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Save Money With The Top Online Discount Sites

Aug 18, 2007
EBay is a huge auction market that sells everything from cars to embroidery. You can find used and new clothes. They are usually sold by independent sellers although a good number of companies have established stores in there.

They use EBay to sell excess merchandise. Prices are usually below even sale prices in store and it is a good place to find out of season styles. At EBay you can find brand name apparel at prices way below what you would pay for in store. There are also several vintage clothing offerings.

You have to compare the price and the amount of shipping charges, a few sellers will fleece on the shipping charges though the item appears to be priced low. EBay is the largest internet auction site with sections in the major world economy countries. Half.com is a section of EBay that sells items at highly discounted prices, by extension there is books at Half.com that is dedicated to only books.

Amazon.com is where you go to save money while buying books. Because it buys in bulk Amazon is able to offer low prices plus you can buy used books. Amazon was the first real book discount destination on the internet. Since then there have been other successful ones like Barnes and Nobles, Half Price books, Booksense.com and Alpha Craze among others.

Overstock.com sells a number of items ranging from jewellery to linen, furniture, clothing and cars offered at clearance prices.Overstock.com gets its products from companies downsizing of stock, from overproduced items or cancelled orders. It offers a flat rate shipping fee for an entire order so this makes it a very competitive site. It also has an auction section where overstock merchants the same wide array of items a sin the regular section.

Ubid.com is another auction site. The site offers the buyer a "my page' feature that allows him to track bids and see all the actions he has taken so far. Like EBay and Overstok.com, it too offers brand name products with a large section of electronics.Overstock.com is BBB (Better Business Bureau) online certified.

Bidz.com is another good online auction site worth your attention. It buys close-out merchandise in large lots and offers them at no reserve basis. A unique feature with this site is that items marked with the Bidz Auctions Guarantee logo are fully refundable. It is also BBB online certified.

And away from apparel and books you might want to save on computers and software. Download.com is leading site for shareware and freeware. Before you can download you can read user ratings that are posted on the site. There is also Tucows and Zdnet Downloads.

For music try Buy.com music store. It has more than 5 million customers and over 1,000,000 products and they offer consistently low prices.
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