Deals Plus, also known as Dealspl.us, is a user-generated social Internet shopping site. Guests of the site can share and discuss their finds and savings. This allows any other visitors to see the deals they have received and get those deals themselves. The Dealspl.us website shows both deals and coupons in different categories such as electronics, computers, home & garden, clothing, office, games and freebies, giveaways, hot deals and fresh deals.
How does Dealspl.us work?
Clicking on the coupon tab at the Deal plus website will take you to an area on the website that directs you to printable coupons for many popular stores and restaurants. Click on the name of the store or restaurant and it will take you to the printable coupon.
The Dealspl.us site can help you find some of the best prices on the Internet for a particular product. By clicking on the picture of that item, it then sends shoppers to that Internet retail site to purchase the product at a discounted price.
A registered user of Deals Plus can submit deals, coupons, communicate, follow their favorite users, agree with good finds and receive email alerts. When following a user, you can choose to see deals posted by the user you are following. Deals Plus also contains a general forum where the Deals Plus community can discuss anything they wish including everyday events, deals, coupon and the website.
Hot Deals are the deals that the community at Deals Plus has determined to be the best deal on a product available on the Internet at that moment.
A Fresh Deal is a deal that has just been put on the website.
A Fresh Deal has not yet been determined to be a Hot Deal.
Heating Up is a deal that is getting Hot but not there yet. Users can vote on if they think a deal should be a Hot Deal or not.
A deal becomes a Hot Deal by a number of factors. This includes the number of plusses, the number of clicks and the number of flags or spam reports on the deal.
Members can follow Deals Plus on Twitter and Facebook.
Members use some unique abbreviations. They are:
DP - dealspl.us
Plusses - The number of times deal has been voted for.
MFR - Manufacturer
MIR - Mail in Rebate - Provided by the manufacturer. Generally, you must show proof of purchase (receipt, UPC bar code) in order to receive a rebate.
AR - After Rebate
BOGO - Buy One Get One
S/H - Shipping and Handling
YMMV - Your mileage may vary
OOS - Out of stock
FAR - Free After Rebate
AC - After Coupon
OTD - Out the Door
PM - Price match
When did Dealspl.us start?
Deals Plus was launched on July 18, 2006 and currently has headquarters in San Jose, California. In 2008, Lifehacker declared Deals Plus one of the Five Best Sites for Finding Deals Online.