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Building a Back-To-School Budget

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Back-to-school spending has gone far beyond the last minute, discount-store rush for pens, pencils and paper that many of us remember as kids. But it often still starts with traditional expenses like clothes, shoes, school supplies and books - and the added latest digital technology.

Grow Online

Alex Harrington-Griffin | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Alex Harrington-Griffin

Small business owners have had to become more resourceful but many lack the knowledge and time to research and implement even the most basic internet strategy.

Group Buying the New Thing in Residential Solar -- And Beyond?

Lewis Milford | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green
Lewis Milford

What is so great about the Solarize model? For one thing, its marketing and promotion are usually community-led. It also lowers the technology cost, through the use of group-buying power.

Luxury Fashion Website Valued At $1 Billion

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2011 | Business

Gilt Groupe Inc, the online shopping website known for its flash deals, raised $138 million in new funding giving it a valuation of over $1 billion, according to a source with knowledge of the deal.

Why Your Company Should Hop On The Group-Buying Bandwagon

Robert Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Ball

While group buying is not a panacea, I remain firmly convinced that it represents a breakthrough in lead generation and is here to stay, as it should be.

Groupon-Gap Deal: What Was The True Cost?

Robert Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Ball

What is the "cost" of a group buying deal like Groupon? How does it compare to other marketing costs such as TV, radio, print ads, promotions or giveaways?

Why Group Buying Is Key To Your Business's Social Media Strategy

Robert Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Ball

It's almost 2011, and every business-big and small-is looking to leverage social media and all it has to offer. Social media strategist Jay Baer says ...

Nate C. Hindman

Startup Offers Groupon-Like Model For The B2B World | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Online group buying is not only changing the way consumers buy from businesses, one new startup is using it to change the way businesses buy from busi...

Kermit Was Right: It's Not Easy Being Green

April Rudin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
April Rudin

Perhaps then, Kermit will be able to change his tune...

How Aggregators Will Change The Group-Buying Game

Daily Finance | Alex Salkever | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

I write a lot about Groupon and the many Groupon clones because, well, I find the group-buying phenomenon all quite fascinating. So you can imagine th...

E-Commerce Clones: The Group Buying Case

Danny Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Wong

To be honest, I don't see much differentiation between group buying businesses. In fact, I'll make the bold claim to say that these businesses are exact clones of each other.