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Social Deal Sites doing good

submitted on February 2, 2011 by equipurple in "Member's Lounge"
Not only are social deal sites like Groupon and LivingSocial offering great deals, they have become avenues for fund-raising and consciousness-raising for non-profits and for causes.
Read Group Buying for Social Good: 7 Sites Using Daily Deals to Give Back here

But the location-based group buying goodness doesn’t stop with the for-profit sector. Sites like Deals for Deeds, CauseOn, Deal Gooder, Sharing Spree and GoodTwo have recently emerged on the scene with a subtle differentiator — they’ve each built their platforms and business models with a charitable focus in mind. Each of these platforms is interested in bringing people great deals while also doing some good.

Let’s take a quick look at how Groupon, LivingSocial and five additional group buying companies are supporting charitable work.


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