Getting the real deal on Cyber Monday

Nov. 29, 2010 at 10:57 AM ET

Maybe you were too much of a traditionalist to shop on Thanksgiving, and perhaps you opted to sleep in rather than brave the crowds on Black Friday.

But now it's Cyber Monday - the day when many online retailers are offering big holiday promotions - and you are finding yourself drawn by the siren call of shopping.

There are plenty of cyber shopping deals out there, on Monday and further into the week, but it pays to make sure you are getting a good one.

WalletPop has five tips for getting a deal on Cyber Monday. Among them: Compare prices to make sure another website isn’t going to give you an even better price, use coupon sites and read up on reviews to make sure you are getting the best quality product for the price.

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