How to find bargains on your favourite classified website

Ever wondered how people find bargains in their favorite local classified newspaper and or website? There are more than one way to find bargains viable to your needs and desires. Here’s some tips you can use to find and identify bargains on Junk Mail.

First come – First served

Keep in mind when browsing your local classified website that new advertisements are usually updated every minute. If you wait until the end of the day to browse and search for what you are looking for and the ad has been visible since the early morning hours, the item (especially if the demand for an item is big) would have most likely already be sold. So take a 5 minute break every now and then from work or personal life and be sure to browse your favorite classifieds website.

Setting up alerts or following RSS feeds

When looking for a job on the Job Mail website – you can now follow a specific type of job or even a search you were looking for. Once this page or section of the website is updated with new positions you will automatically be notified via email or via your RSS reader. This is brilliant for keeping up to date with the newest positions available. Have you tried it yet? Just look for the RSS icon – click, and follow the steps. Now you will be notified about the newest jobs available.

How to Subscribe to an RSS feed

Do your own due diligence

In order to know if a product or ad is either over-priced or selling for a bargain you must be familiar with what such a product normally sells for brand new in the shops, or the average price people are selling it for second hand. Once you have an idea of what the expected price should be you can now make an informed decision on whether to buy it or rather wait for another similar ad.

Due Diligence Definition: reasonable steps taken by a person to avoid committing a tort or offence.
A comprehensive appraisal of a business undertaken by a prospective buyer, especially to establish its assets and liabilities and evaluate its commercial potential.

Urgent Sales

Normally if something is labelled as an urgent sale, the person who is selling the item is in urgent need for cash flow. By taking advantage of such sales you can find excellent products for a fraction of the price they would normally sell for. Not just that – Because the seller is looking for cash urgently you might even be able to negotiate an even better price that originally advertised for.

Any other tips you can recommend for the buyers and sellers out there? Be sure to leave your comment in the section below.

Annabel Schoeman

SEO’er, blogger and lover all things weird, wacky and interesting.

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