Daily Deals – Oh Sure, Be Gender Specific!

There’s been a lot of activity lately around the daily deal concept.  If you haven’t heard of this, it’s the latest craze whereby you can sign up for emails from a number of “daily deal” providers.  Each day they promote one local deal which is generally in the 50-70% off the regular price range.

If you’re diligent and plan ahead, you can save yourself a lot of cash but you gotta act fast.  Generally you have one day to decide if you want to purchase the deal or not.  If you decide to purchase, you buy the “coupon” up front then you use it any time up until its expiration date.

There’s a pile of providers out there right now and you may have even heard that probably the most popular one, Groupon, was attempted to be purchased by Google for $6 billion.  Groupon turned them down.  But Groupon isn’t the only one out there.  In fact, Google is creating their own now and we’ll probably see it in operation very soon.  It’s going to be called Google Offers. Read more of this post

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