NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 11, 2013) - EZBZ, Inc., a one-stop lifestyle portal offering a range of high-quality, real-time services designed to make consumers' lives easier, today announced a number of new services to its online and mobile platforms that will further enable users to source products and services and find fantastic local deals quickly, all in real time. The new services, offered through the www.myezbz.com portal, also provide opportunities for accredited businesses to take advantage of the instantaneous nature of EZBZ to compete and grow their customer base.
In addition to EZBZ's existing EZbid service, a 'reverse bidding' platform that matches user generated inquiries for services or products with accredited suppliers in their locale who can bid competitively for the user's business, two new services, EZnow and EZdeal, have been added to EZBZ's core offering. EZfind, a mobile-only business search and mapping service has also been introduced, along with a free EZBZ app, providing access to all services for consumers and businesses, available through the Apple and Google Play Android app stores.
The first new service, EZnow, allows EZBZ's 220,000+ accredited business customers to report their availability and location on an interactive map in real-time, including when and for how long they will be available. The provides consumers who have work that needs doing at short notice with live information on who is available in their locale and how they can be contacted. EZnow also enables businesses to maximize their time in the field, for example, when they have finished up a job and have time to make another appointment. Businesses can also keep on updating their availability throughout the day.
EZdeal, the second new service, enables registered local businesses to post deals, including details, images, price and availability on the EZBZ portal, that are mapped and made available live in real time. EZBZ users can view all the deals available in their neighborhood and take advantage of them. Business have complete flexibility to manage all of their deals 'on the fly,' add more deals, update pricing and inventories on existing ones. No cumbersome coupon system - just straight-up local deals.
EZfind is a neat mobile-only assistant that enables users to find specific services and businesses on an interactive map using smart devices using their precise location.
All of these services are now available via free dedicated consumer and business apps available for Android and Apple devices.
"Life today moves quickly, and trying to balance work, family, our home can be challenging," comments EZBZ Founder and CEO Shana Schlossberg. "EZBZ is all about bringing the power back to the consumer as well as offering solid business opportunities for companies to grow their customer base and enhance their reputation.
"Our mission is to revolutionize and simplify the way consumers and businesses communicate, allowing consumers to have their needs met more easily and enabling businesses of all sizes to compete in the same arena. Since we launched EZBZ in late 2011, we've enhanced and developed our proprietary algorithmic technology, and we are now using that to provide a wider range of services that bring value to both our consumer and businesses customers."
For a limited time, EZBZ is offering businesses 45 days of unlimited use by downloading the free EZBZ business app and entering discount code EZBIZ3 after registration. For consumer users EZBZ is offering a $15 credit to use for any product or service they purchase for an in-network business. Users who download the free EZBZ consumer app should enter EZUSER3 at registration.
EZBZ plans to add more services as it continues to evolve.
About EZBZ: Established in 2011, EZBZ acts as a one-stop online portal offering a selection of free, high quality, real-time concierge-style services designed to make consumers lives' easier and provide businesses with opportunities to grow. EZBZ's services are readily accessible on the web, via smart devices and through dedicated iTunes and Android apps. EZBZ is totally free for consumers, and new services and enhancements will be added, providing further resources for consumers and businesses. Further information can be found at www.myezbz.com