Local Search Player, Getit Launches Deal Coupon Service

LBS hasn’t yet taken off beyond the regular find-direction service, but deals could turn out into a BIG play for LBS services that can offer deals based on one’s current location (i.e. not a dumb call-center based system). Getit’s current implementation (including the mobile apps) is far from being perfect, but that’s what I’d expect deal aggregators like Offergrid to crack.

Price Comparison Site PriceBaba Launches Local Services in Mumbai & Bangalore

The service lists over 1000 phone models from more than 20 device manufacturers on its portal. PriceBaba is available for users across 6 cities, that includes Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Pune and Mumbai.

Startup Roundup: Movienations, Meracoupons, Brook, Greet n Treat

Besides the startups we profiled in detail earlier, here are some that caught our attention. Rate movies at Movienation. Get discount coupons at Meracoupons. Try Brook a new social media tool. Buy some organic foods from GreetnTreat.

Delhi Based 3.14 Digital to Incubate Coupon Site Zoutons; Invests $30k

Affiliate Marketing company 3.14 digital has launched Zoutons, a coupon website that helps shoppers find deals online and invested $30k seed money in the business.

Why Foursquare is Better for Local Businesses than Groupon

While Groupon has redefined local business and is in news for its fastest billion dollar revenue + its $700 Mn IPO, from a long term perspective I think Foursquare is a far better bet than Groupon. Some of the many…

SaleDekho- Local Deals and Offers Lisiting For India

SaleDekho is a local deals and discounts listing site. Currently available in 8 Indian cities, the site brings together all the offers from retailers and Credit/Debit cards issuers. The site currently claims to list 3500 offers in all possible consumer…

KhojGuru Brings Discount Coupons in NCR Region

KhojuGuru Brings Discount Coupons in NCR Region – one can download mobile coupons or print outs and avail discount at retail outlets like Tanishq, Crome etc.

The Local Search Business in India – Traffic Check

A review of local search players in India – Justdial, Metromela, AskLaila, OnYoMo, Yahoo and Burrp.

Local Search + BlueTooth : More Powerful than LBS?

When I last covered the bluetooth story of IPL’s Royal Challenger team, few things came out clearly: People are ready to try out bluetooth (unlike the regular belief and concerns regd. virus/spam etc) BlueRevolution is happening and advertisers are looking…