Black Friday 2023 Shopping Guide for Software

In this Black Friday shopping guide, you'll learn everything you need to know about Black Friday 2023, including the best Black Friday deals!
Black Friday 2023 Shopping Guide for Software

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It’s November. We’re entering the shopping spree. It’s just the first week of November, but Black Friday deals are already launching earlier than ever.

SoftwareKeep has kicked off the holiday shopping season with its Epic Black Friday Deals.

If you’re wondering how you go about this year’s Black Friday shopping, read this Black Friday shopping guide.

Why Is It Called Black Friday

First, Black Friday often comes the day immediately after Thanksgiving.

The first known mention of the Black Friday shopping experience was in November 1951. At that time, the journal Factory Management and Maintenance used it to describe people calling in sick the day after Thanksgiving to get an extra day off work.

Also, US police used the phrases “Black Friday” and “Black Saturday” to describe the horrendous traffic at the beginning of the pre-Christmas shopping season.

Black Friday officially began in 1961 when the local government changed the shopping season to “Big Friday” and “Big Saturday.” And today, it’s a season everyone looks forward to.

However, though extremely widespread, Black Friday is not a federal holiday in the United States. So, expect no days off from work.

When is Black Friday 2024?

Friday, November 25, 2024

The official Black Friday date for this year is November 25, 2023. Black Friday is always the day after Thanksgiving. This year, it will be Friday the 25th.

The actual Black Friday date shifts every year, but the day of the week stays the same: it’s always the Friday after Thanksgiving.

Also, this is usually the Friday just before Cyber Monday, which will be November 29 this year.

So why the early Black Friday 2024 offers?

Well, at SoftwareKeep, we are giving you an option to start shopping early because we care. As more retailers start pushing earlier than ever Black Friday sales, we know you’ll be overwhelmed. But we don’t want you to.

Our stock might be depleted soon enough. If you’re after a specific product, you should start shopping now.

We also know you’re shopping now for holiday gifts. This is why we’re launching our Black Friday deals earlier than ever before. You’ll see record low prices on our products such as Windows, Microsoft Office, Office for Mac, Anti-Virus software, Windows Servers, and more!

If you want to wait for Black Friday proper to snag a deal, keep in mind that stock will be more limited than years past.

Our advice: Do your research beforehand, so you can be sure to get your hands on the best Black Friday deals.

What you need to know about Black Friday 2024

Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving. It is one of the biggest deal-shopping events of the year. We bet you already know this.

On Black Friday, almost every major retailer will offer big discounts on Software, toys, and other holiday gifts.

You can expect discounts on our Store during Black Friday.

What’s On Offer: Black Friday Big Sale

Get 20% off our Store products in 7 Days - ONLY from Friday, November 25 to Monday, December 1.

How do I get the best Black Friday deals in 2024?

If you’re shopping on SoftwareKeep Store, find the products you need, then check out with the code BLACKFRI20 to get 20% discount.

This means you must first do your homework to find the best Black Friday deals in our Store.

Some retailers up prices from August through to October to offer supposedly amazing discounts on Black Friday. Don’t be fooled by such moves. Check out our prices.

Regardless of whether you’ll be flying solo or not, however, we do still have some tips to help score the best Black Friday deals:

Check-in early for Black Friday Deals.

Always check in early to see what’s on sale on Black Friday. We know it’s not a case of the ‘early bird gets the worm,’ but you can be lucky to get some flash sales. These sales are often available for a limited time and in limited quantities.

Also, many best deals from Black Friday will likely spill over into the weekend. So, it’s always worth keeping an eye after Black Friday - on Saturday and Sunday.

Know what you’re looking for

We recommend drawing up a basic shopping list or a list of requirements before Black Friday lands. For example, shortlist several options based on personal research if you're looking for school gifts. You’d want to buy Windows 11 or Microsoft Office Home and Student. If you want Anti-Virus software, you can add it too.

Be prepared to buy alternatives.

We also recommend keeping an open mind. You may have a crystal picture of the exact Windows 10 you want. But what if the Windows 10 Home 64 Bit is out of stock? You can check out Windows 10 Pro as an alternative.

If you want to bag the best Black Friday deals, you can choose the next best alternative or wait for Cyber Monday deals, which are not far away.

What Black Friday deals can I shop for now?

Last year Black Friday deals launched earlier than ever. Retailers tried to create a safer shopping experience in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic. There were also more retailers and more online sales than ever before.

What Black Friday deals can you shop now? Check out our Store. If not, check out when the deals begin.

Early Black Friday deals allow you to get a head start on your holiday shopping. Also, you won’t have to worry about your gifts getting delivered in time.

We’ve listed the best Black Friday sales here, so you can start getting the experience.

Where are the best Black Friday deals 2024?

Most online retailers are offering Black Friday deals, but we want to make your life easy.

We have the best Black Friday deals here, where you’ll find:

Best Black Friday deals on Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office for Mac for:

Best Black Friday deals on Microsoft Windows for:

  • Windows 11
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Servers

Best Black Friday deals on Microsoft Apps for:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • And more!

The best Black Friday deals on Windows and Microsoft Office Combos

There are more other best Black Friday deals in our Store. Just check them out and enjoy.

Start holiday shopping early this year.

Happy shopping :)

As your best software provider, we recommend you start holiday shopping now, even before the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales begin. Don’t get distracted.

We’ll offer you the best of the best during this holiday shopping season. If you need any guidance, talk to us at our help center or check our blog for updates.

PS: Share these deals on your socials so that someone else can know about them. Everyone wins :)

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See also

> The best Black Friday deals 2023: Top offers from SoftwareKeep
> Cyber Monday Deals You Can’t Afford To Miss | SoftwareKeep
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