Top Tips for Online Shopping In A Safe And Secure Ways

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The digital era speaks a lot for itself when we spot a 12-year-old boy demanding some cool new shoes from his father he saw online the other day. Isn’t this cool when you can compare thousands of products, brands, varieties, and quality of a product without even stepping a foot out? Online shopping is breaking records like never before and the taboos have vanished with all the fascinating options that come with the Online Shopping Spree. Hence it becomes need to keep in mind valuable Tips for Online Shopping In A Safe And Secure Ways.

We’re almost aware of the primary precautions while shopping online like, choosing the secure browser, trusting the certified websites only, preferring credit cards over debit cards for safer transactions and not sharing any personal financial information online etc. But there will be very few really informative write-ups available which can actually enhance your experience while you decide to shop online.

Give these basic ideas a break as they’re already fit in our brains since ages. Let’s have some interesting & informative set of ideas which can actually help you shop better the next time you choose to shop online!

Tips for Online Shopping 

1. All About the Apps

One thing that remains in our hands most of the time throughout the day is our Cellphone. The inseparable companion right? So why not take some more advantages of it by downloading few apps. There are ample amount of Applications available online which can save your fave apparel/product while you’re searching and can notify you when the same thing goes on a price cut/sale or comes back to stock if it isn’t available at that very moment.

There are certain Cash Back Apps as well. Many retailers and online web stores have registered themselves with different such applications, so by simply downloading and/or signing up, you can avail the segregated percentage of cash back from it. Isn’t it great?

2. The Signup and Earn thing

The shopping portals online usually tend to provide some great offers if you sign up for their newsletter or updates. They just require your Name & Email Address for it and you’re done. And why not to grab such discounts if you can save even a few bucks by it? Afterall, every penny counts when it comes to spending right?

3. The secret

Shhhhh! I’m just about to reveal the secret. Just kidding, it is the hack which will help you stay away from the price hike for the same searched item. Usually, when we search for a particular thing we want to shop online, we prefer searching it many a time before actually making a purchase. The browsers we use save the searched preferences and will definitely help you find similar products, but there are chances when you frequently search the same product, prices hike. That’s because websites know by now that you’re anyway going to purchase it. So the trick is to always search for your desired products in any browser’s Private or Incognito Window. They do not save the cookies and so, no such price hike matters to face! Cool Right?

4. Some Multibrand Stores

Usually, the big brand stores prefer to have both online and physical stores. You can take Shoppers Stop, Reliance Trends, Pantaloons etc for instance. They try fetching customers on the web as well as in physical stores. Many of such brand stores put exciting offers and discounts to increase their website’s popularity. So when you’re looking for an apparel or product from a local brand store, try checking its price on their shopping website as well, you might get lucky to have it at lower rates. Cheers!

Tips for being at a safer side while shopping online

1. The Policy

Top Tips for Online Shopping In A Safe And Secure Ways.

We always swap the ‘Terms & Condition’ page simply by clicking ‘I Agree’ while purchasing. I understand it is boring to read those long pages but if not more, then at least try reading the ‘After Sales Services’ part into that. The return policies and terms related to after sales is a must for every online shopper to go through to the store will not physical and you only need to contact the website if anything goes wrong.

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2. Mobile Shopping

We like to keep our things handy, don’t we? Preferring mobile Shopping instead of using PC is most common these days. But while we’re doing this, we need to take few things into consideration for a safer shopping experience. We’re all aware of the ‘Secure Lock’ URL thing on our PC, but mobile screens are small and for this reason, the websites we visit may be of non-secure URL. Try keeping check particularly in this regards to only go to the Secure Locked website for shopping.

Another mobile shopping tip is to be very very cautious about the spammers. We often get emails and ads for products at a very very lower rate. When we directly click that particular link from mobile, there are chances our personal information might be stolen. So to avoid being a victim of such spam links, prefer copying the link and open it in a new tab else use your PC/Laptop to open ‘em.

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3. Consumer Rights

Shopping online is convenient, smart and pocket-friendly! But many of us restraint because of the fear of fraud. If anytime we feel cheated and the website owners did not give the satisfactory answer, you can always sue the online sellers as well. With proper guidance and evidence, you have all the rights to sue them in consumer courts.

Hope the next time you choose to shop online, you have all these information in mind and apply them wisely. That’s Tips for Online Shopping from my side folks, happy shopping!

Till then

Stay Healthy Stay Blessed


  • Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. However, the views shared in this article are my own.
  • DISCLAIMER: The content in this post is purely meant for educational purpose only and not to be substituted for professional advice.
  • Image courtesy Shoppers Stop

38 Comments on Top Tips for Online Shopping In A Safe And Secure Ways

  1. jhilmildsaha
    October 30, 2017 at 5:02 pm (7 months ago)

    It is a great experience to shop with them. Tried and loved it.

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  2. Jiya B
    October 30, 2017 at 7:49 pm (7 months ago)

    I always love shopping at Shoppers stop. Never tried app will try this time. thanks for the post

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  3. Ketchupmoms
    October 30, 2017 at 10:09 pm (7 months ago)

    Loved the tips especially the hack. Good article

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  4. Neha
    October 30, 2017 at 10:21 pm (7 months ago)

    Online shopping is increasing but we have to be mindful about the safety. Useful tips.

