LiveDeal.com User Traffic Surges 153% Month Over Month as Visitors Discover the "Instant-Deal" Restaurant Marketing PlatformFebruary 07, 2014
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 02/07/14 -- LiveDeal Inc. (NASDAQ:LIVE) ("LiveDeal" or the "Company"), a publicly traded company that operates livedeal.com, today announced that its innovative real-time deal platform experienced a 153% increase in visitors during January 2014 compared to December 2013*.
This news comes on the heels of announcing LiveDeal's entry into the San Francisco restaurant market. Following San Diego and Los Angeles, San Francisco is the third city where restaurants can take advantage of the online geo-location based deal portal that allows restaurants to instantly create, modify, pause and play and publish offers and deals to nearby potential consumers.
Jon Isaac, President and CEO of LiveDeal commented; "We are very happy to see this organic growth of LiveDeal traffic. We expect an even greater increase in user traffic once the LiveDeal iOS and Android apps are released later in the quarter."
*Source: Google Analytics
What is livedeal.com?
livedeal.com is a unique, real-time "deal engine" that connects merchants with consumers. The Company believes that it has developed a first-of-its-kind web/mobile platform providing restaurants with full control and flexibility to instantly publish customized offers whenever they wish to attract customers. The website includes a number of user and restaurant-friendly features, including:
an intuitive interface enabling restaurants to create limited-time offers and publish them immediately or on a preset schedule that is fully customizable;
state-of-the-art scheduling technology giving restaurants the freedom to choose the days, times and duration of the offers, enabling them to create offers that entice consumers to visit their establishment during their slower periods;
advanced publishing options allowing restaurants to manage traffic by limiting the number of available vouchers to consumers;
superior geo-location technology allowing multi-location restaurants to segment offers by location, thereby attracting customers to slower locations while eliminating potential over-crowding at busier sites;
innovative proprietary restaurant indexing methodology; and
a user-friendly mobile and desktop web interface allowing consumers to easily browse, download and instantly redeem "live" offers found on livedeal.com based on their location.
Restaurants can sign up to use the LiveDeal platform at the Company's website (www.livedeal.com).
About LiveDeal Inc.
LiveDeal Inc. provides marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet. LiveDeal operates a deal engine, which is a service that connects merchants and consumers via an innovative platform that uses geo-location, enabling businesses to communicate real-time and instant offers to nearby consumers. In November 2012, LiveDeal commenced the sale of marketing tools that help local businesses manage their online presence under the Company's Velocity Local™ brand. LiveDeal continues to actively develop, revise, and evaluate these products and services and its marketing strategies and procedures. For more information, visit www.livedeal.com.
Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking" statements that are based on present circumstances and on LiveDeal's predictions with respect to events that have not occurred, that may not occur, or that may occur with different consequences and timing than those now assumed or anticipated. Such forward-looking statements, including any statements regarding the plans and objectives of management for future operations or products, the market acceptance or future success of our products, and our future financial performance, are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from the events or results described in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this release and LiveDeal does not undertake and specifically declines any obligation to update any forward-looking statements. Readers should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.