Groupon is a way for local business to drive a great deal of new business to their establishment. People sign up for a free membership to Groupon. Each day Groupon sends an email with the special of the day, if enough people purchase the coupon, then everyone can use the coupon. Today’s Groupon offer-55% savings at the Science Museum of Western Virginia. Adult Ultimate tickets, normally $13 for $6 and kids normally$11 is not $5.
Any type of business, can offer significant savings by using this service, hopefully it will send lots of new customers who will return for future business.
Sign up and give it a try! Its free, you only pay when you want to buy a particular day’s special. Then print out the receipt or have it sent to your phone and take it to the vendor.
So far this week, in addition to what was mentioned above, the deals have included 55% off food at a restaurant, 50% off skin treatments at an exclusive salon.
There are other vendors offering the same type of service, such as Living Social and from time to time some local radio stations have tried it too. We will keep you posted.
- Only three can survive Groupon-clone wars, say GroupsMore founder (e27.sg)
- Groupon takes its daily deals international (onsoftware.en.softonic.com)
- Google eyes smaller players after Groupon-report (reuters.com)
- infographic – How effective are Groupon promotions for business (socialwayne.com)