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September 23, 2010 11:27 ET

BuyWithMe Makes a Splash in Austin Making It Easy for Shoppers to Snag Exclusive Local Deals

Local Hotspot Jo's Coffee First to Offer Select Deals and Capitalize on Opportunity to Attract New Customers

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 23, 2010) -  BuyWithMe, the premier community-buying website that connects shoppers with the best deals and offers from leading local businesses, today announced its official launch in Austin, Texas. Starting today, Austin locals can sign-up for BuyWithMe daily deals at www.buywithme.com and experience a new way to shop smart and save with friends while discovering unique Austin businesses. Hip coffee shack, Jo's Coffee, is first to capitalize on BuyWithMe's presence and is offering a 50 percent discount on purchases of $10 or more today through Wednesday, September 29.

"We're excited to team up with BuyWithMe to offer savvy Austin shoppers another reason to visit Jo's Coffee, either for the first time or to encourage them to come back if they haven't visited us in a while," said Andy Proctor, Operations Manager, Jo's Coffee. "Starting today, BuyWithMe shoppers can get half off any purchase of $10 or more, and that offer is available for the next seven days. BuyWithMe is helping us reach people looking for the best of what Austin has to offer."

BuyWithMe connects smart shoppers with the best deals on restaurants, spas, salons, fitness centers and activities. Unlike other group-buying sites, BuyWithMe gives shoppers seven days to make a purchase decision. BuyWithMe also works closely with all of its business partners to ensure each receives an ideal number of customers for each offer, avoiding any possibility of an overwhelming or unmanageable coupon clipper-crazed situation.

"True to the city's motto, Austin locals are passionate about their city and keeping it weird and vibrant," said Cheryl Rosner, CEO, BuyWithMe. "We work hard to take care of our members and stimulate economies by bringing new customers to local businesses. An Austin presence was top priority for us and we look forward to partnering with the very best businesses in the area to continuously bring shoppers great deals and experiences."

Austin is the latest Texas metropolis where BuyWithMe is providing exclusive offers, joining Dallas and Houston. Established in May of 2009, BuyWithMe has grown rapidly over the past year and now serves 11 markets throughout the United States including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Phoenix and San Diego. 

BuyWithMe hand picks its deals weekly and Austin shoppers can visit www.twitter.com/buywithmeaustin or the BuyWithMe website to make suggestions as to the deals they'd like to see featured. For more information on BuyWithMe, visit www.buywithme.com.

About BuyWithMe
BuyWithMe (www.BuyWithMe.com) is the premier community-buying website that connects savvy shoppers with the best deals and offers from local businesses in their city. Through the power of community-buying, shoppers have access to exclusive one-week deals for spas, salons, travel, fitness, restaurants, activities and other services. BuyWithMe currently publishes daily deals in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego and Washington D.C., and plans to be in 20 markets by the end of 2010. BuyWithMe is headquartered in New York City.

For more information about working with BuyWithMe and to receive free emails for the best offers in your city, sign up at www.BuyWithMe.com.

For additional news and savings tips follow @BuyWithMe on Twitter.

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