PEORIA, Ill., Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MultiAd is pleased to announce the release of a deal/offer platform for media companies called LOCALprices. LOCALprices helps merchants quickly push last minute deals and offers to shoppers using mobile devices. The LOCALprices platform includes a newspaper branded mobile app and web-based software that helps the newspaper easily manage their merchants and offers.
Local merchants have time critical problems
Local merchants are busy and under pressure. They can't always predict what they might need to sell, make or cook on any given day. Sometimes customers return products or cancel appointments that need to be filled again quickly. Many merchants also deal with perishable goods that must be sold by days end. LOCALprices gives these merchants an opportunity to promote and sell their goods – fast.
A quick and simple solution for merchants
The LOCALprices app lets merchants create an offer in minutes with a photo, heading and description plus start and stop time details. They can then book and pay for the offer directly from their mobile phone. Plus, unlike a lot of coupon and group buying sites, the merchant gets the money from the consumer upfront and keeps everything but the small cost of the ad.
Great for shoppers too
Using the LOCALprices mobile app, shoppers can quickly browse and share the latest offers plus accumulate reward points as they come back again and again. LOCALprices also reduces the hoops the shoppers must jump through to make a purchase, with no minimum purchase, no waiting period, no coupons or codes to scan.
An easy and profitable solution
LOCALprices helps newspapers reclaim revenue lost to direct mail, digital coupons and group buying sites and puts more money back in the pocket of the local merchant. By solving their time critical problems in an inexpensive way newspapers will build a strong and loyal community of merchants.
- Need more benefits
- Show that newspapers can be heroes due to incredibly short lead time and lack of having to get a ton of people involved. The merchant decides. The merchant designs and places.
- How different from Groupon
- Show it's affordable app development for the newspaper and great for smaller publications and markets
- See immediate results.
- Merchant holds the key – doesn't have to only do print… but can. Bundle either/or mobile, social media and print. Newspaper reaps reward – cash influx for ads placed and merchant loyalty.
Jill Addy Wright
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