I love shopping blogs because they are some of the few sites out there that will still promote products for free, because that is the basis of their editorial content. Below are some of my favorites that I frequent almost daily. Now, keep in mind that some of these sites have additional advertising, sponsorship and promotional opportunities that you can pay for as well. So, let’s help keep these sites in business because they provide a great service for small, indie companies.
All of my e-commerce customers know my love for the shopping blog, Outblush. Every day (even weekends) Outblush posts 10 to 15 cool, quirky and unique products in the categories of fashion, food, books, kids, home, pets – you name it, they cover it all. Plus, they will write really smart, creative copy for your product that you can “borrow” for your own site. In other words, they know how to sell people on your product. Submit a product link to Product Submissions Outblush.
Mighty Goods is another great product recommendation site with a “Buy” link that takes customers right to the product on your website. They have a fashion, beauty and wedding focus on their main page, but also have sections entitled, Mighty Haus (home goods) and Mighty Junior (baby and kids products). Send them a product tip at Tips at Mighty Goods.
If you sell products aimed at men, then you have to check out The Awesomer. Quite simply, they are looking for “awesome stuff”. Everything from clothing to gadgets to art and design to music. They also sell products in their own “Cool Material” shop. Submit a link to Suggest a Product to The Awesomer.
Cool Mom Picks
Cool Mom Picks has long been the go-to site for anything parenting, baby and/or kid-related – and they have a huge social media following with over 430,000 Twitter followers. You can read for yourselves the types of products they are looking for at Contact Cool Mom Picks.
Uncrate is another amazing shopping blog targeting the male buyer. Sleek and stylish, they promote products in the categories of Gear, Style, Car, Tech, Vices, Body and Food. This is eye candy at its best. Send the men in your life here and simply tell them to hit “stash” on every product they like (creates a wish list). You can submit a product to them at Submit to Uncrate.
Any sites I missed? Let me know in comments …. ’til next time, Gail
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