The First & Best Group Buying Software

The First & Best Group Buying Software

Success Stories



Alamitad

www.alamitad.com
Alamitad
client_icon
Luis Maza Atlanta, United States
Industry Fitness, Health, Recreation,Food, Sports
Languages Spanish, English
Solution Ecommerce
Target Audience B2C, group buyers, outdoor consumers

Client Summary

Luis Maza, the IT coordinator of Mundo Hispánico which is one of the most popular and oldest newspaper journal in the state of Georgia, decided to add a group buying service to serve the Hispanic community in Atlanta. The motive was to provide the Latino-Americans the best deals so as to experience the Latino culture in Atlanta at half cost.

Client Objective

Set up a daily deal site and start serving the Latino people of Atlanta with deals mainly on Latin Entertainment, Dinning, and Retail.

Challenge

Luis Maza registered for deal site in the domain name “Alamitad” and started digging the web diligently for a solution to his group buying requirement. Well aware of the business driven internet space and its wide offerings, Luis decided to purchase a readymade group buying script to deliver the best deals which should be hassle free. He wanted a script that is versatile in delivering deals to both the Spanish and English speaking population. With few customization requisites in mind, Luis chose Contus GroupClone script that met all cognitive criteria of deal site.

GroupClone Solution

Contus GroupClone is the most apt and complete Groupon clone software with all essential and advantageous features such as Merchant Login, Referral Systems, Multiple Side Deals, etc., and provision to benefit from the fastest social medium. With the assured post sales service and customizing option, the GroupClone script was the best bet and was thus chosen.Apart from the regular group buying elements, Luis also wanted to have some uniqueness and the following were some of the features that were required to be modified and which was eventually modified and changed according to his needs – and successfully deployed to go live. Send coupons of multiple purchases of a deal all at once.

    Front -end Features
  • Active deals, Recent deals and Upcoming deals
  • Location Google map
  • RSS Feed
  • Advanced search
  • News letter Subscription
  • Merchant Login
  • My Account Page for Customers
  • SEO Friendly URLs
  • Gift a friend
  • City Deals Based on User IP
  • View Coupons in Login
  • View Coupon Status - Redeemed or Not
  • Print Coupons in Login
  • Download Coupons in Login
  • Unique Coupon Codes
  • Supports Multi-Language
  • Multiple Addresses
  • Status box in deal page
  • Re-use deals.
  • Attractive Subscription Page
  • Extension for Google Chrome
  • Facebook Fan Box
  • "Follow Us" Links for Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Recent Tweets
  • Site Map
  • Deal’s Image Slide Show
    Back-end Features
  • User friendly Dashboard
  • Add More Customized Page
  • Add More Customized Pages
  • Automate Deals to go Live
  • Generate Sitemap
  • Web Service API
  • Change Background Image For Each City
  • Add As Many Cities Required
  • Add As Many Main Deals, Side Deals
  • Re-Use Closed Deals
  • New Deal Alerts – Newsletter (Automatic)
  • Email Templates
  • Integrate Mailing Applications
  • Easy Content Management System
  • Database Backup
  • Report System that classifies Sales report, Customer reports and Product reports
  • Multi-Store and Multi-Website
  • Different Levels of Admin Login
  • Order and Invoice Management
  • Configure Shipping Method
  • Compress JavaScript and Style sheets
  • Cache Management
  • Product Image Watermark
  • Multi store Management
  • View deal preview.

Conclusion

Alamitad was launched successfully and is now an established group buying service offering the best deals in the Atlanta city.

  • alamitad home page
  • alamitad multiple deal page
  • alamitad Buy it for friend
  • alamitad Refer a friend


ChaiBuy

www.chaibuy.ca
ChaiBuy
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Rafael Hecht Toronto
Industry Fitness, Health, Recreation, Food, Sports, Mobile Accessories.
Languages English
Solution Ecommerce
Target Audience B2C, group buyers, outdoor consumers, and bargain shoppers

Client Summary

Rob, an Israeli native and young professional with strong background in Finance, Sales and Marketing decided to create a daily deal site for the English-Speaking Jewish community in Toronto. He employed Rafael Hecht, a brilliant and superb web consultant with vast experience to implement the group buying model. Thus, after serious effort, ChaiBuy arrived in the group buying industry and started servicing the Jewish community with success.

Client Objective

Create a Groupon-like daily deal site and deliver the best deals and discounts to the Jewish community.

