What are Promo Codes and Where to Find Them


Over the years marketers all around the world have had to get very creative to save and grow their business. It’s the laws of the jungle – survival of the fittest.

What are Promo Codes and Where to Find Them

No doubt, however, that the group with the most to gain from this enjoyment, the group that has gained more than any other, is that of the consumers.

Thanks to the existing competition between marketers, they get to enjoy certain benefits that wouldn’t have happened otherwise. These benefits may include having higher quality products/services, higher efficiency, ability to choose and migrate as they please, and, of course, promotional discounts.

What Are Promo Codes

Promo codes are alphanumeric strings available to only a particular group of buyers to provide them with certain deals and discounts that make their life easier.

Promo codes are very flexible thanks to their formats and can be transmitted in various ways such as texts on mobile, laptops, tablets and even scanned as barcodes or QR codes.

No doubt customers tend to benefit a lot from promotional codes – they get to enjoy their desired product while paying less for it and as such are able to spend more on other items of their desires. While this is absolutely true, it is also equally true that they are not the only group that benefits from the arrangement. Sellers also enjoy their fair share of advantages from promo codes.

In addition to selling more products in a relatively short amount of time, they also get to enjoy customer’s trust, increase their brand popularity and followers, and of course motivate buyers to recommend their businesses to friends and family.

How Promo Codes Fit in a Cart

Most times, promo codes fit in a cart at the final check-out page. Once you land on the product page and confirm that it is indeed the product that matches your promo code, you proceed to add it to your digital cart and proceed to the check-out page.

At the check-out page, you will be shown a summary of your package for confirmation and sometimes you’ll have to input a few personal information. Once done with this, you will then find a box wherein you will input your promotional code, mostly situated at the end of the whole input area.

Once you input your promo code, the system will validate its authenticity and alter the product price to reflect the code. You then make your payment and wait for your product delivery. Simple as it comes.

Where to Find Them

Promo codes can be obtained from the following places/means on the internet:

  • Coupon websites dedicated to this purpose.
  • Simple google search.
  • Private discounts.
  • Newsletters.


Very few marketing strategies are as popular as promo codes. Thanks to their effectiveness, benefits for both sellers and costumers, and their ease of use and transmission, they are sure to remain popular for a really long time.

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Lucy Bennett

Lucy Bennett is a Contributing Editor at iLounge. She has been writing about Apple and technology for over six years. Prior to joining iLounge, Lucy worked as a writer for several online publications.