Turning to the Web to exercise your fiscal fitness during these challenging economic times is a smart idea. The deals are getting even sweeter thanks to a few Seattle Webco’s.
Before the next crop of cars go green and hybrid-electric you may prefer to fix up your older model with help from the FrugalMechanic.com, an auto-mated comparison shopping service
Looking for a hard-to-find car part? You no longer need to spend hours combing multiple sites or driving from store-to-store to locate the best deal. Shoppers simply enter the year, make and model of their vehicle and the part they are looking for at FrugalMechanic.com and they are presented with a complete list of buying options sorted by price.
The site’s database of over 5 million part configurations bolsters FrugalMechanic’s claim that it is ready to provide shoppers with the largest selection of auto parts on the Web.
“I’ve always believed that everyone deserves a good deal,” says Tim Underwood, co-founder of Frugal Mechanic. “With the launch of FrugalMechanic.com, everyone can find a great deal without spending hours searching and comparing – we do the hard work so you don’t have to.” [24×7]
T-Mobile’s Google Phone Features Personal Shopping Assistant
For savings on the go, ShopSavvy, an application designed to help do comparative shopping off-the-shelf is available via the T-Mobile G1, the world’s first Android-powered mobile phone in partnership with Google.
Customers simply scan a product’s barcode using the T-Mobile G1’s built-in camera. Using the barcode information, ShopSavvy searches the Web for the best prices on the product, displaying the lowest prices online as well as at nearby brick-and-mortar retailers. [24×7]
“Thrifty at Home” Blog Cuts Rebates to the Quick
A Poulsbo homemaker is out to demonstrate that it’s possible to shop at stores like Rite-Aid for all kinds of healthy products and not have to spend a thin dime. The Thritfy at Home blog documents the latest rebate offers for retailers around the Sound. Web couponing is at an all time high. As long as you remember to claim your rebates, this site can help you find them. [24×7]