Where has this year gone! It seems like it was just August. Now, it’s November. And you know what November means. The Black Friday shopping extravaganza is practically upon us, with deals just waiting for you to open up your wallet. Sometimes, though, hunting for the best Black Friday deals can be daunting, perhaps even overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be this way!
With a little “shop savvy” and a whole lot of mobile technology on your side, you will be one giant step closer to scoring some sweet Black Friday deals. And to jumpstart your own deal finding extravaganza, here are my perennially favorite Black Friday shopping apps. Each is sure to help you take control of your shopping and find the deals worthy of your hard earned cash come this Black Friday.
TGI Black Friday
TGI Black Friday is jam-packed with features every Black Friday shopper needs to score the best deals. With so many Black Friday deals already posted, and more to come in the next few days, TGI Black Friday can help you cut through pages of digital deals in no time. Here’s three features that help make the TGI Black Friday app a perennial favorite:
- It’s well organized, making on-the-go navigation and deal-finding easy-breezy.
- Create shopping lists in advance, helping you speed through shopping day frenzy.
- Easily compare competitor prices before leaving home and on-the-go so you don’t miss the best deals.
The TGI Black Friday app is available for iOS and Android devices.
My Opinion: TGI Black Friday is “best in class” and is my #1 go-to Black Friday shopping app. I can prepare my shopping list days in advance, as well as find new deals on the go. There are just so many reasons to love this app!
Black Friday by Fat Wallet
Black Friday by Fat Wallet organizes shopping information and deals into two easy-to-use categories, Black Friday Ad Scans and Black Friday Deals. You pick how you want to search, and Black Friday searches through thousands of retailer advertisements to find the deals. Black Friday’s listing of store opening hours and door buster deals is also very handy for planning your shopping day. It really is a one-stop Black Friday shopping resource! Fat Wallet’s Black Friday app is available for iOS and Android devices.
Why I Like It: Black Friday‘s store opening hours and door buster deals helps me better plan where I will be, and at what time. It’s earned a well-deserved #2 spot.
Though not an official Black Friday app, the Amazon app is an app every shopper with a mobile device should have. Whether you are shopping deals on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or any other holiday shopping day, Amazon is a plethora of useful shoppers’ information like price checks and customer reviews. There’s always a deal happening on Amazon, and best of all, the deals around Black Friday are even better! Check Amazon’s Countdown To Black Friday page daily to see for yourself!
How I Use It: Amazon is perfect for finding last minute price checks, and for reviewing products on-the-go. I particularly find product reviews indispensable. I like to know what others are saying about a product before I buy.
ShopSavvy is also not an official Black Friday shopping app. What it is, though, is a powerhouse of deal finding search options, no matter what day of the year you shop. It’s QR and bar-code scanners are invaluable tools, and can quickly provide feedback as to whether or not that product price is worth opening up your wallet. It’s also a most invaluable price-matching tool. ShopSavvy is available for iOS and Android devices.
Why I Use It: ShopSavvy is my go-to app for on-the-go price checks, whether it’s Black Friday shopping, or any day shopping. Their bar-code scanner is my “best-in-class,” invaluable deal hound, and has saved me lots on price matches!
Black Friday Shopping Apps – Honorable Mention
Though the aforementioned apps are my favorites, here are four more Black Friday shopping apps worthy of an honorable mention. Each is chock full of many of the same features, and might just become one of your own personal favorites. Hey, we all have differences of opinions, right?
Brad’s Black Friday
Created by powerhouse dealfinder, Brad’s Deals, Brad’s Black Friday app is perfect for a general overview of Black Friday deals. Brad’s Black Friday showcases thousands of hand-picked deals from perennial retailer favorites on it’s home page. Brad’s Black Friday apps are available for iOS and Android devices.
Black Friday by Slickdeals
Black Friday is much like you’d expect from it’s creator, Slickdeals. Browse deals by retailer or by product category. Plan ahead for the big day by creating shopping lists to take with you. Know who has the best door busters and at what time. Slickdeals’ Black Friday apps are available for iOS and Android devices.
Black Friday Shopping
Black Friday is chock full of thousands of hot Black Friday deals, and the handy Wishlist is the perfect tool to keep track of your favorite ones. Check out Black Friday’s trends and predictions to stay on top of the latest deal news. Black Friday is available for iOS and Android devices.
Black Friday by BuyVia
BuyVia’s Black Friday is nicely organized. Choose the products you want to buy, and Black Friday sends price drop notifications and personalized deal recommendations. The app’s integrated UPC barcode scanner lets you find the best prices on-the-go. BuyVia’s Black Friday apps are available for iOs and Android devices.
What’s Your Black Friday Shopping Go-To App?
These apps are what I will take with me on Black Friday. They are the apps I have come to rely upon year after year to ensure I’m finding the best deals possible on Black Friday, and Cyber Monday too. Because, well, it’s a jungle out there on Black Friday!
Do you shop Black Friday deals? Do you use apps to help find the best deals around town? What’s your favorite Black Friday shopping app? Share with us!
May you find the best Black Friday deals, where ever you may shop. Happy Shopping!