Black Friday Shopping; How to make the best of it

As a shopper, black Friday and Cyber Monday are the best time to buy everything you need for the year. Here is how to make the best of your Black Friday shopping.

As a shopper, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the best time to buy everything you need for the year. Once you miss these two days, you’ve missed the biggest opportunity to buy your favorite items at its cheapest rates.

Considering how important this day is to us, it is necessary to plan for it rather than leave it to circumstance.

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Here is how to make the best of your Black Friday shopping.

1. Start early

Early birds usually get the best deals and jump all of the queues. Be the first to add any item on your cart. There’s been sales on SMEMarketHub.com since November 1st. It’s never too late to shop on the hub even beyond Black Friday.

2. Create a shopping list

3. Stick to the budget

Whatever your budget for this particular shopping does not cover, will have to wait till your next shopping. This brings us to the next point.

4. Starve your wants

Surfing through different online stores and walking down the aisle of a supermarket requires a lot of discipline, else you will end up picking every item that catches your eyes. Learn to satisfy your needs while starving your wants.

5. Compare Prices

Black Friday is all about sales and discounts, however, some merchants offer the highest discounts. Check out the same item on three to four stores, weigh your options before you make the final decision.

6. Check the Hashtag

Hashtags are known to draw attention and engagements to a trend. So trust the BlackFriday hashtag to lead you to the right store.

7. Use your cards

Your ATM card is your most important item this season. Remember to take it along with you while browsing through different stores (physical and online).

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By doing this, you are not only supporting ‘the cashless policy’ but also saving the sellers the stress of  making numerous trips to the bank to make deposits.

8. Check reviews

To avoid making bad purchases, read as many reviews as possible and sieve out the deals with bad products and delayed delivery. There’s nothing as bad as having a black Friday on Black Friday.

9. Skip express deliveries

There’s no need to buy affordable items via an expensive express delivery except its an urgent need. So make the best of each deal by accepting the regular delivery time of the merchant at a cheaper cost.

10. Follow up Cyber Monday 

After the Friday comes the Monday where everyone goes cyber. Cyber Monday presents a second chance to buy all you couldn’t buy during Black Friday.

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Have an exciting Black Friday experience!