Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Try Money Saving Sites: Groupon, Living Social, and More

Want to save money on some of your extracurricular activities, services & goods? Check out some money saving sites such as Groupon & Living Social.

Go to http://www.groupon.com, enter your city and see what deals you can get in and around your area. There are multiple deals for each area including, but not limited to:
  • Food & Drink
  • Events & Activities
  • Beauty & Spa
  • Fitness
  • Health
  • Home & Auto
  • Shopping

Go to https://www.livingsocial.com, select your city and see what deals you can get in and around your area. They have featured deals & daily deals you can take advantage of. There are multiple deals for each area including, but not limited to:
  • Deals
  • Escapes
  • Fun & Events
  • Shop
Living Social is known to give good rates on travel.

Just be sure to read all of the fine print to make sure it's the deal you're looking for.

You can sign up to be on the email list so you are alerted everytime a new deal is on.

There are MANY other sites out there where you can find deals. Here are just a few:

Amazon Local – The Amazon local deals are often sold by LivingSocial, but doesn’t stop them from having great local deals that are not available on LivingSocial. They also usually have a good selection of deals for national online retailers.

SweetJack - A venture between radio behemoths Clear Channel and Cumulus. Rapidly expanded in 2012 and well positioned for 2013. The deals are usually excellent as they have some leverage with their advertisers through their radio connections.

DealChicken.com - A Gannett company that has recently expanded to over 20 cities nationwide. You can expect good customer service because these deals are offered by a large media company in the area.

Half Off Depot - Promo Code - Currently live in six cities: Atlanta, Charlotte, Knoxville, Nashville, Orlando, and Tampa. Though they aren’t in tons of cities, they are have consistently great deals in the cities they are in.

Plum District - Promo Code -The leader in family focused daily deals. If you are looking for family deals, you should try out FamGrab.com an aggregator of family deals.

Dealfind - Grew rapidly in 2012 and was considered #3 independent behind Groupon and LivingSocial, but their deal quality and volume has fallen off in most American cities. They are number one in Canada.

Gilt City - Part of the Gilt brand. Focus on discounts to upscale establishments

GetMyPerks.com - In 20 plus markets through radio station partnerships with parent company Entercom.

Eversave - Promo Code -Currently running daily deals in 12 cities and growing. They are based in Boston with their biggest audience in Boston and Philly.

KGB Deals - KGB deals is in 12 cities and is continuing to expand.

ScoutMob - Initially known for their mobile app. They have expanded from local deals to offer deals from the best independent makers & merchants. You can buy handmade goodness / explore local deals + under-the-radar events near you.

CBS Local Offers - Part of the CBS interactive family, CBS Local is now running deals in over 15 cities. Each of the sites is partnered with traditional local CBS media properties like radio and television.

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