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Offers.com

February 25, 2010 13:38 ET

Offers.com Celebrates One Year of Helping Consumers Save

Industry Awards, Huge Traffic Growth and Revenue Growth Highlight First Year of Success

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - February 25, 2010) -  In its first year, Offers.com has established itself as a leading site for saving consumers time and money. The site exceeded all of its forecasts for its first year including, revenue, traffic and site quality, and has saved users millions of dollars by helping them find the best offers online. Offers.com marks its first anniversary today while planning for another year of strong growth and helping consumers save.

Offers.com saves consumers time and money with the best offers for travel, software, credit cards, services and retail stores. Offers include coupons, coupon codes, discounts, free trials and more. Since launch:

  • Site traffic and visits have grown at over 100 percent per quarter to 650,000 unique visitors in January. (Compete.com data)
  • Revenue has increased more than 50 percent per quarter and has exceeded all internal forecasts.
  • Number of stores and companies with offers on the site grew by 150 percent from 1,000 at launch to more than 2,600 today.
  • Over 7,000 offers and 60 new categories have been added. Today Offers.com has more than 12,000 offers and 200 categories.
  • Received two prestigious industry awards: the LinkShare "2009 Innovative Publisher of the Year" award and the Commission Junction "2009 People's Choice Award."

"Regardless of economic conditions, savvy consumers want to find great value without spending too much time searching. With our unique editorial perspective and comprehensive offer validation process, Offers.com helps consumers save both time and money. All of the best offers are checked by our editors and are available in one place, which consumers can easily access to ensure their online shopping dollars go as far as possible," said Steve Schaffer, founder and CEO of Offers.com.

Offers.com set out to help consumers find the best offers with a unique combination of original content, breadth of offer and easy to use design. The editorial team checks and verifies offers featured on the site every day, ensuring that consumers find offers that are current and valid. Offers.com features over 12,000 offers including more than 600 offer summaries and reviews and over 11,500 coupons and coupon codes. The Offers.com Blog averages more than 15 posts a week with special deals and money-saving ideas. Since launching one year ago, the Offers.com Website has:

  • Launched an upgraded My Offers Locker which allows consumers to save their favorite offers, stores or categories and receive updates when offers are added, changed or are about to expire. The My Offers Locker helps consumers easily keep track of money-saving offers in one convenient place and it does not require registration.
  • Launched free offers, a section of the site that includes the best truly free offers found online.
  • Launched a section for the best As Seen on TV offers complete with product reviews and full information on the cost of the offers, including return policies. Also included is an entertaining section of classic SNL infomercial spoofs and the post popular infomercial spoofs of today.
  • Introduced the Holiday Savings Center providing consumers the best money-saving offers, savings tips and tools for popular shopping holidays such as Christmas and Mother's Day.
  • Expanded and improved the software section that now includes more than 245 software offers in 20 categories, as well as reviews and side-by-side comparisons.

About Offers.com
Offers.com saves consumers time and money by helping them find the best offers from more than 2,600 online stores and companies. Offers are organized by travel, software, services, and retail stores into more than 200 categories. The site has more than 12,000 of the best offers including promotions, coupons and coupon codes, clearance items, free trials, and free offers. Offers are verified, rated and updated daily by the Offers.com editorial team. With the My Offers Locker™, users can watch offers, categories and stores, and receive updates when offers are added or changed. In 2009, Offers.com received Commission Junction's People's Choice award and LinkShare's Innovative Publisher award. Offers.com is a Charter Corporate Member of the Performance Marketing Association (PMA), and CEO Steve Schaffer serves as president of the PMA board of directors. Offers.com is privately funded and based in Austin, Texas.

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