Comparison shopping sites are one of the best ways to stretch your dollar on the Web, because they offer you the ability to compare prices from many different sources for any item you might be looking for. Here are the top nine best comparison shopping sites on the Web, as judged by relevancy of results, accuracy, and ease of use.
Shopzilla gives you commonly used searches right on the front page (women's shoes, video games, etc.) right next to the hottest sellers. You can also sort results by price, cost of shopping, and brand.
PriceGrabber offers a wide variety of categories ranging from Appliances to Video Games. They also offer seasonal gift guides, how-to videos, and a Deal of the Day. PriceGrabber gives you many filters for your search results, including by brand, price, size, color, features, and consumer ratings.
ShopGoodwill.com is a different kind of comparison shopping site; it compiles items from hundreds of different Goodwill stores from all over the world, on five different continents. You can find some pretty serious bargains here.
Bing's shopping search is pretty comprehensive; you can find products here from hundreds of different stores and compare prices at the same time. However, the best thing about Bing's comparison shopping? Cashback for purchases.
Google's product search listings are mammoth; in fact, just one simple search for a GPS system literally brought back around 1500 different results. You can filter this overload of information by price, brand, category, and store, as well as related searches that can help you further narrow down what you're looking for.
Yahoo Shopping connects you to products from lots of different sources, but they also give you online coupons and a nifty Deal of the Day to further take advantage of online shopping sales.
Find good deals, compare prices, and even read consumer reviews at Bizrate.
Looking for a car? You can compare prices for any make and model at CarsDirect. Simply choose what you're looking for, type in your zip code, and you'll be offered a few different areas right in your local community where you can go and kick the tires.
Amazon is the largest online retailer. They not only bring you hundreds of thousands of items from their own warehouses, but sellers from all over the world are also able to upload their own wares for sale, making it possible for the shopper to compare prices at a glance from a myriad of different stores and individual sellers.