Want a Firefox extension that will help you make automatic price and coupon comparisons the next time you do some online shopping? PriceBlink is an add-on for Firefox that does a very good job at this. It will automatically find lower prices and money-saving coupons from thousands of retailers while you shop.
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We can’t count on Uncle Sam to get us out of our economic woes, so who can we trust? I say trust Firefox. It has never asked for a penny, and is always so reliable. With that said, what Firefox add-ons out there will help you save some money? Here are my favorites:
RetailMeNot – Never miss a bargain again. Automatically informs you of sites that retailmenot.com users have shared discount coupon codes for.
Woot Watcher – Woot Watcher monitors the Woot! web site, and keeps you updated with the current item, price, and if it is sold out.
Price Protectr Toolbar – Price protect your purchases with a single click! Watch and target prices, find coupons, get retailer ratings, and improve your online shopping experience.
PriceDrop – An extension which helps you track Amazon product prices and get notifications when they drop.
PriceAdvance – Get price comparisons as you shop around the Web, so you can get the best deal.
Forex Currency Converter – Just click on any currency data on any web page to convert that amount across over 180 foreign exchange rates right on your screen.
KeepCash Coupon Notifier – Lightweight Firefox extension to notify you when online coupons exist for a site that you are shopping at.
Pronto Shopping Messenger – Instant price comparisons when you shop online via a small message window that alerts you of potential savings.
BuyBuddy – Locate products on those pages that are offered through Amazon and ‘tag’ them.
MoneyQuake – Moneyquake is a extension, which displays your real-time earning statistics from most popular advertisement systems (such as Google AdSense).
Know of another add-on that helps you keep a ‘bit more of the green stuff in your wallet? If so, drop it into the comments. We will just consider this an economic stimulus for us Firefox fans.
In the Online world, the idea of shopping alone with no help at all is more than a little out dated. If you take a look around there are so many services and add-ons for Firefox that will turn you into a shopping and deal finding juggernaut.
You just have to know where to look and which are the best of the best.
Shopping Bag – This add-on promises to help you never miss a deal again. It is a free add-on that works with Firefox to help you find deals via iBakeSale.com. Cash-back at hundreds of online stores? Sounds interesting to me.
Pronto Shopping Messenger – The next extension on the list here brings you instant price comparisons when you shop online via a small message window that alerts you of potential savings.
Shopzilla – Easy search and save tool that makes Online shopping a little easier and cheaper too, if you use the tool correctly. Browse through sites like eBay and Amazon to find the best deal possible on the product you most desire.
Grocery List Generator – This add-on would be more helpful for “real world” shopping and hunting down of deals. The Grocery List Generator helps store your lists you need regularly.
Coupon Craze – This is one of the many coupon alerters out there that will help you keep track of the latest coupons, deals and offers when visiting your favorite shopping sites.
RetailMeNot 2.0 – Shopping has gone Web 2.0! If you find yourself always a day late and a dollar short when it comes to finding deals, RetailMeNot is the addon for you. It automatically informs you of sites its’ users have shared discount coupon codes for.
Woot Watcher – We all love Woot, right? I just feel silly typing that, but they do find some great deals. Woot Watcher monitors the Woot web site and keeps you updated on the current item, price and if it is sold out yet or not.
As you can see Firefox can be turned from a normal everyday browser into a shopper’s best friend. Toss in a few add-ons, and you can then brag to your friends that you too are saving money and finding the best deals on the Web.
Long gone are the days of sitting hunched back over the Sunday newspaper, cutting out ads for the next week’s worth of shopping. With neat extensions like Coupon Craze now we can just do all that hard work “virtually”.
Here is a little more about the extension from the developers:
The extension supports over 4000+ merchants with up to date offers to be found. So if you see the bag light up that means the site you are shopping at has offers available. Click the “Offers” button to get an up to date list of the offers available on the very site you are visiting. Then click the offer and you will be taken to the special offer and if the offer requires a coupon be given a coupon code or display any additional restrictions or instructions.
Sounds like a good deal to me. If this could also team up with some of the other coupon databases out there, it would really be a winner to me. All in all though, a deal is a deal no matter which way you slice it – and there is never anything wrong with getting your goods a little cheaper.
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