Tag Archives: Consumers

Yelp trims daily deals effort

Reviews site trims the team working on its discounted coupon product, saying the model faces challenges for both consumers and participating businesses. (5 hours ago) Continue reading

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Yelp Scales Back Deal Service as Web-Coupon Prospects Dim

Yelp Inc., a website that collects local business reviews, is scaling back its year-old deal service that competes with coupon sites such as Groupon Inc., citing concern that consumers are being overwhelmed with offers. (3 hours ago) Continue reading

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PointRoll’s SmartSocial Powers New ‘Weekly Ad’ for RadioShack on Facebook

New Window-Shopping Capability Gives Consumers Detailed Product Info Within Facebook, Creating Deeper Shopper and Brand Experiences (10 hours ago) Continue reading

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Google "Places" drops outside customer reviews

CHICAGO – Google Inc has removed excerpts of customer reviews from sites such as Yelp and TripAdvisor from Google Places, its competing online service aimed at helping consumers search for local businesses. (4 hours ago) Continue reading

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Diane Mastrull: Bucks businessman finds success in search-engine optimization

Lance Bachmann entered the working world when consumers relied on thick, softbound books filled with yellow pages to find businesses they needed. Remember that? (5 mins ago) Continue reading

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Big telecom firms make millions from cramming

Congressional investigation shows telecommunications companies reap millions from cramming mysterious fees and services onto consumers’ phone bills. With the companies falling flat on promises to address the problem, one senator vows to do something ab… Continue reading

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Pardot Debuts New Marketing Automation Privacy Settings to Protect Website Visitors

Flexible Opt-In Marketing Tools Safeguard Consumers in Europe and the United States, While Helping Pardot Clients Comply With New Marketing Privacy Legislation (16 hours ago) Continue reading

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What It Takes for Your Video Advertising Campaign to ‘Go Viral’ With Business Review Europe

SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwire – Jun 20, 2011) – Video marketing is so popular with advertisers and companies owing to its relatively low cost, its ability to spread quickly and its organic nature. Via social media platforms consumers often share the messa… Continue reading

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Google unveils mobile payments, daily deals

Google will roll out a mobile payment system and national daily deals service this summer that will let consumers make purchases and redeem offers from their mobile phones at participating merchant locations, the company said at a May 26 event in New Y… Continue reading

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Feds sue Las Vegas companies accused of scamming $40 million

The Federal Trade Commission is suing another group of companies and individuals in Las Vegas it claims scammed money from consumers. (10 hours ago) Continue reading

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