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How to save money when ordering online

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Everything is becoming more expensive nowadays, therefore everybody likes to save money, even if it's only a couple of pounds. I have a simple tip that may save you up to 10% of what you are ordering online.

The next time you are going to order something online find the product you are looking for and copy the title of the product. It's easy to do, you simply drag your cursor full length of the title, then left click the mouse and choose copy from the drop-down list. Then paste the title back into your search engine and you should find all the online shops that sell the product you are looking for.

Goi into the shop and add the product to your basket. Then go through the process of putting in your name and address. It's very important that you fill out this form because you need the shop to have your email address on their records. Once you've completed the name and address section you will be forwarded through to the checkout where you well make the payment. This is the time to leave, do not make any payment just yet. The important thing is is that the shop has your email, it's just a matter of waiting to see how much they want your business. A lot of the software nowadays that shops use will tell them that somebody has added an item to the basket but hasn't completed the order. In this day and age where everybody is competing for business, they will often send you an email offering you a discount if you buy from them. If you look at the photo included with this post you will see exactly what I'm talking about. I was going to buy some fishing line, however, when I realised how much they were going to charge for postage and packaging I abandoned the order. However, within a couple of hours, I had received an email offering me a couple of £s discount off my order if I purchased the item before 28 March. Remember that it's very important that you partially complete the order form by adding your email address. Some shops allow you to sign in as a guest using your email, this way they haven't got your full details on record.

Not all online shops practice this discount system, but many do. But in my opinion even a pound off is worth the two minutes it takes to add in your contact details. Also, don't be in a rush if you receive an email within a few minutes, it may take up to 12 hours before the other shops contact you but the same offer.

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I live on the south-west coast of England in a small town called Brixham.  I been confined to a wheelchair 1986 after breaking my neck in a swimming pool accident.  Computers are my saviour and I spend most days doing one thing or another on my PC.  Other interests I have include angling and amateur radio.  I also run a website and forum dedicated to looking after and caring for the Oscar fish cichlid

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