A deal you'll love ?

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DIsciple II | Forum Activity | Posted: Tue, Apr 8 2014 3:42 PM

Received a "personalized" offer today for a resource I actually don't own for a change, but I think the use of "A deal you'll love" was a little bit of an overstatement.  It was only 5% off the regular price which equated to $5.  I think to qualify for the usage of "A deal you love."  the saving would need to be much more significant than $5. I have no complaints about being offered a 5% discount, that's fine, it's just the hook used to excite me about the deal didn't actually match the deal being offered. 

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Matthew C Jones | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Apr 8 2014 4:23 PM

Disciple of Christ (doc):
 It was only 5% off the regular price which equated to $5.  I think to qualify for the usage of "A deal you love."  the saving would need to be much more significant than $5

First, I agree that 5% is no big deal. But this raises a good question.

How big a percentage must a sale be before it rates  "A deal you love." ?

I generally don't look if the sale is lower than 30%. If the item is not on my wishlist it has to be 40% or better to get me to go for it. I wonder what everyone else thinks.

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Rosie Perera | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Apr 8 2014 4:35 PM

Agreed. Typical marketing speak.

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Brother Mark | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Apr 8 2014 4:36 PM

Agree.  The 5-15% "deals" are not going to get me to jump.

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Bruce Dunning | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Apr 8 2014 6:17 PM

Super.Tramp:
I generally don't look if the sale is lower than 30%. If the item is not on my wishlist it has to be 40% or better to get me to go for it.

Me too, unless the resources is something a really want.

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Paul C | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Apr 8 2014 6:41 PM

My Logos bookshelves are sagging under the weight of my present library. I think they would almost have to pay me to take another book. ... Or send someone to hand deliver it , and read it to me.

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JT (alabama24) | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Apr 8 2014 6:57 PM

Disciple of Christ (doc):
 I think to qualify for the usage of "A deal you love."  the saving would need to be much more significant than $5. I have no complaints about being offered a 5% discount, that's fine

Don't you have it backwards? $5 off a book I really want that is normally $5... I would "love" that deal. $5 off a book I really want that is normally $10... I would probably still love that deal. $5 off a book that is $100? Not so much. The amount isn't so much of an issue compared to the "value" of the deal percentage wise. Of course, $5 off of a $6 isn't a "deal I would love" if I didn't have a single buck to spare. Wink

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fgh | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Apr 9 2014 8:34 AM

Super.Tramp:
I agree that 5% is no big deal.

In Sweden 5% is the minimum discount if you want to call it a Sale, display the price in red, and so on. Wish it was the same in the US. I've had Logos offer me 'sales' of less than 1%!

Super.Tramp:
How big a percentage must a sale be before it rates  "A deal you love." ?

I generally don't look if the sale is lower than 30%. If the item is not on my wishlist it has to be 40% or better to get me to go for it.

Sounds about right.

Rosie Perera:
Typical marketing speak.

Indeed. And stupid marketing speak at that. It makes people tune out, which means they may very well miss those times when there really is 'a deal they'll love'.

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DAL | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Apr 9 2014 8:42 AM

Here's one you'll love at 50% off Yes

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Lee | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Apr 9 2014 9:02 AM

DAL:

Here's one you'll love at 50% off Yes

Agreed. Keep 'em comin' !

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DIsciple II | Forum Activity | Replied: Sun, Apr 20 2014 9:04 PM

Already owned that title so personally not one l love, but love the fact others have the opportunity to add it to their library at a good price.

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Here's one you'll love at 50% off Yes

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NB.Mick | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Apr 21 2014 1:48 AM

Disciple of Christ (doc):

Already owned that title so personally not one l love, but love the fact others have the opportunity to add it to their library at a good price.

DAL:

Here's one you'll love at 50% off Yes

Yes, same here.

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NB.Mick | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Apr 21 2014 1:48 AM

Disciple of Christ (doc):

Already owned that title so personally not one l love, but love the fact others have the opportunity to add it to their library at a good price.

DAL:

Here's one you'll love at 50% off Yes

Yes, same here.

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