As stated in my bio, I am someone that has always loved to shop, and someone who also grew up before the Internet became so popular. I remember visiting stores, even multiple stores in a single day in order to find the best deal. Sometimes the driving actually outweighed the savings, which was sad, but it was just how things were done back then.
Today, we live in a world where every company must essentially compete with every other company in order to remain competitive. On one hand, the consumer has the potential to save a great deal of money due to pure capitalistic competition, but on the other, it requires sifting through a great deal of websites and knowing who to trust.
The final thesis
Knowing how to find the best online deals revolves heavily upon your ability to find out which sites are offering what and at what price. Those of us that aren’t very internet savvy may find this difficult, but there are things you can do in order to become better. The first thing I can say to beginners is to find an aggregate that sifts through the sites for you.
There are a number of sites that keep track of the best online deals on the web and presents them to you in a neatly wrapped package. Finding an aggregate is the best way to not only learn which sites have the best deals, but also the best way to become less confused with the online shopping process as a whole.