How to Save   Money and Time    with Online &   Mobile CouponsCompliments of ClipDeals.com    Save Time and Money with Cou...
Using Online Coupons to Save MoneyPeople have been clipping and collecting coupons for decades to save money. Coupons coul...
Sites like these allow you to save a great deal of time without sacrificing any of the options that avidcoupon shoppers wa...
What is a mobile coupon                     and how do they work?Have you been wondering about what mobile coupons are and...
code that you need to give them. For instance, Clipdeals.com has a button that you press that says“Redeem Coupon” that use...
Who Saves Money with Coupons?Does anyone still use coupons to save money anymore? While it’s easy to look at the method of...
Even the mother who saved $2,000 that I interviewed has the opportunity to save the same amount ormore in less time if she...
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  1. 1. How to Save Money and Time with Online & Mobile CouponsCompliments of ClipDeals.com Save Time and Money with Coupons and Deals from Clipdeals.com – http://www.clipdeals.com
  2. 2. Using Online Coupons to Save MoneyPeople have been clipping and collecting coupons for decades to save money. Coupons could be foundin any number of different places including newspapers, magazines and cereal boxes, at the point ofpurchase and delivered straight to the mailbox via direct mail advertising.While each of these delivery methods continue to work to this day, they weren’t overly efficient for thepeople who sought specific offers at specific times. This would often lead to clipping and collectingcoupons that may not be used, or that were forgotten despite the best of intentions only to be foundafter they expired.Aside from the most avid collectors who would network amongst themselves to find and share coupons,the majority of people just didn’t have the time necessary to make collecting conventional couponsworthwhile.However, all that has changed with the internet and online coupons. Now coupons are much easier tofind by doing a simple Google search, and there are hundreds if not thousands of websites that focusalmost entirely of describing and sharing coupons for just about every kind of product or serviceimaginable.While on the surface this sounds like a great improvement over the way things used to be, having all ofthese choices can also be overwhelming. Now there are almost too many choices, do you want printablecoupons or mobile coupons? Do you want coupons from local retailers in your city, or do you wantcoupons from national brands that are good right across the country?Searching on Google is also apt to deliver results which might not apply to be relevant to your city, stateor even country.Having choice is always a good thing, except when it’s too much of a good thing and you have to work tofind the relevant offers to you. Then we end up losing time trying to time is lost sifting and sortingthrough all of the information to find the proverbial needle in the haystack that we’re looking for.For these reasons, it’s best to narrow your search down to a select few of the very best coupon savingssites online.The best coupons sites offer only what you need, are easy to use and are frequently updated.A good example of this would be Clipdeals.com for those who want coupons from Canadian retailers.Not only does Clipdeals offer exclusive coupons from local retailers in cities right across the country, butthey also scour the internet regularly to find coupons from big brands like McDonalds, Starbucks, Sears,Staples, Dairy Queen, Swiss Chalet and more.Clipdeals also provides printable and mobile versions of their exclusive coupons giving the addedversatility of redeeming coupons to the place of purchase or simply displaying them on a smart phone. Save Time and Money with Coupons and Deals from Clipdeals.com – http://www.clipdeals.com
  3. 3. Sites like these allow you to save a great deal of time without sacrificing any of the options that avidcoupon shoppers want to save money.Make sure that before you settle on any single coupon website, that it can provide you printable andmobile coupons as well as local and national coupons.When you can find a site that can offer all of that along with freshly updated coupons that’s easy to use– you know that you have a winner. Sites that match those requirements will not only save you money,but they’ll also save you time in the end as well.Happy coupon collecting! Save Time and Money with Coupons and Deals from Clipdeals.com – http://www.clipdeals.com
  4. 4. What is a mobile coupon and how do they work?Have you been wondering about what mobile coupons are and how they work? They are a relativelynew way to save money that has become popular with the widespread adoption of smartphones acrossNorth America. This article will explain what a mobile coupon is, how they work and how you can usethem to save money if you own a smart phone.What is a mobile coupon?So what is a mobile coupon? Is it a coupon that you can take with you? If so, then what would be thedifference between a mobile coupon and a regular printed coupon that you may have received in themail or clipped out of the back of a cereal box?Mobile coupons are actually electronic versions of coupons that you can carry with you and display onyour mobile phone rather than on a sheet of paper that you present at the point of purchase. They aretherefore called ‘mobile coupons’ because they are associated with mobile phones (albeit mostspecifically with smartphones).How do mobile coupons work?Mobile coupons use what are called QR or quick response codes to work their magic. A QR code is a 3Dbar code that