Special section covers auctions and classified ads!
Discover the best places to shop, where to find bargains, and how to skip scams
The World Wide Web can be one bizarre bazaar; its fun, but how do you know where to find stuff? Is it safe to shop there? After you pay shipping, do you really save money? Find out here! Get the scoop on 1,500 super sites, logically arranged by category, with tips on safety, specialty shopping, and lots more.
Discover how to:
- Shop the Web safely
- Buy everything online from crafts to cars
- Find sites that save you time and money
- Navigate auctions and classified ads
- Resolve problems with a purchase
* Shopping on the Web is increasing at a phenomenal rate, making this book a priceless tool for readers who want an online shopping experience that's fun, easy, secure, and saves both time and money
* Each site is rated by price, selection, service, convenience, and security, and extensive indices make it easy to find products by company name, product name, keywords, or URL
* Easy to use and read, this book provides descriptions of more than 1,500 of the best online shopping sites, grouped in useful categories such as apparel, computers and consumer electronics, home, garden, and food
* Includes sidebars on specialized shopping topics such as buying a car online, planning a wedding on the Web, and arranging dinner for two online
* Features a special section on purchasing services on the Web-everything from plumbing help to limousine services
* A unique "Trading With the Natives" section discusses online auction sites (including eBay) and classified ad sites
* Written and researched by Frank Fiore, the expert online shopping columnist at About.com