Groupon adds to merchant self-serve tools by Sharon Hill in Marketplace 24 Sep 2014 As the latest in Groupon’s many efforts to evolve from daily deals to marketplace, the deals veteran has upgraded its self-service merchant tools. As part of the Groupon Works platform, Deal Builder’s newest features add more deal flexibility and an interview tool. Here’s the announcement: Groupon Expands Build-Your-Own-Deal Tool for Merchants, Announces 25,000 Deals Built Miles This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Daily Dealsgroupon deal buildergroupon works Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.