One of the online events many people are excited about is the monthly sale of Lazada. Take the case of 11.11 sale, which happens to be a tradition now echoed by many online sellers in the country.
Lazada paved way for entrepreneurs, both big and small, to reach out to thousands of customers, regardless of where you are in the country. It even came up with various payment methods just to cater to people’s preferences, including installment payment in partnership with various lenders like BillEase and TendoPay.
Before you get excited, here are tips and tricks you need to remember when shopping online, particularly in Lazada:
Tip No. 1: Add To Cart Early
Every month, Lazada comes up with sales to entice people to buy. Even if it’s not yet 8.8, 9.9., or 12.12, you need to start adding items to your cart.
Take note that some items have limited supply. If you’re eyeing for a particular item, add it to your cart now so you can have first dibs and not worry about losing it. Come Sale Day, click checkout.
Tip No. 2: Wishlist
Don’t underestimate this function. Items added in the Wishlist allows Lazada to send you updates or alerts about those products you picked. Simply add what you want and wait because who knows, there might be deals that are hard to say no to.
Tip No. 3: Use Vouchers
The good thing about Lazada is that they are generous when it comes to vouchers. Take advantage of Free Shipping and discount vouchers from both partner merchants and onsite to be able to enjoy bigger savings. Some vouchers provide deals on top of the discount, which makes it hard for you to pass.
Tip No. 4: Lazada Exclusives
Waiting for vouchers will take time or worse, none at all. Nevertheless, Lazada launches “Exclusives” or deals that you can get only from Lazada. Take note of this because it gives exclusive deals and promos for bigger savings.
Tip No. 5: Buy From The Same Seller
Let’s say you need a new non-stick pan and chanced upon seller A who sells pans at reasonable prices. Before you check out, you might want to look into the store as well and find items that could be useful at home.
Why? Because buying from the same seller not only allows you to save and maximize shipping costs but also make it easier for you to reach minimum amount to enjoy vouchers or discounts. Just make sure that you’ll buy items you will need to make the most out of your money.
Tip No. 6: Read, Read, And Read
Most of the time, all the information you need to know about the product is indicated in the description. Take time to read through because Lazada sellers are generous in sharing information.
Taking time in reading the item’s description will already give you an idea on what the product is about and whether or not it fits your needs.
Tip No. 7: Don’t Forget The Reviews
Apart from the item’s description, you need to read seller’s reviews, too.
Lazada users can rate a seller and provide sufficient reviews regarding their shopping experience, seller’s attitude when customers are asking questions, and quality of the product among others. Lazada also verifies customers who bought from a particular seller, so you know that what you’re reading is legit.
Tip No. 8: Watch Livestreams
Shoppers are often advised to always be on the lookout for vouchers but guess what, livestream could give you those.
Livestream allows sellers and even companies with partner social media influencers to present their products and answer questions about it. Aside from that, this is also a good opportunity for them to throw deals and promotions that allows buyers to have bigger savings. These deals are exclusive during livestream, so make sure you watch out for these.
Tip No. 9: Explore Your Payment Options
There are several ways on how you can pay off your items. While Cash on Delivery and bank deposit are still the popular options, there’s another mode of payment you need to consider: Shop Now, Pay Later.
Through partner merchants like BillEase and PayLater, this option lets buyers to pay for their purchases on installment basis. The best part is that you don’t need a credit card to enjoy this service. Simply sign up with your choice of lender and you can now enjoy this payment option.
Here’s the most important tip: budget. Don’t get too excited and focus only on essential items. Having a budget for your Lazada purchases will ensure that you won’t end up in debt.