These days I've been talking to more and more people who are either having their groceries delivered or doing grocery shopping online.

The biggest reason is because of the Coronavirus pandemic. Most people don't want to leave their own homes no matter what. So how about a few online grocery tips?

According to USA Today, there are a few tips and tricks to successfully shop for groceries online.

Tip 1: Check different services. There are several online grocery delivery services with the key players being Instacart, Amazon Fresh, Shipt, Walmart and Peapod. Depending on where you are located, certain services may be more popular than others.

Tip 2: Call specialty grocery stores. Try calling specialty shops or the local grocery stores in your area.

Tip 3: Be patient and refresh the page. Due to the high demand, it's becoming more difficult to find a delivery time slot at all. You can find success by checking in on the service and refreshing their windows throughout the day.

You can also place orders after midnight, give generous tips, or skip the store and order produce boxes directly. USAToday.com has great tips and tricks that you can use during this difficult time.

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