group-commerce



Chegg Aims Discounts at Students, Shares College Demo Insights

Written on
October 10th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Receiving a few press releases regarding developments at Chegg, an online student resource center and social marketing platform, I was amused that in one press release students were described as “big spenders” and in another as “penny pinchers.” (Maybe they’re high-rolling tightwads?) But we have to differentiate between the academic levels ... more...

Inside Group Commerce’s Group-Buying Platform for Media Companies

Written on
June 15th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – “We’ve seen this story before,” says Jonty Kelt, Group Commerce CEO and cofounder, as well as a former DoubleClick and Google executive. “Group buying is a big market that’s going to fragment.” When Kelt  first started contemplating the group-buying segment in 2009, he saw a lot of parallels to ... more...

Tippr Picks Up WhitePages.com’s DealSpot

Written on
June 1st 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – More consolidation in the group-buying space: Tippr, maker of the white-label daily deal platform PoweredByTippr, has bought social buying website DealPop away from WhitePages.com. According to Tippr, DealPop’s national sales team, engineering crew and group-buying infrastructure will be integrated to provide publishers using its end-to-end deals platform an expanded ... more...

Group Commerce Hooks Up Boston.com With Group-Buying

Written on
May 25th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Hey publishers, why let Groupon have all the group-buying fun? Especially when Group Commerce can easily plug in its group-buying and social commerce platform to your site to let the deals go flying. Already powering group-buying initiatives at The New York Times, Thrillist and DailyCandy, Group Commerce has just added Boston.com to its ... more...