The Best Black Friday Shopping Tips And Tricks

Posted: Sep 13 2014, 12:39am CDT | by , Updated: Sep 13 2014, 4:47am CDT, in Black Friday 2019


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The Best Black Friday Shopping Tips And Tricks

Black Friday 2014 is approaching. Get ready with our Tips and Tricks Guide for getting the most out of Black Friday.

It should probably go without saying, but Black Friday is the single largest shopping day of the year, and with very good reason. Anyone that has ever been looking for a great deal on virtually any gift imaginable bas seen the kinds of savings that are available on this very special shopping day. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most hectic, confusing, and grueling shopping days possible for most people, leaving them wondering why they even bother trying to make it to the store.

There are, however, a few things that you can do in order to make sure that you have the best experience possible and walk away with plenty of gifts for yourself and others. All it takes is understanding what you are doing and what you can do to get the best deals with the least amount of hassle.

Black Friday

Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, a tradition that started much farther back than many people would think. Thanksgiving Day parades would typically feature Santa Clause as the final float, signifying the arrival of Christmas. It might seem strange being a month away, but when you celebrate Christmas the way that America does it can take that long to prepare.

Know The Ads

Advertisements are the way that you know what you are going to get. These are typically sent out the week of Black Friday, but in some cases you can get your hands on them early like the Walmart Black Friday 2014 Ad.

-Leaked Ads

In the lead up to Black Friday, there are many people that get their hands on the advertisements before they go out in the paper. You can find these online on Black Friday blogs, but it is important to not put too much stock in them if you aren’t sure that they are real. This can, however, be a great way to get an idea for at the very least what will be discounted, allowing you to plan ahead.

-Study Them

Once you have real ads to go off of, it is important that you know exactly what you are looking for and where you are going to get them from. Too many people go in blind and hope they’ll grab something worth it, but if you have ever dealt with the crowd that gathers you know that this is next to impossible.

Outthink The Retailers

One thing that you can do to ensure success is outthink the retailers that are trying to get sales without actually making less money. One strategy that retailers often use is to advertise Black Friday deals that are actually regular discounts, or not discounts at all. By doing your research beforehand you can know if they are trying to pull something over on you and you can outsmart those that are trying to take advantage of the name of the shopping day without actually participating.

Get There Early For Big Deals

Retailers like Best Buy offer incredible deals that sell out very quickly. There will only be a very small amount of some things available, so you have to be there early in order to take advantage of them. Some stores will have a line around the block to get in on the action, so you will have to think far in advance if you are going to try to get some of the larger discounts that are going to be available.

Staying Safe

In preparation for Black Friday, you must know how to stay safe. A simple Google search of the last few years will turn up multiple people that have been critically injured during Black Friday events. The massive crowds that gather will do almost anything to get the latest video game system for half off, so you must be prepared. Do not take small children to Black Friday, especially. You should also know whether or not you are in good enough shape to go to some of the busier stores.

Cyber Monday

A less well known sister of Black Friday is known as Cyber Monday. This started around 2005 and has become a great way to get fantastic deals without having to enter the stores on Black Friday. While there are separate deals that happen online on the Friday before, as covered above, Cyber Monday can be a great trick for getting deals from the comfort of your home. For online shopping, this is the biggest day of the year.

-Check On Black Friday

Many sites might offer the same discounts on Black Friday that they do in stores. This lets you beat the crowd without missing out on anything, so take advantage of sites like Best Buy, who are known to practice this. Amazon might not have physical stores, but they also offer Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals that are among the best in the business.

-Take Your Time

Since you are shopping online, there is less of a rush, although many are time restricted. By taking your time with the shopping you can compare prices with other sites that also have deals going on. This will let you get the best deal and resist the urge to make an impulse buy that doesn’t actually save you much money.

-Start Early

Cyber Monday is a busy online shopping day and more people begin to access the sites as the day goes on. If you start early you can get items that others might miss out on, but you’ll also save yourself from going to a site that has lost the ability to load.

The Best Black Friday Tips And Tricks

Some of these might seem like no brainers, but at the end of the day it is all about being prepared. Too many people go into Black Friday without knowing what they are doing or how they are going to get all of their shopping done. You might still have to fight a crowd or two if you want some of the very special deals, but with the right kind of help you’ll remove as much of the headache as possible without making any sacrifices.

Black Friday 2014

When is Black Friday 2014? Black Friday 2014 is on November 28th.
Again Black Friday retailers will have a whole month to market Black Friday 2014 deals. We will bring you extensive news, ads, deals and reviews of all what Black Friday 2014 has to offer and will guide you to the hottest bargains like we did in the past years.

The Black Friday sales event is bigger than ever and extends into the steadily growing Cyber Monday sales event. Cyber Monday 2014 will be on December 1, 2014.

Check out the lists of the best Black Friday 2013 Deals the best Cyber Monday 2013 Deals, to set your exceptions to which deals you can expect this year. It is not clear yet if we will see any new hot product trends for 2014. So far it looks like we will again focus on TVs, Tablets and smartphones. Last year the new Xbox One and PS4 did not play a role in Black Friday sales. That will change this year. We will see great Sony PS4 Black Friday 2014 deals and Xbox One Black Friday 2014 Deals.

Check out Black Friday 2014 Countdown to find out how many days are left to wait until Black Friday 2014.

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Bijon Kumar Pramanik is an experienced technology writer working since years in the consumer electronics field.




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