Owned by Bizrate, Low Price Shopper offers online users the opportunity to price compare consumer items then link to the retailer offering the product. Each month 2.6 million users visit this online service. This service provides visitors the convenience of comparing prices with just a few clicks of their mouse. No login requirements make this site easier to use. Financed by its parent company and small sums from retailers, Low Price Shopper charges no usage fee.
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Log onto lowpriceshopper.com. The home page displays a list of 20 consumer categories. Each category provides a link to more information. The list of categories includes appliances, music and toys. If the category does not apply to the product needed, use the search box.
Click on the category of the product you want. This links to a landing page that divides into three sections. The top section displays links to online stores that offer the types of products in the category. These are "Sponsored Links." The next section lists three links to popular types of products found in the category. For example, for the category Electronics, the items listed are TV, Digital Camera and GPS. The last section creates a long list of brand named products including prices, online stores and descriptions. Details can be reached by clicking on the product link. The link leads to the online store's website.
Use the search box to narrow the search. In the box, type the specific kind of product you wish to research. Click on the "Find it!" button. The landing page displays the same sections as described in Step 2. The matches list different brands including the price, a thumbnail image and a link to the store that sells the item. This type of search helps price comparison of specific items.
Narrow the search further by typing in the exact name and details of a specific product. This pulls up a page that lists online stores that offer this product. The price is included in the brief description. Scroll down the page for a quick glance at stores selling the item at a particular price. Click on the product with the lowest price. This directs you to the product's page on the online store's website. This page offers a more detailed description and shopping trolley option.
Use the Travel or Services pages on Low Price Shopper. Find these additional offerings on the product landing page. Look in the centre of the grey bar just under the green heading bar. The Travel and Services landing pages only offers link to online vendors with no price comparisons.
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