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Dec 29, 2007
How To avoid Tension During Gift Shopping For Christmas? Should Christmas be a festival of joy or tension? It seems that because it takes so much effort to prepare for celebration and selection of gifts and sending them, Christmas has become a festival of tension. Should Christmas be like that? Certainly not, because Christmas is a festival of joy. How to do Christmas shopping for gifts to reduce some stress and tension? Here are some quick tips.

1. Prepare a list of all the people you are proposing to send Christmas gift.

2. Write down the amounts for which you want to buy gifts for Christmas.

3. Before that think about how much will you spend for all the Christmas gifts.

4. After this, think about what you want to choose as a gift. Have you thought of a bracelet for your mother? Write one more alternative.

5. Write tow alternatives for everyone you want to give Christmas gift.

6. How do you prefer to buy? Online or shopping in the real world? No use telling everyone to go online because many of us are not comfortable.

7. If you are an online buyer, visit different websites and bookmark what you want to buy.

8. Place orders and send directly to recipients.

9. If you buy offline, call the shop and ask for a catalog.

10 Mark the gifts ob n the catalog and visit the shop only after that.

11. Ask them to gift-wrap.

Buying gifts when you have enough time is the greatest remedy for avoiding tension. Have enough time at your hand. That allows relaxation and avoids stress. That also makes sure that you get the gifts in time to send across. Many times last minute orders are never shipped. Think of a stress free Christmas. After all does not Christmas bring joy and pleasure? Enjoy your Christmas.

Why Not Shop Online?

When Internet began becoming popular few years back, online commerce was considered the biggest opportunity. Some how it did not pick up in the initial years. The reasons were many. There were many shops about which no body had heard. All of us were afraid to use our credit cards online. We could not see the product we were buying nor could we feel it. Somehow all of us felt that it was not real shopping. Slowly these blocks gave away and now a days most buyers prefer online shopping. Let us see why?

1. The major difference was made by Amazon. Amazon began offering books on all the subjects and with guaranteed delivery. As amazon became a success, most people started buying and gifting books on amazon. As amazon picked up, it added many other products on its site. The name of amazone spelled safety and easy buying. Today amazon is one of the largest retailers online. Amazon broke all the mental blocks.

2. Online shopping can be done from the comfort of home or work place.

3. Most retailers give discounts online.

4. We can avoid all the crowds of festive shopping.

5. It is easy to order gift-wrapping online.

6. Most of the websites offer bigger pictures of products.

7. Most websites carry details about the experience of other buyers. These opinions make it easy to choose.

8. Payments have been made secure and the fear is no more there.

9. One can shop at leisure and at peace.

10. Many sites are offering flash images to make the products look more attractive.

11. Most of the retailers are present online now.

12. One can buy products from retailers in different cities without moving out.

13. We can also shop with retailers based in foreign countries directly.
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