Shoppers Can Get Black Friday Ads in Advance on Web

(KHNL) - We've all heard of Black Friday.  That's the day after Thanksgiving. It is the busiest shopping day of the year.

You can find some great deals if you know where to look.  A few Web sites are making it easier for you by providing the ads in advance.

The official Black Friday sale ads usually appear in newspapers on Thanksgiving day, though some may appear a few days earlier in the mail or in stores. But now you can receive the ads as early as a month in advance.

It's a big day for early bird shoppers looking to start their holiday shopping spree.

People giving up sleep to be the first to get their hands on the sale items.

Now shoppers will know in advance what's going to be on sale, thanks to Web sites like these. That's where you can find Black Friday ads for a lot of the major retailers.

And some sites will allow you to get the same good deals without having to leave your house.

"We offer direct links to all the products," said Web master, Jon Vincent.  "On Thanksgiving day and early morning on Black Friday, you can go online and purchase those products so you don't have to stand in line at the stores."

But if you do plan to fight the crowd on Black Friday, here are some tips to getting the most out of your shopping:

First, keep an eye out for Black Friday ads on Web sites for the newest sale information.

Second, use a buddy system with friends and family members so you can be at as many stores as possible.

And last, find one store that has all the items you want and get them to match the other stores' prices.

With a little planning in advance, you can shop till you drop with the best deals in tow.

Some Web sites will allow you to sign up to get email alerts to when the latest Black Friday ads are posted.