Happy Thursday!!! My favorite day of the week!
So, I recently discovered this little gem of a website or ‘app,’ if you will. It’s called Hukkster and it alerts you when items you want go on sale, immediately.
First, you sign up (it’s free and no invitation is required). Then you “Hukk” things on sites as you browse (read: shop) along normally. Hukk things by either bookmarking the Hukkster site to add things to your collection or install the Chrome extension button, which is my favorite option (they also have a cute little video showing you how to do this).
Once a Hukked/saved item goes on sale, Hukkster alerts you via email and/or text. If it’s a coupon code-type sale, it tells you what exact coupon to use to get the item at $XX sale price! If you need inspiration or things to watch (not that I expect anyone does), there are tastemakers to follow who suggest things to Hukk which is cool, too. I always like seeing what other people are “watching.”
I’m happy they didn’t turn it into another social media site where you “follow” people’s saved items and such. I am starting to feel like we have too many social media sites to follow all our friends on that it’s getting very redundant and too time consuming. The option to Share items is enough social interaction as far as I’m concerned. If I really want everyone to see it, I’ll just Pin It to a Pinterest board. In other words… Bravo, Hukkster!
I recently changed jobs so while I’m working on getting my freelance design business running, I’m trying to save as much money as possible and this is perfect since I still obviously need to buy spring stuff. Thankfully it’s still cold as all hell where I live (I’m sure that’s the first and last time I’ll ever say that) so I have a bit of time yet!
So yeah. It’s really quite awesome so far, I couldn’t wait to share it. I have a link here to check it out for yourself (No, I don’t get anything if you click it. Actually, what they do is donate a warm coat to a child in need for every 10 friends you refer which is super awesomer than getting compensated!): Hukkster
Back to shopping, I go.