Challenge

Rob, the director of ChaiBuy handed the entire responsibility of the deal site (right from development to management and generating revenue) to Rafael Hecht. With a clear insight and industry knowledge, Rafael Hecht knew that creating a group buying site from the scratch takes more time and effort. To accomplish the task in the given time, he decided to purchase a readymade script which is safe secure, easy to install, configure and start offering extraordinary savings to the Jewish community. Out of numerous solutions available in the web space, Rafael choose Contus GroupClone since it has all the required features that is essential for a daily deal site. Apart from the essential features, he also required a few additional customizations to make his deal site stand out and unique.

GroupClone Solution

Contus GroupClone, having most number of features along with stability and security, 6 months of post sales support was the ultimate choice. The ability to customize the script paved way for Rafael to add few enhancements in the site. Unique Customization done for ChaiBuy JavaScript widget of website deals to make them appear on another site. Contus also took care of moving the files and database from one domain to another domain.

    Front -end Features
  • Multiple Cities, Multiple Main deals
  • Browse Deals by City And Category
  • Share Deals through Social Media
  • Secured Cart
  • News letter Subscription
  • Merchant Login
  • Referral System
  • SEO Friendly URLs
  • Buy It for a friend
  • City Deals Based on User IP
  • View Coupons in Login
  • View Coupon Status - Redeemed or Not
  • Print Coupons in Login
  • Download Coupons in Login
  • Unique Coupon Codes
  • Supports Multi-Language
  • Attractive Themes
  • Polling Module for Feedback
  • Multiple Addresses for Customers
  • Attractive Subscription Page
  • Extension for Google Chrome
  • Facebook Fan Box
  • "Follow Us" Links for Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Recent Tweets
  • Spam mail filter in contact form
  • Guest Checkout
    Back-end Features
  • View Online visitors
  • Add Subscription Page
  • Add More Customized Pages
  • Automate Deals to go "Live"
  • Generate Sitemap
  • Web Service API
  • Change Background Image For Each City
  • Add As Many Cities Required
  • Add As Many Main Deals, Side Deals
  • Re-Use Closed Deals
  • New Deal Alerts – Newsletter (Automatic)
  • Email Templates
  • Integrate Mailing Applications
  • Easy Content Management System
  • Merchant login control
  • Report System that classifies Sales report, Customer reports and Product reports
  • Multi-Store and Multi-Website
  • Different Levels of Admin Login
  • Configure Facebook APIs
  • User friendly dashboard
  • View deal Preview
  • Product Image watermark
  •  Manage customer groups

Conclusion

ChaiBuy was launched on schedule and started daily deals to the people in Toronto with exceptional deals and discounts.

  • Chaibuy Home Page
  • Chaibuy Recent Deals
  • Chaibuy Buy is For Friend
  • Chaibuy Refer a Friend


Clickofertas

clickofertas.com.ar
Clickofertas
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Adolfo G. Schröder Argentina
Industry Fitness, Health, Recreation, Food, Sports, Mobile Accessories.
Languages Espanaol and English
Solution Ecommerce
Target Audience B2C, group buyers, outdoor consumers, and bargain shoppers

Client Summary

ClickOfertas is an Argentinean based deal website which was founded by Mr. Adolfo Schroder, possessing vast experience in sales and marketing.  After studying the market trend and sensing the need for an online portal which can offer discounted deals for group buy in Argentina, decided to start a group buying portal.  There is a wide variety of offers from ClickOfertas such as, deals for fitness, food, mobile accessories, recreation, etc., some of the best from Argentina.

Client Objective

To launch and establish the online ecommerce group buying business with most efficacious features within the shortest time possible.

Challenge

Adolfo Schroder gained extensive knowledge of the market and came to the conclusion that the sooner his entry into the market, the greater will be the advantage.  However, Adolfo Schroder also knew one painful truth, which is the “delay factor.”  What is going to delay?  Well, if an application needs to be developed with the mentioned features, it will take months to develop.  A thorough research was done, and it was decided that he had to go with an already built in application which meets all his requirements Finally, after a long and exhaustive research, chose Contus’ GroupClone product to go with as it was the one which had all the elements and could help him to get into business much faster without compromise.

