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Do you get just a bit irritated by paying the cost of
shipping and handling when you make an online
purchase? If so, you are not alone.
I can't make it go away but maybe I can help you see it in
a new persepective.
I'm a very busy person and, like most of us, my time is a
very valuable commodity.
In this instance the phrase "Time is money" is true.
Online shopping has brought a whole new dimension
to shopping for us.
Now we can sit at our computers and shop and make
purchases with just a few key strokes.
If you are from a smaller center, like myself, shopping is
limited, so we can bring a whole new
shopping experience within our grasp by
shopping online on sites such as Etsy.
If you are from a larger area, by shopping online you can
avoid the time and inconvenience of travelling to a
shopping center as well you are virtually eliminating your
As you can see there are many advantages of online
When you think about the time and money saved by
staying at home and then begin to think of that in
terms of a monetary value, then you might just begin to
agree that spending a bit of money on
shipping/handing charges may not be all that
unreasonable and may be well worth the cost.
In general, shipping refers to the
postal fees and generally handling refers to the cost of
the packaging materials.
Having said all that, the shipping/handling a seller
charges should be reasonable with respect to the size and
weight of the item you are having shipped.
I hope that this puts a new perspective on your thinking
when it comes to paying shipping/handling fees for your
online purchases and encourages you to give it a try if
you haven't tried online shopping yet!
Has this given you a new perspective?