daily-deal-summit



What IS the Deal with Daily Deals?: The Sequel

Written on
April 23rd 2012
Author
DM Confidential

DM CONFIDENTIAL – Last week, we had one of those best of times, worst of times moments when looking at Groupon vs. Instagram. Both are high-flying companies, having gone from inception to a billion-dollar valuation in less than two years. One just sold their business; the other has watched its ... more...

Why the Demise of the ‘Groupon Clones’ Isn’t a Bad Thing

Written on
October 20th 2011
Author
Jay Weintraub

JAY WEINTRAUB - Expect in the next couple of weeks to hear of at least one major change in the deal space that will signal very clearly the deep consolidation to come. (And, it has nothing to do with the recent update that Groupon will soon begin its roadshow looking ... more...

Were I a Groupon Bear (and It’s Hard Not to Be One These Days)….

Written on
September 16th 2011
Author
Jay Weintraub

JAY WEINTRAUB – Web guys like me have been evaluating internet traffic for years. I’m on the wrong side of 30 by some investors’ criteria, but on the right side of that number to recall what happened in the early days of web advertising and the issues that could potentially ... more...

Facebook Kills Deals, Death to the Deal Space?

Written on
September 8th 2011
Author
Jay Weintraub

JAYWEINTRAUB – Last week, Facebook made a rather unexpected announcement – that it was killing off its daily deal business. The easy and more salacious conclusion suggested a fault with the deal model. If it was a good business (model), then Facebook would have stuck to it. Right? Maybe, but probably not. It ... more...

Is Mobile Really The Next Frontier for Daily Deals?

Written on
August 9th 2011
Author
Jay Weintraub

JAY WEINTRAUB – Mobile doesn’t work like the web. Today, I spoke with KimaLabs, ex-Amazon guys and makers of some cool mobile commerce apps. They’ve been thinking about and operating in mobile a lot longer than I have and explained that mobile is a much more ADD user experience. It’s all ... more...

For Those Who Want the Deal Space to Die… Sorry

Written on
August 3rd 2011
Author
Jay Weintraub

JAY WEINTRAUB – Addressing the obvious unspoken question first – I have an absolute positive bias towards the deal space. I do run the daily deal conference, so were it to die as some of its more vocal critics would prefer, that would put a crimp in my plans for marketing technology ... more...