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Five Sites To Help You Save Money Shopping Online

by Sean P. Aune | June 7, 2010June 7, 2010 9:32 am PST

Online shopping continues to grow by leaps and bounds, and as each of is out there looking for the best bargains, there are a lot of sites out there that can help you save money.  We thought we’d select five of them that you may find of use when you’re next looking around online for your next big electronics purchase.

Amazon Filler Item Finder

Amazon Filler Item Finder has been around for some time and assists you with finding an item that will qualify you for free shipping with Amazon.  Say you are $2.11 away from getting the free shipping, you to this site, enter the amount, and it will show you items that cost that exact amount, and in most cases you will still end up saving money over paying for the shipping.

They also provide the service for other sites such as and other Amazon sites from around the world.


DealShouter is one of many social bargain hunting sites out there where users submit deals they find around the Web and then people can vote them up so people will know which are the best deals.  What stuck out to us about this one is that it clearly lists how much the shipping will be on the item, and it also gives you the chance to sort the data with RSS feeds for each section.

deal shouter


FreeShipping is about just one thing … can you guess what that is?  Yep, it’s all about listing free shipping offers from thousands of stores and providing you with codes and the qualifications to get that discount.


Google Product Search

Go to Google Product Search, enter the name of the item you’re looking for and Google will return a list of online retailers that carry it and the prices they offer it at so it is a quick way of price comparing items across multiple sites.  You can find some pretty radical different prices this way.



Smarter offers you basic comparison shopping, but it offers you the ability to search, break it down by categories, brands, prices and a lot of other ways you can filter it all down as far you would like to take it to find the cheapest prices.


What are some of your favorite ways to find ways to save money while shopping online?

Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...