Why pay full price when exploring new venues in your city? Stephanie Chu and David Prager show you how to find steep discounts when dining, playing and relaxing with Groupon, LivingSocial and HomeRun. But are group coupons good for business?
Group coupons, more commonly known as "Groupons" have become the hot new way to discover new restaurants, spas, retail stores and more in your own city. Once a day, you can opt to buy an experience at a steep discount, sometimes up to 80 or 90 percent off. The more friends you pull into buying the groupon, the more fun and the more benefits you receive. While the coupons could only be found in large metropolitan cities in the past, most services and deals have spread to smaller cities, which is good news for suburbia.
When you use Groupon, LivingSocial or HomeRun, you pay for the savings up front and received a discounted bill when redeeming your voucher. All the apps are free and benefit the consumer, but is this marketing risk good for business (especially the mom and pop stores)?
Learn how to take advantage of using these local deals, and also share the details on how to be an upstanding Groupon customer.
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Groupon features unbeatable deals each day on the best stuff to do in cities across the U.S. With our iPhone app you can buy deals, access your purchased Groupons, find the ones that are nearby, and redeem them electronically. Never print another Groupon!
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Want to save 50%-90% at restaurants, spas, gyms, and more? Download our free iPhone / iPad app to access LivingSocial's daily deals. Each day, we'll introduce you to a new, cool thing to do in your city -- and give you a HUGE discount while we're at it. Always traveling? With our app, you'll see every deal we're running in every city. Call us your United States of Savings.
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HomeRun.com delivers customized offers and rewards to you from local businesses that are close by where you live, work and play. Our offers are hand-picked for services and products that you'd like that are "close to home."
Download all these apps and make sure to practice good Groupon manners. Call in advance when making appointments, and tip on the full amount, not the discounted price.
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