SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever found a great item, photo, or video on your favorite online site, but wished you had your friend's reassurance that it was as amazing as you thought? Today at TechCrunch Disrupt, Select2gether, the leading social interaction company unveiled 2+, the first interactive social widget to enable consumers to interact together in a live chat environment while browsing online.
For retailers, Select2gether's 2+ increases revenues, average order size, conversion rates, and reduces cart abandonment.
"Select2gether is creating ways to make browsing online a true, social event, much like live trips to the mall, viewing a photo album live together or like a face-to-face meeting," said Jeany Stein, CEO of Select2gether.
Maggie Coulombe, owner and designer of Maggie Coulombe Fashion said, "My customers want advice from their friends on what they are buying before they make a purchase. Select2gether's 2+ brings real-world shopping to the online world."
Select2gether is a live, social-interaction platform, powering real-time interaction with friends and advisors via web and mobile. There is no other site with a live feature, allowing users to interact, exchange, and discuss products, photos, and videos all in real-time.
Founded in 2009 by Jeany Stein, an award-winning entrepreneur and high-technology executive with a passion for style and fashion, Select2gether, Inc. is headquartered in Menlo Park, Calif.
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TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2011(http://disrupt.techcrunch.com) is TechCrunch's second annual conference in San Francisco attracting over 2,500 leading technology innovators and investors and over 150 new startups. The main conference is preceded by the popular Hackathon—a 24-hour competition where over 500 top developers present new innovations. TechCrunch Disrupt follows with a format that combines top thought-leader discussions with new product and company launches. Morning executive discussions debate the most timely disruptions in the technology industry. Afternoons host the Startup Battlefield where 30-plus new companies, selected from more than 1000 applications received from around the world, will launch for the first time on stage. Another 100 early-stage startups will exhibit in Startup Alley. TechCrunch will award a $50,000 grand prize along with other award recognitions at the conclusion of the conference. The Hackathon is Sept 10–11; the main conference is Sept 12–14 2011 at San Francisco Design Center Concourse, 635 8th Street (at Brannan), San Francisco, CA 94107.