1. Sign up for your favorite online stores' newsletters. Often online stores will send out daily, weekly or monthly newsletters with special sales, discounts and deals. If you like to spend less, you could possibly score some great deals on items you were going to purchase anyway.
2. Prior to making a purchase, make a price comparison on several websites. Try to find special coupons and offers on these websites to successfully are getting the best offer possible. Also look into exactly what it will cost for that shipping on the items and when there are free shipping options available to you.
3. Sign up for the website's newsletter if they have one. Many times stores will give you a discount or some form of deal whenever you sign up for their newsletter. Determine if there is a deal associated with registering for the newsletter at any store you would like to shop at.
4. Before buying from the new online retailer, do some research on them. Check online reviews from other customers to see the way it handles items like customer service, shipping, and its overall buying experience. You can also check the BBB to determine if it has any disputes and whether those disputes were resolved professionally. Try contacting the company via email and phone number, if it's posted to ask questions regarding its business before you buy anything.
5. Call the internet company before making a purchase. For those who have some kind of downside to your purchase, you want so that you can know that you can reach customer service easily. That's why it's a good idea to call before you provide them with your credit card information. If you can't get anyone on the telephone, steer clear.