Best Times Or Seasons To Shop Online #INDIA

Everybody likes to save money, as it helps to make life a lot easier, especially for families with multiple people to provide for. Whilst there are always plenty of discounts and online coupons available throughout the year, there are some times which are best for finding these discounts and saving yourself more money than usual.  As the festival seasons approach, prices start to hike up, but you always try portals like Coupon Raja and get yourself a bargain. Here are some of the best times of year to find discounts and make big savings. If you are about to buy anything online, keep these 5 things on mind.

1. Holi: Festival of colors

Holi is one of the most joyful festivals in India because it celebrates the triumph of good over bad, and is celebrated in a happy and cheerful way through bright and vibrant colours. Because there are so many things you can do to celebrate Holi, there are lots of different merchant who will offer discounts on their products. For example, people will commonly buy abir dye to paint each other’s faces with during this festival. Merchants who sell it will know this, and will offer discounts to make sure they get lots of business. Plus, if you wait until after the festival has finished, you might find it going even cheaper to store for next year.

Holy Colors

Because Holi is the festival of colours, making your home as bright and colourful as possible is a great way of celebrating. Having a good thorough clean-up is a good idea if you’re having guests around, so you might find that this is a good time to find discount vouchers on cleaning products, but an even better way to make your home the perfect setting for celebrations is to decorate it. If you have children, they might like to make some decorations for the festival, and this could be a good time to find discounts on arts and crafts products. If you do not use them up, you’ll have them in advance for next time you feel like being creative, and you won’t have to splash out in future.

2. Diwali Festival

Being the festival of light, Diwali is one of the most positive festivals in India, celebrating the victory of Lord Rama over Ravan, the demon. Some people spend a lot of money on festivals like these but there are plenty of ways to save yourself money, too. Firstly, don’t overspend on sweets and food. That doesn’t mean you have to cut back. There are plenty of discount vouchers which will be available at this time on websites like Couponraja, Coupon Chief, Coupon Cabin etc, so you can still enjoy the same treats you normally do, but for less.

Another way to save money is to light up your house, not with electricity, but with candles. Lots of merchants will offer discounts on candles at the time of Diwali, and this could even be a good time to get crafty, making and decorating candles yourself with your children and decorating your home with them. This will not only save you lots of money on your electricity bill, but will also add a more traditional feel to the festival.

3. Durga Puja

One of the most popular and widely celebrated festivals in India, Durga Puja is also likely to be a time when you can make great savings. One of the main things you can save on at this time is clothing. As many people flock to buy new clothes for each day of Durga Puja, merchants see this as their chance to gain a lot of customers, and offer discounts on lots of well-branded clothes. If your local stores don’t seem to be offering discounts, you can check for discount vouchers online at websites like Coupon Raja to see what money you could save on your celebrations.

This is another festival where children might like to show their creative side. As they see lots of Durga Puja statues being created and paraded through the streets, they might find inspiration to have a go at creating a small statue their own. Merchants may offer discounts on things like clay and paints at this time of year to allow children to be creative, and this can be a great way of nurturing your child’s creativity without having to spend too much money.

There are many more festivals throughout the year which will bring opportunities for saving money, and when you’ve got a busy family to look after, every bit of money you save counts. Whenever a festival or celebration is approaching that you need to prepare for, be sure to check for discount vouchers and codes beforehand, as you never know what you could save on gifts, decorations, food and more.

Did You Encounter Seasonal Blogging Disorder?

Seasonal Blogging DisorderWe all know that there is seasonal affective disorder (or quite appropriately, SAD) – but what about seasonal blogging disorder? Especially when first blogging, it can be hard to get into a longer – span rhythm.

Right now it’s getting into fall, and for a lot of people, summer is either the season that their blog thrives or they take a vacation. So either way, transitioning back into fall is not going to be easy. People are going back to school and you audience may be less invested. Or you could be one of those lucky bloggers that has an engaged audience year round.

But for those of you newbie bloggers who haven’t been at this for a year or more – you will definitely get into a season rotation, and quite possibly a winter funk. Learning a balance between work, life and blog isn’t always easy.

Your personal cycle doesn’t have to match the cycle of the season, but you do need to mark phases with your blog. Otherwise it could potentially get very stale without you realizing it – years will tick by before you know, and you’ll have the same design you did when you started and haven’t reached out to a wider audience or anything like that. SEO is a part of that, but that topic is for another place and time.

One thing that you’ll encounter much more in the fall and winter are holidays – if your blog is not a personal one and you are the sole contributor, one thing you are going to have to seriously consider is how much of your personal life are you going to want to share, or to what degree are you going to allow what is going on in the culture around you to affect your writing. For example, an art-focused blog might be a bit more socially aware, whereas an SEO blog doesn’t need to be as much so, (or at least only in the context of how the holidays could affect your rankings, especially if you’re a seasonal company, like, say, a Christmas Tree farm).

Winter

The ‘winter’ for a blog (which may be spring in the calendar year) is that time where your only goal is to keep on going. Not necessarily start any new promotions or launch any big projects. This is the slogging-through-the-mud-why-am-I-still-doing-this-season. This is a test of discipline and devotion. Do you really want to keep doing this? Your blog-winter may give you the answer.

Spring

Ah, spring. Things are looking up – maybe you have new subscribers or just got a great promotional deal, but things are going well, and you’re starting to smile again. Maybe new ideas are sparked, or there is a lot of engagement from your audience. Whatever it is, it’s got you riding high and posting often.

Summer

Summer can mean one of two things. Either you’re hot and lazy and want to take a vacation (and do so) or you’re coasting from the high of spring and things are tooling along quite well. Blogging in the summer can almost feel like a vacation, because it all is so easy and flows so organically.

Fall

Fall is the time for rejuvenation. Has your blog outgrown your original idea or design? Do you need a new logo or a broader engagement? The fall of your blog is the time to take that into consideration and put some elbow grease into your blog – give it a new coat of paint and dig a bit deeper into the heart of it.

As with you yourself, your blog is cyclical. Don’t get (too) frustrated if you start slogging through things and questioning the existence of your blog, things will bounce back with your mood. Remember that in whatever form it takes, this is your creation, and acts as such, in correspondence with you and how you function. Keep in mind the larger scope of the cycle of yourself and your blog. You’ll notice the patterns and be able to identify your ‘seasons.’

This article is written by Ann Michaels. She is a techno-dork and a lover of Christmas and all things winter. If you wish to write for us, kindly check this.