Daring Shoppers Will Clog Malls On The Biggest Shopping Day of the Year Smart Ones Will Shop From Home New Survey Shows Almost 3/4 Shop Online to Avoid Crowds The busiest shopping day of the year is almost upon us the day after Thanksgiving Black Friday. Thousands will crowd into local malls, even lining up and camping out overnight to be among the first inside. As shopping experts are giving advice on how to manage the stress of Black Friday, the crowds, and find great deals, they may be overlooking a simple shopping tip: Do it from home! Choices abound on the internet and comparison shopping through an online shopping engine eliminates guess work and saves untold time. And with security improving on the internet all the time, people are more willing than ever to shop from the quiet, calm, safety and security of home at any time of day or night. A recent survey from PayPal, the leading online payment service, found as much as 40% of peoples holiday shopping this year will be done online, and avoiding crowds was cited by 72% of respondents as one of the main reasons they plan to surf through their holiday shopping. Susan Phillips of PayPal is available to talk with your listeners about the surveys many interesting findings and to give tips and advice for how they can have a safe, secure, and satisfying online shopping experience this holiday season. Susan Phillps is an online marketing expert and PayPals Online Purchase Pro. She is currently the Vice President of Marketing for PayPal, the leading online payment service. Prior to joining PayPal Susan ran marketing programs at eBay and mailto:Excite@Home”>Excite@Home .