1. A reputable online seller needs to have a history that is recorded with the Better Business Bureau. Check with the BBB before you decide to part with your hard earned money to determine if there have been any major or continual complaints lodged against them. You don't want to be spending your money with a company that fails to provide.
2. Make sure to read all the information about any product you are considering purchasing. Just looking at a picture online can be deceiving sometimes. It will make a product look bigger or smaller than it is. Make sure to look at the description which means you know exactly what you really are purchasing.
4. When shopping online, most places only accept debit or credit cards. Take this into account when you are selecting a site to purchase from. If you don't feel relaxed providing the company with your bank card information, try to look for another site. Try to find a website that offers a secure page when you're adding your credit card information.
5. Before buying from a new online retailer, perform some research on them. Check online reviews from other customers to see the way it handles things like customer service, shipping, and its overall buying experience. You can also check the BBB to find out if it has any disputes and whether those disputes were resolved professionally. Try contacting the company via email and phone number, if it's posted to ask questions about its business before you buy anything.