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Copious

Charge Your iPhone with a Classic Book

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Did you ever imagine charging your iPhone on a classic book charging station? Of course you didn’t. But you can now…

At the Social Curation Summit in Los Angeles, Copious cofounder Jonathan Ehrlich explained that people visit Google when “I know what I want and I’m looking for an answer.” He added that social media has fostered a new kind of “demand creation.” When you share a product with your Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest friends, you show them something they didn’t know existed.

Copious is a marketplace that requires all users to sign in through a Twitter or Facebook account, encouraging them to share new products on their pages and encourage that kind of new discovery. Designer Rich Neeley has used the site to sell his iPhone chargers created with classic books.

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Social Media Metrics

Social Media MetricsStarting September 4, work with a social media manager to monitor, measure and optimize your social media efforts! Danielle Brigida will teach your how to sift through web analytics, Facebook Insights, and Twitter mentions to develop a comprehensive reporting and tracking system for your brand. Register now!

Bravo’s Brad Goreski Wants You to Shop in His Closet on Copious

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Brad Goreski, star of the Bravo reality series, “It’s a Brad, Brad World,” is opening his closet doors to the social marketplace on Copious. That’s right, the man who styles lovely ladies like Jessica Alba, Demi Moore, Christina Ricci, Rashida Jones, and Minka Kelly is going to set up shop online so that men will have something amazing to wear, too. This is Copious’ first foray into menswear — and what a way to start.

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