How to Find the Best Online Deals

How to Find the Best Online Deals

We all love shopping online. It’s easy, saves times and you can get the item delivered to your house. But how many times have you purchased an item and later found out that you could have gotten it less? Most people fail to get the best deal online and end up paying more because they are not accustomed to this online deals yet. You can easily grab a great deal if you follow some of the following steps:

  • Clear your cookies: Online stores like to entice new customers in the hope that they become regular customers. If you are a return customer you will be getting less deals than any new customer. That is why it is good idea to clean out your cookies, which will mask your previous ventures into the online store. You can also create a ‘special profile’ in a browser to fool vendors into thinking you’re a new customer every time you visit their site.
  • Be aware of your location: If you stay at an affluent location and are shopping from your home, online stores will display less deals because they know you can afford the extra cost. Shopping websites use whatever information they can get to charge you the appropriate price.
  • Discount codes: Discount codes are the online version of the paper discount coupons you used to present at brick and mortar shops. Use them effectively and you will pay lesser than most people.
  • Shopping cart: Use your shopping cart to leverage a deal. Select an item and leave it in the cart for sometime. This will tell the online store that you are contemplating buying the product but something is preventing you to buy it. You can expect a coupon code or promo to be offered to you within a week.
  • Use Twitter: Twitter has revolutionised how you connect with people, but you can use it to get alerts on deals too. Follow accounts that tweet about the latest deals and/or coupons. Turn on notifications for this accounts so that you do not miss out on a single deal. You can create a separate account for this purpose if you do not like your feed to be spammed by shopping deals.
  • Black Friday and Festive seasons: Be extra alert during the festive seasons as online stores give out huge discounts to attract more customers. If you are careful enough you will get very lucrative deals during the festive season.

 

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DEALS TO KILL FOR

DEALS TO KILL FOR

Have you ever felt envious of your friend who has shopped online and paid much lesser than you for the same article? You sure must have! There are many times when you come across someone who has paid much lesser than you. Shopping online has definitely added to your convenience and made shopping a pleasant experience where you don’t have to sift through heaps of clothes or hop from shop to shop in search of your desired article. The online bazaar has a lot to offer and at the most awesome deals.

It is not possible to keep tab of the sales and discounts at offline stores all the time. Using of apps and sites is of great help and can help shortlist at an increased speed. A few of the sites and apps are listed below:

  • Dealzon: A site for the diehard techie. It has everything in electronics, right from games to computer parts to cameras. Deals are posted regularly and updated on a daily basis.
  • net: Selected a jacket that you love? A sweat shirt that you wanted so badly? A dress that know will make you feel like a princess? The excitement of having found these and it hitting against a wall, as no sooner you clicked on “buy”, the screen displays- “out of stock”. This site helps you track the much desired item , will let you know the retailers which have the item on their sale list or immediately lets you know when it is available.
  • Camelcamelcamel: Very useful for Amazon regulars, who have often faced price fluctuations. Site informs when the price drops and what was the lowest it was quoted at.
  • ShopSavvy: Ideal app for price comparison. Just scan the bar code and shopsavvy will find the best price available.

Online shoppers are now fancying sites like FatWallet, Dealnews, DealPlus, Slickdeals and lots more new sites as compared to the older sites like Amazon, Ben’s bargains, Craiglist etc.

Using of website resources will help in comparing prices, finding discounts and securing good bargains.

It is also advisable to find out lowest prices using price comparison sites like PriceGrabber.com and GoogleShopping or downloading browser like FreePrice Alerts.com even alerts you when prices are available at a lower price.

At times employing a few online hacks too are beneficial. Like creating a separate handle, so that just a tweet will let you know of a sale which you could have missed otherwise, or maintain a separate profile every time you shop and use a separate browser for it.

Employing all these resources, sites and apps will guarantee you the most satisfying shopping experience with the most exclusive and exciting deals.

Happy Shopping!!!!

 

 

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5 Smart Tricks for Finding Deals Online

5 Smart Tricks for Finding Deals Online

We are living in the age of internet technology wherein online retailers are usually armed with a series of schemes in order to catch the whopping eyes of the shoppers and score high on their list of purchases. In this light, there are some clever tricks that savvy deal hunters exploit to nab heavy discounts and shop expensive items at huge markdowns.

In this blog, some tricks are listed so that the best deals and vouchers are not slipped through your fingers this festive season. Here is how!

Search for Discounted Websites: Yes, you read it right! As the wise say, always look for deals and coupons before making a purchase. There are multiple voucher websites that offers oodles of coupon codes from various small online stores to big retailers. For instance, retailmenot.com discount website is widely known to posts coupon codes for over 65,000online retail merchants every day. By checking such network of sites on a regular basis you can keep a track of products that interest you in a particular area and get hold of exclusive deals in a quick and convenient way.

Subscribe to E-mails: Most of the discount websites are known to frequently email special offers to their registered members straight to their inbox. For this reason, online shoppers never forget to join the email list of their favorite retailers. In this way, they never miss out any deal or discount. To cite an example, websites like Jabong, Zalora and Sportsauthority.com are known to email discount coupons to their members, the moment they sign-up or register to their websites.

Weigh Offline v/s Online Prices: Sometimes to get the best deal, it is important to visit some offline stores and compare their prices offered against the discount websites. Many studies have confirmed that baby’s toys are more often offered at lower prices at the brick and mortar stores against virtual websites.

Social Networking Platforms: One of the boons of the rising popularity of websites like Facebook and LinkedIn is that many merchants announce special offers or post coupons codes on their social networking websites itself. So, don’t forget to hit the like button on the Facebook page of your favorite brand.

Loyalty Programs: Besides finding deals online, another way to get rewarded and save money is joining the loyalty league of your most preferred retailers. So each time you make a purchase, the loyalty points are added to your account. These points let you either secure the money back on a subsequent purchase or receive great deals later.

Last, but not the least, be patient as you won’t grab lucrative deals right away! It always pays to wait and regularly hunt for good deals — before you jump on it!

 

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