|By PR Newswire||
|August 12, 2010 01:13 PM EDT||
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Bizzy (http://www.bizzy.com), a new way for local businesses to share deals, events, tips and news with their customers, today announced "What's Happening" in San Francisco. "What's Happening" provides consumers with a listing of great offers, events and promotions from businesses in their city at any given time - all in one place.
"There's a lot more going on around San Francisco than just a daily deal," said Gadi Shamia, President and General Manager of Bizzy. "When a business has a great promotion to share with their customers, it could last for longer than a day, or can change every week - based on what the business has to offer. Instead of waiting for an email featuring something that might not be relevant, 'What's Happening' helps people find great deals and events happening around their city when they want them."
On Bizzy, users create a customized list of their favorite local businesses called their Bizzy List. Once connected, their Bizzy homepage acts as a feed of updates, highlighting special deals and events from the businesses they have selected. All of the feed items are shareable on Facebook, Twitter and via e-mail providing an easy way for new customers to discover local businesses by learning from their friends' experiences or from people with similar taste. By creating a more efficient channel for businesses and their customers to communicate (privately or publicly), Bizzy helps foster the kinds of relationships that once were nearly impossible to achieve. "What's Happening" is the public extension of that channel bringing local business messages to a new audience.
"We created Bizzy to provide consumers and local businesses of every kind with a simple way to connect with each other and share unique offers and events every day, not just once," explained Shamia. "'What's Happening' is a great way for anyone to discover all the great things happening at the local businesses in their city. It makes it easier to get more involved with the community, shop locally and take advantage of the deals and events at businesses that were hard to discover before."
"Bizzy is a great way for us to stay in touch with our customers and for our customers to be in touch with us. We can so easily alert them to what's happening in our store," said Ilana Siegelman, Creative Director with Lombardi Sports, a Bizzy business. "The new 'What's Happening' page has been a great way for new people to find us as well."
Some of what's happening this week on "What's Happening" in San Francisco http://bizzy.com/happening/sf:
- Lombardi Sports Run Club--Update
- Thai Yoga Massage from Kabuki Springs & Spa
- Complimentary olive oil tasting for you and a guest at We Olive!
- Mimi's On Union Super Summer Clearance Sale! 50%-75% Off!
Bizzy is a free destination where businesses can offer their customers an exclusive place to connect and get more from the places they love. Customers can sign up to get exclusive offers, special invitations to events, tips and news updates from the businesses they choose while discovering new businesses through people with similar tastes. Bizzy(TM) (www.bizzy.com) is currently available in New York, San Francisco and Dallas. For more information and to sign up please visit http://www.bizzy.com.
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