It’s one of the top websites in the world. If you’ve ever used a Kindle or ordered video games, diapers, jewelry, electronics or any number of products online, chances are you ordered them from Amazon.com. Launched in July of 1994 by Jeff Bezos, the e-commerce company that has forever changed the way we shop online turns 19.
How does Zappos find out if people like pickles or string cheese better during a live event? With Wedgies. Yep. Wedgies. It’s a simple survey tool. One question, two choices and real-time responses.
You know me. I like things that are easy to use. If a web tool, app or platform challenges my brain too much I’m lost. A tool like Wedgies (great name) is beyond simple and serves a purpose. It’s a browser-based survey tool and it allows you to create a question and share it via text-sharing and social platforms.
It’s as simple as signing in with Twitter or Facebook or just using the “share with friends” feature.
You can even add pictures to your Wedgies.
Here’s what it looks like when you send your question as a text:
And, you can view (or share) your results real-time. That’s one Wedgie I want to pick!