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  5. richa
    October 31, 2017 at 10:27 am (7 months ago)

    these were some awesome tips!!! i liked the hack shared!!!

    Allthatsmom

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  6. thebeautytymscom
    October 31, 2017 at 1:01 pm (7 months ago)

    Good piece of read…..useful tips for person who is new to online shopping….

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  7. Anchal
    October 31, 2017 at 2:08 pm (7 months ago)

    Online shopping is a life saviour these days. thanks for your amazing tips.

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  8. Anisha Agrawal
    October 31, 2017 at 4:19 pm (7 months ago)

    Wow i had no idea about this price hike thing due to our searches .. Thanks a lot for sharing

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  9. jhilmil
    October 31, 2017 at 5:10 pm (7 months ago)

    True , its Important to check these point before getting lured in Freebies or Extra Discount trap … !

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  10. Minakshi bajpai
    October 31, 2017 at 5:37 pm (7 months ago)

    You shared Very important points which one should know before online shopping. Will keep these in mind before go for next online shopping. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. Sheetal Dorby
    October 31, 2017 at 6:29 pm (7 months ago)

    Wow I enjoyed a lot reading this post .something of my interest indeed ❤ thanks for sharing this 👍

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  12. Nisha Malik
    October 31, 2017 at 6:36 pm (7 months ago)

    Wow those are Some mind blowing tips. Thanks for letting us know.

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  13. viharin
    October 31, 2017 at 8:15 pm (7 months ago)

    Some great alternatives for shopping! I love shopping from multi brand stores

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  14. Varsh
    October 31, 2017 at 9:18 pm (7 months ago)

    A bit of awareness about safety and deals is required before going for online shopping. Shoppers Stop is one of my favourite shopping places. Will try the app.

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  15. Nandani Datta
    October 31, 2017 at 9:33 pm (7 months ago)

    I love to shop and I’ll definitely keep these tips in mind . thanks a lot

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  16. Judy
    October 31, 2017 at 9:57 pm (7 months ago)

    Oh this post is so indepth look inside online shopping. I love to show with few brands Shoppers stop being one.

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  17. Ajisth's Mom Style
    October 31, 2017 at 10:22 pm (7 months ago)

    Thanks for these helpful tips . I will keep these in my mind.

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  18. Snehal
    October 31, 2017 at 10:50 pm (7 months ago)

    I did not know about the sign up and earn offer. Thanks for this post! 😀

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  19. Mummasaurus
    October 31, 2017 at 11:53 pm (7 months ago)

    these are some really important points you have added here. the policy part is really crucial!!

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  20. Snigdha
    November 1, 2017 at 12:06 am (7 months ago)

    These are one of the best hacks one should keep in mind while shopping online.

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  21. Abhinav Singh
    November 1, 2017 at 12:28 am (7 months ago)

    There are changes of fraud in online shopping. Will keep these tips in mind henceforth

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  22. Prerna Sinha
    November 1, 2017 at 10:24 am (7 months ago)

    Shoppers Stop is one of the most genuine brand to shop with online! Thanks for the tips ⚡️

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  23. zainabraazi@gmail.com
    November 2, 2017 at 2:01 am (7 months ago)

    Shoppers stop has been a fav since forever! This hack you shared was good 😊

    Reply
  24. Shreemayee Chattopadhyay
    November 3, 2017 at 6:28 am (7 months ago)

    I always like to shop through apps. But from next time will do most cautiously.

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  25. Sidra Siddiqui
    November 4, 2017 at 5:53 am (7 months ago)

    Great tips for safe and convenient online shopping! I always shop on incognito windows too! 🙂

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  26. The Kardashian Clan
    November 6, 2017 at 12:17 am (7 months ago)

    These are some really good points because i am the most careless person when it comes to the shopping.

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  27. Brijraj
    November 6, 2017 at 4:16 pm (7 months ago)

    Very good points shared about online shopping.
    Price hike is, indeed, real but it mostly happens with airline websites. I haven’t seen much normal websites indulging in such a thing. But they do that during sales. Many online shopping websites have been accused of that. So, making your purchase via incognito mode can help!

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  28. pashminagirl
    November 11, 2017 at 11:22 am (6 months ago)

    Loved reading this post, very helpful indeed. Im a shopaholic too.. Would try the app this time though

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  29. mahekg
    November 11, 2017 at 11:25 am (6 months ago)

    I have had some good and bad experiencea while shopping online. These points surely are important

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  30. Dine Delicious
    November 11, 2017 at 3:35 pm (6 months ago)

    On line is a good way to shop these days in the comforts of home but definitely safety should be kept in mind.

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  31. Charu
    November 12, 2017 at 9:55 am (6 months ago)

    I really needed this. Will u believe me if I tell you that I have never bought anything online ?

    Reply
  32. Veens
    November 13, 2017 at 1:35 am (6 months ago)

    What a great and helpful post! I didnot know the little tip you shared about browser setting, THANK YOU for that!

    Reply

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