Press Release, a National Daily Deal Website, Launches Utica, New York Market

Utica, N.Y. (August 18, 2011) – (, a daily deal website based in Tampa, Florida, opens its Utica, New York market today offering $1 large pizzas from Pizza Classic. already operates in the Capital District offering daily deals in Albany since June 2010. Expansion into Utica is like going home for many of CrowdSavings’ executives, Chad Jaquays, Founder and CEO of and Mike Fasulo, Vice President of Sales, both are from the area.

"My family came from New York City to Albany and Utica, so I really want to help the merchants of Utica achieve a cost effective, risk-free, pay-for-performance advertising solution to gain new business. In addition, the consumers of Utica get great deals to top restaurants, salons and spas, and kids activities; places they may not usual go in this economy,” says Fasulo., started in 2009, offers deep discounts of 50 percent to 90 percent off retail prices to consumers, featuring daily deals from restaurants, spas, salons, theaters, museums, boutiques, local events, festivals, home and automotive services, and children's and recreational activities.

As for the benefit to merchants, offers the opportunity for them to be featured and presented to thousands of targeted potential customers with no upfront cost or risk involved; a highly efficient and cost effective form of advertising. This pay-for-performance model works well for small businesses that often can’t afford outside marketing assistance. Complete with an easily accessible dashboard, the site allows merchants to calculate traffic and profitability on a real time basis, taking the guesswork out of their marketing investment.

Utica is CrowdSavings’ thirteenth (13th) market launch, as well as their fourth (4th) new city to open in approximately four (4) weeks. Also launching today is Conejo Valley, located in California. Founder and CEO, Chad Jaquays, commented, “We can’t wait to work with the local businesses many of us from the upstate area grew up with and the residents of Utica need to experience. I can't wait for us to have our first Chicken Riggies deal, (the signature dish of Utica)!”


Based in Tampa, Florida, offers deeply discounted daily deals to consumers and provides unique marketing and advertising tools for its local merchants. Active markets include: Atlanta, Austin, Cleveland, Denver, Houston, Kansas City (Johnson County), Las Vegas, Nashville, San Francisco, Southern California, Tampa Bay, and New York’s Tri-State area. CrowdSavings has plans for continued national expansion throughout 2011and 2012.