7 Ways to score online shopping discounts

7 Ways to score online shopping discounts

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E-commerce has emerged as a powerhouse in the past years, with most businesses selling both online and in physical stores. But, when the pandemic hit, most owners of physical stores shut down, and everything shifted online, including shopping.

And, just like physical shops, you can now get amazing deals on all your favourite brands online using the following ways:

Shop On Days With Deals

For you to score the best deals on products, you should be on the lookout for sales that may occur on certain days. Although many people shop on Sundays, the best deals usually happen between Wednesday and Friday.

However, if you want to travel by air, you can shop for offers on tickets usually posted on Sundays. Additionally, brands offer massive deals for specific days, such as Black Friday, Amazon Prime, Green Monday, and Cyber Monday deals, every few times a year.

Use Multiple Coupon Codes

Most products have coupon codes to save you at least 10% - 25% off your purchases. All you have to do is search on platforms that offer coupons, which may not be on the sellers' websites.

In instances where you have multiple coupons, you have to use them to get maximum savings strategically. For example, if you have a 25 per cent coupon code and a USD$15-discount, you should first use the coupon code, then the discount second. As a result, you'll end up saving more.

Leave Items In Your Cart

Adding products to your cart doesn't mean you have to check them out immediately. You can let them sit in the cart for a day or two for you. And, since most retailers don't like unsettled deals, they'll send you reminders and discounts to motivate you into completing your order.

In addition, you can avoid making impulse buys, especially with many enticing deals, which will not only save you money, but will cause you to stick to your budget.

Find The Best Deals Online

Finding the right deals tends to get frustrating with so many expired deals in the market. Signing up for e-mails and loyalty clubs of your favourite brands will bring you exclusive deals and discounts once they drop.

You can also get an app that tracks price drops by alerting you once the price of an item you're eyeing falls. In addition, you can compare the prices of items in several stores, thanks to different apps that offer you convenience without browsing the Internet.

Try Social Media

Social media platforms have grown from being only entertaining to being a business hub in the past few years. You're guaranteed to find your favourite shops and brands online with official sites that'll announce flash and holiday sales, and even offer you free shipping codes.

Therefore, you should create an account dedicated to following your favourite shops and brands to avoid missing out. In addition, your famous influence may just be the right person to plug you on the best deals you wouldn't have otherwise known

Clear Your Browser

Every time you make your first purchase, you're more likely to get discounts. These discounts will motivate you to make more purchases. Therefore, you can choose to create a new profile every time you log into a website for you to get great deals.

But, you can avoid the hassle of creating a new profile by choosing a specific browser dedicated to online shopping. All you have to do is clear your cookies once you complete shopping, and you can log into the website as a first-time customer once again.

Always Price-Match

You may be new to price matching and wondering how it works and how to go about it. Well, price matching happens when you match a lower price on an item from different stores in the market.

For instance, if you want to buy lipstick, you can use an app designed to find the price range of the same lipstick, but in different stores. Once you get the lowest price, you can negotiate a price drop, and retailers hoping to make a sale will match your price.

Doing this for every item in your cart is guaranteed to help you save a lot more in the long run. In addition, you may stumble on discounts that you had no idea existed.

Bottom Line

With so many discounts on your favourite online shops, you can save a lot on your shopping. But, knowing how to get the best deals may get frustrating sometimes. With the seven tips listed above, you'll be well on your way to getting the best deals.