When the going gets tough in the economy, apparently shoppers start clipping! More than 49 million Americans are "clipping" online coupons. In 2010, marketers distributed 332 billion coupons and the use of digital coupons has become so popular that 7 out of 10 shoppers have used coupon websites, according to a recent study of coupon use from Coupons.com. The rest of us are watching Extreme Couponing on TLC in awe. But it doesn't have to be time consuming or hard to save.
Have you gone digital couponing lately? Here are some popular savings sites you might want to explore:
Coupon.com offers hundreds of ways to save including printable coupons, local coupons, and more. Printed savings from Coupons.com and the Coupons.com digital network for the 12 months ending June 2010 exceeded $1 billion.
CheapSally.com offers over 20,000 coupons and serves as a go-to website for coupons, discounts and promotional codes that can be used for online shopping or in-stores.
This site pairs local moms with local businesses and daily deals. Moms find huge deals for other moms, such as restaurant specials, recreation spots, spa services and more.
This site offers a valuable service. It monitors nearly 100 deal-a-day sites in the US, UK, Canada and Australia. The benefit to deal-seekers is less emails and loads of local deals sent right to your email daily.
This deal-a-day program partners with school foundations, non-profits, and other charities that provide kids of all ages with education, food, beds, homes, healthcare and other services. Half of their profits are donated to kids’ charities.