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IDEA #123: Twitter of just Commerce (bought, selling, auctions, wants)

Imagine a feed view of people you follow [or everyone] that displays auctions by you, auctions by friends, stuff you just bought (that you submit into this system, rather than it pulling for you like Blippy was doing), and stuff you have for sale (links to your ebay or craigslist listings, or just a message of something you have for sale).

Some of this could be automated (I think), if the user inputs their eBay username, maybe their auctions could be auto-included (if the user allows that).

Revenue would come from various affiliate links/programs to these eBay auction listings, Amazon.com product listings, etc.

(this idea is from November 20, 2007, but is being shared with you today)

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  • mukesh

    good one

  • Robert Cary

    This is gold..I have been throwing around ideas about how to consolidate a particular part of a commerce industry that I know is fragmented..

    I just didn’t really know how to build it, or what design elements to use. Using a Twitter script or developing one might just do the trick…

    Love this site BTW…Some incredibly good information here. Thanks to Quora and your site being referenced in an article about start-ups, or I would have never found it…

    Stay Excellent..
    Robert..