We all know that Amazon is the largest online shopping portal in the world.
Amazon sells anywhere around 500,000 items every day.
I love the daily and weekly specials on Amazon. It is simply awesome.
Competitive prices and great service make millions of shoppers coming back to Amazon again and again.
We all love a good deal. Don’t we? Yes, we want the best price for the commodity we are buying. Afterall it’s our hard earned money!
When shopping at Amazon, we definitely expect the prices to be cheaper than any other website. But how do we know if we are buying something for a good price or overpaying?
The prices of a lot of the products at Amazon constantly fluctuate over time. They’ll go up and come down.
But thank God. We have a few software and websites that can come in handy to keep tabs on all the price changes.
Never overpay again! Now shop smarter.
Now, know when is the right time to buy and when you should probably wait.
Prices Drop Monitor
It monitors/tracks the items or commodities you are interested in and alerts you when the price drops.
Prices Drop Monitor is reliable and user friendly.
It is quick and easy. No sign-up or configuration required.
You can easily add the items you are interested in by drag & drop option.
Prices Drop Monitor for Amazon helps you to take advantage of the offers that occur daily on Amazon.
With Prices Drop Monitor for Amazon, you won’t have to wait painstakingly for the right deal to come around.
Why not take advantage of this awesome software to make a deal?
Prices Drop Monitor is not a new software. It has been there from a long time in the Mac App Store.
But, only recently it was introduced to even Windows OS.
It is completely free and is compatible with XP, Vista, 7, and 8.
How to use Prices Drop for Amazon monitoring software?
As I said earlier, Prices Drop Monitor is very user friendly and easy to use. As soon as you launch the application, you will notice instructions on how to begin monitoring prices.
All you have to do is just go to an Amazon product page, and drag the address bar icon into the application as seen in the screen shot below.
Once you have dragged a few items that you want to notice, Prices Drop Monitor for Amazon will begin monitoring of those items.
You will need to go into the settings and tweak a few things that allow you to personalize how these products are monitored/tracked.
Here, you can also select few more features like launching the application on the start of the Windows, how often you want the software to check for the price drop i.e. 4, 8, 12, or 24 hours.
Whenever the price of an item that you are monitoring varies, you will receive a small pop-over in the bottom right of your desktop.
That is when you should quickly buy that item.
Just take a look at the below example in the screen-shot.
The price of this item “Xbox 360 Wired Controller” dropped just few cents and the Prices Drop Monitor for Amazon quickly alerted me.
You can see the old and new prices and the percentage shift as well.
Other services that track the price drop on Amazon
There are a few websites that help you track the prices drop on Amazon. I will list best of such websites here.
It is one of the best service available on the web to track or monitor price drop on the Amazon.
All you need to do is just type the item’s URL, ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number), or just any keywords into the text entry box on the homepage to find the product or item you are interested in.
It will then show you the detailed price history chart not only from Amazon, even from some third-party websites.
You can even specify the chart to display only a range of one, three, six months, or a year.
This website is loaded with a lot more goodies and features.
As well as providing price watch and availability alerts to your email address, you can also get alerts sent to your Twitter account. Just hit the Create a price watch for this product button to type in your desired price and submit your information.
It also has Firefox and Google Chrome extensions that help you track the prices.
There are several sites out there that can track price drops on Amazon, but Chintzee has some nice features that make it stand out from the others.
Even here, just type thr product key word, ASIN or Amazon URL.
For starters you can set up everything without needing to create an account.
That includes getting alerted for price drop alerts by email, RSS, or by message on Twitter.
If you are a Twitter addict, Chintzee is the way to go.
If you’re not in a rush to buy something, it pays to wait for a lower price. Now that you know this fact, just leave the software to do the rest for you and chill.
Why pay more when you can pay less?
If you’re an Amazon addict, this article should help you make the most of it.