Amazon++

There’s been a lot of griping about Amazon lately, and what they do wrong. So I want to take a moment to point out something they did right. Amazon has made it possible to put items from any website onto your wishlist. This is freaking awesome. No longer do I have to collect a hodge-podge of wishlists and individual links to send to people who ask that twice-annual annoying question, “What do you want for (Christmas|your birthday)?”. I can put everything on my Amazon list, and send that out (linked for your convenience, in case you’re wishing to buy me something for my birthday). There is, of course, something in this for Amazon… but I think that it’s far more beneficial to users than to the company. And it’s also beneficial to companies that are not Amazon. Nice to see them doing something right for a change.

Advertisements
Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: