RapidBuyr Launches in Seattle

Company brings daily deals to small and mid-sized businesses, helping them save up to 70% on local products and services

SEATTLE--()--RapidBuyr (www.RapidBuyr.com), a daily deal site catering exclusively to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced it has launched local daily deals in Seattle. The deals will feature deep discounts (30-70%) on important B2B/SMB products and services from Seattle-based merchants including hardware, software, web development & design, IT outsourcing, marketing, meetings, staffing assistance, SaaS and cloud offerings, peripherals, information subscriptions, office furniture and equipment, local services, travel and sporting and business events.

RapidBuyr will distribute daily deals through its exclusive relationship with strategic partner American City Business Journals (ACBJ), a division of Advance Publications, Inc. and the nation's largest publisher of metropolitan business newspapers. ACBJ will place the RapidBuyr e-commerce service on each of its 40 web sites where eight million unique SMB/B2B users visit monthly. In addition, ACBJ will promote the co-branded daily deals across its network of weekly business journals, newsletters, and other subscriber communications.

Seattle-businesses can access RapidBuyr’s daily deals in a variety of ways:

Seattle-based businesses that would like to become featured merchants on RapidBuyr can visit http://rapidbuyr.com/MerchantStreet for details.

“We are pleased to bring Seattle businesses some of the best deals around for local products and services – and to also help local merchants reach new audiences in this market,” stated Tom Aley, president & CEO of RapidBuyr. “We are very selective about the businesses and products offered through RapidBuyr. Our staff does its due diligence to make sure that each merchant makes the grade.”

"Part of the mission of the Business Journal is to connect local business owners and leaders to business opportunities,” commented Emory Thomas Jr., publisher, Puget Sound Business Journal. “This is exactly what we're doing through RapidBuyr in a very direct way."

RapidBuyr’s inaugural deal in Seattle is 42% off high-quality business cards from Getting Personal Imprinting LLC. For $100, the deal includes 3 sets of 1,000 full-color, gloss cover business cards, plus three laser-engraved nametags. Further deal details can be found at www.rapidbuyr.com.

“I jumped at the opportunity to partner with RapidBuyr – it’s a fantastic way for smaller, locally-owned, independent businesses to introduce their products and services to a broader audience,” stated Judi Brown, Co-Owner, Getting Personal Imprinting LLC. “I chose RapidBuyr because it allows me to distribute highly targeted offers to the customers I want to attract.”

RapidBuyr also offers national daily deals for small and mid-sized businesses. The current national deal is $299.95 for the first 150 units sold for a Lenovo G650 Notebook PC (MSRP $499). While quantities last, additional units will be available at $399.95. Further deal details can be found at www.rapidbuyr.com. In addition to Seattle, RapidBuyr today also launched in Cincinnati, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, Portland, St. Louis and Tampa, with more than 30 additional local launches planned for the coming weeks.

About RapidBuyr

RapidBuyr offers daily deals — local and nationwide — for small and medium businesses (SMBs). The site provides millions of businesses with deep discounts (30-70%) on products and services such as computers, software, peripherals, information subscriptions, general merchandise, local services, travel and sporting events. Founded by successful entrepreneurs from Amazon, Microsoft, CNET, Dow Jones and Ziff Davis, the company’s exclusive relationship with American City Business Journals powers local distribution and enables access to a highly targeted business audience. For more information, visit www.RapidBuyr.com

Contacts

RapidBuyr
Cindy Johnson, 978-254-6071
cindy.johnson@rapidbuyr.com
or
Racepoint Group
Dan Walsh, 781-487-4633
dwalsh@racepointgroup.com

Release Summary

RapidBuyr announces debut of daily deals for SMBs in Seattle.

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Contacts

RapidBuyr
Cindy Johnson, 978-254-6071
cindy.johnson@rapidbuyr.com
or
Racepoint Group
Dan Walsh, 781-487-4633
dwalsh@racepointgroup.com