Daily Deals

Deal-of-the-day (also called flash sales or one deal a day) is an ecommerce business model in which a website offers a single product for sale for a period of 24 to 36 hours. Potential customers register as members of the deal-a-day websites and receive online offers and invitations by email or social networks.As of 2011, deal-of-the-day sites have continued to grow in popularity, although new concerns have arisen over the longevity of the concept and the financial viability of one-day deals for small businesses.
Posts about Daily Deals
  • FiveStars Digs Deeper Into Customer Data to Get Beyond ‘Loyalty’

    … While their initial iterations may have been about replacing merchants’ punchcards with digital equivalents, local loyalty companies are now more focused on using an increasingly deep trove of consumer data to promote repeat visits and better understand customer habits and inclinations. Street Fight recently caught up with FiveStars co-founder…

    Street Fight- 23 readers -
  • Considering a Groupon? 5 Pitfalls You Must Avoid

    … A friend lives in a townhouse and it’s about time to pressure wash the exteriors. The homeowner association got a few bids, but one owner spied a Groupon deal, which would have been significantly less expensive. He tried, unsuccessfully, to talk all the other owners into jumping on the deal. Had he been successful, imagine what the owner…

    Susan Solovic/ Constant Contact- 13 readers -
  • Street Fight Daily: Carmakers Rethink Dashboards, GrubHub’s Growth Prospects

    … planners are finding new ways to address inefficiencies, leveraging connected technology to create smarter hubs that work for city dwellers. The dynamic use of knowledge to improve both the utilization of scarce resources and a higher quality of life for its citizens is the hallmark of a smart city. A Founder Departs In 2014 At Daily Deal Pioneer…

    Street Fight- 10 readers -
  • Bustle CEO: Facebook will ‘come crashing down’ for publishers

    …, it will hopefully lead to another raise. Has all the venture capital in publishing created a bubble? No. Uber and Airbnb are good businesses, but a lot of the business venture capitalists invested in in recent years, such as daily deals and Zynga, haven’t delivered. So venture capitalists are seeing that digital media is a valuable investment. It has a great…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Social- 13 readers -
  • Why Pat Sajak Wants to Power Hyperlocal Daily Deals for SMBs

    … Pat Sajak has spent the better part of three decades selling vowels to animated contestants on one America’s longest running game shows. The Wheel of Fortune host has remained active off-the-air, as an investor and political commentator, and most recently, as a surprising entrant into the local marketing industry. Last year, Sajak joined Great…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fightin Twitter- 9 readers -
  • It may be time to drop your annual marketing strategy

    … as a successful source of blog traffic. Instagram has become a popular way to promote recipes in the last few months. Snapchat is now being used to deliver daily deals and coupons. I even heard of new ways the dating site match.com is being cleverly used as a social media marketing channel! My point is, if we are locked into any kind of a long-term…

    {grow}in Social Twitter- 11 readers -
  • 5 Tips for the Aspiring Hyperlocal Publisher

    … for this are multiple, but typically contain a combination of lack of time, skills or interest. Not everyone is as happy coding a website, selling banner ads or developing a daily deals portfolio, as they are writing copy or digging out a great story. This is where your audience can be both your champion and your friend. Developing links with your…

    Street Fightin Social Twitter- 8 readers -
  • 5 charts: What keeps email marketers awake at night?

    … It isn’t easy being an email marketer. With inbox volume higher than ever, it seems our attention spans are falling to the level of gnat. Yet, email remains one of digital marketing’s most powerful and effective tools. With nearly 183 billion emails sent every day, email marketers must deliver value, entertainment and novelty — often at the same…

    Digidayin EMail- 20 readers -
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