LivingSocial The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on LivingSocial en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:07:00 GMT LivingSocial Poaches New CEO, Gautam Thakar, From eBay Following widespread layoffs and evolving business models at the daily deals site, Thakar will succeed founder Tim O'Shaughnessy in August. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:07:00 GMT Geoff Weiss LivingSocial Quadruples Inventory, Moves Away From Daily Deals As customers tire of flash sales and daily deals, LivingSocial hopes that merchants will appreciate its new extended-length promotions. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:17:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha 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. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:51:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin Zynga Layoffs: What Happens When Startups Grow Too Fast Here's a look at several businesses forced to cut back after a period of hyper-growth. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 13:15:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha New Sheriff to Police Daily-Deal Industry: Good News for Businesses? The newly established Global Daily Deal Association wants daily-deal providers to do more than just improve consumer and merchant perceptions. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:00:00 GMT Mikal E. Belicove 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. Fri, 16 Mar 2012 11:00:00 GMT Jeff Slutsky The Three Worst Daily Deal Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Some small companies have had nightmarish experiences working with sites like Groupon and others. Follow these tips to make your campaign a success. Mon, 12 Dec 2011 05:00:00 GMT Jonathan Blum Groupon, Other Deal Sites Not a Good Deal for Small Businesses A new report suggests voucher offers largely aren't shoring up new customers or sales. Tue, 08 Nov 2011 10:00:00 GMT Jason Fell New Ways to Tap into Daily Deals Sites Having to be accountable to merchants is driving a wave of innovation in the world of daily deals. Thu, 06 Oct 2011 11:23:00 GMT Mikal E. Belicove How to Build Credibility as a Young Entrepreneur Five steps to make your business a success when experience is not on your side. Mon, 08 Aug 2011 00:01:00 GMT Jane Porter 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. Tue, 03 May 2011 09:00:00 GMT Mikal E. Belicove Which Daily Deal Site is Right for You? From Groupon to LivingSocial to, See which daily deal website is best for finding customers. Tue, 05 Apr 2011 10:00:00 GMT Mikal E. Belicove 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. Tue, 08 Mar 2011 11:48:00 GMT Mikal E. Belicove