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Martin Lewis sells MoneySavingExpert to MoneySupermarket for £87m

MARTIN Lewis has sold his MoneySavingExpert site to MoneySupermarket for £87m.

Hard work, media whoring, affiliate deals self-promotion pay off. In the year ended 31 October 2011, MoneySavingExpert reported revenues of £15.773 million. The site is not only about you saving money. It’s about the site making money promoting those ‘savings’.

And it’s good news for everyone because Lewis can now afford to pay full price wherever he goes. Although had MoneySupermarket shopped around tehy could have got it for 11% less on a two-year contract with…etc.



Posted: 1st, June 2012 | In: Money | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Three Steps To Hating The EuroMillions Winners

8015852THE EuroMillions winners are right now on the Three-Step Tabloid Programme.

Step 1: Introduce The Winners
Step 2: Give A Bit Of Background
Step 3: Set About Ruining Their Lives and Finding Dirt

We are now on Step 2. Having introduced Les Scadding, his wife Sam Peachey-Scadding and the seven Liverpudlian syndicate winners, we await the dirt and our chance to feel outraged that such a lowlife should have won so much money – is there no justice! – we get Page 3 girl Danni telling us:

“Danni says no one will begrudge Les and Samantha Scadding their £45 million lottery win.”

No, Danni, they wont. Yet.

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Posted: 11th, November 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0