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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…

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…