How To Score Tweet Deals Through Twitter

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Posted on 04/29/2009

It’s not just for telling the world what you ate for lunch. Twitter is a tool for saving money, too. Don’t believe me? Here are some bargain hunters, deal hounds, and freebie fanatics you should be following.

@Bargainist - Of course we can’t help but toot our own horn. After all, The Bargainist is an extremely popular source for deals, coupons and freebies. Now you can have instant updates on the best bargains around from our fab team. For tech-related deals follow our hot brother, @bensbarg. Plus, during the week of April 27, each day we’ll be giving away an amazing item– we’re talking a pearl necklace, GPS, camera and more. But you can only win if you follow @Bargainist. One lucky winner will receive the good news through a Direct Message and in order to claim the gift they’ve got to DM us back within three hours.

@FreebieTweet - Want free stuff, but worried signing up for it may be a scam? Check out @FreebieTweet and her coordinating website, FreebieTweet.com. She checks all freebies out before posting them and only passes along the best ones.

@5DollarDinners - If you’re trying to eat on a budget then @5DollarDinners is a must-follow. She’s Erin Chase, a stay at home mom with a lofty goal– making $5 dinners every night. Plus she’s serving up her recipes to Twitter.

@AnyLuckyDay - Winning stuff is fun. Follow @AnyLuckyDay (aka Giancarlo Massaro) and you’ll get a heads up about daily contests sponsored by companies. If one of the giveaways interests you, simply leave a comment on the site and you’ll be entered.

@FinanceGirl - Looking to get out of debt and put your finances in order? Follow @FinanceGirl. She tweets about money, retirement funds and DIY home repairs. She’s pretty passionate about money so following her may give you some inspiration to spend less and save more.

@Outblush - And if you need someone to follow that focuses more on the fun of shopping rather than the frugal-ness of the deal, check out @Outblush. You may not save money by following this expert shopper, but often the products she finds will make you more efficient and maybe even happier. That should count for something!

By Alison Storm

Barnes & Noble - Save an extra 20% off the highest-priced item in your order, now through 05/02/2009. Hey, just because microblogging is the next big thing, that doesn't mean you can't read full-length books, right? :^)

Bloomingdale's - We rarely see coupons for this high-end department store, so had to tell you ASAP! Coupon code AFF25 cuts $25 off orders over $100 through 05/10/2009.

Restaurant.com - Coupon code LUCKY cuts a whopping 80% off their gift certificates through 04/30/2009. If you find a great restaurant you love thanks to this deal, let us know! We're always up for a night out on the town with all our favorite Bargainist readers!

* Hot deals expire quickly. This deal may no longer be valid.

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