Online Shopping Directory All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Online Shopping Directory All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

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Shopping on the Web is increasing at a phenomenal rate, making this book a priceless tool for readers who want an online shopping experience that's fun, easy, secure, and saves both time and money Each site is rated by price, selection, service, convenience, and security, and extensive indices make it easy to find products by company name, product name, keywords, or URL Easy to use and read, this book provides descriptions of more than 1,500 of the best online shopping sites, grouped in useful categories such as apparel, computers and consumer electronics, home, garden, and food Includes sidebars on specialized shopping topics such as buying a car online, planning a wedding on the Web, and arranging dinner for two online Features a special section on purchasing services on the Web everything from plumbing help to limousine services A unique "Trading With the Natives" section discusses online auction sites (including eBay) and classified ad sites Written and researched by Frank Fiore, the expert online shopping columnist at About.comshow more

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  • Paperback | 672 pages
  • 182.9 x 233.7 x 38.1mm | 952.56g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764574957
  • 9780764574955

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Special section covers auctions and classified ads!Discover the best places to shop, where to find bargains, and how to skip scamsThe World Wide Web can be one bizarre bazaar; it's fun, but how do you know where to find stuff? Is it safe to shop there? After you pay shipping, do you really save money? Find out here! Get the scoop on 1,500 super sites, logically arranged by category, with tips on safety, specialty shopping, and lots more.Discover how to: Shop the Web safely Buy everything online from crafts to cars Find sites that save you time and moneyNavigate auctions and classified ads Resolve problems with a purchaseshow more

About Frank Fiore

Barbara Kasser is a network administrator for a major specialty chemical company. In her spare time, she is the Team Leader Coordinator for the Boca Raton Community Emergency Response Team. Barbara is the author of several books, including Internet Shopping Yellow Pages, Practical Internet, Using the Internet, 4th Edition and Netscape Navigator, Browsing and Beyond. Barbara also co-authored Internet Explorer 4, One Step at a Time. Frank Fiore is an eBusiness expert and accomplished author of six eBusiness books: Successful Affiliate Marketing for Merchants, e-Marketing Strategies, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting an Online Business, Dr. Livingston's Online Shopping Safari Guidebook, Tech TVs Starting an Online Business, and How to Succeed in Sales Using Today's Technology. He is the Online Shopping Guide for About.com and a prolific writer of eBusiness features on Informit.com.show more

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Online Shopping Overview. Chapter 1: Shopping the Global Superstore. Chapter 2: Shopping Securely Online. Chapter 3: Buying from Your Fellow Netizens. Part II: Online Shopping Sites. Chapter 4: Antiques, Art, and Collectibles: Building Your Private Collection. Chapter 5: Apparel: Dressing for Work and Play. Chapter 6: Auctions and Classifieds: Trading with the Natives. Chapter 7: Babies and Children: Shopping Is Child's Play. Chapter 8: Computers and Electronics: Get Wired and Stay Connected. Chapter 9: Drinks: Wetting Your Whistle. Chapter 10: Entertainment: Keeping Yourself Amused. Chapter 11: Flowers and Gifts: Reminders and Remembrances. Chapter 12: Food: Dining in Cyberspace. Chapter 13: Health and Beauty: Looking as Good as You Feel. Chapter 14: Home and Garden: Shopping for Your Castle. Chapter 15: International: Shopping the Global Marketplace. Chapter 16: Malls and Mega Stores: Great Shopping Under One Virtual Roof. Chapter 17: Office Supplies: Getting Down to Business. Chapter 18: Outdoors: Shopping the Great Outdoors. Chapter 19: Pets: Caring for Your Animals. Chapter 20: Seasonal and Holidays: Party On! Chapter 21: Sports, Hobbies, and Crafts: Spending Your Free Time. Chapter 22: Transportation: Traveling Round and Round. Chapter 23: Travel: Getting Away from It All. Chapter 24: Zany Fun: A Look at the World Wide Weird. Part III: The Part of Tens. Chapter 25: Ten Ways to Protect You and Your Purchase When Shopping Online. Chapter 26: Ten Places to Turn When You Have Problems with a Purchase. Chapter 27: Ten Places for Product and Merchant Reviews. Chapter 28: Ten Ways to Find the Best Prices. Index.show more