online shopping

10 Favorite Mail-Order Websites

Here are my 10 mail-order websites that I love for their great customer service and quality products.

Where to Shop Your Goods: Survey of Online Marketplaces

Where you list your products is as important as how much you price them, how you deal with customers, and other parts of your operations. Here are some online marketplaces for s

How to Increase Sales with Online Payment Options

Not all businesses have added an online payment option. With more and more of the purchasing process taking place online, though, it's becoming an important consideration.

5 Credit Card Apps for Businesses and Consumers

There’s an easy way (and an app!) to accept other forms of payment besides cash.

6 Ways to Differentiate Your eCommerce Website

There are as many ways to differentiate an eCommerce website. Here are 6 techniques focused on trust-building, reliability, and consistency.

20 Tips for Converting Digital Shopping Carts to Sales

Here are common problems and specific solutions that may work for your ecommerce business.

8 Financial Considerations of Ecommerce

Online retailing involves the same principles as offline (or "brick & mortar") retailing, but the tactics and mechanics are different. Here's a look at 8 facets of

How to Shop Online Safely

With the uptake in online shopping, so does online crime. Thankfully, there are a few easy things we can do to avoid becoming a victim of it.

When They Say Extreme Deals, They’re Not Kidding!

I stumbled upon a website last week that gave me that feeling of being a hungry kid in a free candy store. The site offers amazing discounts on thousands of gadgets, and free shipp

Filler Strategies for Amazon’s Free Super Saver Shipping

Here are my top three ways to find filler items on Amazon to get you to that magical $25 total.

Online Ordering: Won't Somebody Take My Money?

Online shopping isn't all it's cracked up to be, as I discovered the hard way.

How to Buy All That Stuff the Police Seize. And It's Cheap.

Here's a terrific site that lets you bid on all sorts of great stuff at silly prices.

Are these genuine bargains, or a pile of garbage?

One of the great things about being a blogger for Wisebread is that I have a large community of people to call on for help and advice when I need it. So far I've rarely called on your sage advice, but today is different. [more]

XM satellite radio/car combo for under $6 and free shipping!

Quick deal for you folks, and a sweet one too. [more]

Mr. Cheap Stuff: Who do you think you are?

We're chatting with Dean Takamine, the savvy saver behind Mr. Cheap Stuff. Here's the low-down on his love of deals!

Sample before you buy - Perfume

It's perfume sample heaven! Get small portions of your favorite scents at a steal with Lucky Scent.

But is it ART?

Stop turning to Costco or Target for your decorative living room art. Try eBay!

Snipe an Ebay auction, save a fortune.

Haven't perfected the art of the eBay steal? No worries — BidNip will swipe it for you!

Amazon's secret 30-day price guarantee

One of Amazon's best kept secrets is its 30-day price match guarantee. Here's how to use it.

Customer Service Nightmares - What's a Good Consumerist to Do?

Customer-oriented blogsite Consumerist lets jilted shoppers rant about the companies that have done them wrong.