If you’re a frugal shopper or just someone who is conscious of the prices of the items you buy, you more than likely compare prices of items between stores. Others, on the other hand, don’t do it because it takes a lot of time and energy to check the prices of everything to find the best ones. It would be great, however, if there was a much easier way to find the best price for an item. Or something that will keep you from having to become a coupon addict.
Smoopa is the tool you are looking for. Its main purpose is to help people find the best price for whatever they’re looking for. However, it also gives users incentives for entering updated prices for certain items at certain locations. In other words, you can use Smoopa to find the best prices, and you can help keep its database up to date and get paid for doing so with rewards.
When you first launch the app, you’ll be shown the “Popular” page, where some of the most popular items and their best price is displayed.
Here’s also a good place to search for a specific item, which you can do by tapping on the magnification lens icon in the top right corner. Once you have found your item, you can see the different prices and shipping charges, if applicable.
Scan An Item
Scanning new items is very easy to do. When you first tap on Scan, you’ll be asked to create a Smoopa account or log into one you have already created. This is necessary so that Smoopa can keep track of how many times you’ve scanned an item and reported its price, as each time you do, your rewards balance slightly increases.
Speaking of which, don’t expect to be able to request a reward after just a few scans; it will take some time and effort before you can reap the rewards. However, it’s very much worth it because you’ll be making money through rewards while finding the cheapest prices on items. It’s great in two ways!
Smoopa does offer some pretty nice rewards for all your effort. You can choose from a handful of different gift cards, get a check in the mail, or donate your rewards balance to a charity. What to choose is completely up to you, but in any case you will be paid! Personally I wish they could also pay people via PayPal as it’s quick and safe, but I’ll keep that on my wishlist for now.
Smoopa is a fantastic way to save lots of money on virtually anything that you want to buy, from TVs and game consoles to breakfast bacon. There are absolutely no downsides to using Smoopa, and it’s well worth a try. If you don’t ever try, you won’t know what you might be missing out on.
What do you do to save money? Is Smoopa a good way to find great deals, or do you still prefer your current method? Let us know in the comments!