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“Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.” ~Albert Camus

Thursday, July 4, 2013
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better

Freedom is not just the natural right of every human. It is the state of mind that enables people to create the greatest and the most inspiring things. The spirit of freedom gives us the power to conquer new heights, weather it is a real mountain peak or a bold business challenge. One of features that distinguishes today’s free world is the Internet. The Web is a space of infinite opportunities where we build relationships, communicate, entertain and realize our entrepreneurial potential. Everybody is free to choose the type of business to set up and a daily deal business is one of brilliant eCommerce options available to each online entrepreneur.

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7 Awesome Reasons to Be a Daily Deal Entrepreneur

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
benefits of starting your own daily deal business
Every business startup have to solve an important task of selecting type of business to open. There are so many opportunities and each of them may become either a “goldmine” or may result in a failure. Today a huge part of business activity takes place online and millions of entrepreneurs select the Internet as their main marketplace. There are many different kinds of online business a new businessman can start from - eCommerce store, auction website, seo or advertising agency, blogging, affiliate marketing, various types of paid online services, e.g. graphic design, e-learning, business consulting, article writing, and so on. Starting almost any of these businesses requires significant financial investments and/or advanced skills which are not always possessed by startups. Deal of the day model stands out from other options in many ways. Let’s review some benefits of starting your own Groupon clone.

How to Find Merchants for Your Daily Deal Website

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
how to find customers for your daily deal website
Finding merchants who are willing to post deals on a newly created daily deal site is a great challenge. Most merchants have already been contacted by other daily deal websites and they have had some experience, good or bad, with posting the deals. It is not an easy task to convince vendors that offering deals with your website is something they may benefit from. The merchants will not agree to run a business with a deal website that do not have an audience interested in purchasing their deals. They also more likely agree to deal with a reputable deal operator. So building your subscribers list and establishing your good online and business reputation are the primary tasks of each daily deal startup. Of course, you can’t do this within a day or a week after starting your website but you definitely have to do some groundwork before the merchants accept you as a reliable partner for distributing their deals.

How to find merchants to source your deal website? There are many methods, let’s review some of them.

Getsocio Expands the Range of Payment Gateways for Deal Payments

Tuesday, June 11, 2013, an online commerce platform for daily deal entrepreneurs, expands the range of payment options for deal payments. 

WorldPay, one of the leading providers of electronic payment processing solutions, is now available for daily deal websites developed on Getsocio software platform.

Getsocio provides software solutions for building daily deal websites internationally and serves customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands and other countries. The geographical diversity of customer base leads to the necessity to employ a broad range of payment solutions for supporting convenient payment methods regardless of location of the customers. The list of payment options supported by Getsocio includes major payment systems, such as PayPal and, along with less known Bluepay, Mister Cash, Payfast, PostFinance and others.