CitySpoon Helps Local Businesses to get the Most out of this Holiday Season

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Your business will win when consumers know that you have “the hottest deals and events in your city”!

Research has shown that displaying a 50% off deal will lead to increased sales

The holiday season has arrived, and CitySpoon is proud to let businesses all of shapes and sizes know that they can advertise for free by simply registering a vendor account at In 2010 American men and women spent 10 hours and 20 hours respectively shopping for holiday gifts, spending roughly $800 on presents for others and over $100 on themselves. The National Retail Federation projected over $447 billion in holiday sales for 2010 and is expecting that number to increase over 3 % in 2011. The retail sector accounts almost 20% of its annual sales to the holiday season. The best part? Research has shown that displaying a 50% off deal will lead to increased sales, regardless of original or reasonable price.

So what does all of this mean? For business owners, the time is right to start getting ready for the holidays and putting out deals and coupons wherever possible. This is where CitySpoon comes into play. is a free online platform for vendors and users to come together around the deals that business owners and managers would like to offer. There is no cost to join, to advertise discounts or to print coupons, and this holiday season consumers from all over will be using CitySpoon to find “the hottest deals and events in your city”.

Setting up a vendor account at takes just a few moments and gives businesses the opportunity to advertise creative deals to the CitySpoon users (aka Spooners). Whether it’s 25% off a $50 purchase, 10% off the entire purchase, a $15 cash voucher good between the hours of 8am and 12pm on Tuesdays or a 75% discount on any clothing item that is predominantly red, vendors can use their creative marketing skills to come up with the perfect deals to attract holiday customers. Once the deal is posted CitySpoon takes care of the rest by advertising vendors on our social media platforms, listing deals in our Featured Coupons section and talking about the exciting discounts in press releases and The Spoon Theory, CitySpoon’s official blog.

New vendors in Las Vegas that have taken advantage of CitySpoon’s free marketing opportunities are Superb Carpet Cleaning, offering three separate coupons to get the home looking spotless before the big holiday party, and YME Salon and Nails, offering a free eyebrow wax so Spooners can look even more amazing when their pleasant mother in law comes to visit in a few weeks. To fight the holiday hunger that follows many hours of your shopping extravaganza, Marbella Tapas Bar is offering 20% off of the total bill, and Panini Café is proud to offer 20% off a second entrée of choice. Anyone reading this can join in on these exciting discounts and start offering their own by registering a free account at! Don’t know what to offer? Just call Cityspoon at (888) 9CITYSPN and a helpful representative will help brainstorm how to get the most traffic out of the holiday season using CitySpoon.

Until next time, happy holidays from CitySpoon!

About CitySpoon:

CitySpoon, launched Summer 2011, serves as a local guide for living bigger, better, and smarter by providing in-the-know recommendations, candid user reviews and expert advice for businesses and events in CitySpoon communities.

CitySpoon was created as a multi-platform resource for people to save money and help businesses grow. The site offers discounts on national products consumers already know and love while providing local businesses with an affordable avenue to market their current promotions.

CitySpoon members are enthusiastic about life and the driving force behind the company. Together with a private network of local and national businesses, CitySpoon offers fun, affordable experiences. CitySpoon keeps “Spooners” connected to the most popular and unique places and products.

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