I have an idea, and I can't do the implementation myself.
Make this in the admin section:
Pulldown service (for example Google or oscommerce site)
Pulldown items list
I take as an example this Internet site: http://demo.oscommerce.com
and as a item: there's something about mary
If you search "something about" then get you the following url: http://demo.oscommerce.com/advanced_search...something+about
I also sell the DvD "there's something about mary" and in the pulldown I select this item, but firs the service (read: the competitor), text field is there should the competitor write it differently (for example there is something about mary) or I want to sell an item but the item is not in my catalog yet , and press the searchbutton to start the action.
I have put Google here also because in Google the url becomes : http://www.google.nl/search?hl=nl&q=th...t+mary&meta = and there is something behind the search terms (&meta =)
Add fields so you can also add a service (competitor), query_infront (http://www.google.nl/search?hl=nl&q =), query_after (&meta =) and the way in which the searchterm come's forward (have seen website's where query is something like this: http://www.google.nl/search?hl=nl&q=there%27s something about mary&meta = no plus sign between the words!!) or that you can only search on the first word (some website's have bad searchengine's!)
Add a field that you can remove a service and then you can always look from the admin if a product is already sold at the competitor and if so, for which price. Also think about price compare website's (for example www.beslist.nl)
Very helpfull if you want to add a product or look at the competitor through your own items.
Does it sound any good?
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