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78% of people do most of their holiday shopping online. Plus, more insights from our holiday shopping survey.

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Do you price check items on your holiday shopping list? A recent survey from Ting shows that more people than ever are doing their holiday shopping online and using the Internet, technology and their phones to wrangle their holiday shopping and find the best deals.

Five holiday shopping tips to make life easier

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In October, Ting shared a holiday shopping survey to learn about people’s shopping habits, both online and in store. Ever wonder how people manage to save during the busiest shopping season of all?

We rounded up five shopping tips based on data from our holiday survey to help you get the upper hand this holiday season. These tips will help you save, get the right gift and make the most of the technology you have at your fingertips every day.

One interesting insight we discovered was how phones help people find deals and make purchase decisions. 

Looking for more tips? We’ve got a ton of tech tips here on the blog. Hungry for more holiday shopping data? Keep an eye on the Ting blog, we’ll be releasing more insights soon.

#TingIt sticker giveaway is back!

We recently decided to launch a fun #TingIt social media contest where we’ve been inserting a Ting sticker into every Ting SIM card we ship out and asking you to stick it, snap it and share it for a chance to win $100 in Ting credit. Each month we’ll select the two $100 credit winners, picking our two favorites across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Thinking of the perfect spot to #TingIt? If you don’t need a new SIM card but would like the chance to win $100 in Ting credit, submit your info in the form below. We’ll send you a free Ting sticker, no strings attached.

Take a look at some previous #TingIt submissions:

A GPS tracker for Halloween night: use share location with your trick-or-treater

A GPS tracker for Halloween night

A safety tip for Halloween

If you’re looking for some Halloween safety rules, tips or tricks to implement with your older trick-or-treater this year, we’ve got a great tip for you. Turn your child’s phone into a GPS tracker for Halloween night.

Google Maps has a cool little feature that lets you share locations in real-time. You can see where your trick-or-treaters are and supervise from home. This is an awesome Halloween safety tip for parents of slightly older kids (think early middle school) where kids might be asking to trick-or-treat on their own with a group of friends.

Call family long distance on Ting

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No extra cost on long distance with Ting

Kristin lives in Pennsylvania with her family. Her current monthly bill is about $33 for two phones on Ting and she calls long distance regularly. Monthly mobile service that affordable is a huge help for any family. Ting gets especially helpful when you start to look at some of the extra perks we offer, like international long distance to over 60 countries at no extra cost.

Refer a friend for the chance to win a pair of Bose wireless headphones

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Enter our referral contest and win

Shout it from the rooftops! If you love Ting, let your family and friends know. Use your unique Ting referral link to score credit and get entered for a chance to win one of three QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones II by Bose.

This referral contest runs from October 1 to October 31, 2018.

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