Cyber Monday deals are just as good if not better than Black Friday. Here's a look at the hot items and tips to earn money while you shop online.
Registries aren't just for baby showers and weddings anymore. Digital registries are starting to become more prevalent during the holidays.
Check out these sites to store your wish lists on the web:
MonkeyWish – Allows user to add any item from any store or retailer for absolutely any occasion. Items can be added to personalized wish lists through a toolbar bookmark (Similar to the "Pin It" button for Pinterest) or through an exclusive UPC barcode scanner mobile app, which automatically updates the items to your wish lists. This company is Gainesville–based and a portion of their proceeds are donated to the Tim Tebow Foundation. Also, the tool is FREE!
GiftSimple – A social gifting site where you are able to register for the gifts you want and then tap into your social network to pool contributions from the people you know.
MyRegistry – A gift registry that allows you to add gifts from any store on the internet as well as sync store registries you may already have. You can also display your entire registry on Facebook.
Giftster – This site lets you, not only, create wish lists to share with others, but it allows you to create free Giftster groups for your family and close friends. You can control who is in your group, share lists with them and search other members to add to your group. Other features include the ability to rate items as well as post your preferred colors, sizes.
MyGiftList – Allows you to create gift lists, find gift registries and has a shopping comparison engine that helps you to find the item you're looking for at the lowest price possible! The site also allows you to create reminders to help you keep track of important dates, like Christmas! And MyGiftList is free!
Other gift registry sites include: Gift Registry 360 (geared more towards weddings), Amazon Wish Lists and GiftPickle!
Joe the Coupon Guy shares his favorite sites for Cyber Monday savings.
It kind of looked like a Justin Bieber concert in a Kansas mall as Black Friday crowds tried to push their way into the Oak Park Mall Victoria's Secret Pink store.
Normally the mad dash for Black Friday begins at the stroke of midnight but shoppers were forced to adapt as stores opened their doors as early as 9 p.m.
Inside SouthPark Mall in Strongsville, shoppers had a chance to take a picture with a "Hunky Santa" on Black Friday.
Get the latest Black Friday updates from NewsChannel5 reporters at the stores, as well as shoppers in line.
Black Friday shoppers should be careful on the streets and in parking lots. An national insurance expert says the average number of claims rose 25 percent on Black Friday in 2011.
News footage of Black Friday sales, in which shoppers line up after Thanksgiving in search of steeply reduced merchandise, can resemble an episode of the classic nature show "Wild Kingdom."
A trio of area restaurants are getting in on the Black Friday action by offering free or discounted food.
John Matarese has some great Friday deals that don't require lining up Thursday.