GroupClone Solution

Contus GroupClone offers all the features that are required for a deal website. It is the most stable, secure and apt Groupon Clone script available.  Installation is done for free for Gold Package and Design Plus packages with 6 months post sales support.   The site owner can get the maximum benefit from social media from this application.  Some of the features are as below,

    Front -end Features
  • Multiple Side Deals
  • Today's offer, Recent Deals and Active Deals
  • Share Deals through Social Media
  • One Page Checkout
  • News letter Subscription
  • Merchant Login
  • View Product video
  • SEO Friendly URLs
  • Deal Comments
  • City Deals Based on User IP
  • View Coupons in Login
  • View Coupon Status - Redeemed or Not
  • Print Coupons in Login
  • Download Coupons in Login
  • Unique Coupon Codes
  • Supports Multi-Language
  • Attractive Themes
  • Polling Module for Feedback
  • Re-use deals.
  • Attractive Subscription Page
  • Extension for Google Chrome
  • Facebook Fan Box
  • "Follow Us" Links for Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Recent Tweets
  • Featured Business
  • Deal’s Image Slide Show
    Back-end Features Payment Gateway Integration- (Mercado Pago)
  • Add Subscription Page
  • Add More Customized Pages
  • Automate Deals to go "Live"
  • Generate Sitemap
  • Web Service API
  • Change Background Image For Each City
  • Add As Many Cities Required
  • Add As Many Main Deals, Side Deals
  • Re-Use Closed Deals
  • New Deal Alerts – Newsletter (Automatic)
  • Email Templates
  • Integrate Mailing Applications
  • Easy Content Management System
  • Database Backup
  • Report System that classifies Sales report, Customer reports and Product reports
  • Multi-Store and Multi-Website
  • Different Levels of Admin Login
  • Configure Shipping methods
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  • Cache Management
  •  View any language in backend
  •  Order and Invoice management
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  • Coupon can be redeemed by admin
  •  View transactions
  •  Stock Management

Conclusion

ClickOfertas was quickly launched as planned successfully, and is now firmly established in the Argentinean group deal Industry offering attractive deals.

Customer Feedback

"I'll be honored to be included on this showcasing. Please, do not hesitate to include us on your site. Your work has been extremely professional. We are glad to have found you to develop our site. Thank you and your team very much."

  • Clickofertas Home Page
  • Clickofertas Active Deals
  • Clickofertas Buy for Friend
  • Clickofertas Refer a Friend


goBabu

goBabu
Client Icon
Khurram Shroff Toronto, Canada
Industry Hospitality, Health Care, Recreation, Food, Entertainment, Sports, Mobile Accessories.
Languages English
Solution Ecommerce
Target Audience B2C, ethnic social buyers, outdoor consumers, and bargain shoppers

Gobabu.com is acquired by Buytopia.ca

Client Summary

Khurram Shroff, a visionary entrepreneur with vast experience in the International Business Consortium realized the power of group buying and wanted to start his own portal that could focus on daily deals in Canada. Khurram Shroff ventured into the group buying business with goBabu which has now become a leading daily deal portal in Toronto.

Client Objective

Set up a group buying site that offers deals and discounts and to be the leading deal site in Canada.

Challenge

Khurram Shroff decided to launch a deal site in Canada. He wanted to create a sophisticated model that incorporates a tier concept thus displaying multiple prices for a single service and in different combination. His desire to outwit the competitors by setting up a unique deal site sooner than the others was getting delayed and sooner realized that building the application from the scratch is not a smart move. After extensive research and analysis, Khurram Shroff decided to build his site with the ready-to-use Contus GroupClone script.

GroupClone Solution

Contus GroupClone is a readymade group buying software in Magento CMS. The script has a stable and secure framework, thus making it the most stable group buying script available in the market. The GroupClone script is easily customizable and allows the deal site owner to extend the features of the deal site anytime. The Contus GroupClone script is available in different packages. The GroupClone also provides add-ons like iPhone/Android and Facebook apps, the current primary tools for business growth. The following tabular column shows the customized features added in the GroupClone solution as per Go Babu's need,

    Front -end Features
  • Popup with two price options for a single deal with the "buy" button for each section.
  • Popup displays the deal name, price, save, number of bought for this price
  • Home page contains the least price value
  • 2 original price and 2 special prices
  • Rest of the inner pages carries the chosen price value
    Back-end Features
  • Other price option in addition to the existing in the price tab
  • Price Tab shows Special Price and Price
  • Multiple Price with options like Status, Price, Extra Price, Deal name(a) and Deal name(b)
  • Sales order displays only the sold out Product and price details.

