Amazon's Prime Day Could Prove To Be A Costly Reputation Goof

Everyone I know speaks highly of Prime. In fact, I've never met any Prime member that's told me they've stopped using. Some even equate it's purchase addictiveness to the likes of cocaine. So naturally expectations were high when Amazon announced and started massively marketing "Prime Day". With great power comes…

4 iOS Extensions to Speed Up Mobile Shopping

Shopping from your mobile or tablet this holiday season? Yeah, I've been sucked into doing it more than I wish to admit too. So here's a few iOS 8 extensions to help alleviate some frustrations (from the perspective of my shopping thought process). These extensions are available right from within…

Product Hunted, Conversions and Numbers

Yesterday was Cyber Monday and the day our browser extension hit #1 on Product Hunt -- thanks to the somewhat skinny, somewhat bald Ben Fisher who hunted it, some friends from WeWork, and to a large army of bargain-hungry product hunters. If there's one thing for certain I've learned from…

Coupons.com Acquires Eckim To Advance SEM Technologies

Coupons.com has been around for over a decade and a and half, since 1998 to be exact. It came well before many coupon competitors. RetailMeNot, heck BugMeNot, wasn't even a thought at the time. But as far as online couponing goes, it is still rather new. It's core focus…

5 Apps To Replace Your Hukkster

UPDATE: As of May 18, 2015 PoachIt has also sent notice that it will shut down. Many felt the Hukkster shut down was out of no where... probably because it was. Lots of twitter buzz. And equally as sudden, other price alert services coming out of the woodwork. Let's see…

Breaking Down The Hukkster Shutdown

(8/4, 8/12 - SEE bottom of post for updates) With so much positive buzz from Hukkster, how could they shutdown? I have no insights into how their business was run in terms of spending, but what I can analyze is what I'd estimate they were bringing in in…