Brick or Click: When to store step and when to browse the web

Shopping online is the in vogue; thousands off artifacts just a click away and your product delivered to the doorstep. Online shopping has become a craze and rightly so, as its real time, saves you travelling time as all from the comfort of your couch. However, traditional purists have not got into the groove of online shopping and conventional style of physically visiting the stores, holding the artifact and then purchasing. Continue reading

Saving Money with Twitter

Twitter, the social tool that was initially made to provide followers with latest updates and news has now become a tool of mass usage and a part of every activity of our daily lives. But the one real area where twitter can be used is to save money. Yes, you heard it right “Save Money”. Below are some ways that I would like to share with you where twitter can be used for saving money:

Following the right users: Entertainment shows might be fun to follow and you will get to know all the updates, but will it help you save money? You need to follow coupon sites like @ibotdis and other like minded users that will post updated coupons and deals instead of celebrity news.

Follow online stores twitter: Every online store has a Twitter account and this is where you will find the latest deals and offers that will be posted by the store. These deals are usually exclusive and the savings are good. Below are some reputed online store twitter accounts that should be followed:

@amazondeals: You will get daily discount deals posted by Amazon.com that are genuine. Being twitted by Amazon itself means that it is the best deal available for the day.

@BestBuy_Deals: Bestbuy.com is one of the largest online consumer electronics stores. You will get the latest offers and deals from Best Buy posted here. Don’t forget to look out for the limited time offers, as they are the best of the lot.

@TargetDeals: To get the latest deals from Target, follow their twitter account. You will find many one day offers that you should not miss.

Apart from the above, you can follow any online store twitter account and get special offers and deals posted by them.

Aggregated Deals on Twitter: Look out for websites that will provide you all the twitter deals aggregated from most of the online stores. Though you can follows every store as discussed above, but an Aggregated Deals website will help you search for deals and make finding specific deals much easier for you. You can search for specific brand related deals by typing the keyword like “Toshiba” or search for a specific category of product like “Laptop”. The result is simply formatted page will the deals that you are looking for.

Use twitter search engine: There can be nothing better than using the twitter search facility. For example, you can search for “laptop coupons” or “Best Buy deals“. The result will have all deals and offers, as per your requirements.

The above are some simple ways that I have used to use twitter and save money. I hope they will help you too.