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Avoiding eBay Annoyances

by Luke McKinney - on Mar 24th 2009 - 4 Comments
Active Auction Gavel

Online is an infinite everything outlet, selling everything from your everyday business needs to groceries. But while options like Amazon offer support and guarantees, you may be tempted by the eBay underground. Some of those deals look too good to be true, and here we look at the predictable results of that statement: 1. Sniping The...

Make The Most Of Your Gift Cards

by Thursday Bram - on Dec 23rd 2008 - 1 Comment
Giftc ard

Gift cards are a popular choice for holiday gifts: they don’t require a lot of shopping, they’re easy to ship, and they seem a little more tasteful than cold hard cash. This explains why Americans dropped $97 billion on gift cards last year and are expected to spend more than $100 billion this year. [1] But receiving gift...

Modista: Browse And Compare Shoes And Fashion Accessories Visually

by Chris Cairns - on Dec 21st 2008 - No Comments
Satellite Orbiting Earth

Product/Service Name Modista Brief Description Modista is a visual search for shoes and fashion accessories (for men, women, and kids) that applies computer vision technology (patent-pending) to enable product discovery. Rather than navigating text-based menus and scrolling through lists and lists of results like most other shopping...

3 Tips To Manage Your Holiday Gift Buying

by Thursday Bram - on Dec 20th 2008 - No Comments
Christmas Shopping Cart

The holidays are upon us and some of us STILL have a list of gifts to buy that seems a mile long. When you add in the fact that everyone’s trying to save a little money on gifts this year, the whole process may seem a little overwhelming. There are a few ways you can manage your gift-buying, though, and you might just be able to...

NEVER PAY RETAIL: 30+ Sites For Finding Shopping Deals Online

by Martha Cooney - on Dec 20th 2008 - 12 Comments
Sale Sign

Online shopping is hailed for saving time and money, but does it always work out that way? Scouring dozens of different sites can become a time-consuming ordeal, as you complete exhausting research to buy that new computer or get the best deals on your holiday shopping. There has to be a better, more efficient way to use the Internet...

PRICE-HUNTING TOOLS: 65+ Places To Find, Compare, And Get The Cheapest Prices Online

by Maneesh Sethi - on Dec 18th 2008 - 7 Comments
Red Price Tag on White Bag

Bad economy or not, smart shoppers are always looking for an easy way to save a buck or two. If you’ve heard of this thing called the Internet (and you must have because you’re reading this blog), then you probably know one of the best ways to save money (and time) is to make your product purchases online. Online shopping...

Buy Better Groceries With Zeer (A Consumer Food Review Website)

by Tammy McKillip - on Nov 26th 2008 - 1 Comment
Woman Checking Nutritional Information

As a working mom with two small children, keeping track of what goes into my pantry and my kids’ mouths can be an overwhelming task. I want to feed my kids healthy foods; however, deceptive or misleading labeling practices often leave me confounded, especially as I struggle to read the tiny print of nutrition labels while holding...

Outsourcing Your Coupon Clipping

by Thursday Bram - on Nov 24th 2008 - 2 Comments
Coupons

Coupon clipping is a great way to save money on groceries and other purchases. If you combine the Sunday paper with the coupons you can find online, you can wind up saving thousands of dollars. But to really hunt down all those great deals, you have to commit a lot of time to the process. Rather than spending your time hunting through...

20+ Product Review Sites

by Martha Cooney - on Nov 18th 2008 - 9 Comments
Man Comparing Wine

Whether you’re buying a new gadget or taking a trip, online comparison shopping for a product will save you time (information on different brands and products is compiled for you in one convenient location) and money (price ranges and product reviews allow you to make smarter purchase decisions). Without using comparison shopping...

Smart Shopping: 90+ Places To Find Coupons Online

by Thursday Bram - on Nov 5th 2008 - 26 Comments
Scissors on Coupons

Coupons can save you cash. According to the Promotion Marketing Association’s Coupon Council, consumers saved nearly $3 billion last year using coupons. Getting a chunk of those billions is worth the effort — but it can be a very time-intensive process. In order to save just $1,000 over the course of the year, you need to spend...