Amazon has launched a new free service called AskVille.The launch was not publicized a lot and Amazon informed their existing customers through email, and their websites had some little teaser ads.
The email sent to their customers read “You’re Invited!
As a valued Amazon customer, you’ve been specially picked to get an early look at a new website Amazon has just launched called Askville. Askville is a place where you can ask any question on any topic and get real answers from real people. It’s a fun place to meet others with similar interests to you and a place where you can share what you know. You can learn something new everyday or help and meet others using your knowledge. It’s new, and best of all, it’s free!
To start go to: http://askville.amazon.com
Thanks, – The Askville Team”
User will get “Quest Coins” for rating rating answers by others and for giving answers. The highly rated answers of users will get them extra coins.