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

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

In the collection of songs, Mason sings about lessons he learned founding the daily deals company.
Jason Fell
George Zimmer and Other Famous Founders Ousted By Their Own Companies
Leadership

George Zimmer and Other Famous Founders Ousted By Their Own Companies

Lessons entrepreneurs can learn from founders who've been shown the door.
Kathleen Davis
How Groupon Thinks It Can Become a $100 Billion Company
Growth Strategies

How Groupon Thinks It Can Become a $100 Billion Company

Instead of just pumping out daily deals, the company wants to become a mobile, local commerce powerhouse.
Groupon Founder Andrew Mason Out as CEO
Marketing Bootcamp

Groupon Founder Andrew Mason Out as CEO

The embattled founder's memo to staff details why he was dismissed.
Jason Fell
Overcoming the Groupon Effect: How to Sell Merchants on Your Start-Up Deal Site
Marketing Bootcamp

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

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.
Mikal E. Belicove
How to Make Daily Deals Pay Off For Your Business
Marketing Bootcamp

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
The Three Worst Daily Deal Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Marketing Bootcamp

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.
Jonathan Blum
Groupon, Other Deal Sites Not a Good Deal for Small Businesses
Marketing Bootcamp

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.
Jason Fell
What Groupon's IPO Means for Your Startup
Finance

What Groupon's IPO Means for Your Startup

Groupon went public to overwhelming demand. But will the surge help melt the near-frozen IPO market?
Peter S. Cohan
Venture Investors Spar Over the Tech Bubble
Finance

Venture Investors Spar Over the Tech Bubble

Call it a bubble or not, Groupon's lower valuation may throw a wrench in it.
Diana Ransom
New Ways to Tap into Daily Deals Sites
Marketing Bootcamp

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.
Mikal E. Belicove
Will Crazy Market Moves Kill IPOs and Slash VC Investment?
Finance

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.
Carol Tice