5 tips on how to save shopping budget for holiday season
October 2, 2014
Are you ready to hit the store buying Christmas presents? Do you have some problems in saving up your shopping budget?
Holiday season is fast approaching! As an avid online shopper, I’ve been saving up a lot of money to buy some clothes and things that I need at work.
Few days ago, I visited Nordstrom after my quick lunch in a bistro. Coincidentally, I brought my Nordstrom coupons which I attached inside my journal. What I like Nordstrom that they offered clothing, shoes and accessories for men, women and children. One of the best things that I liked about the company is that they also serve customers online in 96 countries
through their online store, Nordstrom.com.
As a homebased worker, I don’t have enough time to visit the mall, getting some shopping hauls to my favorite designer clothes and lining up in a long queue in the cashier. Whenever there’s a promo to a merchant store in my place, instead of visiting them…I checked on their items online. Worry-free, save up time and cashless!
There’s a lot of ways in saving up money shopping online. My friends are always asking me on how I manage my time do online shopping. I always did it in a weekend, after 16 hours of non-stop working for some freelance gigs everyday, and browse great deals online helps me to choose my favorite things in this world: band merchandise shirts, sneakers, jeans, hoodies, and accessories.
Before I make sure that store have the things that I will purchase, I always see to it that I have enough credits on Paypal. Online stores offers cashless shopping using Paypal and debit cards.
Here are some ways to save up for your schedule shopping:
Search for promo code online
-every season, promo codes were online shopper’s haven for great discount. And at Norstrom, they gave out Nordstrom promo code and Nordstrom discount code to anyone who will purchase clothes from them. You can check out your favorite merchant’s Facebook page, snag a great deals there!
2. Sign up for email list:
-Like Nordstrom coupon, companies use their marketing tactics to their valued customers and send them coupons via email. Hassle free on the part of consumer, and also the company reached out to their subscribers.
3.Compare in-store vs online price before buying stuff
-This is one of the things that I consider before purchasing stuff whether in the mall or online store. I always see to it that I weighed in over how I can save up. At Nordstrom, they gave out Nordstrom promotional codeto lucky customers.
4. Check on the shipping fees
-Here is one thing that I always checked whenever I’m buying clothes online. I always see to it’s free or a minimal fee that appropriate on the items you purchased. Some of the merchants gave coupons for discounts in shipping fees.
5. Loyalty rewards from merchants
-Upon joining the subscription’s email list, you are entitled to your favorite merchant’s loyalty programs. Great deals and other exciting promos like what Nordstrom do to their dedicated patrons.
Christian Melanie Lee is a freelance social media manager and web developer. She also devoted her time managing her food blog, and music/concert blog. One of the Hootsuite Ambassador for the Philippines since 2014 and currently working as social media manager for the local band, The Itchyworms.
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