Also, be sure to use social search engines. Take your online search for bargains a step farther with sites like topsy.com or bing.com/social. They let you surf the latest sale-related posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
Then, share your savings with friends. A lot of online stores like ideeli.com and modcloth.com reward you with discounts or credits if you get others to sign up and make a purchase. When given the choice, send a referral URL to your social networks instead of entering your friends' and family's individual e-mail addresses.
Finally find discounts on Twitter by using popular hashtags. If you combine words such as "shopping" and "clothing" with tags like: