The Deal Pages iPad 2 or $500 Holiday Giveaway

Would you like to win a free iPad 2 or $500 this holiday season? Well The Deal Pages has launched it’s first Holiday Giveaway and you just might be the lucky individual to walk away with your choice of an iPad 2 or $500. The Deal Pages had a soft launch in mid July and is now officially launching it’s first promotional campaign with a chance to win your choice of an iPad 2 or $500 cash. The raffle runs until 12 am EST Dec 26, 2011 so act quickly. You can get up to five entries in the raffle by participating in the campaign in the...

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Do 8/10 Deals by Groupon & Living Social have inflated values?

Posted originally on Oct. 27th on http://TheDealPages.com’s blog On October 12, 2011, Business Insider published an article called: “Busted: Groupon and Living Social Caught Inflating Regular Prices to Make Deals Look Better”. The article referenced a “case study” by Thumbtack.com called, “Are daily deal discounts inflated” which claimed that in “8 out of 10 deals we reviewed, the ‘regular’ prices quoted by Groupon and LivingSocial were higher than the prices quoted by the same...

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The Future of The Daily Deal Market

There’s been a lot of buzz around the recent turnover and consolidation of several daily deal websites. Some sources have predicted a collapse of the industry while others remain optimistic about it’s future growth. The rapid growth of the number of competitors into the market is not sustainable but there still seems to be lots of room for growth in the industry (see Don Young Jr’s Daily Deal Media Article: Daily Deals Market not even Close to Breaking Point). Despite this, some sources estimate that roughly 20% of these...

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The Deal Pages now in Beta

On June 7th 2011 The Deal Pages’s Beta version came out. Several invites were sent out to close friends of the co-founders to test-drive the website and to provide feedback on any performance issues. The Deal Pages currently aggregates deals from Groupon, LivingSocial, WagJag, Tippr, KGB Deals and several others. Additional daily deal websites are constantly being added. Check out The Deal Pages for yourself at http://thedealpages.com. Feedback can be provided on the website or you can contact the co-founders directly at...

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Living Social and their Independent Growth Strategy

As a co-founder of The Deal Pages I have been following the daily deal space closely for over a year. One of the largest and most successful Daily Deal websites is Living Social. In January, Living Social changed its growth strategy and decided to stop paying commissions to daily-deal aggregators. This was a sudden change especially considering that it was one of the highest daily deal aggregating partners. Was this the right move for LivingSocial? For smaller group-buying sites, aggregators are one of the best sources for new customers and...

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