Bing Deals Now MSN Offers
The daily deals product from Microsoft is now MSN Offers. This used to be Bing Deals, and now features daily offers from local businesses via email. You can make purchases using your Windows Live ID, share your deals with friends and get details about “sweetened deals” (a deal that gets better with time). You can redeem your vouchers at a local business too. Well, that’s great news for local businesses right?
Local businesses definitely get a boost. Users get to know what’s happening in local deals, and Microsoft is using MSN, which currently has huge traffic. A great combination on the whole, and business owners targeting the local markets can take advantage and derive maximum benefits for their businesses.
There are numerous ways in which you can promote your local business. Once you know your target market, the Internet provides you a pool of ideas. All you need to do, is select the right resources and use those resources in the right direction. With so many options at hand, and so many ways of implementing a local business strategy be prudent, place your local deals and offers in the right places and derive maximum benefits for yourself.
MSN Offers has a great way of helping you with this; Microsoft has efficiently segregated the local deals from other general offers and moved them to MSN offers. So, you now have one place to look at (and your users too shall be able to easily subscribe and get updates about your offers).