Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are right around the corner!
Not long ago you had to shlep or camp out to get the best deals, but these days you can find the best deals from the comfort of your home.
The catch is that many deals will only last for a very short period of time, so you’ll want to get alerted about the deals.
Here are a few options to do so.
1. Use Twitter to enable instant SMS alerts:
Step 1: Signup for a free Twitter account. (Once you setup this quick process there will be no need to visit Twitter if you don’t want to.)
Step 2: Click here to add your phone number to Twitter.
You’ll need to verify your cell phone number.
Step 3: Click here to go to the @DansDeals page. Click on the follow button and then click on the bell icon next to the follow button:
Step 4: Click here to go to the SMS notifications page. Scroll down and click on the box next to Tweets as shown below. You will now receive instant SMS notifications of deals! You can click on “View users” to see which Twitter accounts you are receiving SMS notifications from.
You can always turn off SMS notifications in the future by unchecking that box.
If you change cell phone providers you will need to undo this process and do it again from scratch to re-enable text message alerts.
There are over 95,000 DansDeals followers on Twitter, so be sure to take advantage of the best deals as soon as you get the alert!
2. Twitter app push notifications:
Step 2: Search for DansDeals and click on follow.
Step 4: From the home page, click on your own profile image to get to the drop down settings menu and then on “settings and privacy.”
Step 4: Click on “Notifications” and then on “push notifications.”
Step 5: Enable push notifications for Tweets from people you follow. DansDeals should now should up in this section.
3. In-browser push notifications.
When you first visit DansDeals.com you should have the option to be notified of new posts. If you said “No thanks” you can still turn them on by clicking on the notification bell icon on the bottom left of the site:
Alternatively you can click on the secure icon in your browser’s URL bar and then editing the notifications settings to allow or block notifications in order to turn them on or off:
4. Telegram notifications:
Step 2: Follow the @DansDeals channel and enable notifications.
Have a deal tip? Post it on the DansDeals Forum’s Amazon & Walmart Deals Board or the regular Deals/Deal Requests Board for deals that aren’t related to Amazon or Walmart. If your deals are featured on DansDeals you’ll earn hat tips that can earn you rewards. Past rewards have included an all-expenses paid DDF DO dinner at Mike’s Bistro for people with at least 10 hat tips, an all-expenses paid DDF DO dinner at Izzy’s BBQ Addiction for people with at least 10 hat tips (fiiiiiiiiiiiina schoira!) a $1,500 Amazon gift card with a bottle of Blue Label and 21 year old Glenlivet, $1,000 Amazon gift card, a bottle of 40 year old single malt scotch with a $500 Amazon gift card and a set of United’s hub city collectible amenity kits, and many other prizes for contributors. You can view who has the most hat tips here.
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This thank you package went out to DDF user Davidthebest, who has more hat tips than any other member! It contains $1,500 in Amazon gift cards, a bottle of Glenlivet 21, a bottle of Blue Label, and a set of limited edition United hub amenity kits! Congrats and enjoy, David!
Happy deal hunting! What is your preferred method to receive deal alerts?