Keepio is a web-application that helps people take inventory of everything they own – from precious keepsakes and valuable collectibles to expensive toys and gadgets. These personal inventories can then be kept private or shared among friends on various social networking sites. Collectors, hoarders, and people looking to catalog every item they own can all use Keepio in different ways.
Whether you’re looking to create a personal inventory for homeowner’s insurance purposes or purely for fun, start by entering an email address or signing into Keepio through Facebook or Twitter. Take a photo of the first item you’d like to upload onto the site and then add a description, keeping in mind that you’ll have to do this a hundred more times if you plan on taking inventory of everything you own. Decide whether to make each item public, private, or viewable only to selected friends. When you share gadgets or toys with friends online, they’ll be directed to a custom Keepio website where all of your public items will be shown. You can also write reviews of personal items, as a way to help other people who might be thinking about buying something similar.
What separates Keepio from other personal inventory or cataloging websites is the web-app’s reviewing, buying, and loaning features, which make it easy to spread the word about collectibles you’re hoping to sell for cash. Not only can people use Keepio as a sort of virtual garage sale or a safer alternative to Craigslist, but the web-app also functions as a central spot for collectors to connect and find other people who sell the rare items they covet. For these reasons and many more, Keepio is an innovate web-app that seems to have no limits in its usefulness.
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