We all love a good deal. Don’t we? We want the best price for the commodity we are buying. After-all it’s our hard earned money!
When shopping on 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 lot of products at Amazon constantly fluctuate over time. They’ll go up and come down. Thus, it’s important to buy something when its price is low.
But the question is – How to do that?
Well, I have a simple solution for that which you will be learning in this article.
Never overpay again! Now, shop smarter.
Prices Drop Monitor for Amazon
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 take advantage of the offers that occur daily on Amazon.
With this software, 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 (the item which you wish to buy), 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.
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 a 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 few other websites that help you track the price drop on Amazon. Let me list the best of such websites for you.
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 features to help you track price drop.
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 can help you track prices.
Chintzee has some nice features that makes it stand out from the others.
Even here, just need to type the product keyword, 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, I am sure this article would help you make the most of it.