Published on October 17, 2017
slide 1: Alan Kashi How To Get The Most From Your Online Shopping Experiences Alan Kashi Qualified tips provider. Many folks are just not comfortable shopping online. The reasons for this vary. But while there are many reasons that not everyone has jumped onto the online shopping bandwagon yet there are just as many reasons that everyone should. Online shopping offers a buying experience like no other and it is very convenient. Keep reading to find out more. When shopping online make sure that the online store offers secure checkout. This will help protect your personal information from being stolen. To ensure the site is encrypted look up into your web browsers URL box. The site is secured if the website starts with https. This stands for hyper transfer protocol secure. Do more research on the online store you are interested in before ordering a product from them. If a store does not provide quality service or products you will more than likely find some negative reviews published on other sites. It is best to stick to online stores with an excellent reputation. If you want to buy books online youll get a better deal if you get them used. Depending on the condition you get them in you may just end up paying a few cents plus shipping. Make sure you read through the description of the book to see if there are any damages you should be aware of. Be sure to review all product information prior to ordering. Looking at the picture alone could be your downfall. You dont have the right perspective on the items size for example. Be certain to review all product descriptions in order to understand what you might actually receive. slide 2: Check out eBay. Still the best and most respected auction site out there eBay offrs thousands of products of all kinds. Even if you want something high end give eBay a shot before you go and pay full price unnecessarily. You might even want to browse to see what products you like that you would not have thought to look for. If a deal seems too good to be true it is. Keep in mind that anyone can launch an online store and not all stores all reputable. Do more research on different stores before deciding where you want to purchase your products from. Do not choose a very affordable product if it is sold by a store with a bad reputation. If you see an item youd like to buy online but want to pay a little less add it to your cart. Most stores will save the items you put in your cart which means you can come by and check for price drops regularly. Just dont wait too long. The item you want might disappear. Shopping online can be a wonderful time saver but make sure you are taking proper safety precautions to prevent identity and credit card theft Always turn on the passcode for your computer or phone and never order items over an unprotected network. The few extra seconds this will take could save you much grief Alan Kashi Proficient tips provider. Choose an online store that gives you the option to return the items you purchased. In case you are not happy with your purchase you will be able to return the product and get your money back. Ideally you should go through a store that will pay for the shipping if you decide to return the product. slide 3: Learn about the stores return policy. Sometimes when you order online there is a possibility that you will want to return or exchange an item. If that is something that may happen find out what the stores policies are so you do not end up being disappointed with an item you dont want. One tip for finding good online shopping deals is to be patient. Online sales and promotions run in cycles so if you can wait it is good to do so. The cycle of sales promo and coupon codes and other discounts will eventually come around again. Then you will be able to find what you want at the lowest price. Research your vendor. Online shopping should be a concern for any shopper which means knowing who you are shopping with. Does the seller have credible reviews Are there issues with shipping times or quality of merchandise Most people only research the product however it is always good to know who you are buying from as well. You might be tempted to use the same password on all the sites you shop. Mixing things up and using complicated passwords will make things more secure. If you think you will be confused create a secure document and put the passwords there. When you shop online the best deals are often at the end of each season. Retailers want to get last seasons merchandise out of the warehouse to make room for the current season. They reduce their prices just as much and are easier to shop. Even if you choose to buy from a brick and mortar store take the time to shop online first so that you can see what is available and what prices are standard. You can also read buyers reviews that can help you determine exactly which items you may want to avoid. A little research can pay off in saving and satisfaction. slide 4: Alan Kashi Qualified tips provider. So have you decided that youre going to start shopping online. If you answered yes that is a very wise choice. Not only does online shopping offer you convenience you just cant get at brick-and-mortar stores it lets you get your shopping done in record time so you can get back to doing things you like to do.