Ever since I joined Pinterest I've used it more as a way of collecting inspiration and keeping it all in one place than an actual shopping list, after all that's what a Pinterest board is for. But there are often times when I wish that I could shop items straight from my pins-especially when there's an outfit I wish I actually owned or a new piece of home décor to spruce up my apartment.
Zappos, the online-shopping website, has pioneered a tool to do just that. PinPointing recommends shoppable items based on pins and boards.
It takes a pin or a board and suggests similar items available on Zappos that you may like to buy based on that pin. And while this tool is meant to be a companion to Pinterest, it could also be used alone.
The PinPointing homepage has a ticker across the top of popular Pinners and boards that it generates suggestions for. At first glance it gives some good suggestions, but when you look aRead More »from Zappos PinPointing: Another Great Shopping Companion Tool?