Makes Splash at Solstice Celebration, Rolls Out ‘Green’ Badge

Hundreds of Solstice celebrants learned of’s free website, which offers scores of discounts for products and services along the Central Coast.

Since November, has provided businesses of all sizes with an inexpensive but effective way to brand their products or services and make sales through online advertising, the most effective way to advertise today.

SBCoupons founder and owner Matt Baer has just added something new to the website.

“Merchants are putting a special badge on their websites to show they are ‘eco-friendly’ by using the SBCoupons service — and the badge links directly to their profile on our website,” he said. “ is a ‘green marketing tool’ because we utilize text messaging to deliver coupons to people’s phone and not just print.”

Baer said, “The ‘TextIt2Me’ feature is available on all cell phones nationwide – not just on smartphones and iPhones – which means that everyone can use this feature.”

Santa Barbara Auto Stereo & Wireless is just one example of a local Santa Barbara business taking advantage of the program & eco-friendly marketing badge. Visitors to can see the badge on their homepage, which links to their coupons on

The Eco-Friendly website badge allows businesses to not only take their marketing efforts into a more green or eco-friendly approach, but also gives businesses an easy way to offer coupons on their website without doing any of work. “A lot of businesses don’t want to deal with making coupons, posting them on their site, and continually updating them,” Baer said. “So, we allow businesses to place the SBCoupons badge directly on their website notifying people who visit their site that they provide coupons, and that they can easily get them by visiting” The website badge links directly to that merchant’s profile.

The badge is a free feature for businesses that participate in the program. “Contact for more information on how to add your business to and begin gaining more exposure and more customers,” Baer said. provides discounts at businesses that offer: activities and sightseeing; animals and pets; automotive; banking and finance; beauty and pampering; doctors and dentists; event planning; events and entertainment; groceries and markets; hotel, travel and transportation; nightlife, bars and clubs; performing arts; private instruction; real estate; restaurants; various services; shops and stores; sport and fitness; treats, coffee and dessert; wellness; and wine and wineries.


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