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Is Amazon Prime Worth it?

A big question that we get asked often is “Is it worth signing up for Amazon Prime?”. The short answer is “yes”, but it also depends on your situation. A monthly Amazon Prime subscription runs $14.99 a month, which comes out to almost $180 for the entire year.

What I Look For When Buying A TV

I recently had to buy a new TV for my house. My old TV was feeling a little on the small side and it didn’t have any of the handy smart TV features so many of the current televisions have. Plus, have you seen how much cheaper TVs have gotten over the last few years?

Cyber Monday Versus Black Friday

I remember sitting at the Thanksgiving table talking to family members about their Black Friday shopping plans. They’d talk about getting up early, knowing they would have to hunt for parking sports (remember when malls were always super crowded?), battle for the last VCR (or DVD player more...

Retailers You May Not Know About

I really like shopping online. I think if you have read some of the other posts on this site, that would be pretty obvious to you. Some of my favorite places to shop online include Amazon, Walmart, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Zappos, Patagonia, Staples and Dell.

Should I Do My Grocery Shopping Online?

Nowadays, you can order pretty much anything online and get it delivered to your doorstep. Yes, this does include groceries even if they are particularly perishable. But is that a good idea? Don’t you risk having spoiled food if you are not there to receive it. Does quality suffer when you order...

How to Know if You Won

1. Winners are notified via email.

Make sure you are receiving those daily ShopSweeps emails because that is how you will be informed if you were to win a prize. ShopSweeps will send you their special winners’ email in which you will select how you would like to receive your prize. For example,...

Compare and Save Techniques

Brand vs Store-Brand

Shopping can be very tedious. Which hand cream should I get? Should I get the one with the popular name brand or the lesser known one that is cheaper. What about those store brands? They get a bad reputation, but don’t they contain the same ingredients

Always Check the Website Homepage for Coupons

Let’s say you have an itch to go buy something for yourself, or you just simply need some household products. Although going to store could get you the product faster than delivery, which typically takes 2-5 days, you might just save yourself a boatload of money if you order online.


Keep Track of Your Expenses

We have an amazing shopping tip that will help you save a ton of money, and it has nothing to do with sales, coupons, or promo codes. This strategy comes down to being able to properly track your expenses.

All you have to do is use a simple document like Excel or Microsoft word. If you don’t...

How To Read Reviews

One of the best things about shopping online is that many sites post online reviews from buyers who can help confirm that a product is worth buying or that perhaps there are some reasons why you should consider another product.


Enter For a Chance To Win Or Buy?

Shopsweeps is chock full of wonderful products and prizes that you can enter to win each and every day. While nothing is better than winning a 100% free sweepstakes, there may be things you need and want to buy right away.

My Favorite Chrome Shopping Extensions

Coupon Cabin

Coupon Cabin is a cashback site that pays you varied percentages from many leading online retailers. You can choose between Amazon gift cards, direct deposit, PayPal, Check, Chase Payments or donate the cashback if you wish. Since I love to shop, I take my payments in the form of...

Why I Love Shopping Online

I really love shopping online. Perhaps too much, but there are some really good reasons why. There is an old saying, “Time is money” and the reality is that shopping at my favorite retailers online saves me a ton of time and you really cannot put a price on that.


Sweepstakes 101

Some Basic Sweepstakes Tips

Shop Sweeps is there to bring you the 4-1-1 on how to make the most of shopping while giving you chances to win amazing giveaways. Maybe you’ll see something on the site and decide you need it now and want to buy it. On the flipside, we’re sure you’ll find things you...