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Cheeky Ways to Make

you Shop Online With

Less Guilt and More

Rewards

by Sherry Tadeja, September 08, 2019 9:09am

Art by Ahl Mirambel

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Cheeky Ways to Make you Shop Online With Less Guilt and More Rewards

by Sherry Tadeja, September 08, 2019 9:09am
Art by Ahl Mirambel
 

If you think shopping is more of a task than therapylucky you. In the height of the digital age, online shopping has become part of our lifestyles almost as much as checking our social media. Online shopping apps have become smart into prompting us to give in to our guilty-pleasures. With regular sales, discount gimmicks, and gamified features,

Outsmarting these apps can be tricky, but it's possible. here are ways to without having to delete or turnoff shopping app notifications (we know you wouldn't want to miss a good deal!)

Schedule Your Budget

Familiarize your self with the app's discount dates (e.g anniversary dates, monthly promos, season clearances etc.). This way, instead of buying by impulse, you are able to prepare sort out your wishlist based on your budget⁠—and may even have it checked out on the sale date at a much lesser price.

Add everything to cart

This may sound contradicting, but we believe the best time to reflect on your purchases is on the checkout page. Don't deprive your self of the joys in shopping. Nothing draws the line between knowing need and want once we see the total amount upon checkout.

Play Around

Playing games and earning shopping points are now popular among shopping apps. So who says shopping can't be fun? Check into your preferred shopping app to see if they have gamification features you haven't tried yet. Like said, apps have become smarter in attracting its audience. But if it's something that still benefits us, that's not necessarily a bad thing, right?

Pick the right shopping apps

The hype of e-commerce didn't stop at convenience. No two shopping apps are created equal. One may be tailored to fit your taste, but not your budget. We're not stopping you from downloading 'em all. But if you're aiming for the smart shopping route, Shopback is the app to go. Shopback

Using Shopback is simple. Shop from their partner e-commerce sites or brands through the Shopback mobile app to accumulate cash rewards. The returns are up to 30% of the money spent on online shoppingthink of it as an app with eternal discounts.

Shopback Executives with the Shopback Mascot. Photo courtesy of Shopback Philippines

We may want to blame the shopping apps for enabling our spending habits, but we'd love to credit to them for giving us discounts we rarely find in physical stores. Might we add, we don't have to battle the commute to have our wishlists accomplished too. Shopping can literally be rewarding if done wisely.

 

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