SOURCE: SanDiego.com

January 24, 2011 13:42 ET

SanDiego.com Puts a New Spin on Promotions

New Perks Page Offers Benefits for Businesses and Users

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - January 24, 2011) - SanDiego.com is rewarding locals for logging on to its Website with tickets and giveaways to a variety of events in town.

"We are building the most comprehensive list of events in San Diego County and plan to be the go-to source for where to go and what to do in San Diego," said Eric Cutler, vice president of marketing for SanDiego.com. "Locals and visitors can reap the benefits of being in America's Finest City by visiting SanDiego.com/perks for free tickets to the city's best events."

SanDiego.com's Perks Page launched last week and currently there are free tickets to Bikini Week events in 6 cities, tickets to a black-tie gala benefiting stem cell research, and tickets to an exclusive launch party for the Mission Federal Art Walk.

The new perks page is part of the ongoing Community Partners initiative. The initiative offers businesses marketing and promotional support to properties and major community events throughout San Diego.

"Businesses and visitors of SanDiego.com both benefit from the program," said Cutler. "Businesses get the web presence that is necessary in today's online world at no cost and SanDiego.com visitors get discounted and free tickets to some of San Diego's most exciting events."

SanDiego.com will be supporting as many as 100 events in San Diego in 2011 with an online presence, said Ron Donoho, chief editorial officer at SanDiego.com. Event promoters can retrieve a Community Partners application on sandiego.com/community-partners.

SanDiego.com is an online community and event guide that recently won 18 San Diego Press Club awards, including Best General Interest Website. The site boasts one of the largest groups of fans on Facebook, currently just under 75,000 and growing daily. From business and entertainment communities to neighborhood-specific updates and event coverage, SanDiego.com connects audiences to the 8th largest city in the United States.