Buying goods online has become a way of life.
Simple, convenient and devoid of ‘real world’ hassles like queues and snarky assistants, the internet is, increasingly, the new mall or high street.
While there are a million reasons we love virtual shopping, there are also, however, more than a couple of downfalls.
The business of buying on the internet isn’t risk free;
dangers of identity theft, virus infection, card copying and, of course, the plain old rip off, lurk at every turn.
To help you to navigate what is becoming a virtual retail minefield, I’ve done some research and put together a list of 7 online shopping mistakes.
1. Narrow Horizons
The internet is a big place.
Instead of automatically doing your shopping at one particular virtual store, broaden your horizons and check out a few new options.
It’s important to compare prices across retailers in order to make sure you’re getting the best deal;
That tried and tested vendor might just be wildly overpriced.