Other default functionalities included in the script are:

    Front -end Features
  • Gift a friend
  • Multiple Main Deals
  • Today’s Deal, Active deal, Recent deal
  • Merchant Login
  • News letter Subscription
  • Browse deals by category
  • Social share features on each product image
  • Secured cart
  • Multiple address for consumers
  • City Deals Based on User IP
  • View, Print and Download Coupons in Login
  • View Coupon Status - Redeemed or Not
  • Generate Unique Coupon Codes
  • Featured business
  • Extension for Google Chrome
  • Fanbox, Fan Page, Twitter feed
  • Facebook login
  • Subscribe and Unsubscribe form Newsletter
  • Re-use deals
  • Product image Slide show
  • Spam mail filter in contact form
    Back-end Features
  • View Online visitors
  • Site Management and settings
  • Generate Sitemap
  • Web Service API
  • Change Background Image For Each City
  • Add As Many Cities Required
  • Add As Many Main Deals, Side Deals
  • Add subscription page
  • Automatic New Deal Alerts – Newsletter
  • Email Templates
  • Integrate Mailing Applications
  • Easy Content Management System
  • Database Backup
  • Report System that classifies Sales report, Customer reports and Product reports
  • Multi-Store and Multi-Website
  • Different Levels of Admin Login
  • Configure Google analytics
  • Merchant login control
  • Re-use Closed deals
  • Set up SEO friendly URLS
  • Limit coupons

Conclusion

Gobabu was launched as scheduled and is now one of the most successful daily deal sites in Canada.

  • goBabu Home Page
  • goBabu Active Deals
  • goBabu Deal Buy Options
  • goBabu Refer a Friend


LivingHuntington

livinghuntington.com
LivingHuntington
Client Icon
Charles Baratta Huntington, New York
Industry  Retail, Restaurant, Fitness, Spa, Entertainment and Recreation
Languages English
Solution Ecommerce
Target Audience B2C, group buyers, outdoor consumers, and bargain shoppers

Client Summary

Charles Baratta, an esteemed business entrepreneur in New York, liked the concept of group buying but felt that most group buying services were partnering only with the national companies. His focus went on to the local merchants and thus decided to set up a deal site for the local merchants and the local consumers of the Huntington Community. His extensive experience in financial services and in Marketing and Consulting helped him to start a group buying business in his home town of Huntington, New York.

Client Objective

To start a big deal site offering great deals specifically for Huntington in New York.

Challenge

When he started his research on how to get the site up, he came to know that it will take months to develop a site from scratch with the features that he wished for. However, he came to know about Contus GroupClone and did exhaustive research and was assured that this will be his best choice as the GroupClone is a ready-to-go solution having the option to customize as well.

GroupClone Solution

Contus GroupClone is a readymade group buying software in Magento CMS. The script has the most stable and secured framework, thus making it the most reliable group buying script available in the market. The GroupClone script is easily customizable and allows the deal site owner to extend the features of the deal site anytime. The Contus GroupClone script is available in different packages. The GroupClone also provides add-ons like iPhone/Android and Facebook apps, the current primary tools for business growth.

Unique Customization features done as requested by the client

  • Manage stock in the admin
  • Deals achieved swap to recent deals and vice-versa
  • Promo code with expiry date in shopping cart
  • Recent deals disappear automatically after final date.

Other default functionalities included in the script are:

    Front -end Features
  • Multiple Side Deals
  • Today's offer, Recent Deals and Active Deals
  • Share Deals through Social Media
  • One Page Checkout
  • News letter Subscription
  • Merchant Login
  • View Product video
  • SEO Friendly URLs
  • Deal Comments
  • City Deals Based on User IP
  • View Coupons in Login
  • View Coupon Status - Redeemed or Not
  • Print Coupons in Login
  • Download Coupons in Login
  • Unique Coupon Codes
  • Supports Multi-Language
  • Attractive Themes
  • Polling Module for Feedback
  • Re-use deals.
  • Attractive Subscription Page
  • Extension for Google Chrome
  • Facebook Fan Box
  • "Follow Us" Links for Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Recent Tweets
  • Featured Business
  • Deal’s Image Slide Show
    Back-end Features
  • View online visitors
  • Permission and rights for admin users
  • Order management
  • Automate Deals to go "Live"
  • Generate Sitemap
  • Web Service API
  • Invoice Management
  • Add As Many Cities Required
  • Add As Many Main Deals, Side Deals
  • Coupon status
  • New Deal Alerts – Newsletter (Automatic
  • Email Templates
  • Integrate Mailing Applications
  • Limit coupons
  • Database Backup
  • Report System that classifies Sales report, Customer reports and Product reports
  • Multi-Store and Multi-Website
  • Different Levels of Admin Login
  • User friendly dashboard
  • Stock Management
  • View deal preview
  • Manage consumer groups
  • Product image watermark
  • Add customized pages
  • Add subscription pages
  • Set location to be shown in Google Map

Conclusion

LivingHuntington has been launched after the customizations and is now running successfully in Huntington offering attractive deals.

