1. Sign up for a site or store's emails. Frequently, stores send out emails alerting customers to sales and discounts before they're advertised to the public. It also eliminates the need for checking a site daily. For example, Gap's biannual Friends and Family Discount is sent out via email. This coupon can get you up to 30% off your purchase both online and in stores.
2. Before you buy, check out online coupon websites like Couponcabin.com and Retailmenot.com. These sites offer coupon and discount codes for a variety of websites, from % off to free shipping, it can be a great way to save money.
4. Sign up for personalized alerts from sites like Shopittome.com and Shopstyle.com. These sites allow you to indicate your brand preference and will create personal emails tailored to your interests. They will send you a daily email when your favorite brands and items go on sale. They also allow you to browse for general items among multiple websites and do comparison shopping.
5. Sign up for flash sales and invite your friends to join, using your link. Flash websites, such as Giltgroup.com, Ruelala.com and Hautelook.com all offer incentives for inviting your friends. Once you sign up, look for your personalized link on your account. When your friends sign up and purchase using your referral code, you get $!