How to Find the Best Deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Shopping on Black Friday can be hectic and overwhelming. Avoid the stress of not knowing what to buy by browsing all of the deals ahead of time online.
If you want to save money on a new smartphone or kitchen appliance, odds are you’ll find the deal you’re craving on Black Friday. Stay ahead of the game by browsing the major deals online so that, come Friday, you have a plan in place for what you want to buy.
The Best Apps and Websites for Deals
Visit retailmenot.com or blackfriday.com for some of the best deals on Black Friday. Blackfriday.com also has a free app available in the Play store so you can browse for deals easily on your phone. The app organizes Black Friday ads according to store, category, or deal, and you can save any items you’re interested in to your wish list. Another great app is Black Friday 2016: Ads & Deals by Bonial.com. This app has the latest ads, coupons, news, deals by location, and Black Friday store hours. Receive notifications or add items to a wish list to keep track of what you want to buy on Black Friday.
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What to Buy on Black Friday
This is a great time to buy electronics and toys. Particularly, pay attention to deals on headphones, TVs, tablets, cameras, appliances, and video games. Cyber Monday, which offers online-only deals the Monday after Thanksgiving, tends to offer better deals on laptops and smartphones.
Make a Plan for Black Friday
Have an idea of what you want to purchase on Black Friday, and then use the previously mentioned apps and websites for browsing all of the best deals. Narrow your search to the specific items you want and compare prices. Make a plan for Black Friday: which items you want, which stores have these items, how much the items are, which items are a priority, and when you should be at each store. Keep in mind that for many big-name stores, people form lines as early as 3 a.m., while some stores begin Black Friday deals at midnight or on Thursday evening. Once you know which stores you need to go to, do some research to find out when you should arrive so that you’ll get the deal you want.
Be Cautious This Holiday Season
When downloading apps from the Play store, be cautious as to which apps you download for online shopping. Malicious apps often mimic popular apps in name, design, and language. These apps can steal your personal or credit card information, or install malware or spyware onto your device. Avoid downloading any apps that have few reviews, seem “off” in language and design, or request unnecessary permissions from your device. To further protect your device while shopping online, download antivirus software. PSafe Total protects your device against security threats and malware 24/7.