Online Shopping Hacks : Things to Keep in Mind While Shopping Online

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Well, all of us in our busy schedule might not opt for going through the markets to buy things up. Be it a gorgeous dress or a mobile phone, the first thing we all do is to “Google” our needs and Yes, Google comes up with the best solutions.

Unlike our uneasy ways of shopping online, there can be many online shopping hacks that can lead to an efficient and in-budget shopping.

So here is a list of some easy going hacks to ponder upon and details on how to go about them.


#1 Start your shopping on Wednesdays

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An online shopping company generally clears outs its products as weekends approach. So, the best part should begin your shopping on Wednesdays.


#2 Be careful while shopping for electronic gadgets

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 One should be alert while buying laptops and mobile phones from an online store. Electronic gadgets are more profitable to a retailer as a buyer sometimes cannot detect the flaws and is left bewildered. So, look at the services of an online website before placing an order. Don’t get caught in the ad traps.


 #3 Try not to use Debit Card

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Use the Credit card over the debit card for online purchases as it prevents the users from unauthorized frauds and refund process is easier at credit card level.


 #4 Prevent yourself from unwanted shipping and handling charges

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If you are a constant customer to an online website and a regular victim of shipping and handling charges, then here is an option for you. Avail the programs for online shopping like Amazon Prime etc.


 #5 Do you read the good reviews first?

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Yes, most of us would read the good reviews first. Positivity is good but if you doubt a product or an online shopping website, look at the negative reviews. Be skeptical about which reviews are true and which one is fake.


 #6 Turn on the price alerts

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 Yeah, this one might sound irritating but believe me readers these price notifications may save you from extremely high costs.


 #7 Use filters

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Use filters to limit your searches. Filter the prices, size charts, and availability to save yourself looking to products more than your budget.


#8 Vouchers and discount coupons

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Discount coupons play an important part in online shopping as they also prevent you to pay a part of your bill and save on its cost.



#9 Never ever delete the online payment receipts

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 Online receipts are a proof to your order and must be preserved with care.


#10 Don’t get influenced

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Getting influenced by people’s reviews might cost you a lot. Especially when the site is not known to you before, so beware of being influenced by your relatives, friends, acquaintances etc. Open up your eyes before you go with the wrong deal.


#11 Use gift cards 

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Are you low on the budget to get your loved ones an expensive gift they adore, use gift cards and let the website pay the expenses.

#12 Go with the flow

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Shop, Shop, and Shop. Wherever you find a deal worth giving a try, go with it and just look at the options above.


So, these were some of the tried shopping hacks. I hope you liked reading it and will surely get some benefit out of it.

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Kavita Goodwani

19 year old , Kavita Goodwani is keen to learn more about technology and believes that learning new things should never stop. She is an Engineer by career and Writer by passion

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