Posts Tagged “shopping”

[Video] Online Checkout – In Real Life

Some more weekend fun but moreover an important lesson for anyone involved in online shopping. Also very funny and by the folks at Google Analytics.

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Post Under Business, Social Media, Video October 22, 2011

Checking Out… Tableau


Tableau is one of those little boutique shopping sims that make shopping away from strip mall sims such a joy. It’s beautiful, offbeat, fun, and its shops are just a joy to poke around in.

Designers and builders featured here range from artist Toast Bard, the eclectic Nylon Pinkney, freebies goldmine Forseti Svarog, builder Ingrid Ingersoll, and the operatic House of Lu.
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Freebie Shopping In Second Life: A How-To Guide

Anyone who’s ever ‘bought’ a box of freebies knows to expect six types of crud. And yet, it is actually possible to get serious freebie gear if you know how.

  1. Don’t waste time in freebie warehouses. Do invest some time in checking out the big shops and the quality malls.
  2. Some shops have freebie offers specifically for newbies. If your avatar is fresh enough (30 days or younger, for example), you could pick up some great starter hair and clothes (and even skins!)
  3. Many clothing and hair shops have discounted and even free wares on offer. Last season’s hair or prim skirt may not feature the latest scripted gimmick or texture trickery, but remember that in the virtual world, last season was only a week ago.
  4. Some shops have group offers. Members may be offered anything from discounts to limited editions to free items to store credit.
  5. Some shops also do freebies or special offers which are only available in their main store, or in
    a specialty sim. Be sure to check them all out.
  6. Be a girl. Sorry, chaps. Where girls can wear guy clothes and hair, it rarely works the other way. Some items, like male skins, are also particularly rare as a good freebies.
  7. And the best freebie tip of all: learn to make your gear and own your look.

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Post Under virtual worlds May 6, 2008
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