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20 Ways to Shop Instagram

From Social Media Retail Stores to Hashtag-Based Search Engines

— March 7, 2014 — Business
Instagram is a place where tons of photos are uploaded, shared and seen by lots of people, so why not take advantage of it as a place to locate items for sale and shop Instagram?

Since Instagram is highly photo-oriented, as a seller, this is a great way to show off your wares. Apps like 'Keep' and 'Paytagz' are a perfect way to tap into a market of interested buyers. 'Hashbag' is another great app, which makes it as simple as uploading a hashtag with the #forsale tag to indicate an item for sale. As Hashbag notes, there are millions of photos that are uploaded with the "for sale" hashtag and its service is a great way to round up all these items and form a collection of purchasable goods.
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Incentivized Fashion Apps
Incentivized Fashion Apps
Tagspire Gives You Money When People Purchase the Products You Post
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Photo-Based Retail Services
Photo-Based Retail Services
Hashbag's Marketplace Service Identifies Items for Sale on Instagram
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Photo Rewarding Apps
Photo Rewarding Apps
SnapMyAd is an App That Connects Instagram Users to Big Brands
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Social Media Shopping Apps
Social Media Shopping Apps
The Net Set App Will Make Shopping a More Social Experience
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Fashion-Focused Purchasing Apps
Fashion-Focused Purchasing Apps
'Trendabl' Allows You to Find and Buy Your Dream Wardrobe
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Girly Messaging Apps
Girly Messaging Apps
Pink Nation by Victoria's Secret Now Also Serves as a Chat Messaging App
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Social Media Retail Stores
Social Media Retail Stores
The Paytagz Website Makes a Full Retail Experience Out of Instagram
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Social Media Makeup Rewards
Social Media Makeup Rewards
The Lancôme Elite Rewards Service Gives Consumers Luxury Discounts
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Photo-Based Retail Platforms
Photo-Based Retail Platforms
This Online Clothing Retailer is Using Snapchat to Sell Its Products
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Upcycled Clothing Drive Campaigns
Upcycled Clothing Drive Campaigns
Teen Vogue and H&M Have Created an Eco-Friendly Way to Save
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Virtual Flower Shops
Virtual Flower Shops
This Online Retailer is Changing the Way Consumers Buy Flowers
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Social Shopping Apps
Social Shopping Apps
The Fun Feature on Alibaba's Tmall App Tags Visible Brands in Photos
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Social Media Magnetization Apps
Social Media Magnetization Apps
StickyGram Magnets Turn Digital Memories Cute Memoribilia Items
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Social Media-Inspired Shops
Social Media-Inspired Shops
The Online Startup 'Keep' Lets You Buy Items You See on Instagram
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Talent-Bartering E-Shops
Talent-Bartering E-Shops
The Merit Shop Trades Its Items in Exchange for Videos of Unique Talents
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Social Media-Based Shops
Social Media-Based Shops
The Kellogg's Social Media Shop Exchanges Cereal for Instagram Photos
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Social Shopping Pop-Ups
Social Shopping Pop-Ups
Tanger Outlets Celebrates Its New Location with Fun Pop-Up Stations
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Interactive In-Store Displays
Interactive In-Store Displays
Kate Spade Introduces Perch Technology to Better Customer Experience
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Social Media Vending Machines
Social Media Vending Machines
IHeartRadio's Kiosk Turns Instagram Posts into Free Merchandise
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