Slickdeals is one of the largest community for deal hunter as well as a great channel to promote products for merchants. It is important and necessary to understand how it works for users and advertisers and profit for itself.
2. Company Profile
it is No.1 coupon site on coupon category.
Traffic Source: Direct 60%+
Geos: US 95%
Performance: Bounce Rate, Time on Site — Good
Social: YouTube, FB, Reddit
Search: Organic (95.71%)， Paid(4.29%)
Display: Skimlinks, Ziff Davis, Google Display, Taboola, CJ
Note: Desktop Only
2. Social Accounts
3. Operation Model
4. Competitive Advantage
Frontpage deals are only posted after rated and reviewed by the community and picked by expert editors to ensure their quality, scarcity and value.
6. Profit model
DSF + Paid Placement + Google ads
Featured Deals: may be sponsored by the merchant
Frontpage Slickdeals: selected by the community and expert editors.
8. Category Page
Deals: uses can go quickly to frontpage deals and popular deals
Stores: well-known brands Forum: community
Deals Alerts: customize deals according to personal needs
Blog: deal news, shopping guides & discount tips
The Deals| Popular: Hot Deals and Contests & Sweepstakes
Features: subscriptions, setting, contacts& friends, post, search, etc.
10. My Account
Recommended users to follow and communicate
4. Competitors Glance
|Sitejabber||Reviews||Stars||Top Deal websites|
1. Some users do not get the cashback
2. Strict rules for posts and accounts banned
Elements of e-commerce ： 1.Technology 2.Content 3.Traffic