The advice on this page covers most potential risks of buying online.|
In reality he risks of trading online are pretty low.
If you never buy over The Net you will miss out on a form of shopping which can be both rewarding and fun.
The big corporations have secure servers and accept credit cards at the press of a virtual button, It's shopping made easy, but it is impersonal.
Many of the shops linked to in our directories are small affairs where your enquiries/orders will be answered in person.
They can also get the rarities that Cdnow won't have. They make mistakes...Give away bargains...They have a human touch.
If you follow the advise below, you can have the benefits of trading with small operators while minimising the risks.
|The most basic tip...Keep a record of what you order and how you pay, and back it up onto a floppy disc regularly.|
This may seem elementary, but it is easy to forget about things, particularly if you go on a spending spree!
|Before You Post a Bad Dealer Alert, consider the following