Keeping up with the Groupon Business

1x1.trans Keeping up with the Groupon BusinessThe web is a very wide space to get items and information about such products and services. While it provides a big market for consumers to shop and get ideas, it also provides daily specials, discounts, and offers for valued followers. Thus, the birth of Groupon.

Groupon is basically a website that creates everyday deals for a specific website’s visitor. It tries to gather big businesses to come and advertise their products through various websites while giving special offers and discounts through signing up or participating in the website’s deals and activities. Groupons usually work with the food industry like big restaurants and diners, spa and massage services, arrange some deals for the web users and consumers. They do not only post deals but air advertisements and commercials on the web, some may include celebrities and athletes whom the net users and consumers are familiar with. Earning the trust of many users was not easy, but with the kind of internet marketing strategies, online companies have brought into their businesses an improved business climate. Groupons have hit the popularity level, and now, hundreds of Groupons have flourished in the US and around the world. Here are some of the best deal sites on web.

1x1.trans Keeping up with the Groupon BusinessLiving Social. This deal website is one of the most fast-rising Groupon in the industry. Only debuting in 2007 with its first daily restaurant deal, Living Social has now earned the trust of more than 26 million subscribers. The website offers daily deals which offer discounts for local businesses, one day at a time, a Click-To-Buy option on which the user can purchase daily deals in just a single click and provides a link for the voucher on the next business day. There is of course The Share for A Free Deal which allows the users access to free deals for every successful sign up by another person. Living Social is one of the best when it comes to giving offers and reliable sourcing.

1x1.trans Keeping up with the Groupon BusinessGroupon. Groupon marked its debut on October 2008, where they started offering half-price discounts for pizzas on a restaurant in Chicago. It works with over 90 cities in the U.S. alone, and 23 other countries outside America. This deal website provides deals depending on the user’s location, offering relevant discounts on the services in their respective areas. Groupons deals include retail goods, local services, restaurants, diners, and even sport activities like sky diving lesson and such. Groupon was even offered to be bought and taken over by two of the world’s biggest search engines, Yahoo and Google, but neither one succeeded in doing so. Groupon offers personalized deals, purchase and redemption of Groupons through mobile phones, offering online gift options without the hassles of shipping costs. Add to these extra light deals are the business opportunities. With Groupons evolving innovations in marketing ideas, the possibility of deals is seamless.

1x1.trans Keeping up with the Groupon BusinessSocialBuy. This deal website creates deals that are meant for socializing while saving money. SocialBuy also works in different areas which cater to your specific needs and services. It focuses on offering group deals for its clients, in various categories such as fitness and health, entertainment, recreation, food and dining, special events, sports, beauty and wellness, and nightclubs and bars. Whether you’re taking your family out for a special occasion, or you’re on a date with a special someone, or having a get together with your friends, SocialBuy is the perfect place to get group offers for you and your loved ones to enjoy.

1x1.trans Keeping up with the Groupon BusinessBuyWithMe. Unlike other deal sites, BuyWithMe offers daily deals which could last up to a week. You can avoid having instant decisions and re-think of what offer suits you best. It provides deals that are relevant and current, with exclusive discounts to the places you wanna visit in your area. The deals depend on a minimum number of people who bites the offer. You need to have a specific number of friends to purchase the deal and once they do, then the deal becomes free for you, if not, no charging will be done. Invite your friends to shop for discount opportunities with you, without the hassles of spending so much money on something that you can get for a more reasonable price.

1x1.trans Keeping up with the Groupon BusinessTippr. This deal site is unlike any other ordinary Groupon. Tippr provides not only a single daily offer, but three deals in a day. It is also commendable for its wonderful features like endless and growing discounts that the users would definitely enjoy. One of its key features is the more you share the deals, and the more people buy them, the more discounts and deals that everyone can enjoy. It provides a bigger community for family and friends to experience great food and services that are made fun and affordable.

1x1.trans Keeping up with the Groupon BusinessBloomspot. If you like the idea of spending money for luxury items, places, and services, then Bloomspot is your best bet. It caters to a specific person’s needs, creating professional relationships that are more on the personal side of things. It only provides offers for the most fancy getaways, high-class restaurants, shopping stores, and spas in and out of your area. Luxury at its best, with fantastic adventures that are all penny worth. Bloomspot only provides deals in limited spaces on limited times. So if you want to experience a grander life, once in a while, live a better lifestyle, check out deals on how to reach your dream destination and service with Bloomspot.

If you want to have deals that are very much “in” but beyond your budget, check out the best deals that the Groupon sites have to offer. However, you must be able to know whether the offers are reasonable or not, or else, you might be in a run in for own money.

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Antonio Evans is a Partner at Binary Bits, the parent company of FriendsEAT.com. He currently is CEO of Socialdraft, a powerful reputation management tool for local businesses.
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