3X Cash Back Quick Update

By: Robert Grosshandler | November 03, 2022

With great volume comes great benefits, but also greater support costs.

Triple Cash Back

By: Robert Grosshandler | November 01, 2022

The number of people interested in cash back rebates far exceeds the number interested in experiencing the growth of a startup. It was a great place to start, but it’s time to move on. Our belief is that the marriage of the two (great upside with current rewards) is an unbeatable combination.

An open letter to my barber

By: Robert Grosshandler | October 21, 2022

My barber was the first person to say “I want to invest in iConsumer”.  When it was finally possible to invest, Masao and Jeanne wrote the first check.  They had never invested in a start up before, I’m not sure if they’d ever invested in the stock market before. So now they own shares in … Continue reading An open letter to my barber

From Lemons to Lemonade

By: Robert Grosshandler | October 13, 2022

Part of the promise of iConsumer was that I would share our journey in educationally focused posts. In that spirit, here are some of the weird aftereffects of being pioneers in the Reg. A+ equity crowdfunding world and our leveraging them to make lemonade.

Small Trades Have Big Consequences

By: Robert Grosshandler | October 07, 2022

A Rising Stock Price Excites Our Members. They may shop more and join faster.
And that might just lead to a rising stock price!

$.115,.28,.25,.115,.245,.115,.15,.25,.098 – That’s some excitement

By: Robert Grosshandler | October 06, 2022

Wow. Talk about stock price and volume volatility. All that excitement is motivating members to join. The first four days of October saw new members up 198% over the same period last year. 184 members vs. 98, to be more exact. Can’t hurt that our stock trading volume is also up. A Bumpy Ride – … Continue reading $.115,.28,.25,.115,.245,.115,.15,.25,.098 – That’s some excitement

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.

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.