  • LivingHuntington Main Deals
  • LivingHuntington Recent Deals
  • LivingHuntington Cart
  • LivingHuntington Invitations


Wikideals

wikideals.co.za
Wikideals
Theesan Govender
Theesan Govender Cape Town
Industry Fitness, Health, Recreation, Food, Sports, Mobile Accessories.
Languages English
Solution Ecommerce
Target Audience B2C, group buyers, outdoor consumers, and bargain shoppers

Client Summary

Thessan Govender, a native of Cape Town, South Africa was initially fascinated by the group buying business model. Thessan marked his entry in the group buying industry by launching the deal site Wikideals which offers impressive deals in clubs, adventure undertakings, shows, etc.

Client Objective

Start a group buying site and partner with the local merchants for discount selling.

Challenge

More conscious about the competition, Thessan’s desire to launch the first daily deal site in the Cape Town region caused him to prefer a readymade solution. After conversing about his requirement with the business development team of Contus Support, he was convinced with his decision of choosing the Contus GroupClone script for his deal site venture.

GroupClone Solution

Contus GroupClone is a readymade group buying software in Magento CMS. The script has a stable and secure framework, thus making it the most stable group buying script available in the market. The GroupClone script is easily customizable and allows the deal site owner to extend the features of the deal site anytime. The Contus GroupClone script is available in different packages. The GroupClone also provides add-ons like iPhone/Android and Facebook apps, the current primary tools for business growth.

Unique Customization done as per Client’s request

  • Sign-in/Register Pop-up when a non-registered user clicks the Buy Now button.
  • Terms and Conditions link in the Checkout page and New User Sign Up.
  • Integrate Net cash Payment Gateway
  • Send Coupons as PDF attachment.
  • Customized template for Newsletter mail, Coupon mail and Account creation mail

Default functionalities included in the script are:

    Front -end Features
  • Browse deals by categories
  • Multiple Main and side deals
  • Today’s Deal, Active deal, Recent deal
  • Merchant Login
  • Location Google map
  • Product image Slide show
  • Referral system
  • SEO Friendly URLs
  • Customer login or My Account Page
  • City Deals Based on User IP
  • View, Print and Download Coupons in Login
  • View Coupon Status - Redeemed or Not
  • Generate Unique Coupon Codes
  • Supports Multi-Language
  • Extension for Google Chrome
  • Fanbox, Fan Page, Twitter feed
  • Facebook login
  • Polling Module for Feedback
  • Re-use deals.
  • Featured Business
    Back-end Features
  • Add More Customized Pages
  • Automate Deals to go "Live"
  • Invoice Management
  • Order Management
  • Coupon status
  • Limit coupons
  • Add As Many Main Deals, Side Deals
  • Re-Use Closed Deals
  • Set up SSL certificate
  • Configure Google Analytics
  • Permission and rights for admin
  • User friendly dashboard
  • Database Backup
  • Report System that classifies Sales report, Customer reports and Product reports
  • Multi-Store and Multi-Website
  • Different Levels of Admin Login
  • Coupon can be redeemed by admin
  • Admin can view in any language in backend
  • Configure shipping methods
  • Cache Management
  • Manage consumer groups

Conclusion

Wikideals was launched successfully and is now running successful deals in Cape Town.

  • Wikideals Homepage
  • Wikideals Active Deals
  • Wikideals Buy Options
  • Wikideals Girt a Deal

CHOnline
Theesan Govender
CHOnline Sydney
Industry Hair & Beauty
Languages English
Solution Ecommerce
Target Audience B2C, ethnic social buyers, outdoor consumers and bargain shoppers

Business

CHOnline is an online shopping store based on Sydney, Australia. The site offers products and services which are exclusively centered on hair, beauty and skincare.

Challenge

Apart from servicing their products online, CHOnline also wanted to outshine as a daily deals site, which was quite a challengeable task for the entire team. To showcase their deals the best way, CHOnline wanted to confide on a readymade script which falls absolute in setting up a perfect daily deals site.

GroupClone Solution

Contus Group buying served to match the exact requirements of Christopher Hanna, the founder of CHOnline, in setting up an amazing group buying deals website. The script had also helped the site to surpass extraordinarily by showcasing the deals offered by their salons in different localities.

Business

CHOnline is a well renowned online shopping store serving the localities of Sydney, Australia. The company owns businesses in Paddington, Ivy Complex and Sheraton on the Park with continually mounting male and female customers. In order inherit the needs of their customers in a better way the company drifted to serve online through CHOnline.com.au. Their products are mainly from the high end salons and elite cosmetical companies. CHOnline is fully a hair, beauty and skincare based store.

Result

CHOnline is able to exhibit its very own deals site page and sustain a reliable online presence via http://deals.chonline.com.au/

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