Where the Deals are: Shopping Sites for College Students, Parents & the College-bound
Jan13

Where the Deals are: Shopping Sites for College Students, Parents & the College-bound

CampusChat's guest host this week was Kevin Strawbridge (@kstraw), president of DealTaker.com. Kevin led us in a discussion about where to shop online to save money and find deals — something parents of college-bound teens and college students can appreciate!  Participants, along with Kevin, mentioned so many sites during the chat, that I thought it good to start a list. The sites listed below include deal and coupon sites, as well as discount card and buying club organizations. I invite you to explore the links and read the complete transcript from CampusChat to see all of the online shopping tips shared.  Shopping Sites Alice - http://alice.com/ Dealnews - http://dealnews.com/ DealTaker - http://www.dealtaker.com/ Offers - http://www.offers.com/ Restaurants/Dining CampusFood - http://www.campusfood.com/ Restaurant.com - http://www.restaurant.com/ Student Advantage - http://www.studentadvantage.com Travel Farecast.com - http://www.bing.com/travel/ megabus.com - http://megabus.com/landing.php myisic.com...

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Next on CampusChat: Online Shopping Tips with Kevin Strawbridge
Jan11

Next on CampusChat: Online Shopping Tips with Kevin Strawbridge

Q. What does every parent of a college-bound teen need to know? A. How to shop smart and save money when shopping online! Whether you’re a parent shopping for back-to-school, furnishing a dorm room, or looking for deals on new computer, there are ways to be a savvy shopper to save money and shop wisely. Find out how when Kevin Strawbridge, president of DealTaker.com co-hosts #CampusChat on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 9 pm, Eastern, 8 pm Central. He’ll share his best tips on how to get great deals online. You see, Kevin Strawbridge is something of “deal junkie.” Ever since he was in college (and really before then), he has made it his mission to find ways to save money. He was the guy in the office who always had the lunch coupons in his pocket. Which is why, on his last day working for JCPenney.com, his team covered his entire office in coupons and affectionately dubbed him the “King of Koupons.” Little did he know that his passion for finding good deals would lead him down the path to heading up DealTaker.com – one of the nation’s leading online sites for deals and coupons. Today he, and his team of “DealTakers” scour the web and work with over 280,000 active participants on DealTaker.com to provide all the means necessary to save time and money when shopping online. You’re invited to follow Kevin on Twitter @kstraw and join us on Wednesday for #CampusChat. For more information about how to participate in a Twitter chat, see our post on Twitter tools. RSVP and someone will get a great deal, too! Participants who RSVP to this chat invitation will be entered into a drawing for a free copy of H&R Block Deluxe Tax Prep software, a $30 value. To enter the drawing: Simply use the Comment link below. Enter the words “RSVP” and your Twitter username. Example: RSVP @zkellyq  (and you’re entered!) A winner will be determined before the chat ends using tools available from...

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