Share shopping experiences in real time
ZeBeDoo has beta launched an online social platform that allows users to shop online and not only ‘share’ his or her experience, but also ‘share’ what was purchased and comment on those items. This is a live activity feed that provides friends, family members and those in the ‘inner circle’ with instant real time social interactions. The company listened to the complaints and frustrations of online consumers voicing the need be as expressive online as they were able to be offline.
According to Virtual-Strategy Magazine, ZeBeDoo targeted this issue by addressing three major focal points:
- Create shared shopping experiences – This is live and on the fly using the patent-pending LetsShop! Users shopping online can instantly share those experiences and items, “anywhere at any time – just as if they were shopping in the real world.”
- Share and save like a virtual scrapbook – ZeBeDoo assists users in finding, saving and cataloging their favorite shopping finds its state of the art ‘zBoard’ platform. This powerful platform can hold a web based scrapbook of items, allowing users to virtually store things of interest for potential future as well the added ability to again share those items of interest with friends. One cool thing about these dynamic zBoards; they can be explored and followed by other ZeBeDoo shoppers.
- Navigate the world’s largest online store – If you guessed Amazon.com, bingo you win the prize. ZeBeDoo has combined the giant online shop Amazon, with the world’s mega social networker, Facebook. Now those that love to shop and enjoy social media have an one stop shop for enjoying and expressing both. each
“eCommerce provided people with a new way to shop. But the old brick and mortar shopping approach didn’t die,” said Gary Zilk, Chief Executive Officer of ZeBeDoo. “Using ZeBeDoo’s patent-pending technology combined with the new visual web, we bring together a new shopping world that goes beyond traditional eCommerce. It’s the next generation experience for online consumer shopping that provides the ease of eCommerce with the social interaction of the offline shopping world.”
ZeBeDoo is currently seeking to close its seed round investment and plans to use the funds for expanding employee hiring and building out its mobile apps. Hop online and check out ZeBeDoo.com, shoppers will enjoy a 10% rebate on any products purchased through ZeBeDoo during its launch phase.
ZeBeDoo was founded by Gary Zilk and Gabriel Jakobson in 2011, after Gabriel noticed the extreme disparity between where web technologies have evolved and where traditional eCommerce sites were stuck. ZeBeDoo is seed funded and has five patent applications pending for social eCommerce.