There’s a website with a funny-sounding name but great usefulness. It’s called camelcamelcamel. What it does is track Amazon prices for you.
As you may know, Amazon engages in a practice called dynamic pricing, whereby prices rise and fall on the site depending on certain algorithms. Sometimes, prices can fluctuate dramatically within a matter of hours or days.
So how do you get the best price? You can do it manually, via wish lists on Amazon, or the best way: with camelcamelcamel.
Here’s how it works. You first input products you like at Amazon (you can import items manually using the URL (web address of each product), you can input your wish list, or you can install a browser extension). Once you do that, it will show you the current price of the item, and a chart of its historical price. That way, you can see if the current price is a good deal or not, and if the item is likely to go up or down in price. If you create an account, you can have it e-mail you when items reach your desired prices.
I recommend you do this with all of your high-dollar purchases on Amazon. The savings add up!
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