Island Daily Deals

Happy 1 Year to Brendon Bertolini!


So excited! Brendon, our amazing Business Development Manager, thrives off of helping local businesses with Island Daily Deals and this April he has official been with Island Daily Deals for 1 whole year.  He is the fond caretaker of our office fish named Frodo, proud father to 2 lovely bunnies, and a serial netflix watcher (much like all of us), and ... Read More »

Startup Weekend Nanaimo

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WE’RE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE FIRST STARTUP WEEKEND NANAIMO EVENT IS COMING TO SQUAREONE! Friday, April 17 – 19, 2015  Event starts at 6:30 pm  at  SquareOne Incubator 38 Victoria Crescent Nanaimo, BC V9R 5B8 What’s Startup Weekend All About? Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and ... Read More »

An Ode to our Chief Cuddle Officer


On Sunday March 15, 2015, Nadine and Fraser, and the Island Daily Deals team sadly said goodbye to their signature Chief Cuddle Officer, Niko Shemilt, at the young age of only 9 years old. His poor little liver gave out.  If you haven’t guessed by the photo, Niko, was our dedicated office cat and loved coming to the office to ... Read More »

2014 Constant Contact All Star Award!


Island Daily Deals Receives 2014 Constant Contact All Star Award Recognized for achievements using online marketing tools to drive success NANAIMO, BC — February 5, 2015 – Island Daily Deals Ltd., Vancouver Island’s Locally Owned Group Buying website, has been named a 2014 All Star Award winner by Constant Contact®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to more than 600,000 small organizations worldwide. ... Read More »

Download our Android App

Android App

Did you know that Island Daily Deals is available on Android and Windows phones?   I know, I know, for all you iPhone users out there don’t start the razing too hard, we are working on an application for you too!  With the Android Application you can have Island Daily Deals always conveniently available on your mobile phone, wherever you ... Read More »

Merry Christmas from Island Daily Deals Team


Can you believe it? It is already the last month of the year! And that only means one thing, Christmas Season! Fun activities, family gatherings, scrumptious dinners and fun party ideas are just some of the things that make us especially excited in this joyful month of the calendar. And the top of that, this is the time of the year ... Read More »

Proud Islanders Supporting Local Businesses, Nanaimo Magazine Cover Feature

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We were the Featured Cover Story of the Nanaimo Magazine, check out the article below! Proud Islanders Supporting Local Businesses  Get Hot Hot deals from Island Daily Deals across Vancouver Island! – Time to be even more Awesome! Island Daily Deals is truly Vancouver Island’s Daily Deal Machine! With more than 50 000 local Island-based email subscribers and 32 000 ... Read More »

Island Daily Deals acquires Couvon!


Official Press Release Start-ups join forces again: Island Daily Deals acquires Victoria’s Couvon. VICTORIA—Keeping Daily Deals in the family, Victoria-based ‘daily deals’ is moving on up-Island! Couvon is proud to announce today that Locally Owned and Operated Island Daily Deals (based in Nanaimo) has acquired Couvon Daily Deal family and our users. Today’s announcement follows up on Couvon’s early success ... Read More »

Welcome to Our New Website

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Welcome to our new website,!  This has been a long project (over a year) of ours to upgrade our website to continue to better server our customers.  We hope that you like the new look and feel of the new and improved Island Daily Deals website!  We have introduced a whole bunch of new features, including Buy For a ... Read More »

Business Vancouver Island Cover Feature

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This blog for Island Daily Deals was created in 2014, as we are in the process of changing over some of our content from the year 2011 when we first started, it’s a blast from the past to be adding what was our very 1st post onto Island Daily Deals!  In May 2011, Fraser and I (Nadine) were ecstatic when ... Read More »