Friday, July 15

Post O' Data: What We See When We See BoCs

by Primo Joe

Do you like data? Do you like crap? If so, you're gonna LOVE this post.

Now that the dust has settled, we're collecting all the information regarding our crap metrics (perhaps the most fun data point to bring up in a meeting with the boss). and we thought you all might be interested in seeing what we see. For example, here's the view from our Vestibule of Patience, a.k.a. the waiting room that keeps our servers from being demolished by the onslaught of BoC hungry traffic:



You don't have to be a professional analyst to tell where the big Crap sales happened, do you? And that's not all the data we've got!

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Monday, November 23


Monday, September 10

Pieces of Crap Giveaways: Woot Lays It On With A Trowel At Facebook

by Jason Toon

There comes a time in every ecommerce site's journey through life when she must grit her teeth, roll up her sleeves, and get down to an unpleasant but vital task: getting rid of some of the sample products that seem to collect in every corner like cobwebs in a Victorian widow's decrepit mansion.

And so, in the grand Woot tradition of suckering our fans into doing our dirty work, we present Pieces of Crap! All this week, Monday through Friday, we'll be conducting mini-express-lightning giveaways of single items we no longer want and never needed.

How can you get a piece of the Piece of Crap action? Just "Like" Woot's main Facebook page and watch for the giveaway announcements in our news feed. We'll ignore the perhaps more pertinent question of why you would want to. As we always say at Woot, "Your personal problems are none of our business." Now get out there and enjoy the hell out of that crap!

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