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Link Friday: The 2016 Black Friday Edition

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2016 by Kate

Black Friday is nearly upon us! Are you ready for some shopping?

  • Black Friday 2016 is on pace to be another record year, with an expected 137.4 million Americans to shop online or in store – up about 2 million from last year.
  • Although you might snag a deal, one article suggests you might actually gain more from skipping the Black Friday sales altogether.
  • If you can’t resist the lure, skip the long lines and hop online and book a Black Friday hotel deal
  • Did you ever wonder if Black Friday is really a deal at all? Well, it depends what you’re buying.
  • Here’s a deal you can’t go wrong with: free admission to state parks on Black Friday. Nicely done, Visit Michigan!

Link Friday: The Black Friday Wednesday Edition

Posted on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 by Kate

Black Friday. You either love it or you hate it, but every year, it seems to get bigger and bigger.

Happy shopping!

Link Friday: The 2013 Black Friday Edition

Posted on Friday, November 22, 2013 by Kate

Black Friday is almost upon us. There are those who love the tradition and those who loathe it. Either way, you can’t argue that it’s a force to be reckoned with.

  • This year’s Black Friday controversy is the multitude of stores opening on Thanksgiving Day to give shoppers an early deal.
  • But is it even worth your time? Huffington Post calls this year’s Black Friday specials “recycled and lame.”
  • Become a savvy Black Friday shopper by following this advice.
  • If you’re a business owner, take advantage of this annual kick-off to the holiday shopping season through social media.
  • Don’t feel like fighting the crowds on Black Friday? Maybe Cyber Monday is more your style. Find out the pros and cons of both here.
  • And finally, a comical look at Black Friday “deals” by the ever hilarious publication The Onion.

Link Friday: The Wednesday Black Friday Edition

Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by Brianna

It’s almost time for America’s favorite holiday! And we’re not talking about Thanksgiving, or even Christmas. We’re talking Black Friday – which, for millions of Americans has become a holiday in and of itself. But has this day gone too far, becoming more of a celebration than the holiday season itself?

  • I mean, Black Friday even has its own website.
  • Are you wasting your time shopping on Black Friday? The Wall Street Journal says it’s a myth that Black Friday is the best time of year for shopping.
  • So why do millions continue to brave the madness each year? It turns out people actually love the communal aspect of Black Friday.
  • Now if you’re into this shopping celebration, make sure you do it right. First, be economical, using these lists of what not to buy and Black Friday rules.
  • Finally, to maintain sanity this Black Friday, use these survival tips.

Cheers to the holiday season!