Gottadeal.com, one of the oldest Black Friday websites, has leaked the first Black Friday ads for the upcoming holiday shopping season just last week.
With Black Friday 2011 approaching in just a few weeks, consumers are undoubtedly scouring the Web for the best deals and price mark-downs of the season. The website, founded in 2003, opens every year from September to December. Gottadeal.com helps consumers find exactly what they are looking for by obtaining leaked copies of sale advertisements and publishing them for users to browse, and attracts millions of visitors each year.
Additionally, the website provides features such as coupons, information about online deals, a forum for questions, message boards, and gives users the option of creating a shopping list to which they can add and save items from the Black Friday ads as they peruse for deals. The site even breaks down the deals for consumers by store.
According to the press release, Gottadeal.com will be continuing its "Black Friday Live" webcasts, where "throughout the next 6 weeks, when every new Black Friday ad is leaked on the site, there will be a live video webcast and chat where visitors can discuss the latest ad, ask questions and more. New this year, visitors will be able to call in live to get their questions answered."
In addition, Gottadeal.com will again be giving away special limited addition Black Friday t-shirts and will be giving away over $2,500 in prizes in a separate contest.
Anticipation over the Black Friday sales already has shoppers buzzing with predictions about what items will get the best price mark-downs and discussing some of the best deals to be found already.
"With all of the hype about the HP Touchpads, I'm hoping another company will have a HOT DEAL on a tablet," wrote one consumer in a forum.