Network of the Group Buying Bandwagon
Whether the recent news of acquisitions and IPOs is a sign of even better days to come for social buying or just a passing phase, there’s definitely a lot of newcomers hoping to catch the tail-end of this sector’s meteoric rise.
August 1, 2011 2:46 by p.deleon
Simon Hudson and Amanda Hollinshead decided to launch a start-up, a very aptly named BBM Baby just this July. The service announces daily deals to its customers via BlackBerry Messenger. By adding BBM Baby to their contacts, customers will receive four deals daily. The main idea is to provide a non-invasive way of letting customers know about deals, and preventing spam. Although Kipp wonders if limiting your service to one messenger service will affect the company’s growth.