Everyone wants to save money, and with Black Friday deals popping up all over the web right now, it’s the perfect time to do just that. But how do you know if a deal is actually a good one? Just because a retailer says it’s on sale doesn’t mean it’s really on sale, so you have to be careful about your purchases — especially online. Whatever you’re trying to buy this Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there are a few things you can do to avoid getting duped by a bad deal. Find your deals through a trusted source It may be tempting to just go to Amazon to look for savings, but we highly suggest not doing that. Online storefronts were built to sell you things, and once they have you on their site, they can control everything you see. Prices, discounts, and suggested products can all be populated by these retailers in an attempt to get you to buy from them. This sort of targeting isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it can result in making purchases you … [Read more...] about Here’s how to know if that Black Friday deal is actually a good one
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Nov 19, 2:03 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Dawn Geske 11/19/18 AT 10:54 AM With Black Friday 2018 only days away, shoppers are gearing up for a day of doorbusters and deep discounts, but is Black Friday really worth it? According to a holiday survey from Bospar, the day after Thanksgiving is still the day that most consumers feel they will get the best deals on holiday shopping.A total of 78 percent of Americans will spend the same or more on holiday gifts than they did last year with 53 percent of those consumers feeling that Black Friday is the best time of year to get a deal on gifts, according to the survey.“Each year we hear reports that Black Friday is losing its luster,” said Brent Shelton, online shopping expert with Bospar, a boutique PR firm. “But just as this survey reports, our clients in the thick of the holiday spending frenzy report record participation from … [Read more...] about Black Friday 2018: Is It Worth It?
If you're currently an Echo device owner not utilizing the Amazon Music Unlimited service, you're seriously missing out. With a membership, you'll have access to over 50 million songs, including the most beloved classics and current jams, that you can stream wirelessly to any Echo device by simply asking Alexa. The service is available at a more affordable monthly price than its competitors such as Spotify and Apple Music if you have an Amazon Prime membership, and if not, it's on par with what those others charge. This weekend however, Echo owners can start a four-month trial of the service absolutely free thanks to Amazon's early Black Friday offers. This offer is only valid for new users of the service. Whether you have an Echo, the Echo Dot, the Echo Spot, or even one of the Echo Dot Kids Edition speakers, you'll be able to stream your favorite songs straight to it once your membership is activated. Then you'll be able to use voice commands like "Alexa, play the song that goes 'the … [Read more...] about Amazon’s best early Black Friday deal is four free months of Music Unlimited
Get a 75-inch TV for $99! Get a Roku Ultra and double-lifetime Netflix subscription for £12.75! Take this drone for just AU$50!OK, maybe Black Friday hype isn't that extreme, but this is definitely the time of year when stores fall all over themselves to whip customers into a buying frenzy. This includes not only leaking Black Friday ads well in advance, but also running hyperbolic sales in the weeks leading up to the big day. ("Black-November Sale!" "Cyber-Saturday Sale!" "Please-For-One-Day-Shop-Somewhere-Besides-Amazon Sale!")But how can you separate the hype from the reality? How you can you make sure that any Black Friday deal -- either on the day or leading up to it -- is really a deal? Start by asking yourself these four questions:Is it something you really want?The LOWEST PRICE EVER on a Flangie Whip Spinner?! Hot dog! Wait, what the heck is a Flangie Whip Spinner? You've only just now heard of it, and although you weren't really shopping for one, just look at that price! … [Read more...] about How to tell if that Black Friday deal is really a deal
If you're looking for a cheap pair of headphones this is the best time of the year to find one. Many companies are running promotional deals during Black Friday, but some start their sales a week earlier.Bose is now running a Black Friday sale on some of its popular headphones, which cover most price ranges. Bose's products are on sale on its online store and at Amazon, and from what we can tell there are no price differences.QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones - $329.95 (was $349.95);SoundSport wireless headphones - $129.95 (was $149.95);SoundSport Pulse wireless headphones - $179.95 (was $199.95);SoundLink around-ear wireless headphones II - $229.95 (was $279.95);SoundSport in-ear headphones (Apple devices) - $49.95 (was $99.95);QC25 noise cancelling headphones (Apple devices) - $179.95 (was $299.95);SoundTrue Ultra in-ear headphones (Apple devices) - $79.95 (was 129.95);QC25 noise cancelling headphones (Samsung/Android devices) - $179.95 (was $299.95);SoundTrue Ultra in-ear … [Read more...] about Bose kicks off Black Friday sale on its online store and Amazon