Monday, August 18, 2008

A Different Kind of Online Shopping

As you may already know, I am quite fascinated with online shopping. The convenience that it brings matches no other. There are countless online stores on the Internet from all parts of the world although there are a handful of major players in this arena. One slight problem (not really a serious one) when it comes to online shopping, though, is that normally, you would have to visit individual stores to seek out the best deals. More so, online stores that aggregate data from various manufacturers sometimes only show those products (or other stores) that have paid for placement in their sites. As such, you may not be getting everything that is on offer.

A different kind of shopping is what ShopWiki offers consumers from all over the world. This is because they do not merely feature stores that have paid for placement. Instead, they use a method similar to that which search engines use - they index the Web for stores and products and provide information on them.

For example, I have been looking for a pair of sunglasses for a while now. Over at ShopWiki, they provide and in depth buying guide, complete with tips and major manufacturers. The same thing goes with video games. You can find out a lot of detailed information on the general topic as well as specific gaming products that you are looking for. More so, you can go online and access ShopWiki through their mobile platform, making shopping even more convenient for you.

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