10 Money Saving Tips for Online Shopping
Today at Online Shopping Australia we've got 10 tips to save money when you're shopping online. From Facebook and Twitter to coupons and comparison shopping these tips will get you saving money in no time.
If you're not hunting around for the best prices online, most of the time you won't find the best price simply by choosing the first set of search results you get. Today, I'm going to show you 10 tips all designed to save you money when shopping online.
1. Like this Page - Facebook Pages
Tip: Search the retailers web site for a Facebook link, and "Like" their facebook page. You can then simply watch for bargains and discounts to appear in your status updates until you find interesting.
Why not try it on our Online Shopping Australia Facebook Page 😉
2. Follow the Leaders - Twitter Tweets
Tip: Same as facebook pages, look for the link on the online store web site (beware of imitations when you use search engines) click the "Follow" link on your twitter account and watch the bargains come to your twitter feed.
3. Subscribe to Emails - Bargains to Your Inbox
Tip: Subscribe to email newsletters and get the discounts delivered to your inbox.
4. All You Can Eat - RSS Feeds
Tip: When you see the icon (pictured above left) on your favorite online shopping store, subscribe to the feed. Enjoy the RSS Feed as a one stop, personal place to browse all your favorite shops at once.
5. Clearance, Over Stocked and Reconditioned Categories - Look for Special Categories
Tip: Search around the site for clearance items and reconditioned products. Save money on items selling for much more at the same store.
6. Same Product, Different Prices - Comparison Shopping
Tip: Search for your products at shopping comparison web sites and compare the cheapest price, best store review, and cheapest delivery charges.
7. The Coupon Craze - Coupon Codes, Vouchers, Deal Spots
Tip: Hunt for coupon codes and discount vouchers web sites and subscribe to their emails and RSS feeds.
8. Car Pooling for Online Shoppers - Order Pooling
Tip: Share your shopping cart with a friend or neighbour and spread the delivery costs between you.
9. Ask Me - Hassling Customer Service for Better Prices
Tip: Anything over $100, ask for a better price!
10. Just Google It - Search Is Your New Shopping Companion
Tip: Do your homework and search Google for reviews on the product, manufacturer and retailer. It could save hundreds of dollars and endless amounts of time dealing with poor customer service because of a bad purchase.
These 10 tips on saving money when you shop online will get you discount digging, bargain hunting, and penny pinching in no time at all. Hopefully you will find these tips useful, and I really hope it saves you heaps of money in the long run.
btw: Don't let you're friends mock you for going through process of hunting for a better price, just them know how much you saved in the end 😉
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