LEEDS, England, September 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
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Wednesday 5 September sees the launch of goodvalueformoney.com - a unique and exciting social network for savvy savers sharing money-saving hints, tips, and great deals.
goodvalueformoney.com has been developed by two mums from West Yorkshire, Helen Pickard and Samantha Holden, who since meeting at the school gates have spent the last few years searching for, and sharing news of, the best deals with their friends. The website allows you to upload your favourite nuggets on ways to save money, whilst benefitting from tips shared by other site visitors.
From savvy shopping advice on how to get the most out of your weekly grocery shop, to getting the best discounts on family holidays and securing top cashback deals, canny consumers all over the UK will be encouraged to visit goodvalueformoney.com to share the benefit of their experiences and engage with others at the same time.
The site will also house advice from some of the country's top bloggers with articles on getting the best deals, as well as exclusive competitions and offers negotiated by the goodvalueformoney.com team from the world of fashion, beauty, interiors, holidays, plus a whole host of other lifestyle-themed goodies.
Those sharing their pearls of wisdom on a regular basis will be rewarded with points, allowing them to earn spot gifts as a thank you for their valuable contributions.
And to celebrate the official launch of the site, goodvalueformoney.com has teamed up with leading holiday comparison site icelolly.com, to give away a luxury holiday to Spain in the first of many exciting competitions! Visitors to the site following its launch on 5 September will be invited to enter this exclusive launch competition, with one lucky winner being treated to the ultimate reward.
Helen Pickard explains: "For years Samantha and I have joined other mums in informally sharing at the school gates and at our places of work details of the latest money-saving schemes we have unearthed.
"And of course everyone loves a bargain, especially in the current climate.
"In launching goodvalueformoney.com, we are very excited about empowering others all over the UK to join us, and witnessing the combined impact of us all working together to share our 'money-saving magic'!"
Bios on the Founders
- Helen Pickard
A keen runner and long-distance walker, Helen loves setting herself personal goals and within the last year has lost 40lbs in weight and qualified as a Weight Watchers leader. She is 40, lives in Ilkley, West Yorkshire with husband Neil and her two children Mark (16) and Emma (11).
Helen has worked in legal environments since leaving school until this summer when she handed in her notice to start up her dream venture goodvalueformoney.com.
- Samantha Holden
Samantha is 45, and also lives in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. She is divorced and has two children, Joe (14) and Sophie (11). Golf, skiing and tennis are her passions.
After graduating with a law degree from Leicester, Samantha has held sales and marketing roles with major blue international brands as well as smaller Yorkshire-based businesses. Samantha is also working full time on developing goodvalueformoney.com.
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