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The End of the Skimlinks Pinterest Saga?

February 17, 2012 – 6:14 am | One Comment
The End of the Skimlinks Pinterest Saga?

Like others keen to the affiliate game, I found that Pinterest was using Skimlinks a long time ago (early 2011?), and thought nothing of it.  Other social shopping sites use Skimlinks or Viglinks, so why …

5 Social Shopping Trends Presented by PowerReviews [Webinar Recap]

August 19, 2011 – 12:01 am | No Comment

These are my notes recapping today’s 5 Social Shopping Trends Shaping the Future of Ecommerce (2011 Edition) Webinar presented by PowerReviews. If the notes below look interesting, you should watch the full webinar (about an …

Still No Love for Social Networking as an Affiliate Business Model

October 22, 2009 – 4:40 am | No Comment
Still No Love for Social Networking as an Affiliate Business Model

Social networking, the next big thing.  Facebook and Twitter have seen tremendous growth… By 2012 Forrester Research says Social Networking will… blah blah blah.  Well, in the world of successful affiliate revenue models Social Networking …

Pronto Launches Social Price Comparison – The Good and The Bad

September 12, 2007 – 11:27 am | 4 Comments
Pronto Launches Social Price Comparison – The Good and The Bad

I was just reading over on the E-Commerce Optimization blog about Pronto’s latest social shopping site launch. This not truly new news as it had been written up last month on Mashable, but this was …

My Shopping is Buzzing After One Week

July 27, 2007 – 1:22 pm | One Comment
My Shopping is Buzzing After One Week

Our official press release for our new Facebook application went out just last Friday. Since then the application has been gaining attention from bloggers around the globe (including France and Japan). Coverage ranged from popular …

Building a Social Shopping Mashup in Facebook – Developers View

July 22, 2007 – 10:27 pm | One Comment
Building a Social Shopping Mashup in Facebook – Developers View

I’ve recently spent some time putting together a social shopping solution for Facebook users. I wanted it to cover a wide range of products and categories, so I choose to use Shopping.com as my data …

"My Shopping" – Social Shopping Application Launched for Facebook

July 20, 2007 – 12:19 pm | One Comment
"My Shopping" – Social Shopping Application Launched for Facebook

With all the hype about social shopping, Facebook, Shopping 3.0 (what?), etc. we couldn’t stand to be left out. Today we released our own social shopping application on the Facebook platform dubbed “My Shopping”. …

AD:Tech 2006 New York City – Commerce Sessions Recap

November 8, 2006 – 10:45 pm | One Comment

This week was my first time attending the largely popular AD:Tech conference. This year the conference had over ten-thousand attendees. While there was a ton going on at the conference, I’ll try to …

Social Shopping Site Crowdstorm Launches

September 7, 2006 – 6:20 am | No Comment

Today the much anticipated Crowdstorm social shopping site launched the beta of its website to the public.
Here is the email they sent out to the private beta users:
“Today we have officially launched the “beta” version …

ClipFire – Deal Aggregator, Social Commerce

April 10, 2006 – 10:37 am | 4 Comments
ClipFire – Deal Aggregator, Social Commerce

My previous post of The Next Generation of Deal Sites shared my vision for a model for future deal sites as a shopping comparison hybrid. This follow-up is another interesting concept. A deal …

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