All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Deals’

Groupon VIP: Would You Pay $30 A Year For A Better Groupon Experience?

Groupon is launching a new premium service for its “best customers” called Groupon VIP. Basically it just gives users access to deals early and later after they’ve expired for everyone else. It costs $30 a year . BusinessInsider has a screen cap of an email from CEO Andrew Mason introducing the program. It says: I’m excited to tell you about …

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Living Social: New Venue In Washington, D.C.

Living Social is going to be trying something different to promote special events, new products, and unique vendors. Today it announced the forthcoming opening of a new physical venue space in the Washington, D.C. area. The space will provide a much needed workspace for classes, social events, exclusive pop-up restaurants, and other unique activities. The SVP of New Initiatives for …

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Groupon Gets More Personalized

Everything on the web is getting more personalized these days, it seems. Take Yahoo’s new C.O.R.E. system as one of the latest examples. Another example would be a new system Groupon is reportedly testing, which would give users more control over the types of deals they receive. According to Bloomberg, which interviewed CEO Andrew Mason, some users are already seeing …

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All 4G Smartphones Free At T-Mobile For One-Day Valentine’s Sale

Looking for a gift for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Are they on a diet or allergic to roses? T-Mobile thinks that nothing says I love you like a new phone. This Saturday, February 11th, for one day only, T-Mobile is offering all of their 4G smartphones for free with a 2-year contract. This deal includes the Samsung Galaxy S …

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Google Offers Cities Now Total 40

Google Offers continues to expand into more cities. This time, as expected, it’s Oklahoma City and Omaha that now have Google’s deals product, and that brings the grand total of markets to 40. Google Offers has been around less than a year, having launched in beta last April – the company’s response to Groupon turning down an acquisition deal. The …

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One For The Money Groupon Deal Helps Film At Box Office

Groupon ran a deal from Lionsgate for tickets for one or two (up to 60% Off) for the movie One For The Money, which opened on January 27. The deal ended just before 12:00PM Central on that day. Over opening weekend, the movie ended up taking in $11.5 million domestically, which was more than expected. Variety reports: According to Lionsgate, …

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Hotmail Gets Deal Ads Instead Of Old School Display Ads

The deals services of today are essentially glorified email marketing. Groupon gets credit for turning the concept in to a huge mainstream trend, and deals are certainly accessible in other ways, but all in all, it’s still email marketing. As long as users are accessing their deals through email, it makes sense then that an email service provider, which already …

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Google Offers Adds More Deals For Five Cities

Google announced today that Google Offers users will gain access to an expanded amount of daily deals in five markets. The expanded offerings are already available in New York and San Francisco. Now, Boston, Chicago, Long Beach, LA and Washington DC will also get more deals. Google has partnered with deal providers CrowdSavings, SpaRahRah and LocalWineEvents.com to grow the offer …

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Valentine’s Day At Apple Brings Free Engraving, Shipping

With Valentine’s Day just two weeks away, Apple hopes that a couple of small offers will tempt you into buying your sweetheart an iPad 2. “The iPad 2 is attractive, smart, and fun to be around – Just like your Valentine,” says Apple. And with that, they are offering free engraving through the Apple online store. “To my sweetheart, who …

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Google Offers Launches In Charlotte, Kansas City, Milwaukee, San Antonio & Tampa

On the Google Commerce blog, Google announced today the launch of Google Offers in 5 new markets: Charlotte, Kansas City, Milwaukee, San Antonio and Tampa. Additionally, on Twitter, they announced launch in Columbus. @googleoffersGoogle Offers#GoogleOffers is now live in #Columbus. RT & sign up: http://t.co/iIqXeqE4 10 hours ago via HootSuite · powered by @socialditto It’s now available in over 40 markets. “2011 …

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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 to watch the interview had to say about it on Twitter: @dhhDHHGroupon scored a sweet deal with 60 Minutes to …

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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 kind of a creepy (in a Peter Gabriel video kind of way) face. I haven’t had much luck with it …

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