What is joeshopping.com?
Joeshopping.com is basically a combination of comparison shopping (like amazon.com or shopping.com), crossed with the best parts of various social networks (Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare, etc.). Users can post photos of themselves with their newest outfits, add videos of them trying to take an action figure out of its packaging despite all those twisty ties, write a product review of the millions of products in our database, write a blog post about their fondest birthday presents, share their latest shopping adventure, etc. In short, it's a hefty social network themed around shopping.
As soon as I signed up, I had several people adding me as a friend and asking if I needed any help with shopping tips. I love that so many people on it knew where to find the best deals for several different items. You can find a section for hot deals, as well as a section to read/post product reviews. Very helpful during the holiday season, when you are trying to find the right gift for someone.
I love the ease at which I could find everything I wanted. Nothing confusing and not an overcrowded homepage, which I HATE on some sites. Very simplistic, in a good way.
Users can also earn badges that are unlocked after a certain amount of activity on the site. Examples of these (adorable) badges look like this:
The Friendly Badge
The Shutterbug Badge
Joeshopping.com is new, but I definitely see it growing. It is super easy to use and seems to have a great group of people working behind the scenes, as well as a friendly community that has already signed up for it.
BTW, if you do become a member, add me as a friend. My name is bluebutterflyvtg.
The Giveaway: Joeshopping.com wants you to go check them out. To make it even more interesting they are graciously offering a $50 gift card to Amazon for one of you lucky readers.
Mandatory Entry: You must be a follower of this blog via GFC and then head over to their website. Come back with a comment on your favorite part of their awesome site.
Really want to win? Additional entries:
- Follow @JoeShopping on Twitter (One entry)
- Like the JoeShopping Facebook page. (One entry)
- Doing something on JoeShopping.com (Add me as a friend, upload a photo, write a shopping status, etc) This does require you to become a member of joeshopping.com. (Two additional entries, leave two separate comments)
- Blog about your review/giveaway and include a link to this giveaway AND include a link to www.joeshopping.com (One entry)
- Follow @bbvintage on Twitter. (One entry)
- Like the Blue Butterfly Vintage Facebook page. (One entry)
- Tweet the following(up to five times per day, one entry for each): #Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card courtesy of @JoeShopping via @bbvintage http://t.co/LhNtKix #giveaway #contest
You have to leave separate comments for each entry. In other words, if you become a follower and tweet about the contest at the same time, leave one comment saying you're following and another saying that you tweeted it. Also, be sure to leave your email address in your comment. Thanks!
That simple! This contest is open to readers in the US and Canada.
This contest will run until December 16th. After that a winner will be chosen using a random number generator over at random.org. The winner will be the person with the comment of the corresponding number. I will then contact the person via the email left in your comments. If no answer is received in 48 hours a new winner will be chosen.
PS-Have a new business that you want to promote? Have an old business that seems a bit stagnant? Just wanting some close-to-free publicity? Contact me at bluebutterflyvintage [at] yahoo.com to talk about sponsoring a giveaway on BBV. I will send you some fancy stats. Yes. Fancy.
A note for The Man: Joeshopping.com is providing this prize for BBV for promotional purposes. I am not being paid for this promotion.