As you may of heard Amazon is very popular with shoppers and in this article we will guide you through how to shop online with Amazon.
The company has been around for a while now and started out selling books back in 1994 then switched there tactics later on to incorporate video downloads, apparel then furniture and toys.
About this time the internet introduced online shopping and the amazing and rapid growth of Amazon was unleashed, today Amazon ship out around 600 million packages around the world every year and this number will continue to grow.
On Amazons home page they provide three easy ways to find the product you are looking for, you can type in exactly what you are searching for in the search box at the top of the page and a list of suitable items will show, or select from the drop down menu and select the category you are looking for, the third and more time consuming method is to just browse through the whole website and see what comes up, Amazons system also learns from your search quires and will display products based on your history while browsing through there website.
When you find an item that you may be interested in click on add to cart this will save your choice for future reference, do not worry about saving the item you can delete it from your cart when you check out, you can carry on browsing through other items and add them to the cart as well, when you have finished browsing through the goods click on the cart at the top of the page this will direct you to the check out, when the system asks you to login, click on i am a new customer and fill in the required information and complete your credit card details, this is completely safe as Amazon and any other websites that accept credit cards are encrypted to protect your personal information online.
A large percentage of items that are for sale on the Amazon website are sold by third party sellers this is called the Amazon market place you will know this by a sold by sign next to the add to cart button revealing the seller, the market place sellers set there own price on the goods or items that they are selling, however they do not set there own shipping costs, when you buy an item that is not suitable for you do not worry many items sold on Amazon have a return policy and you must read this policy before you buy an item to be sure that you can return the item at a later date if required this is usually 30 days from the purchase date.
As you most likely know by now you can save a great deal of money and effort with purchasing goods online, with online shopping with Amazon you can really save by purchasing there prime subscription, the Amazon Prime Subscription costs $99.00/year and provides you the customer with a few extra perks to make your online shopping experience that much more enjoyable.
The subscription provides free two day shipping on items purchased through Amazon that display the prime logo, with the subscription you also have access to prime instant video a streaming video service for prime customers and prime music, a music streaming service provided by Amazon.