Shopping Polygamously

Posted on Thursday, Feb 28 2008 @ 08:31 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
When you piece together a new system, do you buy all your components from a single vendor? Do you tweak your Newegg wish list until you're ready to hit the 'submit order' button? Maybe you've hopped on the ClubIT bandwagon, or perhaps you shop exclusively at any other popular e-tailer (ZipZoomFly, MWave, etc). If so, you're a tech monogamist. And just as in real-life relationships, monogamy isn't a bad thing. There's a definite convenience and organizational benefit that comes from having a single invoice, and there may even be unexpected perks from sticking with a single vendor, such as 'thank you' gifts or personalized customer service. But I'm here to tempt you to cheat.

That's right - I'm advocating online polygamy. Or at the very least, I'm urging you to consider it. You already know the benefits of remaining faithful, but if, like many, it's the bottom dollar that matters most, you need to expand your online shopping portfolio. Here's how you do it...

Read more at Hardware Logic.

About the Author

Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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