Looking to save money on your next online purchase?
Giving Assistant compiled a list of five tips for finding the best prices when shopping online.
5 tips for finding the best prices while shopping online
Shop around on different websites
As simple as it sounds, comparing the prices of products can save shoppers quite a chunk of change. By comparing the same product on different websites, it will most likely be found cheaper in certain online stores. To begin comparing prices, manufacturers’ sites may suggest retailers and visiting individual store websites where an item is sold works.
Use incognito mode
Cookies and browsing history can impact dynamic pricing. This is likely one of the most overlooked factors affecting product pricing for online shoppers.
Geographic segmentation is a marketing tactic in which prices are affected based on a buyer’s location. Globally, pricing is not the same. This affects the prices of several online products, even airline tickets. Using incognito mode or a virtual private network means websites won’t have access to cookies or a shopper’s browsing history, securing online transactions in addition to saving a shopper money.
Wait for sales by subscribing to mailing lists
Visit any number of retailers’ sites to browse or shop and no doubt you’ll be asked to provide your email address to get instant savings. Provide the address, check your inbox, and apply those savings to your first purchase.
Subsequent emails from those companies will alert you to everyday and special occasion deals and sales. Online shoppers are privy to the latest and greatest products via these promotional emails.