Sunday, 17 November 2013

What to buy when shopping onliine

Want to know some of the best products to buy online?
Check out my list below:

 1) Electronic- these are very popular online purchases because they are sold for cheaper online than in the stores. Among electronic items are:
 TABLET
 IPAD
KINDLE
 CELL PHONES AND CELL PHONE ACCESSORIES Cell phones">
 VIDEO GAMES

 Recommended websites to purchase these items include:

 Amazon- For in-depth comparison shopping and buying ease, Amazon is another Consumer Reports favorite. Amazon offers one of the largest databases of user reviews for electronics products -- and cleverly organizes the feedback, says CR. For example, there are 160 reviews of the latest 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro, ranked by "helpfulness" by Amazon shoppers.

 Costco-The warehouse club scored poorly for "selection," but Costco.com's 90-day flexible return policy outweighed the negatives, earning it a spot on CR's list of best electronics Web sites. Overall score:

93. Newegg-If you're shopping exclusively for the lowest-price electronics, Newegg may be your best bet. While it ranked fifth out of all online stores surveyed, it received the best score in the pricing category. Overall score: 93.

 Ebay-very popular and safe to do your online shopping, you can get almost all electronic items here. However some people shy away from ebay because of the bidding option they have, meanwhile some persons are drawn to ebay because of such.

 Retrieved from http://www.cbsnews.com

 2) Clothing apparel and accessories- buying clothes online is a popular trend many clothing stores open an online store to sell their items online. Many individuals indulge in this activity and its very safe especially if you purchase from a reputable store.
 Recommended Stores Include: 
Forever 21
Charlotte Rouse
H&M Macy
JC Penny
Amazon
 Ebay

 3) Ebooks, DVDs and Music- these are also popular online purchases.

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Getting Started Shopping Online

Online shopping is a very popular trend. It is "a form of electronic commerce which allows consumers to  buy goods or services directly from a  seller over the internet using a browser".  We all buy items online from time to time, its easy to do and it saves time, but some persons are still a little nervous when they shop online. They think about all the possible frauds and scam and worry that they might fall victim to these and as such shy away from online shopping. But this doesn't have to be the problem the next time going online to make a purchase. Here's why..

"Security standards for online shopping are now well-established, so it is safe to pay online using your credit card. Your credit card details and other information are encrypted and sent over a secure layer over the internet. Although no system is completely fraud-proof, the large number of people going online bears testimony to the acceptance of online shopping".

Therefore individuals looking to make their next purchase can rest assured with the thought that their identity and personal information is safe. Not eliminating the fact that their are fraudulent websites that offer fake products or service and is only looking to steal credit card and personal information but for the websites that are legit and is there to offer what is promised the best can be expected when it comes to protecting personal information and identity. Among such websites include: http://www.amazon.com/http://www.ebay.com/,
http://www.forever21.com/Product/Main.aspx?br=f21 among others.

Friday, 15 November 2013

Welcome!!!!

Welcome to the Official Blog about Online Shopping where details of online shopping will be divulged. We will provide safety tips on how to shop online (the "dos", the "don'ts" and the "why bother"), what to look for when shopping online and how to keep your personal information safe, as well as recommended sites for shopping online.  Stories will be posted of online shopping experiences and we also invite you to share your stories on our blog.  Feel Free to leave your comments, and like our blog and invite your friends to visit our blog as well.