Inside – 12 Savings Tips for the Best Deals

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Are you an shopper? Me too! I love the convenience and ease of the site. As a frugalista, I have learned a few tips and tricks from inside over the last 5 years of writing this little blog of mine.

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I hope I can show you a few new “Inside” tips to help you to stretch your dollars and keep more of your hard-earned money!

12 Tips for Saving Money on


1. Amazon’s Gold Box Deals

Amazon has a daily deals section called “Gold Box deals“. There are new deals every day and you can sign up to receive these deals via email. You will also see their  “Lightning Box Deals” on the same page.

Gold Box deals are valid for a day and Lighting Box deals are valid for a short time, usually a few hours until they are sold out. The Lightning Box deals will be for different categories throughout the day such as Health & Personal Care, Sports and Outdoors deals, and Software deals.

2. Camel – Camel-  Camel – What a strange name for a website!

This is a free price tracker site. Set up a price watch and get an email alert when the price drops.You can also search the price history to research the best prices. Look under popular products to see current price drops.

3. A Free Widget that Finds the Deals For You!

Type in the Amazon category such as books or electronics and the % discount from 50% – 90% and you will instantly see the new markdowns. I love this free tool!

4. Amazon’s Warehouse and Clearance Center

Did you know that Amazon has an online warehouse with markdowns and returned items? You can often find deep discounts here.

5. Amazon Has Grocery Coupons

Find organic and healthy food along with common grocery items at check for sales and coupons and spend less time in the grocery store.

6. Amazon Mom is Not Just for Moms

Anyone can join and the discounts are for more than diapers and baby items. They also offer special coupons just for Amazon Mom members.

7. Trade In Old Items for Amazon Gift Cards

Trade in items you bought from Electronics, Movies & TV, Textbooks, Video Games, Music and more. Items ship for free.

8. Share Your Amazon Prime Membership with Four People

Split the cost, get Prime Two Day Shipping and Save. This post will walk you through the process.

9. Include Add On Items Which Are Usually Cheap!

If you see a blue sign with an arrow, check out suggested Add On Items. They are usually marked down and can ship for free with Amazon Prime orders of $25 or more or qualifying orders of $35 or more.

10. Earn Free Amazon Gift Cards With Your Internet Searches

Are you familiar with Swagbucks? I use this site and earn Swagbucks which I convert into gift cards. I explain how to use Swagbucks in this post.

11. Use a Cash Back Site for Amazon Purchases Too

Popular cash back sites like Ebates offer cash back on purchases. I compare the popular cash back sites in this blog post.

12. Create a Wish List in and Inform Your Gift Givers

Anyone can create a wish list in If you have a birthday or special occasion coming up, share the items in your wish list and get what you really want!

Do you have any “Inside” savings tips to share? I would love to hear them!


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