‘Black Friday’ is now only a day before it comes in the country. By now, you’d probably received tons of ads and emails from your favorite stores of discounted prices, coupons, and more.
Before you get yourself inside the bubble of Black Friday fever. Here are some simple steps and guides that will ultimately give you more discounts on this memorable weekday.
Remember: Don’t be too tempted. Choose wisely where to spend your money!
How to be ‘smart’ on picking items for Black Friday
We all know the struggle whenever the Black Friday comes. Even before pandemic or lockdown, people have already been waiting for this day to pick out really cheap stuff as holidays also arrive.
But, how does a consumer like you, make the best out of this precious day?
Know your limit
Knowing your limit prices is the first step to think about before getting yourself into shopping spree.
You could list down the amount of money, you’re allowed to spend on Black Friday. Try to analyze which items are your priorities to buy. Once you got it listed, grab these items first, before browsing on other sale.
Since you’ve already got your priorities purchased, you could now browse on other items. In your budget, allocate money for these inessential items.
Be careful not too overspend on Black Friday. Stick to your budget list, and don’t be too tempted to buy something, just because it has discount. (Last part is the hardest.)
Follow retailers online
One tip that only several people knows when Black Friday comes: follow the pages of your favorite online retailers.
Whenever you follow a specific store online, you will have the heads-up on which items would be having discounts. In this way, even before Black Friday arrives, you already know which to buy.
Some retailers also post exclusive coupon codes on their social media pages.
Plan where you want to shop
Whether you need a new set of gadgets, clothes, or home appliances, there’s always a specific store that offers exclusive discounts on these items.
Once you know what to buy, you must also research which store are you planning to shop. Picking up items on various different stores may result to a more expensive prices for you, instead having cheaper prices.
Find Early-Bird discounts
As early as Thanksgiving day, several online retailers out there are already giving up early-bird discounts. There could be free coupons, buy one take one deals, and such.
If you’re lucky, you could get way more cheaper deals once you plan it ahead.
Staying up-late, hours before Black Friday, is also a good way for you to get early-bird discounts.
As we said, it’s better to stick on a single retail store once shopping on Black Friday. However, there are circumstances that comparing prices on different retail stores are a good way to make the best out of it.
Luckily, there are tons of price comparison tools online, which you can use before making an online purchase.