1. Signed in to Ebates where I earn 4% cashback on purchases from Dell.com
2. Clicked on the Dell.com store link from Ebates so that my purchase can be tracked and I earn cash back. I alsosaw that Dell was offering a %15 off and free shipping coupon code for Dell.com purchases.
3. Located the Xbox 360 Pro for $299.
4. Placed my order:
-- Xbox 360 Pro 60 GB System Holiday Bundle Unit Price: $299.00 Quantity: 1 Total Price: $299.00 -- 15% off Great Software - $44.85 Subtotal: $254.15 Tax: $17.79 Shipping and Handling: $14.99 Import Fee: -- Shipping Discount: -$14.99 Total: $271.94 5. In 2 days I received a credit to my Ebates account in the amount of $15.00 ($10.17 (4% rebate) and $5 for signing up with Ebates) I maximized my shopping dollars by: 1. Set a budget by researching this item for 6 months to learn thatthe lowest price was $299 2. Used coupon codes to reduce cost 3. Looking for a site that offered free shipping 4. Stacking discounts by using coupon codes and Ebate opportunities. Finally, please consider entering my email as the person who referred you. You'll get $5 for signing up and I'll get $5 for referring you. A win, win situation. firstname.lastname@example.org I hope you enjoyed this example of how I'm making money deals for my online shopping. I hope you picked up a tip or two to use for your next online purchase. How has your experience been shopping through Ebates?