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Quick! Help us before our overlords notice!

Psst, over here! Yeah, come closer...

After some years of you all asking for updates to the site, and after some tearful begging on our part (hey, we're not proud!), we MAY have been able to snag a handful of resources to make some of the changes you've requested. Excited? Us too!

But...here's the thing. Our wish list/must-haves/honey-do list is so old that when we pulled it out, it had the phrase "Facebook (?)" on it. True story. So it seems that we need some help to get pulled into the 21st century. And we gotta do it quick, before someone decides that our so-carefully-harvested resources would be better used elsewhere.

If you would, please either leave a comment on this post letting us know what you think we should do with the site or email us with your suggestion. Feel free to throw out stuff that you think we'll never actually do; who knows what could happen!

*YES, we realize we have a Facebook page. That's just how old our list is.

Comments


Nicole

Posted on 12.29.11 at 5:34 PM

Iphone App!!

Lisa

Posted on 12.29.11 at 9:14 PM

I second that!

Jaimie I

Posted on 12.29.11 at 9:31 PM

I third that!!!

Lisa again

Posted on 12.30.11 at 5:07 AM

But make sure it is like the twitter or drudge apps and external links open within the app, not safari. Switching back and forth with every click is an app killing annoyance.

Michele

Posted on 12.30.11 at 5:17 AM

I know you probably want to track when people click on the links but majority of the time my work computer blocks the link since we have somewhat of a control system. So i didnt know if you can try a different way or tell us the company name so I can start a search easier. yes i know i shouldnt being doing this on a work computer oh well.

Jennifer

Posted on 12.30.11 at 5:52 AM

I love the site. Keep it the way it is, and if you have extra resources (ie cash) just give yourselves some nice end of year bonuses! :-)

K. Elizabeth

Posted on 12.30.11 at 7:35 AM

If you go the app way, don't forget us android girls.

annabelle

Posted on 12.30.11 at 8:44 AM

iphone app! :)
i do love the website as is.

Natalie

Posted on 12.30.11 at 10:21 AM

I would suggest looking into why Google Reader only shows a portion of the picture on each item.

Natalie

Posted on 12.30.11 at 10:22 AM

I would suggest looking into why Google Reader only shows a portion of the picture on each item.

Alyssa Anne

Posted on 12.30.11 at 10:29 AM

it would be great if the search feature worked a little better, it can be pretty erratic. xoxo.

gayle

Posted on 12.30.11 at 10:41 AM

i would love to be able to click something on a post that would save it to a favorites list or something so that you could find things you liked at a later time!

Kristen

Posted on 12.30.11 at 10:50 AM

I would LOVE and iPhone/iPad app!

loveless

Posted on 12.30.11 at 12:13 PM

I love Gayle's suggestion of a list, akin to Amazon's Wish List. I'd love to highlight the items I like or would like to receive as a gift.

Eliz

Posted on 12.30.11 at 1:57 PM

I second the favorites / better search ideas. I have a hard time finding/ remembering things I liked.

Sara

Posted on 12.30.11 at 3:22 PM

It would be great if when I clicked on "comments" they would open up / expand on the main page's list and not send me to the specific post's page.

Brianne

Posted on 12.30.11 at 4:57 PM

I second Sara's vote...it's annoying to have the comments open on entirely different page. Otherwise, you gals ROCK!

Celeste

Posted on 12.30.11 at 8:05 PM

I'd like to see dates on posts. It's not a necessity, but it helps with those crazy moments when I'm like, "How did I miss that post? Oh, that's the day the internet was down."

Melissa

Posted on 01.01.12 at 8:28 PM

I absolutely love the content of this website and I have converted a few friends into religiously following this site. I can easily say I'm on this site at least twice a day. If you are making changes, I'd like to see a new layout of the site. Just something more fresh. Another site that is like, but is for men, is www.uncrate.com and I love their header with the most popular things people are looking at or trends. That would be cool to have with a more fun yet still clean layout.

Marie

Posted on 01.02.12 at 1:44 PM

-iPhone/Android app
-better search function
-clipboard function so you can save a list of stuff you like
-dates on posts
-a readerboard of current popular posts/topics on site
-forums (i.e. like Ask Uncrate)

Other than that, y'all are fabulous!

Jennie

Posted on 01.03.12 at 2:53 PM

Like others have suggested, I'd love to have a favorites and/or wish list function. Having dates added to posts would be helpful. A new, fun layout, new fonts, colors, etc. would be nice. I love the content though!

Amy

Posted on 01.03.12 at 3:43 PM

I'm sure I'm not the only one sick of seeing the random spam in comments. I get all excited to see what people have to say on various product posts...and then it's a not so veiled ad for garbage. Boo trolls.

BethNicole

Posted on 01.03.12 at 5:01 PM

You have a "Comment" button, a "Share" button but no "Like" button. There are times I don't want to make a comment but just want you all to know I like your post and a "Like" button would work great in situations like this. I also wouldn't mind a "Like" button on people's comments. A "Like" button could consolidate the comments so people would no longer need to write "I second that or I third that".

One Ring to Rule Them All

Posted on 01.03.12 at 5:25 PM

I haven't responded to anything yet, because these are all good ideas and very much like the things we have on our *newly updated* To Do List. But I have to say to Amy: OMG, I HATE THOSE SPAM COMMENTS! But with our current system, we have absolutely no way to block them (I've tried). I (or someone else WHO HAPPENS TO BE OUT ON MATERNITY LEAVE) have to literally delete them several times each day. On a system as old as dirt. That takes forever. And constantly comes back with error messages while deleting. ARgH!!

These pretzels are making me thirsty!!!

Catherine

Posted on 01.03.12 at 7:04 PM

I would love to see a better/more visible link to the ask/personal shopper link. I would love a mobile site so I could read on my Android. I love the site and it works for me!

AJ

Posted on 01.04.12 at 6:27 AM

A colored background. White is too harsh when I'm sneaking a peek right before bed.

Kelley

Posted on 01.04.12 at 6:54 AM

Totally agree on the iPhone app and on the Favorites or Wishlist idea. It would be very cool to keep track of all the things I absolutely NEED (!) on Outblush.

amanda chase

Posted on 01.04.12 at 7:32 AM

Android App!!!!!! Please!!! and favorites or wish list

Cassandra

Posted on 01.04.12 at 7:32 AM

Why does everyone want an iphone/Android app. The site renders great on my iphone and it was the same on my Android phone. So why the need for an app?

Paula

Posted on 01.04.12 at 8:08 AM

I am loving AJ's suggestion of a colored background. Maybe a light pink or purple. Also, I would like to see a bio page for all of the editors and maybe it could include links to sites you personally like to shop. It could follow some of your post titles. You could have a Cheap Thrill link, and an Aspire/Acquire link.

One thing I would LOVE to see stay the same though is your layout. I like the idea of having a large featured item like Uncrate, but I really enjoy the singular item scroll down view that you have. It helps spotlight each item and I can focus on it more because there is not too much else in my view to distract me.

katie

Posted on 01.05.12 at 2:55 PM

THESE PRETZELS ARE MAKING ME THIRSTY!

but i'd like an app too.. but only because i'm usually too lazy to actually open my laptop and my iphone is so damn convenient.

Celeste

Posted on 01.09.12 at 2:21 PM

I'd like the ability to vote on all of the personal shopper posts :-)

Angela

Posted on 02.06.12 at 10:09 PM

love it just as it is :]

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