SOURCE: Eurekster

December 11, 2007 08:00 ET

Eurekster's Top 10 List of Holiday Swickis: Survival Guide From Your Online Friends

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 11, 2007) - The holiday season can be overwhelming for many reasons. Whether you're seeking sanctuary from the cold, waiting in long lines, or infamous traffic jams, help from friends, family and strangers is always appreciated. Eurekster is here to share useful tips and tricks to help keep you sane through it all. Find some shelter from the holiday hustle by avoiding the crowds and turning to Eurekster's online communities for solutions to your holiday search. In honor of the season, here's a top 10 list of useful swickis to help you through the holidays, filled with tips on everything from how to lose a few holiday pounds, mix the perfect drink and balance your checkbook.

Newly out of beta, a swicki is a custom search portal on a topic of your choice that can be easily built for you to own and share with others interested in the same topic. With every search and vote or click on results, your swicki learns and becomes more relevant for your community. Check out our top 10 holiday swickis -- you'll soon find out how to spread the holiday cheer.

1. Holiday Outfits -- Clothing to spread the holiday cheer:

2. Entertaining During the Holidays -- A must have for the holidays; Fun, Cheer and Libations:

3. Do-It-Yourself/How-to -- MacGyver doesn't have anything on me!:

4. What to do During the Holidays -- Use holiday games as a way to keep guests entertained:

5. Personal Finance -- Save your smackers for the mistletoe by saving on holiday gifts:

6. Wine and Food -- White or Red, or a blush? How to pick the right wine and food pairing for your holiday dinner party:

7. Lactose Free Recipes -- For those who wish they could drink a gallon of egg nog:

8. Eat too much Pumpkin Pie, oh my! -- How to lose those holiday pounds:

9. Dating and Relationships -- Need a date for that holiday party?:

10. New Year's Resolutions -- Kick that smoking habit:

Need help or advice on a different topic? Visit to browse the swicki directory or simply build your own -- with video too!


Eurekster, Inc. ( is a pioneer and leader in social search technologies. Its custom search portal and widget ("swicki") harness the knowledge, passion and behavior of online communities to improve the search experience, while creating online assets for Web publishers and infopreneurs. With Eurekster, Web publishers and infopreneurs can build and customize their "swicki" search portal on any topic, and share and distribute the social search widget to grow a community of interested users. With every search, the swicki becomes more relevant and meaningful to the user community, and more valuable to the swicki builder. To date, more than 100,000 swickis have been created by over 20,000 swicki builders in over 15 countries. Founded in 2004, Eurekster, Inc. is a venture-backed, privately held company headquartered in San Francisco, California with its research and development group based in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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