amygrech (amygrech) wrote,

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Amazon Gift Cards Are a Real Pain...

So the other day, I did a website usability study in Manhattan. The compensation was a $50.00 Amazon Gift Card, which didn't exactly thrill me...Here's Why: I discovered the hard way after filling my online shopping cart that items from third-party vendors like sheets, towels and wine cannot be ordered with a gift card. Amazon's call center is in India, sigh, so I had to deal with a huge language barrier...I wound up ordering some books I've been wanting to read instead.

No more Amazon Gift Cards for me--will give them as gifts next time.

Tags: amazon gift card, india, website usability study
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