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WOOT

January 25, 2011 by USA Post 

WOOT, Woot is an Internet retailer based in the U.S. Dallas suburb of Carrollton, Texas. It was founded by electronics wholesaler Matt Rutledge and debuted July 12, 2004. Primary site [3] Woot offers one product usually reduced each day, often a piece of hardware or an electronic gadget. Other sites offer a Woot t-shirt original by far, five selections of wine per week, a topic children per day, four proposals sponsored by other sites, and a front end a day in collaboration with Yahoo Shopping. On June 30, 2010, Woot has announced an agreement to be acquired by Amazon.com .

Woot slogan is “One Day, One Deal”. Generally, Woot offers one product per day until its stock of this product is exhausted or the product is replaced at midnight Central Time with the following offer. If a product is sold during its term, the next item still does not appear until midnight, except during Woot-Offs. Products are never announced in advance. This sales model means that defective products cannot be replaced, refunded only. The company does not provide any support to customers for the products it sells. In case of problems, customers are encouraged to seek help by either the manufacturer or the user community on-line forums Woot.

Woot pioneered the business model of a face-to-day has been implemented by many retailers on the Web since. Customers can purchase up to three at day, although sometimes the site is the product quantity limited to one per customer. Woot does not reveal sales figures unless the item sells. Items are sent only to the U.S. via FedEx Ground, FedEx SmartPost, or United Parcel Service.

Marketing style of the company is irreverent and often recognizes the community of its clients. Product descriptions commonly model of product, customer, or Woot itself. Drawbacks are preemptively acknowledged products and buyers are advised to be wary. For those interested in serious detail, the true information about the product is still listed below the description woot-written. Community users often do their own research and publish their opinions on the forums of users. Woot staff identifies “quality posts”, or extracts from the quality of jobs and functions at the top of the forum.

Matthew Shultz records a daily podcast that is published on the main Woot. This podcast briefly describes the object for sale and includes a humorous song or skit.

Woot Photoshop contest organized among its users forum cash prizes. There are also several honorable mention winners, each of them receive free shipping on any order. Another entry is awarded a prize Monkey, usually an element of chance associated monkey little or no value.

Community members have contributed back to the site by offering services related to Woot. These include the status of women, dashboard widgets and Windows Sidebar to report when the following product is listed. There are also webcasts and other means to monitor the current meeting; Woot also provides an official Twitter account is among the 100 most followed Twitter accounts (24 May 2010).
Moof (or Woot! Head down) is a new woot site launched during the week of June 13, 2010 [11] which may have several business running at the same time until they sell. The subdomain Moof connects directly to Woot! Main page, then a quick search on the Woot! Offers site [12] reveal the items being hidden Moof and their URLs. [via wikipedia]

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