Study: Positive Daily Deal Experiences Don’t Ensure Repeat Business

A new study of why consumers use daily deals paints a pleasant picture for local merchants looking to get new customers in the door — but it remains to be seen if they can get those customers to keep coming back. The study also concludes that more than one-third of consumers are more eager to buy deals from local, small-to-medium sized business as opposed to big, national brands.

Constant Contact Opens SaveLocal to Public

Constant Contact has opened its social promotions play SaveLocal to the public after three months in a customer-only beta. The rollout is the next step in what has been a coordinated push by the company to position itself as a full-service marketing service for small merchants…

Infographic: What the Daily Deals Market Looks Like in 2012

Constant Contact, the email-marketing veteran that went public in 2007, has released an infographic to promote its new local deals play SaveLocal. The graphic makes the case for a new generation of deals, in which offers are created by, not sold to, local merchants…