The success of Cyber Monday 2008 sales are dependent on the quality of Cyber Monday 2008 deals, no? Among the most sought after are Cyber Monday 2008 laptop deals and Cyber Monday 2008 Wal-mart specials. If you’ve already spent too much time perusing Cyber Monday 2008 ads, take a break and read this for quick tips on two highly desired sources of internet savings.
The term “Cyber Monday” apparently began about three years ago when stores recognized that internet sales the Monday following Black Friday had spiked. For this reason, you may also see Cyber Monday referred to (fittingly, I think) as “Black Monday”. There is also usually the noticeable trend a couple of weeks after Cyber Monday in which internet shopping increases to its highest, but that information is not likely to affect the amounts of consumers headed to do some online shopping for the season today. It’s still a hot day to seek out deals while not getting trampled at 4 a.m. at your local mall. Millions upon millions of shoppers this Black Monday, however, are estimated to be making internet purchases from the workplace. Tsk, tsk. Quick, it’s the boss– look behind you!
Cyber Monday 2008 Laptop Deals
Ian Paul at PC World kindly refers readers to some of the best deals on the web today. For instance, Dell has the Inspiron 1525 laptop (not “1520”- Paul’s typo) for $519 which comes equipped with Windows Vista, a 15 inch widescreen, Pentium T3200 Processor, 3 GB RAM, 250 GB hard drive, and CD/DVD-RW drive (and a lot more– open to your customization, as usual). You’ll save about $275 here, and a lot of laptops come with free shipping today. It comes in cool colors like midnight blue, espresso, jet black, and ruby red.
Best Buy offers free shipping today on laptops priced $699.99 and up. Apple is offering free shipping on orders over $50, however.
Knock $200 off a Sony CS Vaio Notebook when you enter the code “CYBERMONDAYVAIOCS” at the appropriate checkout prompt over at sonystyle.com.
Cyber Monday 2008, Wal-mart Style
Want the Xbox 360 & Guitar Hero bundle for just $269? How about something for the little ones, like the Leapster 2 with two bonus arcade games by Leapfrog for just $69? Also, you’ll find the Baby Einstein Discover & Play (9 piece) gift set for only $28. If you’re looking for a nice gift for someone special this holiday, maybe you’d prefer the Old Fashioned Chocolate Fondue Fountain (which isn’t even available in all stores) for $25? Limited quantities are available, but hundreds of deals exist like these today online at Wal-mart.
Cyber Monday 2008: Wal-mart + Laptop Deals = Your Money Spent
Wal-mart has a Compaq notebook for $498, reports Paul, and will include carrying case, HP printer, and 8 GB USB flash drive.
Enjoy the deals and shop responsibly, keeping the true peace and joy of the season in your hearts above all consumerism.
Ian Paul, 20 Hot Cyber Monday Deals, PC World
Dell Online Store