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Entrepreneurs: Cristen Geller, the Intimate Photographer

Johnathan Cardillo | Posted 04.22.2015 | Small Business
Johnathan Cardillo

"If you're ready and you know what you're doing, you charge! Not friends, not family... put a price on it. Know your worth." - Cristen Geller; age: 26

Company Apologizes For Wildly Anti-Semitic Move

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Technology

What may sound like just a horrifying rumor is actually a real thing that happened. The flash sale site LivingSocial threw a 7 Deadly Sins-themed ...

Biz Markie's New Living Social Deal Is Just What You Need

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.14.2013 | DC

Were you unable to "get what you need" in rapper Biz Markie's LivingSocial cooking class? LivingSocial is giving you another chance to become an ap...

Really Bad News For Anyone Making A Living At Living Social

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - U.S. daily deals online firm Living Social Inc is expected to announce on Thursday it is cutting 400 jobs, representing 9 percent of its w...

'Ultimate Social Media Fail:' Hurricane-Themed Sales Slammed By Critics As Crisis Continues

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.02.2012 | Small Business

As much of Manhattan coped with Hurricane Sandy power outages, deal-sharing site Groupon shocked many by continuing to market a Midtown deal for a din...

Sorry, Groupon: Starbucks Chooses LivingSocial For Latest Deal

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | Home

* Starbucks, LivingSocial plan to sell at least 1 mln vouchers * Shares of rival Groupon hit record low By Alistair Bar...

Putting A New Twist On Date Night Was Harder Than I Thought

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 10.28.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Finding something new to do every month is not as easy as it sounds. Unless of course you're willing to hang from a wire with a trapeze harness wrapped around and between your legs.

Social Deals With Less Pain, More Gain

ReadWriteWeb | Posted 08.15.2012 | Technology

For businesses that have tapped into social media to find more customers and instead have found a lot of pain, a new twist on an old business concept ...

Get the Most From Daily Deal Sites

Women & Co | Posted 09.09.2012 | Money
Women & Co

The more organized you are in accessing and managing daily deals, the easier it can be to save money on what you need and have a pleasant, positive experience. To keep the clutter out of your daily deals, I recommend these organizing strategies.

Jill Scott, Salt-N-Pepa At Verizon Center: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 21

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.21.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 21 1. Jill Scott at Verizon Center Jill Scott is great but probably can't sell out the Verizon Center. Openers Kem, Salt-...

Scott H. Briam, Lydia Loveless At Black Cat: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 19

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.19.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 19 1. Scott H. Briam, Lydia Loveless At Black Cat These Bloodshot artists make it more than OK to be a fan of country musi...

Capital Pride 2012 Kicks Off

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Capital Pride kicks off this week and runs for the next 15 days. With multiple events scheduled each day, from town hall forums to drag ...

11 Online Deals To Help You Save On Your Wedding

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Hallett | Posted 03.31.2012 | Weddings

If you use the Internet these days, you've probably bought at least one online deal -- 50 percent off at Whole Foods, anyone? -- from a site like Grou...

Make Cash Off Your Daily Deal Remorse

Emily Cohn | Posted 03.13.2012 | Money

Welcome to A Dollar A Day, where every day we'll dish out creative and quirky ways to save on your living expenses. Daily deal sites like Groupon ...

Rachel Tepper

ArtJamz Revamped As New Venue On The Painting-Drinking-Eating Circuit | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Tired of the same old dinner-and-a-movie routine? ArtJamz, a pop-up event that combines painting, drinks and live music, has been offeri...

Which Cities Steal The Most Stuff From Hotels?

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 03.06.2012 | Miami

We know, we know: that hotel robe is just soooo soft and comfy. And according to a new survey, many of you just shove it in your luggage and make a br...

WATCH: Living Social's 'Capital Cribs: Occupy DC Edition'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- LivingSocial's SocialStudies blog has taken its snark-streaked lens inside McPherson Square's stalwart Occupy DC encampment for a new vi...

The Only Daily Deal Email You'll Ever Need

Milkshake | Posted 03.21.2012 | Good News

Getting Gives is a brand new daily email founded by Matt Miller and Sydney Strader. Not only does it help minimize your Gmail clutter, it also makes donating to charity practically painless.

'Shit ___ Says' Comes To D.C. (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you're getting dazed by the sheer abundance of "Shit ____ Say" videos, you're not alone, but you may want to make room for one more: ...

Groupon Beats Major Rival

Reuters | Alistair Barr | Posted 03.04.2012 | Technology

By Alistair Barr (Reuters) - Groupon Inc's main business grew in November as the largest daily deal company extended its lead over riva...

Did Daily Deals Sites Kill A Chicago Restaurant?

Posted 12.09.2011 | Chicago

A vegan-friendly Chicago restaurant that apparently partnered with too many "daily deals" sites is having a farewell bash this weekend before closing ...

LivingSocial Offers Largest-Ever National Fast Food Daily Deal

Posted 12.01.2011 | Home

Most subscribers of daily deal sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial agree that it is worth remaining a subscriber for those once-in-a-blue-moon deal...

Nate C. Hindman

As Daily Deals Evolve, Startups Look To Solve 'The Groupon Problem' | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 11.23.2011 | Small Business

Consider it the daily-deal gold rush. First, there was Groupon's much-anticipated IPO in early November, which valued the market leader at $12.7 billi...

Groupon Reserve Offers Invitation-Only Fine Dining Deals

Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

In the wake of the launch of LivingSocial Gourmet, Groupon has launched its own high-end dining deal program in New York: Groupon Reserve. Available o...

The Premature Demise of Daily Deal Sites

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 12.03.2011 | Technology
Gary Liberson, PhD

The DD business is not a classic web-based business; it requires aggressive marketing of merchants. Both sales personnel and the merchant must be savvy enough to craft offers that attract customers and turn a profit.