you scan with your smart phone to bring up a mobile website. They are convenientbecause you can be taken directly to a relevant website without having to manually type in the webaddress with your thumbs.You scan the QR code by taking a picture of it with your camera, but this will only work if you have a QRcode reader or scanner installed on your smartphone. Otherwise all you’ll end up with is a picture of thebarcode rather than the mobile coupon or website displayed on the phone.How to install a QR CodeAs complicated as all this sounds to someone who’s never scanned a QR code before – it’s really not thathard. There are dozens of free QR code readers available for your smartphone regardless of whetheryou have an iOS or Android-based phone. Once you install the QR code app to your phone, you justselect it and scan the QR code to get the mobile coupon to display.Redeeming a Mobile CouponThe benefits of using a mobile coupon are twofold. Not only do you not have to print out the couponand needlessly waste paper and ink, but having the coupon on your phone makes it harder to misplacethen a typical paper or cardboard coupon would be.Depending on which site you get your mobile coupon from, you may just need to display the it on yourphone to the person behind the counter at the place of purchase, or you many have a special discount Save Time and Money with Coupons and Deals from Clipdeals.com – http://www.clipdeals.com
  5. 5. code that you need to give them. For instance, Clipdeals.com has a button that you press that says“Redeem Coupon” that use during the purchasing process so that the coupon discount is applied at thetime of the sale.Mobile Coupons are here to stayWhile many dismissed QR codes as a fad that would soon be obsolete, mobile coupons are here to stay.As smartphones increasingly drop in price for the masses, the interest in mobile coupons are sure toonly increase. Sure QR codes could be phased out in the not-too-distant future with more potent andversatile technology, but it’s my guess that the mobile coupon will be here to stay. Save Time and Money with Coupons and Deals from Clipdeals.com – http://www.clipdeals.com
  6. 6. Who Saves Money with Coupons?Does anyone still use coupons to save money anymore? While it’s easy to look at the method of savingmoney by collecting coupons as outdated, ask yourself this question – does saving money ever get old?I recently sampled a small group of working mothers and found some conflicting evidence regardingcoupon use today. On the one hand, there was a mother who cheerfully confessed to using coupons tosave her family upwards of 2,000 per year. Yet, on the other side there were mothers who claimed to befar too busy to use coupons to save money.I totally understand where their coming from. However, at the same time $2,000 is enough money totake a nice trip somewhere for a week’s vacation, or to put away for the kids college fund. Surely theremust be a happy medium between saving money and the time that’s required to do so with couponsright?Well, it turns out there is – online coupons.You see, now that there are coupons online that are indexed by Google as well as hundreds of sites thatmanage and share the coupons with their followers, finding coupons doesn’t have to be as timeconsuming. You don’t even have to cut them out of the paper now – you can simply choose the couponthat you want and print it out on your printer.The potential for online coupons is virtually unlimited, with retailers at both the national and local levelrealizing that offering a discount to encourage sales is just smart business. Chances are that if you’relooking for a certain type of coupon, you can find it today online.Now, instead of collecting a whole pile of coupons from sources like magazines, cereal boxes and directmailers – you can now find coupons just when you need it.For example, say you don’t feel like cooking tonight and decide to order some takeout pizza. Wellinstead of rummaging around through all your kitchen drawers looking for a pizza coupon, you couldsimply go to a site like www.clipdeals.com and search under the restaurant category.Once there, not only will you see pizza coupons from national chains but you’ll also see local pizzaretailer coupons as well. Who knows, you might even decide to order something different or go to adifferent style local restaurant because you were inspired from all of the choices available.Just In Time CouponsIt only takes a moment or two to find a coupon, so online coupons introduce the concept of being ‘justin time’. Instead of spending hours tracking them down, clipping and saving coupons for the perfectoccasion, now you can just hit up your favourite coupon website and quickly search before you ordersome fast food. Save Time and Money with Coupons and Deals from Clipdeals.com – http://www.clipdeals.com
  7. 7. Even the mother who saved $2,000 that I interviewed has the opportunity to save the same amount ormore in less time if she starts taking advantage of online coupons as well. The only thing she needs to dois find a coupon website that offers coupons for the types of businesses and services that she frequentsthe most.Finding a trust worthy site that offers exclusive coupons from local retailers as well as from the bignational chains in multiple formats and that is updated frequently can help you save a lot of money andtime for a change.Saving money is never going to be old news, but with online coupons and mobile coupons, saving moneyis getting a new look for the information age. Save Time and Money with Coupons and Deals from Clipdeals.com – http://www.clipdeals.com

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