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Avoid These 3 Mistakes When Running Your Daily Deals Site
Startup Kit

Avoid These 3 Mistakes When Running Your Daily Deals Site

Keep your business on the right track and your merchants happy by learning how to avoid the top mistakes business owners make when running an online coupon or daily deal site.
Groupon Scoops Up Fashion Flash-Sale Site Ideeli for a Cool $43 Million
Technology

Groupon Scoops Up Fashion Flash-Sale Site Ideeli for a Cool $43 Million

The Chicago-based daily deal giant takes another step in its quest to become your go-to destination for doing or buying 'anything, anytime, anywhere.'
Catherine Clifford
Daily Deal Sites Help Small Businesses Score Savings
Growth Strategies

Daily Deal Sites Help Small Businesses Score Savings

By leveraging the power of group-buying, a crop of deal sites give small businesses access to discounts that are usually reserved for the big guys.
Rachel Solomon
Groupon's New CEO May Be Its Best Deal Yet
Technology

Groupon's New CEO May Be Its Best Deal Yet

The daily deals site has called off its search for a new head in favor of retaining their temporary CEO permanently.
Catherine Clifford
Struggling Deals Site LivingSocial Kills Events Group, Closes New York Office
Technology

Struggling Deals Site LivingSocial Kills Events Group, Closes New York Office

The move eliminates 30 full-time positions and will have remaining staffers working remotely.
Benjamin Kabin
Overcoming the Groupon Effect: How to Sell Merchants on Your Start-Up Deal Site
Marketing

Overcoming the Groupon Effect: How to Sell Merchants on Your Start-Up Deal Site

Faced with a glut of daily-deal sites, new entrants are having a tough time winning over merchants. Here's how to cut through the hype and build your client roster.
How to Make Daily Deals Pay Off For Your Business
Marketing

How to Make Daily Deals Pay Off For Your Business

If you're interested in testing the social coupon waters, consider these four tips to help increase your likelihood of success.
Jeff Slutsky
Fab Forward: How Fab.com Found a Niche in a Design Deal Social Hub
Starting a Business

Fab Forward: How Fab.com Found a Niche in a Design Deal Social Hub

With their site stuck in neutral, two entrepreneurs changed gears and paved a new road to success.
Jason Ankeny
CouponTrade Can Help Attract Customers Through Unused Deals
Marketing

CouponTrade Can Help Attract Customers Through Unused Deals

A new online marketplace can help companies sitting out the discount game pull in new customers through unused deals from other businesses.
John Patrick Pullen
Financing a Second Startup on Cash Flow of Your First
Finance

Financing a Second Startup on Cash Flow of Your First

With the success of one startup, Kiha Lee financed another.
Michelle Goodman
1SaleADay.com's Ben Federman and the Value of a Daily Steal
Entrepreneurs

1SaleADay.com's Ben Federman and the Value of a Daily Steal

This 28-year-old Brooklynite built a successful business around the concept of loss leaders. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.
Gwen Moran
Starting a Business

Scout for Deals Long Before Black Friday

You shouldn't wait until the last minute to snap up great deals. But you have to know what a bargain looks like.
Technology

Insider Deals: Sweet, If You Can Score Them

You don't have to be a PC vendor's friend, relative, or employee to snag deals that were created for the benefit of exclusive groups of insiders.