Friday December 6, 2013
Apps are small software programs that usually serve a very specific purpose. For example, you might have an app that lets you utilize Facebook, or an app that helps you track your exercise, or an app that helps you find great deals. There are several ways to find apps, whether that be on your phone or tablet or PC. Here are five app search tools that you can use to find an app that will serve your unique needs.
Wednesday December 4, 2013
Ever wonder how search engines rank their search results? Out of the millions and millions of pages that are available on the Web, how do search engines figure out which one is the one that fits your unique search query? This is an extraordinarily complex process that I've broken down into a few simple steps in this article titled "How Do Search Engines Rank Pages?"; it's a brief explanation of how search engines retrieve results and gives a few ideas on why you're looking at the results you're looking at.
Monday December 2, 2013
Today is Cyber Monday, traditionally honored as the Monday after Black Friday as the official kickoff for online shopping. And do I have some good online shopping sites for you!
- Shopping Search Engines: I've written up short and sweet profiles for some of the best shopping search engines on the Web today.
- Comparison Shopping Search Engines: Comparison shopping search engines not only find the item you're looking for, but they give you a list of comparison prices in order for you to find a discount, compare prices from competitors, and finally make a purchase.
- Online Auctions: Check out these online auction sites to find specialty products, grab a bargain, or add to a collection.
- PayPal: If you make a few online purchases this holiday season, most likely, at some point, you'll be utilizing PayPal. Find out more about PayPal.
- Five Things You Can Do With Craigslist: My mom just bought an entire set of her favorite dishes on Craigslist...I've scored a brand new Dania couch and overstuffed chair...and I know lots of folks who are scouring the Craigslist pages for that special holiday gift this year. Find out more about Craigslist and how you can use it to complete your shopping list.
- Free Online Coupon Codes: Check out my list of the best sites to find free coupons and coupon codes for both online and offline stores - you'll be able to save some serious money and find some great deals.
- Free Printable Grocery Store Coupons: Free printable grocery store coupons can help you cut down on your grocery bill, and best of all, they're relatively easy to find on the Web.
By the way: If you come across a particularly good deal on something, please share your find in the comments here so we can all take advantage of it!
Friday November 29, 2013
The day after Thanksgiving is traditionally known as Black Friday in the United States. It's the day when serious holiday shopping begins in earnest. Many stores offer some pretty good deals for Black Friday - you can find out which ones have the best deals with this list of some of the best Black Friday sites on the Web. Read more about Black Friday on the Web.
More online shopping: You can find all sorts of really good deals on the Web; in fact, online shopping is something I enjoy immensely, since I don't have to get dressed up and get out of the house, and I can do it at 3 AM if I want to. Read my article titled Online Shopping to see which shopping search engines might have that perfect deal you've been looking for.