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    DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    Has anyone else seen this site? The niche is to only offer locally owned business deals. It has exploded all over (that's what she said) my Facebook and Twitter the last day or two.

    I wonder how many of these Groupon competitors are actually going to make it, as they are popping up left and right?

    http://www.dsmdaily.com/



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    Re: DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    Quote Originally Posted by xdhsgrad2002x View Post
    Has anyone else seen this site? The niche is to only offer locally owned business deals. It has exploded all over (that's what she said) my Facebook and Twitter the last day or two.

    I wonder how many of these Groupon competitors are actually going to make it, as they are popping up left and right?

    http://www.dsmdaily.com/
    Google Offers is supposedly coming soon as well.



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    Re: DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    Google offers is already here. I have had it up on my igoogle page for about a week.



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    Re: DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    Google offers is already here. I have had it up on my igoogle page for about a week.
    Are they actually offering the 50%+ off deals or just notifying you of local businesses in your area at this point?



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    Re: DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    Quote Originally Posted by xdhsgrad2002x View Post
    Are they actually offering the 50%+ off deals or just notifying you of local businesses in your area at this point?
    Local businesses have always been able to attach coupons or offers to their google places accounts. What they have done is cataloged these coupons that already existed into a new section on igoogle called google offers. I have coupons on google for my 4 businesses, and since they all start with a A I was seeing them at the top for the cedar rapids area already. I went ahead and made the coupons nicer and more inviting once I saw them showing up on top.



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    Re: DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    Local businesses have always been able to attach coupons or offers to their google places accounts. What they have done is cataloged these coupons that already existed into a new section on igoogle called google offers. I have coupons on google for my 4 businesses, and since they all start with a A I was seeing them at the top for the cedar rapids area already. I went ahead and made the coupons nicer and more inviting once I saw them showing up on top.
    Did Google changing their search engine results have any effect on things like Google Places or was this totally limited to search results?



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    Re: DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    I've used a couple but 90% of the time it's just overpriced junk.



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    Re: DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I've used a couple but 90% of the time it's just overpriced junk.
    One of the cool features of DSM Daily is it lets you opt out of the junk you don't want. Specifically spa deals, which is the biggest annoyance for me with Groupon and Living Social.



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    Re: DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    Thought I would bump this thread because DSM Daily is giving away a $1,000 in the form of a Liberty Bank Gift Card on Friday.

    If you already signed up you got the instructions on how to win in an email.

    If you haven't click the link in the first post and they will email you the instructions in a welcome email.

    It's really easy, plus you are signing up for a locally owned and operated Groupon competitor. Helping to keep money in the local economy.



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    Re: DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    In your original post were you actually asking a question or just promoting?



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    Re: DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    In your original post were you actually asking a question or just promoting?
    I am interested in peoples thoughts on the long term business model that Groupon, Living Social, and DSM Daily promote.

    I will also support a locally owned business everday over a national company that takes money out of the local economy.



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    Re: DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    Not to be an *** but when you have 9 posts and 6 of them are about the same thing you may want to consider just paying for advertising on this site.


    As far as the site, I don't like that it doesn't give any examples of recent deals. Why would I give my address to a web site I know nothing about? Groupon has the same issue but they now have enough name recognition. Actually it looks like a direct rip-off of groupon but I guess if it has good local deals, I'd sign up.



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    Re: DSM Daily (New Local Groupon Competitor)

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Not to be an *** but when you have 9 posts and 6 of them are about the same thing you may want to consider just paying for advertising on this site.
    I'm gonna have to agree. Sounds like you are a co-owner of this deal website and are just trying to pimp it.



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