We want to thank all of you who have been joining us for the ShopToEarn shopping webinars and have shared your shopping tips on the LinkedIn group, by email, on Twitter, or by leaving a message on this blog. The ShopToEarn family has truly made some great deals out there and we want to share their shopping savings with you.
Read on for some shopping tips that have been sent in by our associates and apply them to your daily life. In addition, for future ShopToEarn or ShopToEarth shopping stories, please post them as comments on this blog.
ShopToEarn/ShopToEarth Shopping Tips
Purchase: toothpaste, shampoo, vitamins, Motrin, cotton balls.
ShopToEarn Savings: 10% cash back, no state sales tax, 5% in drugstore.com dollars, First order receives free shipping for purchase over $25, following orders shipping is free for purchases over $49, 1% back from ShopToEarn points, and 1% back from using a preferred credit card.
Total ShopToEarn Savings: 23% cheaper than the drugstore.com listed price and that was already cheaper than the average retail price.
Purchase: Four Mercedes Tires
Dealer Prices: $400 per tire, plus $60 for mounting.
Costco Prices: $265 per tire includes mounting.
ShopToEarn, The Tire Rack: The exact same tires for $235. Plus 6% back, no sales tax, Shipping costs $40
Total ShopToEarn Savings: $211.04 compared to the Mercedes dealer price.
J&R Computer and Music
Purchase: Three International Cell Phones
Retail Best Buy in San Francisco the phones cost $750 plus 8.5% sales tax = $813.75.
ShopToEarn Best Buy: 3% cash back. On three phones, a savings of $22.50.
ShopToEarn CompUSA, PCMall.com, JR.com all had the phones cheaper than BestBuy.
J&R had the best price: $199.99 each or $600 for 3 phones. No sales tax, free shipping, 5% from STE for another $30 savings or a total cost of $570.
Total ShopToEarn Savings: $243.75. This savings is more than half of the ShopToEarn associate fee in just one purchase.
Purchase: Three Computer Ink Cartridges
ShopToEarn Savings: Rebate up to 29%, promotion code for 10%, free shipping with a $50 order, plus a volume discount for ordering 3 single items.
Web site regular price = $67.65
Total ShopToEarn Savings: Paid $51.30 and after 29% rebate, total cost $34.77 or nearly 50% off!
For more ShopToEarn shopping tips and savings check out the past blog posts or Julie Soviero’s Twitter (@juliesoviero) for her month-long shopping challenge updates. Keep checking back to the blog for more tips and share your shopping savings on the comment section below.
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