One of my favorite parts of being an ambassador for US Cellular is using their 4G LTE network to rock out when I shop. It keeps me connected, gets me the best deals, and rewards me for shopping. What could be better than that?
Even if you’re not like me and don’t plan to visit all of the stores during busy holiday season and instead like to shop from your couch, smartphones can assist in ensuring you are efficient in your purchases. Below great apps to assist in your shopping, no matter if you do it from home or the couch.
Before you do anything else, make sure you have the cash back app Ebates downloaded on your phone and your computer. Shop through the app and you will get a portion of your purchase back in a Big Fat Check! And to avoid duplicate gift purchases and keep yourself on track download Gifster. You can share wish lists and update what’s been bought for who. IOS and Google Play
A must is Amazon! They release lightening deals every day and they are sometimes gone within seconds. You can zip through your shopping from home on your smartphone or tablet. And with U.S. Cellular’s high-speed 4G LTE network, with speeds of up to 10 times faster than 3G, you won’t miss a single lightning deal! All platforms
To make sure you are getting the best deal, download Slickdeals. This app helps you find the best deals around! Millions of users submit, vote and comment on deals across the nation. The best deals rise to the front page. Of the millions of sales and promotions across the web on any given day, the 30 best deals across the nation make it to the Slickdeals Frontpage every day. Android or Apple
And if you are headed out to the stores download Shopkick. This app gives you points just for stepping in the door. And it helps discover all the best products at stores closest to you. Various stores like Target, Macy’s, Best Buy, Old Navy, American Eagle, JCPenney, Sports Authority and Crate & Barrel have partnered with the app to give you instant deals the moment you walk into their retail store. Plus, the more you visit the stores, you receive more rewards you with kicks (points) just for walking in the door. Get even more kicks when you scan items and make purchases. Points can then be redeemed for gift cards at your favorite stores. Apple and Android
Another must for in store shoppers is the Keyring App. This app keeps you lean and mean for your shopping by debulking your keyring. Instead load all of your loyalty cards into the app and have the cashier scan the barcode. Let your smartphone also make the checkout process hassle free with Key Ring. After the cards are stored, you can access them right from your phone and the cashier will simply use the bar code stored on the device. And not only can you store your own loyalty cards within the app, but you can also access exclusive deals from your favorite retailers and CPG brands.
IOS and Google Play