in a lot of information in a very visual way. Doesn’t it make learning …

Google Buys DailyDeal Google Buys DailyDeal
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While others in the space seem to have scaled back a bit in the daily deals department (see Facebook and Yelp), Google continues to amp up its efforts. Since news that Facebook was ending its Deals offering (though keeping check-in …

AmazonLocal Deals Hit Kindle Devices AmazonLocal Deals Hit Kindle Devices

Amazon announced today that AmazonLocal deals are coming to Kindle and Kindle 3G with Special Offers. These offers will appear on the Kindles’ screensavers while the user isn’t reading. The feature is launching in New York City for now, with …

Groupon IPO in October or November? Groupon IPO in October or November?
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There’s been a lot of bad press for Groupon lately. After an internal memo from CEO Andrew Mason trying to boost employee morale in response to the bad press, the SEC started questioning the company more, and its IPO was …

Groupon Deals Could Hurt the Reputation of Your Business Groupon Deals Could Hurt the Reputation of Your Business
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The type of headline we ran here probably isn’t exactly the kind of thing Groupon wants to see circulating throughout the Blogosphere these days, considering all the negative press the company has been getting lately, but it is a conclusion …

Groupon to Add E-Commerce Deals? Groupon to Add E-Commerce Deals?
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Groupon is reportedly testing e-commerce deals in the UK. There have been a lot of questions and uncertainty about just what the future holds for Groupon, and this would appear to be Groupon being in the midst of making a …

Groupon Reportedly Sued By Its Own Sales Staff Groupon Reportedly Sued By Its Own Sales Staff
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Things were going along so well for Groupon, but at some point things took a dramatic turn, and now it just seems to be negative story after negative story. Even CEO Andrew Mason’s internal staff memo aimed at boosting employee …

Google Offers in Austin, Boston, D.C. Denver, Seattle Google Offers in Austin, Boston, D.C. Denver, Seattle
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Google announced that it has extended its Google Offers offering into five new markets: Austin, Boston, Washington D.C., Denver and Seattle. The news comes shortly after Facebook decided to pull its Deals product (though the company is keeping its Check-in …

Groupon IPO Reportedly Delayed Groupon IPO Reportedly Delayed
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It appears that Groupon is delaying its IPO. A report from the Wall Street Journal, citing “a person familiar with the matter,” indicates that the company has canceled its IPO roadshow and is “reassessing the timing” of the IPO, which …

Oregon Dentist and Chiropractic Boards Ban Groupon Oregon Dentist and Chiropractic Boards Ban Groupon
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If you’re living in Oregon and are looking for discounted crowns or a backiotomy, Groupon isn’t your place. Both the Oregon Board of Dentistry and the Board of Chiropractic Examiners have banned the use of Groupons. The reason for the …

Netflix Loses Starz Content as Prices Increase Netflix Loses Starz Content as Prices Increase
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Two interesting things just happened in the world of Netflix. First, those much-talked-about and generally despised price changes went into effect. Second, Netflix lost all of its Starz content. Starz called off talks in the contract renewal process, leaving Netflix …

The Decline of Yelp Deals The Decline of Yelp Deals
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As discussed in a previous article, Yelp is cutting back on its Deals positions, which is interesting considering that it comes at a time when Facebook is pulling the plug on its deals product (though it will still have check-in …

Google Plugs Deals More Aggressively While Facebook and Yelp Scale Back Google Plugs Deals More Aggressively While Facebook and Yelp Scale Back

Last week, Facebook revealed that it was shutting down its Deals product (though it’s keeping check-in deals). “Facebook deals relied heavily on inbound sales which even for someone with as large a user base as Facebook that clearly missed the …

The Deals Space: It’s Easy to Start, But Not to Grow The Deals Space: It’s Easy to Start, But Not to Grow
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Back in June, Mary Song, CEO of Yuupon, gave WebProNews the following predictions for the deals space: 1. Facebook Deals will not be a major contender as is.  Why? Facebook Deals is a self-serve platform and like ad-words is unlikely …

Yelp Cuts Back On Daily Deals, Great Timing for Groupon Yelp Cuts Back On Daily Deals, Great Timing for Groupon

It’s an interesting time for the daily deals space. As previously reported, Facebook, which may assumed would be a major player, has decided to fold its deals product, though the company is keeping around check-in deals. Yelp, another popular service …