Nike Stores Launch Twitter RSVP

Ever gone in for a pair of fresh new Nikes and come out with a fresh pair of black eyes?




We feel your pain.

Mobs of anxious Nike enthusiasts waiting in line for days to get their feet into the newest release from the athletic shoe gurus aren’t going to play nice when those doors open up and that burst of fresh leather and plastic hits their faces. Oh no, they won’t play nice at all.

In an effort to make the experience of landing your fresh pair of sneaks a more enjoyable one, Nike has made it possible for you to reserve a pair via Twitter. Yes, Twitter.

Nike has set up designated “RSVP Dates” on which they will Tweet a hashtagged term relating to the shoe that is being released. Nike’s followers then have one hour to direct message the store with the hashtag, last four digits of their State/Passport/Military/School ID number, and shoe size. A successful Nike shoe reservation will be confirmed by a direct message from Nike to the follower. All that’s left is to snag your sneaks from the store. Done and done.

Check out more info on Nike’s Twitter RSVP here.

What do you guys think? Good idea, or is Nike just getting sneaky (Ha! Because they sell sneakers…get it?) about building their Twitter following?

Would you use Nike’s Twitter RSVP?

Weird Shoe Thursdays: Facebook and Twitter Shoes from Adidas

Apologies again for my tardiness. It’s been extremely busy around the offices. But really, any day is a great day to check out weird shoes.

If you really wanted to shout your zeal for social media, check out these Facebook and Twitter shoes which I snagged from BuzzFeed. So far, these are only conceptual designs but they certainly look legitimate enough for production. These are designed by Gerry Mckay for Adidas. Each shoe is a take on the iconic Adidas Superstar shell-toe kicks. They feature Facebook and Twitter’s respective colorways as well as signature details such as Facebook’s tagline/slogan printed on the inner collar and the Twitter bird icon.

Photo: BuzzFeed

Photo: BuzzFeed

Photo: BuzzFeed

Photo: BuzzFeed

Do you love Facebook and/or Twitter? Enough to wear these shoes?

Congrats to Our iPod Giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to the winner of our iPod Giveaway on Twitter, @seasister! @seasister has won a Silver 8GB iPod Nano (5th Generation). Because of her and everyone that entered our contest, @shoemetro now has more than 700 followers on Twitter. Thanks to everyone that participated! Stay tuned to our Twitter and Facebook pages for our latest shoes, deals, and giveaways!

iPod Nano Giveaway!

Help Shoe Metro reach 1000 followers on Twitter and have a chance to win a new iPod! We’re giving away a Silver 8GB iPod Nano (5th Generation) to one lucky winner. Just help us gather 1000 followers for our Twitter account and you could win.

To Enter:

  1. Follow Shoe Metro on Twitter! Come to our Twitter page by clicking here.
  2. ReTweet This: “Win an iPod from @shoemetro! Click here:” ReTweet this once per day and be entered for every Tweet you post!
  3. Leave a comment on this blog post linking to your ReTweet! If you ReTweet this multiple times, please leave a separate comment for each Tweet.

If you have a blog or website, you can get a Bonus Entry:

  1. Put Shoe Metro in your blogroll or links list to get 1 bonus entry. Link back to Shoe Metro’s store in your Blogroll and get another entry in this giveaway. Be sure to leave a comment on this post linking back to your blog or website.
  2. Mention Shoe Metro in a blog post and link back to our store. Tell us what you think about us and get 1 bonus entry. Again, be sure to leave a comment here linking to your blog post.

Giveaway ends on 6/31/2010 6/30/2010 (just realized there are only 30 days in June, hah) at 11:59 PST OR when we reach 1000 followers on Twitter so go get the word out!


  • For U.S. residents only.
  • Any comments that do not follow the rules will be deleted and disqualified.
  • Any entries that do not follow the rules will be disqualified.
  • The winner will be announced within 7 days on this blog post, on Twitter, and on Facebook.
  • Once selected, the winner has 48 hours to respond. Otherwise, a new winner will be chosen.

Remember: just follow @shoemetro on Twitter, Tweet “Win an iPod from @shoemetro! Click here:”, and leave a comment on this blog post linking to your Tweet to win!