As blogger Louis Gray has noticed, much of the info isn’t exactly riveting:
The message “User X spent Y dollars at store Z” is relatively uninteresting due to a lack of information on products purchased.
It would be exciting if concrete products would be shown which also are of relevance for the friends of that particular Blippy user.
Some days ago, Woot! announced a cooperation with Blippy, which is steering the effort in the right direction:
One can see in the Blippy stream which Woot! products have been purchased:
The streaming of product specific Blippy information, coupled with the “one day, one deal, while quantities last” Woot! model could be exactly the right combination for a win-win situation for both companies.
Of course if Blippy gets popular, it will also be offering a viral entry point for Woot! competitors.
Blippy is cooperating also with Groupon and Overstock.com.
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Originally posted in German by Marcel Weiss, adapted for excitingcommerce.com by Jason Soo.