Pinterest + Foursquare = FANCY

What is The Fancy?

Fancy is part store, blog, magazine and wishlist. It’s a place to discover great stuff, to curate a collection of things you love, to get updates on your favorite brands and stores and to share your discoveries.

Use it to create a catalog of your favorite things around the web.

Available Features

  • Individual profile page
  • Choose interests that you want to get updated on (travel, fashion, art, etc)
  • Create a catalog with those interests
  • Earn promotions as a top contributor to the community – badges that are shown on your profile – http://www.thefancy.com/help/promotions
  • Fancy certain brand items to unlock deals and discounts for buying – http://www.thefancy.com/deals
  • Add a Fancy button to your site for shoppers to use
  • Links with Facebook & Twitter for extended reach when ‘Fancying’
  • iPhone and iPad apps available for users

 

Main Competitors

What Makes Fancy Different?

  • Users can earn promotions (shown on your profile to become contributors)
  • Brands can take the “deal share” and “unlocking” element one step further through this platform
  • Once you click on a product, you can buy, share, add to a list, feature on your profile, share that you own it or find something similar.
  • Customers can buy directly from Fancy – the site takes a percent of every purchase if you want to enable this feature
  • You don’t get charged however to run deals for fans via Fancy

Resources

@Bculture_Britt Follow me on Fancy! 

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