RapidBuyr Acquires BizDeals.com

CONCORD, Mass. (Press Release – Nov. 15, 2011) – RapidBuyr, the daily deal site catering exclusively to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) with deep discounts on B2B products and services, today announced it has acquired Los Angeles-based B2B weekly deal site BizDeals.com.

This strategic acquisition adds hundreds of new national sellers to the RapidBuyr network, enhances the company’s business services category and expands the RapidBuyr customer base, community, social assets and distribution footprint. Meanwhile, existing BizDeals customers can take advantage of RapidBuyr’s large and growing community of SMBs to find resources, savings and recommendations for products and services they need, as well as gain access to a broader range of deals offered on a more frequent basis.

“We’ve been impressed with RapidBuyr’s leadership and rapid growth in the business deals space,” said Mark Reese, Founder and CEO of BizDeals. “We’re confident that our loyal small business customers will enjoy the benefits of membership in the expanded community created by this combination, and we look forward to offering deals from our wide variety of merchant partners to the RapidBuyr community.”

RapidBuyr offers deep discounts of up to 80 percent on vital B2B/SMB products and services to an audience of some 30 million across the country through its exclusive partnerships with business-focused media outlets including American City Business Journals, TechTarget, BuyerZone and more. In addition to local/regional merchant deals in nearly 10 major U.S. markets, RapidBuyr members benefit from group-buying power to take advantage of exceptional national offers from some of the most well-known brands in the industry on products and services ranging from technology products, SaaS and cloud offerings, and IT outsourcing to marketing services, meeting space, staffing assistance, subscriptions, office furniture and equipment, travel and events.

“We are thrilled to welcome BizDeals and its member network into the growing RapidBuyr community,” said RapidBuyr co-founder and chief marketing officer Darr Aley, who noted that BizDeals.com is the second such B2B deal site to come into the RapidBuyr fold in recent months. The company entered into an exclusive strategic partnership with OfficeArrow in September. “By driving consolidation in the business deals space, RapidBuyr is building momentum, becoming well-positioned to bring even better deals and better service to our customers and to our merchants,” Aley said.

For more information about RapidBuyr and to check out the national or local deals in your area, visit www.rapidbuyr.com.

About RapidBuyr

RapidBuyr offers local and nationwide daily deals for small and medium-size businesses (SMBs). The site provides millions of businesses with deep discounts of up to 80 percent 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 relationships with BuyerZone.com and American City Business Journals power local distribution and enable access to a highly targeted business audience. For more information, visit www.RapidBuyr.com.

About BizDeals

Founded in 2010 by eCommerce industry veteran Mark Reese, BizDeals is an innovative B2B group buying site offering new and exclusive national deals to small businesses on a weekly basis. Through BizDeals, small businesses can take advantage of deep discounts on the products and services needed to manage and grow their businesses, offered by the national brands they know and trust. Find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BizDeals or follow us on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/bizdeals. For more information or to join the BizDeals network, visit us at www.bizdeals.com.

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