For First Time Leading Network for Digital Coupons Will Alert People to New Offers as They Become Available
Mountain View, Calif. – March 25, 2009 – Consumers who use the popular Twitter micro blogging service can now stay up to date on the latest offers from Coupons.com, the leading network for digital coupons. With Coupons.com via Twitter, followers of http://twitter.com/Coupons will automatically receive new coupon offers as they become available. The tweets will include links to the printable coupons for quick printing.
Twitter is yet another way Coupons.com is reaching consumers where they want to be reached. In recent months, Coupons.com launched a Facebook application and acquired the popular mobile grocery shopping application Grocery iQ (http://www.groceryiq.com) to integrate digital coupons into the shopping experience. Grocery iQ is available now for the iPhone and this summer for Android handsets.
“Coupons.com wants to make it easy for people to discover new opportunities for savings. As the popularity of digital coupons continues to grow, consumers want to be the first ones to find new offers online,” said Steve Horowitz, CTO of Coupons Inc. “Twitter offers an opportunity to reach an increasingly broad and rapidly growing population of digital coupon consumers who can now get up-to-the minute notification when new coupons are available”.
To start following Coupons.com, please visit http://twitter.com/Coupons or text “follow Coupons” to twitter.
Twitter is a service that allows people to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent messages called “tweets,” of 140 characters or fewer. According to Neilsen.com, Twitter is the fastest growing member community site with an estimated 7 million unique visitors in the month of February.
Coupons.com is the premier savings site on the Web, with more than 14 million unique monthly visitors according to Compete.com. The average consumer can save more than $2,000 a year using coupons printed from Coupons.com and the Coupons.com network. The site carries offers from hundreds of top brands, (such as Johnson & Johnson, General Mills, Kimberly-Clark, Kraft Foods and Clorox) and works with hundreds of retailers (including Kroger, Safeway, CVS and Kmart). Coupons.com also provides recipes, a Facebook application and savings advice from Family Savings Expert Kim Danger. Coupons.com was launched in 1998 by Coupons, Inc. and is based in Mountain View, California.