Daily Deal Sites in India

Daily deal sites are becoming popular due to the great discounts, offers & special promotions they provide to the consumers. Groupon was one of the first brand to enter this market in US & since then has grown rapidly. Several daily deal sites have opened in India & some of it have also closed down or acquired by others. They find enough buyers to be eligible for discounts. Since many sites are launching regularly, they need to have USP to stand out in the crowd. Some of the sites are doing well & have also become a word of mouth marketing. One can purchase the coupons by paying the money mentioned against the deal through card, net banking & others.

Some of the deaily deal sites in india are Snapdeal, Timesdeal, Dealsandyou, Dealivore, Koovs, mydala, Crazeal, Khojguru & others

Apple App Store hits 25 Billion Downloads

Apple’s app store has hit 25 billion downloads. A statement on the site reads A Billion thanks. 25 times Over. This is a great news for Apple as the App store has continued to remain the top apps destination despite the rise of Android store. Apple is expected to announce a new iPad in the coming days. Apple was also running a counter on the site showcasing the no. of downloads. Apple has not yet disclosed who is the winner & also the the app downloaded. Apple will give away $10,000 iTunes giftcard to the 25th billion app downloader. The App Store was launched in July 2008 & it reached 10 billion downloads in Jan 2011. Apple’s shares have hit a record high in the recent days making it the most valuable company.

Finnair’s Republic Day Celebrations – Creative Marketing

Finnair’s republic day celebrations on its flight from Helsinki to New Delhi on the republic day. The crew members danced to the song from Om Shanti Om movie. The crew shook legs, waved hands & danced to the tune of the song ‘Deewangi Deewangi’. The act lasted for around 2 mins & it took the passengers by surprise. It is a very creative marketing stretegy. The video posted on youtube has got lakhs of views. This helps position the brand to a very specific audience & also helps in branding.

Prince William & Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Online – Social Media’s Role

Prince William & Kate Middleton’s Royal wedding has generated much interest in the social media & blogosphere. Newspapers are full of the coverage of the royal wedding. In the age of internet, this is the first royal wedding & facebook/twitter/youtube/blogs are full of royal wedding information. Royal wedding can be followed online in several ways. Some of it are

http://www.officialroyalwedding2011.org/
http://www.youtube.com/user/TheRoyalChannel
http://twitter.com/#!/clarencehouse
http://www.flickr.com/groups/peoplesroyalwedding/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/britishmonarchy/tags/rw2011/
http://www.facebook.com/TheBritishMonarchy