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Good evening Ladies and Lords of LD,

We are planning the ability to have personalised alerts - notifications for things that you want to follow.

What alerts would you want? For example:

  • An alert for every 'Argos' deal?
  • An alert for every 'Yankee Candle' deal?
  • An alert for every freebie posted by XYZ member?
  • An alert for every 'deal stack'?
  • An alert for everything a member posts?
  • An alert for every voucher code for 'Tesco'?
  • An alert for every 'Bombay Saphire Gin' deal?
  • Something else?

It'd be very helpful to listen to how you would use alerts (imagine you get a notification on your phone) so we can create a system that works for you.

Tom
Tom
Founder
9 days ago
What do you think of this?
sunny101
sunny1019 days ago

It would be Gordons Pink Gin for me - I realise that sounds sooooo bad - but the prices vary so much that I'd like the best deals.

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Tom
Tom
Original Poster
Founder
9 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, that's very useful.

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Letgetfreestuff
Letgetfreestuff9 days ago

I would say an alert for store vouchers like clothing brands I.e. New Look, H&M etc. Also, alert for Boots recent deals like £10 Tuesday, Wellbieng Wednesday, and £5 Friday.

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Tom
Tom
Original Poster
Founder
9 days ago

Thank you for this. I think it will be possible to do alerts for say, every Boots deal posted on site, but I’m not sure how we’d differentiate between them for just select Boots deals you’re interested in... if you have any ideas, please do shout!

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TheChimp
TheChimp9 days ago

Do you mean like a notification that pops up on your phone without having the mobile app open?

If so, I'd like a notification if someone replied to a comment that I'd posted in Chat. Not fussed on 'likes'.

That and wine 'glitches' on Amazon. Picked up a nice 6 bottles for around £17 recently.

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emmabeckz
emmabeckz
LD Team
9 days ago

Was it the Kumala Pinotage by any chance? Me too and in Wales - £2.96 a bottle winner!

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TheChimp
TheChimp9 days ago

emmabeckz Yep, that's the one!

Me and my wife are sharing a bottle now 😊

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emmabeckz
emmabeckz
LD Team
9 days ago

TheChimp we warmed ours slightly on the top of the Sky box, it was very good only wish I'd got more at that price... oh well

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Tom
Tom
Original Poster
Founder
9 days ago

Hey, yes that’d be good, I agree

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Moonstone22
Moonstone229 days ago

TheChimp I agree with you, I would like to receive notifications when I get a comment too

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Lynibis
Lynibis9 days ago

I would not be interested in or use alerts.

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emmabeckz
emmabeckz
LD Team
9 days ago

Would be great to set keyword alerts such as "gin" "Glitch" then if you add that keyword you get a notification when one is posted maybe?

Also, being able to "follow" a user if you think they post good deals and want to see what they have posted

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lornaae
lornaae9 days ago

Alerts for any given shop or keyword would be good!

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cocolgooh
cocolgooh9 days ago

I’d want to be able to get alerts for voucher codes for certain websites I buy form a lot since it would allow me to save money more easily as I could buy when I know a code becomes available.

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Tom
Tom
Original Poster
Founder
9 days ago

Thank you - would be good to know which stores so we can take a look into it?

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cocolgooh
cocolgooh9 days ago

Tom Holland and Barrett, The Works, SnapFish, The Entertainer and for various supermarkets (eg the money off a product type codes from Tesco) would be handy.

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Tom
Tom
Original Poster
Founder
9 days ago

cocolgooh ok great thank you. So we could hopefully set it up so that you could get alerts from these pages -

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cocolgooh
cocolgooh8 days ago

Tom That would be great if it could be added.

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paulinebiggs
paulinebiggs9 days ago

price glitches would be my favourite

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KaznotKaren
KaznotKaren9 days ago

I would like to be able to choose my alerts for supermarkets. There’s such a variation in prices for toiletries etc I like to know who has a good offer on. Also price alerts for Whiskey 😂

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Tom
Tom
Original Poster
Founder
9 days ago

Sounds good 🙂 Just to check - you know we have a supermarket price comparison tool?

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hspexy
hspexy9 days ago

I’d like to see one for glitches, but really good glitches, where perhaps where the trending status shoots up significantly within day an hour?

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DebbieDay80928
DebbieDay809289 days ago

Alerts when there is a big price drop on amazon and alerts for half price or over sales please

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neo1
neo19 days ago

An alert with anything that has the magic word 'Glitch' in it for me. But we all need to have the functionality to switch these on or off whatever they maybe

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FrankieR
FrankieR9 days ago

An alert for when more expensive products ( tea, coffee, washing liquitabs etc) are on offer and where would be great.

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tcdc
tcdc9 days ago

Alerts for anything garden related ... Plants etc.

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Getsome
Getsome9 days ago

Alerts for certain products would be great but some decent deals though, i wouldn't want to get bombarded with poor deals for example elbow grease £1 on amazon from £2.01 when you can get in home bargains for £0.80p.

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Golfforall
Golfforall9 days ago

Perhaps if members interacted with the site , ie used the existing search functions , then they would not need to be "spoon fed" alerts for their particular preferences ?

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eyeballkerry
eyeballkerry9 days ago

I think an alert for a new sale for any shop would be helpful as I’m always too late to be able to buy anything in sales 😂

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Tom
Tom
Original Poster
Founder
9 days ago

Ok great, so if you have a look through this page, can you imagine or would it be helpful if you could get an alert for each of these posts?

> https://www.latestdeals.co.uk/tags/sale

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Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap9 days ago

I would like alerts for baileys £10 at Christmas and if I could put individual items that are on family Christmas/ birthday lists

Possibly my favourite cosmetics brands and cans of pop too

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Tom
Tom
Original Poster
Founder
9 days ago

Interesting ok so “keyword” + target price

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pnay48
pnay489 days ago

next clearance

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Ceebers
Ceebers
Mentor
9 days ago

It would be great to get alerts for key items that you are keeping a look-out for such as Gin or Chocs. My favourite place for deals at the moment is Yankee Bundles. Not sure I need an alert as I am on their website fairly regularly.

I check out the notifications for the Freebie and Competition Success page every day and that seems to work well.

Xx

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MumOfThree
MumOfThree8 days ago

I want to be able to specify the alert and be able to change it. For example I'm currently looking for a good deal on a hoverboard for an upcoming birthday, after end of September I need to be score specify want kids want for xmas. Would also set alerts for glitch and deal stack.

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scoobie1
scoobie124 hours ago

Laundry products, garden products, cleaning products, coffee

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