Shopswell FAQ

What is Shopswell?

Shopswell is a community of people who love to shop but are frustrated with certain aspects of shopping online. We're sick of the endless retargeting ads, the invasions of privacy, the biased reviews, the misleading price comparisons, and the biased search results. So we're here to help each other. We suggest and curate great products, answer each others' questions, find great deals, and generally make shopping the fun authentic experience it should be.

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What are Shopswell Lists?

Lists help you organize your shopping experince on Shopswell. Have you ever found a cool product but forgot where? Add it to a list. You can publish your lists to curate products and share your taste to help others get inspiration as they shop.

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How do I add products to my Lists?

Use the plus icon on any product to add it to a list. Or, use the plus icon in the site header to paste a product url from any online store to add it to a list.

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What are Favorites?

Add a few of your favorite things to showcase your taste to other members. When you add a favorite, it will appear on your profile to give other members a quick idea of the kinds of things you appreciate and love. Click the heart icon on any product to favorite it.

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How do Questions work?

Sometimes you just want to get ideas and feedback from people. Questions let you ask any shopping or product related question. Find the perfect gift, get the just right product, or find the best deal on something you want. When you ask a question, you'll get responses from the community. Simply upvote the most helpful reply.

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Why aren't my articles and lists getting read?

The best way to ensure that your content gets read is to make sure it is interesting, entertaining, engaging and/or helpful and to make sure it is tagged properly with tags that people are following.

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What is the Shopswell Rewards Program?

We are committed to fairly sharing the fruits of our community's collective efforts. Our first initiative is the Shopswell Rewards Program. Each month, Shopswell makes $10,000 available as rewards for qualifying members who create the most value for the community.

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What are Articles?

Articles are a way for you to express your taste and help people in the most free-form way possible. You can write about any shopping or product related topic you'd like as long as your article is tagged properly and contains at least one product. You may paste any shopswell.com product url into the editor to include a product.

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How can I change what I see in my feed?

Follow product tags and people in the community to get interesting content in your Shopswell feed. You can see the things you are following by going to your profile and clicking the following count. From your following screen you can stop following tags or people to no longer receive content from them in your feed. 

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