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This Startup Landed Groupon as Its First Customer. Here's How.
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The CEO of Yesware shares 8 secrets to landing that first big client.
March 27, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Groupon Unveils Self-Serve, DIY Deal-Making Tool for Merchants

Groupon Unveils Self-Serve, DIY Deal-Making Tool for Merchants

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The Chicago-based website released Deal Builder, an option that allows business owners to automatically build a custom promotion.
February 10, 2014 in Advertising
Groupon Scoops Up Fashion Flash-Sale Site Ideeli for a Cool $43 Million

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

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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.'
January 14, 2014 in News and Trends
Groupon Moves Deeper in the Discount Space With 'Freebies'

Groupon Moves Deeper in the Discount Space With 'Freebies'

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The daily-deal site has added a new category to its repertoire that includes digital coupons, promotion codes, giveaways and samples.
November 20, 2013 in Online Marketing
Groupon Gets Up On the Localization Game. Finally!?

Groupon Gets Up On the Localization Game. Finally!?

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As part of its 5th birthday redesign, the mobile application for the daily-deal site will automatically send you offers in whatever town you happen to be in at the time.
November 1, 2013 in Mobile
Daily Deal Sites Help Small Businesses Score Savings

Daily Deal Sites Help Small Businesses Score Savings

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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.
October 3, 2013 in Management & Operations
Groupon Co-Founder Shares How He Created an Idea and Creativity Hotbed in Chicago

Groupon Co-Founder Shares How He Created an Idea and Creativity Hotbed in Chicago

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Now in its third year, Chicago Ideas Week eclectic program attracts world leaders and nearly 30,000 attendees in search of creativity and new ideas. Here’s a look at how they did it.
September 27, 2013 in Grow Your Business
LivingSocial Quadruples Inventory, Moves Away From Daily Deals

LivingSocial Quadruples Inventory, Moves Away From Daily Deals

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As customers tire of flash sales and daily deals, LivingSocial hopes that merchants will appreciate its new extended-length promotions.
September 17, 2013 in News and Trends
Groupon's New CEO May Be Its Best Deal Yet

Groupon's New CEO May Be Its Best Deal Yet

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The daily deals site has called off its search for a new head in favor of retaining their temporary CEO permanently.
August 8, 2013 in News and Trends
Struggling Deals Site LivingSocial Kills Events Group, Closes New York Office

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

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The move eliminates 30 full-time positions and will have remaining staffers working remotely.
July 17, 2013 in News and Trends
Groupon Founder Turned Musician: Andrew Mason's 'Hardly Workin'

Groupon Founder Turned Musician: Andrew Mason's 'Hardly Workin'

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In the collection of songs, Mason sings about lessons he learned founding the daily deals company.
July 2, 2013 in News and Trends
Photos: George Zimmer and Other Famous Founders Ousted By Their Own Companies

George Zimmer and Other Famous Founders Ousted By Their Own Companies

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Lessons entrepreneurs can learn from founders who've been shown the door.
June 21, 2013 in Leadership
How Groupon Thinks It Can Become a $100 Billion Company

How Groupon Thinks It Can Become a $100 Billion Company

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Instead of just pumping out daily deals, the company wants to become a mobile, local commerce powerhouse.
May 19, 2013 in Growth Strategies
Groupon Founder Andrew Mason Out as CEO

Groupon Founder Andrew Mason Out as CEO

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The embattled founder's memo to staff details why he was dismissed.
February 28, 2013 in Leadership
Overcoming the Groupon Effect: How to Sell Merchants on Your Start-Up Deal Site

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

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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.
November 8, 2012 in Finding Customers
New Sheriff to Police Daily-Deal Industry: Good News for Businesses?

New Sheriff to Police Daily-Deal Industry: Good News for Businesses?

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The newly established Global Daily Deal Association wants daily-deal providers to do more than just improve consumer and merchant perceptions.
July 26, 2012 in Marketing Basics
How to Make Daily Deals Pay Off For Your Business

How to Make Daily Deals Pay Off For Your Business

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If you're interested in testing the social coupon waters, consider these four tips to help increase your likelihood of success.
March 16, 2012 in Online Marketing
The Three Worst Daily Deal Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

The Three Worst Daily Deal Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Some small companies have had nightmarish experiences working with sites like Groupon and others. Follow these tips to make your campaign a success.
December 12, 2011 in Selling Online
Groupon, Other Deal Sites Not a Good Deal for Small Businesses

Groupon, Other Deal Sites Not a Good Deal for Small Businesses

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A new report suggests voucher offers largely aren't shoring up new customers or sales.
November 8, 2011 in Social Media
What Groupon's IPO Means for Your Startup

What Groupon's IPO Means for Your Startup

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Groupon went public to overwhelming demand. But will the surge help melt the near-frozen IPO market?
November 4, 2011 in IPOs and DPOs
Venture Investors Spar Over the Tech Bubble

Venture Investors Spar Over the Tech Bubble

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Call it a bubble or not, Groupon's lower valuation may throw a wrench in it.
October 21, 2011 in IPOs and DPOs
New Ways to Tap into Daily Deals Sites

New Ways to Tap into Daily Deals Sites

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Having to be accountable to merchants is driving a wave of innovation in the world of daily deals.
October 6, 2011 in Online Marketing
Will Crazy Market Moves Kill IPOs and Slash VC Investment?

Will Crazy Market Moves Kill IPOs and Slash VC Investment?

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The stock markets' sharp swings has perhaps derailed two major public offerings this summer. Here's what continued volatility could mean for other small companies seeking venture capital.
September 16, 2011 in IPOs and DPOs
Climbing on the Social Media IPO Bandwagon

Climbing on the Social Media IPO Bandwagon

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The latest tech companies to go public have seen their share prices sink. Here's what the trend means for future tech IPOs.
June 23, 2011 in Grow Your Business

Poggled Serves Up Local Deals for Drinkers

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This social network says it's more than just 'Groupon for nightlife.'
June 21, 2011 in Success Stories

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