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Shopping for the Best Deals

Updated on August 30, 2012

Getting Bargains This Holiday Season

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Find the best prices

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Be alert for scams that exist on the internet this time of year. Just seeing the words When it is Christmas season, Cyber Monday, does not mean there really will be deals to be found. Be a buyer in the know. Know your prices. Avoid going to any sites that send you emails to avoid fake sights that look like the real thing. If you want to go to that sight because of the email, type the URL directly to avoid internet copy cat sites. A site that is offering free shipping or other giveaways, will give you the coupon code without asking you any details. If a site wants personal information from you, like your credit card details or your social security number, etc, do not give the site your information. Protect yourself for the very best shopping experience.

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When Shopping on Line

  • Always look for free shipping
  • buy from a reputable company

How to Find the Best Deals this Holiday Season

There are better sales online that allows you to shop from the comfort your home, especially for gadgets and technology products. The kickoff of the holiday shopping season is the day after Thanksgiving, which marks the beginning of the holiday shopping experience, well known as Black Friday. Nearly every retailer participates in attractive sales to entice buyers. In 2009, from mid Nov thru mid Dec, nearly 84 million consumers in the United States used the world wide web to shop for their gift giving, This was an increase of about 12% from 2008, so this year stands to increase internet sales by even a greater margin.

If you are looking for gadgets and electronics there are several websites and apps that will point you in the direction of the best sales. Try these websites DealDump, RetailMeNot, DealNews for comparison shopping. You can also do a search for the particular items you are looking for on your favorite search engine like Google, Bing, Yahoo, Aol, and the many other internet search engines.

Shop for the Best Deals on The Internet and In Retail Stores

Modern technology has helped in finding bargains. Download the apps Scanlife and Redlaser and other apps that help you scan the barcodes of items in retail stores and compare it to internet sites that show the same product. You can compare shipping, sales tax and see which is the better deal. Using a smart phone will be invaluable to assist you in the getting the best deals you can when you shop. Many websites offer free shipping. Look at Twitter feeds and keep surfing to educate yourself on the best prices out there. The Kindle is popular gadget to watch on the internet sales list. 

Holiday Shopping Bargains to Know About

Look at Amazon for Great Holiday Deals:

• Amazon Kindle

  • Many TV's and electronics are expected to be at low prices

Look at for their many specials

It pays to check out Walmart,com

• toys

• electronics

• stocking stuffers

• Other Deals through the holiday shopping season

Look at for other specials and ongoing holiday deals

Newegg has:

• high definition tvs

• S  WiFi Blu Ray Disc Players 

Check out for other fantastic specials.

Best Buy has a great selection and competitive prices on many electronics in their retail stores and on line

Look for more deals at


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    • duffsmom profile image

      P. Thorpe Christiansen 7 years ago from Pacific Northwest, USA

      Some good info here, thanks

    • kashmir56 profile image

      Thomas Silvia 7 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi toknowinfo thanks for all these great shopping and bargain tips for this Christmas shopping season!

      Great hub!!!

    • rotl profile image

      rotl 7 years ago from Florida

      Great tips... it's Cyber Monday so I'll be looking for some deals. I didn't see anything spectacular on Black Friday and I went all over the place. Let's see what Cyber Monday brings.


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