Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013
Clipping on Sunday is not the only way to save using coupons anymore as more than two-thirds (69%) of Americans at least sometimes use promotional codes when shopping online, according to a survey conducted online in May by Harris Interactive among 2,085 U.S. adults on behalf of PromotionalCodes.com. While coupons have thrived over the years in tough economic times, such as the Great Depression, they’ve now become a way of life for savvy savers looking to save money on any and every purchase.
Coupons have evolved from their origin in 1888 when they were first used to market a new soda, Coca-Cola, and now PromotionalCodes.com users most search for discounts on car rentals, flights, hotels, handbags and cell phones. As technology has progressed, coupons have as well; even accessible now in an instant via mobile apps empowering consumers with the possibility to comparison shop for better prices while standing in a store.
“Using coupons online is a great way to shop as it offers consumers the chance to save anywhere from a couple dollars to hundreds of dollars or more in a single transaction,” said PromotionalCodes.com consumer savings expert Regina Novickis. “It can be confusing for beginners to know exactly how to find the best deals that are accurate and up-to-date, however.”
In honor of National Coupon Month, the savings team at PromotionalCodes.com put together do’s and don’ts for shoppers who want to save the most money in a safe and secure way:
PromotionalCodes.com is a coupon savings website that provides thousands of free online coupons and promotional codes from top brand names like Macy’s, Target, Home Depot, Travelocity, Dell and many more. The site is developed by Santa Monica-based SurfMyAds.com, Inc., which also owns and operates Coupons.ca, Codes.co.uk, Codes.de, CouponWinner.com, PromoCodes.com and myShoes.com, a shoe shopping website. For more information, visit SurfMyAds.com.
The referenced survey was conducted online within the United States by Harris Interactive on behalf of Surf My Ads.com, Inc., from May 29-31, 2013 among 2,085 adults ages 18 and older. This online survey is not based on a probability sample and therefore no estimate of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. For complete survey methodology, including weighting variables, please contact Candice Cerro: Candice(dot)Cerro(at)surfmyads(dot)com.