Inside BlackBerry posted a great video interview they held during CES 2012 with Andreas from Groupon. I don’t know if you’ve ever checked out Groupon, but it’s a great way of finding specials and deals in your area. We’ll describe Groupon and then you can check out the interview.
There are three steps to the Online Groupon:
- Get it. Check your email, Facebook or Twitter feeds for daily deals on cool local businesses.
- Share it. Groupons are more fun when used with friends. Pass along deals by email or broadcast them to your social networks.
- Enjoy it. Print the voucher or bring it up on your mobile device, then present it at the business to get your deal.
Here’s the types of deals Groupon brings you:
Groupon negotiates huge discounts—usually 50-90% off—with popular businesses. We send the deals to thousands of subscribers in our free daily email, and we send the businesses a ton of new customers. That’s the Groupon magic.
You can set up your account, and sign in to the mobile app so you can purchase right away.
When you find a deal you like, you can pass it on to friends or purchase for you or as a gift. It’s easy and there’s an app for both the BlackBerry PlayBook and the BlackBerry smartphones.
You can download the Groupon apps free from BlackBerry App World.
With Groupon HD for the BlackBerry PlayBook you can do the following:
- Find unbeatable Daily Deals near you Get local deals on demand with Groupon Now!
- Purchase deals directly from your PlayBook
- View your Groupons by distance, expiration date, and purchase date
- Redeem your Groupons with your BlackBerry. Save time and trees!
You can do the following with Groupon for the BlackBerry smartphones:
- Find unbeatable Daily Deals near you and view them on a map
- Get nearby deals on demand with Groupon Now!
- Purchase deals with your phone
- Keep track of all your purchased Groupons by location, expiration date, and purchase date
- Redeem deals with your phone. Save time and trees!
The Groupon app uses your mobile device’s GPS to find the locations and deals available near you. Check out the video from Inside BlackBerry.
[via: Inside BlackBerry]