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Publication DateOct 2012
Start Your Own Online Coupon or Daily Deal Business
By Entrepreneur Press and Rich Mintzer
Are you a savings fanatic? Best known for passing on good deals, discounts and other bargain opportunities to your friends and family? If your answer is yes, then you’re likely a candidate to start an online coupon or daily deal business.
A booming industry, the daily deal and coupon industries caters to millions of consumers hungry for savings. Detailing two avenues to reach these savvy shoppers—online coupons and daily deals—our experts show you how to turn your devotion to discounts into a lucrative business. Learn step by step how to apply the basics of business to your online venture, including establishing your niche, formally setting up your business, managing finances, daily operations, and so much more. Plus, gain an inside edge with insights, tips, and techniques from successful coupon and daily deal providers and other industry leaders.
Choose which type of coupon or daily deal website you want to run
Discover your niche or specialization
Build a virtual or traditional office setting and team
Develop an attractive website
Create profitable partnerships with merchants
Build a business brand that gets noticed
Employ a marketing plan that captures consumers and creates referrals
Refer to included resources, examples, and advice to keep your business healthy
Discover all that the discount industry has to offer—start your online coupon or daily deal business today!
The internet offers never-ending opportunities for entrepreneurs and business owners alike. New turnkey technologies and tools make it easier than ever to start a profitable online business–or add an online component to your brick-and-mortar store–if you take the right steps. Let the experts at Entrepreneur show you how to skillfully navigate the web and turn your business dream into an online reality.
Learn how to:
Find your niche and start your online business
Build an effective website using fast, turnkey solutions
Find a budget-friendly web hosting service that works for your business
Accept online payments, manage customer service, and maintain a secure website
Gain exposure using effective social media marketing strategies
Drive traffic and capture customers with an easy-to-use SEO tools and tips
Use low-cost, high-impact marketing to increase sales
Sign up and cash in on affiliate programs
Tour the web and your competitor’s websites to improve your own
Plus, benefit from an extensive online resource list, and gain a comprehensive understanding of today’s e-business world from top online businesses including Zappos.com, Newegg.com, ProFlowers, Drugstore.com, GiftTree, and others.
There’s no business like e-business–get started today!