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Why You Should Be Shopping Online
Why You Should Be Shopping Online

Hidden Gems and Generous Discounts: Why You Should Be Shopping Online

If you’re anything like us, you’ll have been spending a lot more time embracing the freedom of online shopping without having to leave your homes.

Heck, depending on where you live, you might be able to embrace spending most of your days at home with next day deliveries.

And regardless of what is happening, you still need to buy stuff. And if you’re reading this, it’s a safe bet you like to shop savvy. If that’s true, we really like your style.

The best thing is because the Internet is basically one massive shopping mall, you can buy practically anything you can think of.

We wanted to dig out some cool niche products that are just a browser away — as well as some clever tricks and tips to get what you want at a price you’re happy to pay!

It’s amazing what discounts you can get online if you know where to look.

If you’ve never visited Kickstarter, do yourself a favour and check it out. Makers create and launch projects on the platform, with ‘backers’ funding their products and ideas into reality.

KickStarter homepage screenshot
KickStarter homepage screenshot

The savings to be found here come in the form of getting in early. Kickstarter regularly offers backers steep discounts for supporting their projects from the start.

Have you ever heard of snus?

Originating in Sweden, it’s growing in popularity in the States and is seen as an alternative to cigarettes, vaping, chewing, or dipping tobacco.

We stumbled across it while researching this article and couldn’t believe we’d never seen it before. We’d suggest you visit here now to try out a blended spearmint option at a great price, but there are lots of flavours out there too.

After coming across snus, we wondered what other stuff was out that we’d never seen before. Turns out, there’s plenty.

Dirty Tic Tac Toe
Dirty Tic Tac Toe

What about treating yourself to a stylish tic-tac-toe toilet roll holder? You’d be surprised how many there are to choose from.

Nicolas Cage Face Blanket
Nicolas Cage Face Blanket

If that isn’t your thing, how about Nicolas Cage’s face on a blanket?  It also comes as a hoodie or, disturbingly, a swimsuit.

Okay, last try. Do you like pasta? Naturally, you do. And the Spaghetti Monster Colander is here to make sure your next bolognese or carbonara comes out just right. (This guy’s pretty cute, actually.)

Is there something you’ve been waiting for what seems like forever, but it’s always been way too expensive?

A smart stop off for any self-respecting savvy shopper would be Amazon Renewed, where you can find fully refurbished computers, laptops, smartphones, tablets, cameras, audio devices, home appliances.

Streamers Advice - Budgeted Game Streaming Setup
Streamers Advice – Budgeted Game Streaming Setup

Amazon Warehouse is the place to go for secondhand toys, instruments, furniture, and all that good stuff. If you’re looking for Amazon-specific devices such as Kindles, head here.


Hopefully, our advice will have sparked a few money-saving ideas for your next venture online — and save you a few dollars in the process.

Of course, our tips aren’t the only ones out there and we’re sure our readers have some golden nuggets of their own.

Got a few words of wisdom of your own?

Let us know in the comments.

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