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Will Crazy Market Moves Kill IPOs and Slash VC Investment?

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.

Climbing on the Social Media IPO Bandwagon

The latest tech companies to go public have seen their share prices sink. Here's what the trend means for future tech IPOs.

Poggled Serves Up Local Deals for Drinkers

This social network says it's more than just 'Groupon for nightlife.'

Groupon Now and the Rise of the Real-Time Deal

What do you get when you combine the daily discount model with the urge of the impulse purchase? Merchants hope the answer is instant customers.

Why the Numbers Are Stacked Against Daily Deal Sites

Costly deals on unfocused group-buying sites with an audience full of bargain hunters is proving to be the wrong approach.

Groupon By the Numbers: From Startup to IPO

The 'deal-of-the-day' website has filed for an IPO, and it's growth is nothing less than staggering.

LinkedIn's IPO Could Spark a Social Gold Rush

Whether we're in the midst of frothy times at tech companies has even fewer doubters after LinkedIn's stock debut.

Daily Deals Not a Big Deal for Finding Customers

When it comes to attracting new customers, daily-deal sites are popular but they rarely trump an owner's personal touch.

Five Facebook Developments for Businesses

From deal making to commenting, Facebook's latest offerings shouldn't be ignored by business owners and brand managers.

A New Do-It-Yourself Alternative to Groupon

PeopleDeals combines customization and a lower-cost offer for social-media coupons. But will the tool be too time-consuming for the average small retailer to be practical?

Which Daily Deal Site is Right for You?

From Groupon to LivingSocial to GroupPrice.com, See which daily deal website is best for finding customers.

The Downside of Social Coupons

Social coupons can appealing--but make sure you're prepared to handle the rush of new customers they can bring.

Starting Your Own Group Buying Site Without Joining Groupon

Group buying is growing by leaps and bounds. Get in on the action with a site of your own.

When a Groupon Promotion Went Wrong

Groupon can deliver a single business hundreds or even thousands of new customers. Are you ready?

A Group Buying Site for Rich People

To find consumers who have money to spend, you may need to look up market. Here's how the New York Times is aiming to help.

15 Brilliant Marketing Ideas

Fifteen marketing ideas of 2010 that made us channel our inner Liz Lemon and say, "I want to go to there."

Signpost Puts a Local Spin on Social Shopping

Signpost takes on Groupon as the turf war for social commerce supremacy heats up.
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