SOURCE: Become.com

June 13, 2006 09:00 ET

"Pocket Change" Blog Reveals Shopping Secrets for Your Inner Shopper

Launched by Become.com, Pocket Change Delivers Insider Raves and Rants of Online Shopping

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 13, 2006 -- Need a cheap fix of street fashion? Need to find 'emergency chocolate'? Want to score magazine subscriptions at a deep discount? Hate when insurance companies aren't reassuring? Find those answers and much more on Pocket Change: The blog for your inner shopper, www.become.com/pocketchange. Pocket Change is hosted by Become.com, the only shopping site on the Web that combines comparison shopping with comprehensive product research.

Pocket Change was created by some Become.com shopping fanatics who live (and love) to shop. They decided it was time to share their opinions about favorite online scores and scams with the millions coming to Become.com to shop.

Where can you go to find free schwag? The Pocket Change contributors know. And they want to hear about your tips too.

One recent post by a new dad pointed readers to "gripe water," a European cure for colicky babies that has given him and his cranky progeny some much needed sleep.

Another pointed out www.gasbuddy.com, a site that's helping her find the cheapest gas stations in the neighborhood.

With nearly 20 million products available through 5000 merchants and by crawling 3.2 billion web pages to uncover the Web's most useful product information, Become.com provides the Internet's most comprehensive online shopping and product research solution, helping consumers make better buying decisions.

About Become.com

Become.com is a powerful search engine and comparison shopping service. Founded by industry pioneers Michael Yang and Yeogirl Yun, creators of MySimon, Become.com helps people make better buying decisions and purchases online. Become.com provides the Internet's most useful, independent product reviews and guides and then makes it easy to find and buy products from brand name retailers at the best prices. Through its patent pending proprietary AIR™ (Affinity Index Ranking) search technology, Become.com continually searches over three billion Web pages of shopping-related research and reviews to deliver highly relevant product information. With over 5000 merchants and over 20 million products available through its merchant base, Become.com provides the Web's most robust and easy to use combination of relevant product research and product availability. Please visit us at www.become.com.

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