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Zillow Invests in Virtual Staging App Hutch

by Drew Meyers on 4:56 pm July 13, 2017

Zillow made their first financial “investment”. $10 million in Hutch. It’s clear Zillow is a just a tad interested in the home improvement space. It seems they feel the need to make another bet other than Zillow Digs (which I’ve long been a fan of) against Houzz (and others). I played with the app a bit today, and like what I see. As a buyer/renter — the concept of visualizing rooms in the design style you like makes a ton of sense, and the actual technology seems to … Read More »

Zillow Digs is Monetizing

by Drew Meyers on 9:12 pm August 28, 2016

I’ve long been a fan of Zillow Digs. It’s been months since I’ve opened the app — but tonight I opened it up, and was surprised to see advertisements integrated into the photos. You can click any of the dots on the image, and be one click away from a place where you can learn more — and buy — that specific item. Smart. Anyone with any intel on whether this is working (or how many people use Digs monthly), I’d love to hear it.

Zillow Digs for iPhone

by Drew Meyers on 12:14 pm October 20, 2013

We’ve covered Zillow Digs here before. I’ll be the first to say I think Zillow Digs is a brilliant strategic move by my former co-workers to repurpose the millions of photos they have collected over the years for an entirely different use case. As of this past week, Digs is now available on the iPhone. I’ve spent a bit of time playing around with the app this weekend. A few things I’ve noticed: There are some awesome photos worth looking at. You can see a few … Read More »

Home Improvement, It’s All About The Z’s

by Michael Price on 8:31 pm March 5, 2013

Home Improvement is a huge category, $300 billion big. When you combine the retail products and myriad service providers together you have vertical that makes up a respectable chunk of the U.S. consumer economy. When it comes to the web and the creativity of this huge commerce engine, it still seems a little ho-hum when it comes to new media. Sure there have been a few cool apps that allow you to put furniture in virtual rooms to get an idea of what that 401K … Read More »

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