A New Player in Town
Search engines like http://Shopzilla.com and http://Froogle.com are great for increasing your web stores exposure, as well as doing your own product market research. But according to Kevin Ryan, of http://ShopWiki.com, his new company is NOT your typical comparison shopping search engine. It offers some cutting edge attractions that e-tailers and consumers alike should love:
1. It has the most exhaustive selection of stores, about 120,000, and 60 million different items, enthuses Ryan. http://Shopping.com and http://PriceGrabber.com, two popular comparison shopping sites, only list about eight or nine thousand stores each. ShopWiki crawls the entire web, giving you more choices, more small stores, and better prices.
2. It has innovative new search functions:
Rather than narrowing your search category by category, new technology enables the engine to decipher lengthy, specific text searches. For example, instead of searching for baseball cards, then for specific players, then for years, simply enter Ken Griffey Jr. rookie baseball card. Or type in diamond ring less than $10,000 more than 1 karat, and the engine understands the...