In the last decade, technological advances have allowed industries to market and sell their products in the digital space. So much so that it is very rare to find someone who has never made an online purchase.
There are a lot of people who do all their shopping exclusively online – as time goes by, it may even become the norm. After all, buying online is way more convenient than going all the way to a physical store, especially since Amazon pretty much forced the industry to adopt free shipping (or at least nearly free) as a standard.
However, there’s a lot that can go wrong for a consumer that has almost no experience buying from online shops. With the massification of e-commerce, a series of creative and elaborate online frauds and scams appeared to take advantage of these inexperienced and less tech-savvy consumers.
To avoid getting caught up in such schemes, people need to protect themselves and be very careful. On top of this, there are also a series of tricks and tips that can save you money when buying products and services online.
Here are 7online shopping mistakes you should avoid!