SOURCE: CouponAlbum


June 24, 2009 06:00 ET

CouponAlbum Discount Coupons to Help Ease Money Woes as the Economic Turmoil Continues

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - June 24, 2009) - The ongoing penny-pinching economic crunch is demanding consumers to bring about a radical change in their shopping behaviors. In order to overcome these tough times, shoppers from all income levels are turning to online coupon sites such as CouponAlbum as a safe and easy way to save up to 70% on a broad range of goods.

Coupon codes or promotion codes distributed online are amongst tried and trusted strategies to enhance the virtue of online shopping. These tools help in performing the dual task of bringing discounted shopping to consumers and by promoting online retailers amongst their targeted audience. Consumers can save money on a wide range of products by stacking manufacturers' and store coupons on top of already discounted merchandise.

The recent media exposure for coupons has increased consumers' confidence in coupon sites. reports that there were more than 19.9 million searches for the word "coupon" in December 2008, as against a comparatively small figure of 7.63 million in December 2007. This clearly shows an encouraging jump of 161%. In yet another report dated 06/18, released by Burst Media, parents are already looking for "Back to School coupons." The study shows that more than 48% of them will be spending over $250 per child despite the economic issues. With the bulk of shopping being done in July and August, the search volume for coupons is just going to increase further. Shoppers by and large have now started realizing the benefits of these money saving coupons. Thrift and sensible shopping habits can make consumers money go further and help them maintain a better quality family life. continues to be one of the top online consumer savings destinations for coupons, discounts and promotion codes. The site encourages shoppers to always make use of coupons to stretch their buying power, save more money from their budget and spend what they can afford.

CouponAlbum lists over 25,000 verified quality online and printable coupons for everyday necessities, as well as for occasional needs, like gifts. "All these are updated throughout the day," says Vik Mehta, CEO, CouponAlbum, "so consumers have the latest picture of coupons that offer immediate savings for them in all of their shopping interests." This means that if a small business, individual or a family is budget-stressed by the recession, CouponAlbum offers a means of daily savings that adds up quickly.

CouponAlbum's forum is a powerful and timely way for coupon users to share information and tips for better buys and savings. Mehta observes, "Through our forum we are creating an online coupon community and a social networking resource to make value shoppers smarter."

Mehta concluded, "E-coupons and printable coupons are a way for retailers to increase sales, and build consumer loyalty. We have been working with retailers to procure special deals and exclusive coupons. We also send out a weekly newsletter to consumers with some of our best offers including travel coupons and deals."

About: CouponAlbum applies a clean design approach by following a non-flashy banner policy to reduce visual noise. We process hundreds of newsletters and emails daily and process about 10 million records to handpick the optimal 100,000 deals -- based on our proprietary algorithm.

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