Saving on trend: Use E-discounts!

Impulsive buying is really hard to control, it takes time to practice and a lot of discipline. But if in case, you haven’t started yet, then let me introduce you a way to at least minimize that spending over Impulse buying. If you are off to spend that something that you really need and want, I strongly advise you to check first on e-discounts such as vouchers and coupons. These two are not so different in meaning and purpose. Both are to be used to avail some discounts, purchase or decrease the value of your purchase. The good thing here is it comes with the trend because it is online! Going back to history, Coupons was first made as an innovative marketing strategy by one of the worldly renowned company which is Coca-Cola. [caption id="attachment_18076" align="aligncenter" width="450"] From http://image.shutterstock.com[/caption] It was 1887, when they sent coupons via email and magazines to potential customers so that they could give out free drinks. It was a huge success, contributing to their success till today. Furthermore, vouchers are not so relatively, for they were first served to the German army to be of a monetary value to purchase on canteens and other specified transactions.   Now, given the modern age E-discounts was born. Ensogo, Metrodeals, Groupons, Cash-Cash pinoy, you can search it in the internet for discounts. Here’s what you can get from those. Advantages: Available 24/7. Unlike before, it is only available in magazines, newspapers etc. Today, just a click may give you the offers. Big discounts. Most of the products and services are given in not less than 30% off, sometimes applicable for more than one person. Unlimited. Most of the vouchers can be bought unlimitedly; you can even give it as a gift to your friends. Variety. You may see a variety of products to choose from. Food, restaurant discounts, random products, travel promos, even services that’s really cheap those are just few. Unique. Not just the discounts, the products, services are somewhat different. Most of the products are not offered down street and can be very useful. Hassle Free. They have a variety of payment methods that you can use. Which is also very convenient. Moreover, there are down sides so you have to be careful. Impulse. Since our senses plays a great role in impulse buying the variety offered, the pictures, and the browsing spent may be a trigger for you to buy the deals that aren’t really necessary. Don’t be fooled. Spam. Once you have entered your email address to those sites, expect your inbox to be showered by their emails. Deceiving. If you don’t read well on terms and condition, you might end up losing much, rather than saving. Addicting. Yep, it has its appeal that makes you go back, browse some more, you’ll get hooked without knowing it, so again, self-control. E-discounts can be very useful if you are wise and have self-control. Definitely, it would be helpful if you‘ll be a responsible buyer and follow these tips. Assess first, what you only need are good. Make a research if it’s really a big discount, you may be fooled by the write ups. While you can buy it cheaper in cash. Read the full write up. The title is different from the full Terms and conditions, you might understand differently. Enjoy! Do not make it a habit. Discounts are great especially when you need it not just for impulse. As always, being wise is more important than any discounts and freebies that you can get. Happee Shopping! :) Sources : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voucher http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coupon

Mark Hugh Neri

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