The Most Common Types of Online Shoppers

You may call yourself an online shopper, but are you really a pro? The following classes of online shoppers have fine-tuned their skills in an effort to save money every day in every way possible on their web-based purchases. Check out the list below and see if YOU fall into any of these categories.

The Early Riser

You’re going to have to get up pretty early to beat the Early Riser to a sale. They roll out of bed and head straight over to their PC, where they descend upon discount deal of the day websites that offers a limited quantity of products at ridiculously close prices. These shoppers have been known to stay in every night in order to get enough sleep to beat the competition to their mouse.

The Price Obsessed

You’ll never catch the Price Obsessed shopper scoring anything less that the best deal on the web for their desired product. The Price Obsessed shopper knows how to utilize the tools found on the web that allow them lay different prices side-by-side in order to see which is the best deal.

The Early Holiday Shopper

There’s no such thing as the “holiday season” to the Holiday Shopper. That’s because starting December 26th, they are already online, looking for NEXT year’s great gifts for friends and family. The Early Holiday Shopper knows that there a amazing deals right after the holidays on everything from shoes to electronics, and that there are a seemingly endless string of daily bargains throughout the year for the well-informed and attentive shopper.

The Gadget Head

The Gadget Head, once thought to be a predominantly male species is, in actuality, any man or woman who searches the web diligently, looking for the latest home and business electronics products. Their purchases can run the gamut from discount flash drives at deal of the day websites to big screen plasma TVs available through third parties and big box retailers. Whatever their favorite products may be, count on the Gadget Head to be out there 24/7 looking for the best electronics deals.

The Free Shipping Hunter

The Free Shipping Hunter has never paid dime-one to have an order shipped their way. They wait and search and dig until they come across those sites that offer free shipping on their orders. Patience usually favors the Free Shipping Hunter, as many online retailers will run shipping promotions throughout the year in an effort to boost sales.

The Impulse Shopper

Whether or not the item in front of him is a good deal or not, the Impulse Shopper is going to click “Proceed to Checkout” almost every single time. This is one model of online shopper that you must not emulate. While the web makes it incredibly easy to purchase an item, that doesn’t mean every one is suitable for purchase. Take advantage of the ability to comparison shop or find great deals online. Otherwise, your credit card statement could start to resemble that of the Impulse Shopper – which is to say it would be 20 pages long!