Deal With It
Local daily deal site BuyWithMe will now offer discounts in Chicago, home to the industries biggest player, Groupon.
With the addition of DealADayOnline (DADO), BuyWithMe will now offer deals in thirteen US cities.
The company has raised a healthy $21.5 million, but other players are scaling much quicker, with Groupon raising nearly a billion Read More
In the booming market for daily and group deals, small business owners are finding they can play one service against another, and get burned if they’re not careful.
Avi Marko runs the Brooklyn based KidsSocks.com. His first deal, reports the WSJ, was with Mamapedia brought an big traffic boost, 600 customers, but with half the revenue going back to Mamapedia, Marko didn’t make a dime.
Group buying is going niche. New York-based big gay social network Fab.com debuted its Big Gay Deal of the Day this week, “glamming up” the daily deal space with deals for gyms, spas, bars, restaurants, hotels, events and entertainment that appeal to gay men.
“We created the Big Gay Deal of the Read More