Expect to see heavy discounts this year, and from just about every online retailer
Madison, NJ (PRWEB) November 30, 2009
Today CouponFollow.com, a web-based Twitter application that tracks coupon codes in real-time being posted on Twitter.com, announced its Cyber Monday coupon code section. The site's new section provides real-time coverage of all Cyber Monday coupon codes and deals being mentioned on Twitter.
This year a large number of merchants are offering site-wide markdowns, plus additional discounts for consumers that use coupon codes. The National Retail Federation predicts that 87 percent of retailers will have special Cyber Monday promotions this year. "Expect to see heavy discounts this year, and from just about every online retailer" says founder Marc Mezzacca.
Today only Gap Inc. offers their web visitors a coupon code for 20% off plus free shipping on all five of their popular brand websites including Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, Athleta and Gap.com.
Szul.com, a popular online jewelry retailer, is offering up to $100 off with a coupon code. While competitor Zales.com is offering $50 off with a coupon code.
Currently, CouponFollow.com has tracked over 500 Cyber Monday coupon codes that have been mentioned on Twitter, many first being tweeted yesterday. "Already there have been thousands of tweets about these coupon codes for Cyber Monday," stated Mezzacca.
One of the most popular coupon codes found on CouponFollow is a free $3 MP3 credit to Amazon.com, which CouponFollow.com has tracked over 700 tweets for.
For more discounts and live Cyber Monday coverage online shoppers can log on to http://couponfollow.com/cybermonday. Visitors also have the option to connect their own Twitter account so they can easily share, or "retweet," coupons directly from the CouponFollow.com website.
CouponFollow.com allows consumers to find the best coupon codes by tracking popularity and trends of coupons being mentioned on Twitter. The site ranks coupon code popularity by following the number of "tweets" for each coupon code. CouponFollow.com officially launched its public beta version last month on October 7, 2009. CouponFollow.com has currently tracked over 150,000 coupon related tweets for over 39,000 coupon codes. CouponFollow can also be found on Twitter at http://twitter.com/couponfollow.