A Twitter Guide to #BlackFriday & #CyberMonday

Don't miss out on Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals!

Twitter has made the hunt for Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains even easier than ever before, as brands use the social media network to promote their holiday steals and deals! Here are a few helpful tips for finding the best ones:

1) Use Hashtags: Readers can find deals on their favorite items by searching with the   #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday hashtags  .

2) Listen To The Deal Experts: You can find some of the best deals for all of your favorite online shops, and brands by following some of Twitter’s top money saving experts: @Pricegrabber, @Retailmenot, @SarahRoe, @CouponCabin and @Frugalista

3) Shop Safely: For tips and tools for staying safe while you shop online for the holiday, follow: @StaySafeOnline, @McAfeeConsumer, @SafetyClicks, @VisaSecurity

4) Follow The Early Birds: A number of brands are offering specials and/or rolling out some of their Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals exclusively through Twitter. Among them:

@Forever21 recently tweeted that they are offering an extra 50% off of sale items

@LUVBBW has hinted   at their soon to be revealed #BlackFriday deals  

@Sephora is tweeting online deals and offering free samples

@Kohls  is tweeting exclusive online and store deals

@Karmaloop has been constantly tweeting exclusive codes and online contests

@Macys/@macyssale have tweeted a sneak peek at their #BlackFriday sale items

@Nordstrom has been tweeting about their online holiday sales

@Target is tweeting about exclusive new items and deals

@Walmart has also started tweeting out their #BlackFriday details

5) Check Your Favorite Retailers' Timelines: Here is a comprehensive list of some of the biggest brands/stores on Twitter. Use their feeds to help you hunt:
 

-Fashion
@UrbanOutfitters
@AEO
@SportsAuthority
@BrooksBrothers
@ALDO_Shoes
@TJMaxx
@NeimanMarcus
@BananaRepublic
@Bloomingdales
@Gap
@Macys and @MacysSale
@OldNavy
@JCrew
@SteveMaddenUSA
@ToryBurch
@Brookstone
@Nordstrom
@Nordstrom_Rack
@NikeStore
@ASOS
@BCBGMAXAZRIA
@ShopBop
@VictoriasSecret and @VSPINK
@FLUnlocked
@HM and @HMUSA
@DICKS
@FinishLine
@JCPenney

Makeup & accessories:
@Sephora
@ClairesStores
@MACcosmetics

Technology:
@VerizonWireless and @VZWDeals
@BestBuy
@TMobile
@Sprint
@ATT
@RadioShack

Department stores & Miscellaneous:
@Amazon and @AmazonDeals
@Target
@HomeDepot
@Lowes
@Kmart
@Sears
@Walmart
@KayJewelers
@ZalesJewelers
@BlueNileDiamond
@PotteryBarn
@WilliamsSonoma
@zazzle
@OfficeDepot
@CrateandBarrel