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10 Online Shopping Hacks Worth Using

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Aug 07, 2021
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Ah, the joys of convenient shopping in your pajamas from the comfort of your kitchen, bed, or lounge. Getting all the things you want and need has become so thoughtless and straightforward.

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In fact, online shopping has become so simple that you may not even consider some of the ways you can make the process of online shopping work even better for your wallet, time, and energy.

These useful and easy-to-apply hacks are worth keeping in mind to make online shopping a more considered experience.

Shop Between Tuesday and Thursday

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It might be tempting to spend a chill Sunday leisurely adding to your cart, but Sundays are usually the least ideal day to shop online. Many brands release their discount codes on Tuesday and Thursday, so you're more likely to get a better deal.

Don't Rush In

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The seamlessness of online shopping can make it easy to rush into nabbing a good deal as soon as you spot it. However, resist buying things under that pressure. Instead, walk away from your phone or laptop, do something else or think about it overnight before buying things.

Ask For Discounts

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If you're shopping on a site that has a live chat feature, you can use it to ask for a discount on your purchase and see what deals they might have for you.

Follow Brands Your Interested In

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If you have brands and stores that you have a specific interest in shopping from, make sure to occasionally check in on what's happening on their social pages. They might announce upcoming deals are something of interest.

Follow Influencers

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Find influences who are aligned to your brands of interest and follow them. They might share discounts and promo codes you can use to shop.

Check The Model's Stats

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Having to return an item you bought online can be a real pain in the butt. So to minimize the risk of ending up with clothes that don't fit, always check the model's size and height information if it's provided and see how the clothes fit on them to get an idea of how they might look on you.

Automate Your Comparison Shopping

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If you're looking to find the best deal on a purchase, automating your comparison can save you time and energy. You can download a browser add-on like PriceBlink before you shop for convenient browsing.

Use Amazon Filler Items

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Really, who likes paying shipping fees. Instead, add some filler items to your cart so that you can reach the minimum price for free shipping.

Use The 'Honey' Plugin

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The Honey plugin gives you access to amazing discounts while shopping. The app works by finds the best discount coupons for your purchase and then applies them to your cart.

Organize Your Deal Emails

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When shopping online, you might find yourself signing up for newsletter after newsletter till you end up with a cluttered inbox of emails you'll probably never go through. So occasionally declutter and unsubscribe to newsletters you're not interested in and keep the incoming deals to a minimum.

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