1. If you're purchasing clothes or shoes online, be careful with all the sizing. Some items typically run smaller or greater than normal. Some shopping sites will advertise if an item runs true to size. If the site doesn't list anything about sizing, glance at the reviews. In most cases, if an item is running larger or smaller, the reviewers will let you know.
2. When you are shopping on the web, make sure that you are just shopping on secure websites. Look in the website URL and it also should display "https" rather than the usual "http" at the beginning. Always have an up to date copy of anti-virus running on your computer as well. This will make sure that you have a safe online shopping experience.
3. In order to buy a used product online, learn more about the vendor first. You should visit their profile and look for reviews written by other shoppers who bought products out of this seller. Do not hesitate to contact the seller to ask a few questions about the product you are looking at.
4. Transform it into a habit to sign up for price alerts. This goes even for purchases that you've recently made. Price alerts will let you know whenever a product has dropped to your price you want. And if you've recently purchased at full price, you are able to ask for a price adjustment to meet the new deal.
5. Be cautious which sites you patronize. It is difficult to learn which are on the up and up and which can be not, but there are a few clues. If the address does not make sense or the design seems off, go to a different site. Furthermore, if a lot of pop-up windows begin appearing, close them out and move on.