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Written by: Bill Hartzer
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Pronto.com – First Comparison Shopping Service to Offer Social Shoppping
Pronto.com is the first comparison shopping service to offer social shopping features on their site in order to help you make more informed buying decisions.
Pronto has launched a community feature that allows you to rate products, create a profile, and share your knowledge with others. You can also write product reviews and interact with other people who share your common interests. Shopping online using information from peers you trust makes you a better, informed shopper.
Pronto is currently the internet’s fastest-growning comparison shopping website. According to comScore, the company that tracks these sorts of things, Pronto has over 3.1 million unique visitors every month. Pronto is built on the internet’s largest product index and propriety crawl technology. With it you can access over seventy million products from over 65,000 online merchants. With the launch of these new social networking tools, Pronto.com is the only comparison shopping search engine that helps you weed through all of these product choices by allowing you to express yourself through the products you like and products you want and own.
Pronto.com’s new social shopping functionality includes:
You can create personal profiles consisting of your favorite products, brands and stores as well as personal pictures and answers to profile questions.
Brand and Store Level “Likes”
You can express your interest in particular brands and stores in addition to your favorite products, providing other shoppers greater insight into your tastes and style.
Lists of Top Liked Products
You can quickly see the most popular products in a category based on the number of people who noted that they “Like” the product.
If you’re a registered users on Pronto.com you can invite your friends to join your personal network so that you can share knowledge and opinions on products.
If you’re a registered user you can communicate with other users via private messages to discuss products, brands and stores.
If you’re a registered user you can track the hottest trends in your city by searching the most “Liked” products by region.
Pronto.com is the internet’s most comprehensive social shopping search engine. Thanks to patent pending Web search technology, Pronto.com’s product index contains over 70 million products from over 65,000 online merchants, which is five times the merchants of most leading comparison-shopping engines. Named as “Best Online Price Comparison Site” by Kiplinger’s, Pronto.com has a team of experts in technology, Web search, consumer products, and social media working to create a world-class social shopping experience. Pronto.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IACI) , which operates Ask.com, Citysearch, HSN, LendingTree, Match.com, Ticketmaster and more.