Are you a budding entrepreneur who is also addicted to Facebook? Market Lodge, which opened last week, feels that people are more likely to purchase goods or services that have been referred to by friends. The startup company bSocial Networks will pay site members a 10% commission on sales that come from recommendations. Members who want to utilize the application can now customize stores and select over 1,200 different products by about 50 distributors.
Facebook itself tried a marketing system last year but many were not pleased by Beacon, which tracked and shared their personal info. They now allow Beacon to be turned off. It remains to be seen if the site will ask for a percentage of sales from Market Lodge.
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For those of you with buds that text or code better than they speak, these are the shirts for them. Cafe Press allows you to buy others’ or design your own and sell shirts, stickers, buttons, coffee mugs, and other items on their site free of charge. They set a base price, you add on a mark-up, and they mail you the commission once a month. Although the site has been around for a while, its users are just now catching on to the fact that the Internet and text messaging sells.
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