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No Change in Rebate Percentage This Week

By: Robert Grosshandler | October 02, 2022

A 304% bump up in the price is exciting. More shopping (a fundamental change) can help our stock price go up and stay up.  As the price holds (and maybe continues up), eventually we’ll adjust the rebate percentage to reflect that.

Up, Up and Away

By: Robert Grosshandler | September 30, 2022

iConsumer can be a self-fulfilling prophecy (higher stock price –> more members –> more shopping –> higher stock price). It’s our members who have to start that ball rolling.

The startup that needs you, not your money

By: Robert Grosshandler | September 15, 2022

We’re a penny stock on the OTC market. We have very little float. Possibly a third of the float is held by people who can’t or won’t sell. And that’s the silver lining.

The Plan

By: Robert Grosshandler | September 15, 2022

We asked a small inner circle to make 1,000 share purchases, risking about $100.

CEO Letter – August 19, 2022

By: Robert Grosshandler | August 19, 2022

Thanks to our winners, our ads are beginning to drive new members to iConsumer.  Better yet, prospective members seem to like the ads, because they get clicked on a lot.  Which means a level of affordability in gaining new members that we hadn’t seen in awhile.

The state of our market

By: Robert Grosshandler | August 11, 2022

Our relationship with retailers falls into the category of “affiliate marketing” or “performance marketing”. Amazon uses it (they call the folks who hawk Amazon on their sites “associates”). Rakuten (formerly eBates – which sold for over $400 per member) is in this market. Honey, which sold to Paypal for over $200 per member, is also an affiliate marketer. The NY Times is an affiliate marketer, via their Wirecutter site.

308 – It’s a numbers game

By: Robert Grosshandler | July 10, 2022

Please take note of the fact that the estimated value of the audience we’re building far exceeds the direct cost of building that audience

Walmart vs. Amazon – More is more

By: Robert Grosshandler | May 11, 2022

… with the exception of one small item, Walmart was the same price, and for most things, the same shipping schedule. Indeed, the lawnmower arrived a day early.

2021 1-K Filed – Annual Report

By: Robert Grosshandler | May 02, 2022

We’ve published our 2021 year-end financial statements – our SEC mandated 1-K. In the traditional public company world (if we were a “fully-reporting” company), this filing would be called a 10-K. The important difference between the two is the depth that we’re required to go into creating the statements, plus the level of audit required. … Continue reading 2021 1-K Filed – Annual Report

SEC Qualification Again

By: Robert Grosshandler | March 11, 2022

You would think that SEC qualification would become “old hat”, but each year brings some new joys (and moments of panic) with which to deal. Here’s the latest. As a quick refresher, while only an SEC attorney would actually know all this stuff, SEC Qualification is very, very important to iConsumer. This is the SEC … Continue reading SEC Qualification Again