How to create a groupon deal

How do I create a Groupon deal?

How to Sell on Groupon in 5 Easy Steps:
  1. Step 1: Provide your info at
  2. Step 2: Speak with a Groupon representative or create your campaign using the Groupon Deal Builder.
  3. Step 3: Prepare your business and staff.
  4. Step 4: Celebrate your campaign’s launch.
  5. Step 5: Track your results using your Groupon Merchant Center.

What percentage does Groupon take?

Groupon takes 50% of the sales revenue as its service fee. The deal will generate $1,500 in revenue from 30 new customers, and of that amount $750 goes to the salon and $750 goes to Groupon. Once a deal is advertised, consumers who purchased the Groupon receive it regardless of how many were purchased.

How much does it cost to run a Groupon deal?

Groupon does not charge an upfront fee to create and run deals on their site. Instead, they collect 50% of the sale of each voucher. Groupon sends the amount earned through sales, minus their 50% cut, to merchants via check or electronic funds transfer (EFT) every month.

Is it worth selling on Groupon?

Groupon is a solid advertising platform, has a good reputation among consumers, and is easy for business owners to start using. In the short term, Groupon (and similar sites) can be a powerful and effective way to generate new leads for your business.

Do businesses lose money with Groupon?

Groupon Deteriorates The Value Of Your Business

Once a customer receives a large discount, it trains them to wait for later coupons and deteriorates the value of your products and services.

What is the catch with Groupon?

The only catch is the time-limited nature of the Groupon discounts. With some deals, once a deal is announced and posted on the site, it’s relevant for 24 to 72 hours, after which the discount is no longer available.

What if I buy a Groupon and don’t use it?

Groupons may always be redeemed for at least the amount the customer paid for it—even after the promotional value has expired. For Groupon Getaways, if a customer is unable to book the stay that he or she wants, during the available dates and before the book-by date, we’ll refund the unredeemed Getaways voucher.

Why is Groupon so cheap?

The deals offered daily through Groupon start at 50 percent off and can go as high as 90 percent cheaper than the normal price. Groupon can offer such steep discounts because it guarantees business owners a minimum return on their investment and the possibility of becoming an overnight sensation.

Does Groupon actually work?

Groupon earns its money through a commission it generates on every coupon it sells. Retailers and businesses that offer their goods and services on the site are promised a minimum number of deals that are sold. When that threshold is reached, each deal coupon that is sold earns Groupon a 50% commission.

Does Groupon actually save you money?

Consumers: Groupon deals save you money because you pay less than full retail price on goods and services. But it isn’t always easy to find deals for things you want or would enjoy doing. The fine print can also turn an amazing deal into something you can’t or won’t even use.

Does Groupon charge a monthly fee?

For just $4.99 per month, Groupon Select members receive discounts across Groupon, including local services, experiences, travel and goods (plus free shipping)––with discounts automatically applied at checkout (no promo codes to enter) and no savings caps or order minimums.

Can I use a Groupon the same day I buy it?

You don’t need to use the coupon the day you buy it—in fact, you often can‘t. There’s some urgency to the way Groupon works. In fact, you often can‘t use it on the day that you buy it, partly to help merchants prepare for the onslaught of new customers.

Do Groupons ever expire?

The short answer is yes, most Groupon products expire at some point. Groupon merchant vouchers can expire as little as 30 days after they’re offered, though they never completely lose their value.

Do Groupons have to be printed?

The requirement is from our merchant’s end. They need the printouts for several reasons – accounting records, reconcilliations, some even to keep track of the sales they do through Groupon.

Can I send my Groupon to someone else?

During checkout, you will be given the option to email the voucher to the recipient or print the voucher to give to them in person! Email option also includes the ability to select the date on which the gift message is sent. Gift messages can be personalized.

Can I Screenshot a Groupon voucher?

You can send it to your email as a screenshot and go to a library to print it out there. How do I book a Groupon voucher given as a gift?

Can I transfer my Groupon bucks?

Your Groupon Bucks cannot be resold or otherwise transferred. Your Groupon Bucks cannot be combined or merged with Groupon Bucks in another Groupon user’s account. Access to Groupon Bucks or related account information may not be sold or distributed to others.

How do I forward a Groupon voucher?

How to Gift a Groupon
  1. Type in the recipient’s name, email, and a message.
  2. Set the date and time to send the Groupon. You can send it immediately or have Groupon send the gift at the appropriate time.
  3. Alternatively, you can print out the Groupon to give in person.
  4. Click here for more info on how to gift a Groupon.

How do I access my Groupon vouchers?

How to find the Groupon voucher?
  1. Log into your Groupon account at
  2. At the top right corner you will see your name. Click on your name and then click on “My Groupons.”
  3. Find the deal for RealEstateU that you purchased.
  4. Click on “View Voucher” and your voucher will come up.
  5. On the voucher is a barcode.

How do I redeem Groupon vouchers from merchant?

How do I check if my Groupon voucher code is still valid?

Find your expired voucher on your My Groupons page, under Credit Vouchers (on the website) or Expired (on the mobile app). Don’t have the mobile app? Download it here. The amount you paid for the voucher can still be used at the business toward the purchase of the goods or services originally advertised in the deal.

How do you print a Groupon voucher?

What happens to Groupons that expire?

“If your Groupon expires, the voucher is still good indefinitely at the business for the amount paid.” For instance, if you spend $20 for a $40 Groupon to a restaurant, and your Groupon expires, you still have $20 in credit to use at the restaurant.