HomeEd Shopper Express Help (Read-Me before you begin)

Navigation guidance and user tips. Click FAQ here or in the blue banner header menu on each of the webpages to access the complete FAQ.

What do you offer?

The HomeEd Expert - HomeEd Shopper Services Suite... click here or Services in the main menu bar at the top of the webpages to learn more about our powerful searches and recommendations. The HomeEd Shopper search capability "levels the playing field" across our multiple providers and many publishers to find you the most competitive prices on new and used products. We also allow you to organize and sort these results in various orders so that you can interact with it effectively and efficiently. You can you save your searches and recommendations through PDF and Excel downloads to your own computer for further review and purchase at a later time.

Is there a cost for the HomeEd Expert Advisor and Shopper Express Services Suite?

HomeEd Shopper Express is completely FREE and always will be; it searches and retrieves educational product from our providers and publishers, and transforms the results into a dashboard of competing prices for new and/or used options. HomeEd Expert Advisor takes "personal" selection to a whole new level by mapping and matching expert recommendations to teacher and student profiles and styles. We are pleased to have you test our services suite in the FREE 30 Day Sample Trial of Home Ed Expert Advisor, and look forward to your feedback and testimony so that we may continually improve. During your trial, you will be limited to one student profile, and one subject area Spelling, for whom you'll receive Expert Product Recommendations. No credit card is required during the trial. Membership Subscription to HomeEdExpert Advisor provides the most up to date educational product recommendations for the full range of subjects for each of your account students; further HomeEd Shopper Express continues to function free of charge with continuous updates, maintenance and support. Additionally, we have added the capability to filter and sort as well as download into PDF and/or Excel, further allowing you to arrange and organize your information onto a computer or another devise. You'll find our modest monthly subscription fees to be exceptional value in support of your homeschool administration and operation. Our powerful search and recommendation capability is unique in its ability to traverse across multiple distributors in search of the very best prices new and used. Click the Pricing link or in the main menu bar heading on each of the webpages.

How is the HomeEd Expert Services Suite different from other comparison shopping engines?

The HomeEdExpert services suite has two major capabilities currently available: HomeEdShopper Express is a FREE product search utility and HomeEdExpert Advisor is a FREE sample trial of expert product recommendations. Both HomeEd Shopper and HomeEd Expert Advisor work together in our services suite; they are powered by our patented system and technology that leverage our product database to provide you with both shopping and recommendation results. HomeEd Shopper Express and HomeEd Expert Advisor utilize this database to identify core products, along with related ancillary, supplemental and parent helps that may be instrumental in providing teaching and learning excellence. Both services also identify alternative formats, e.g., e-book, hardcover, paperback, etc.
HomeEdExpert Advisor uses a series of profile and style questions about the teacher and student to find expert recommended educational products tailored to your unique teacher-student dynamic circumstances. Once you receive your recommendations generated by HomeEdExpert Advisor, behind the scenes our systems transition you seamlessly into HomeEdShopper Express to compare competitive prices on your expert recommended products, neatly arranged in order of Overall "best fit" for your homeschool situation. You can also access HomeEdShopper Express free of charge at anytime, as a standalone tool to search and shop for individual products via author, keywords, publisher and/or title.

What is the difference between HomeEdShopper Express and HomeEdExpert Advisor?

The HomeEdExpert services suite has two major capabilities currently available: HomeEdShopper Express is a FREE product search utility and HomeEdExpert Advisor is a FREE sample trial of expert product recommendations. Both HomeEd Shopper and HomeEd Expert Advisor work together in our services suite; they are powered by our patented system and technology that leverage our product database to provide you with both shopping and recommendation results. HomeEd Shopper Express and HomeEd Expert Advisor utilize this database to identify core products, along with related ancillary, supplemental and parent helps that may be instrumental in providing teaching and learning excellence. Both services also identify alternative formats, e.g., e-book, hardcover, paperback, etc. HomeEdExpert Advisor uses a series of profile and style questions about the teacher and student to find expert recommended educational products tailored to your unique teacher-student dynamic circumstances. Once you receive your recommendations generated by HomeEdExpert Advisor, behind the scenes our systems transition you seamlessly into HomeEdShopper Express to compare competitive prices on your expert recommended products, neatly arranged in order of Overall "best fit" for your homeschool situation. You can also access HomeEdShopper Express free of charge at anytime, as a standalone tool to search and shop for individual products via author, keywords, publisher and/or title.

What retailers are included in the Home Ed Expert services suite?

Currently, our retailers include Abe Books, Alibris, Amazon.com, Biblio, Buy.com, Christian Book Distributors, eBay and Half.com. We are working to add more online retailers, and independent distributors in our HomeEdExpert Affiliates serve, in order to provide an even wider range and diverse selection with more specialized and niche products. Expanded capability will be coming soon.

What does the "Add to Favorites" button do?

The Add to Favorites allows you to save the item of interest from your HomeEdExpert Advisor recommendations to your HomeEdShopper Express list of your favorites, maintained for future reference. This allows you to pick items out of your large list of recommendations and create a smaller list to review. If you decide you want to remove the item from your favorites list, simply click the "Remove Favorite" button.

What if you purchase learning or teaching materials based on the recommendation of Home Ed Expert and then want to return?

Although HomeEd Expert Advisor is possibly the most accurate and sophisticated educational evaluation tool, no system is infallible. The recommendations offered are dependent upon the accuracy of the information provided. As with any other outlet for curricula purchases, orders through HomeEd Shopper Express are processed by our partners Abebooks.com, Alibis, Amazon.com, Biblio, Buy.com, Christian Book Distributors, Ebay.com and Half.com. Full refunds cannot be returned if the materials are damaged.

Where can you find the definitions to frequently used terms on this website?

To access the Glossary, click here or in the menu bar header on each of the webpages. You will also notice a small BLUE circle with a question mark? loaded with contextual definitions to terms throughout the website. Last, but not least, use the "search FAQ database" within the FAQ. If you encounter any issues, please feel free to let us know and/or just tell us about your suggestions for and thoughts of our services. You may reach us through this Contact Us link, by email, support@homeedexpert.com, or simply calling toll-free (888) 672-6284.

Why are there no advertisements on this website?

We are product, provider and publisher agnostic; that is, both HomeEdExpert Advisor and HomeEd Shopper Express are unbiased. There are references to our partners and retailers simply to show you who they are, but we're here on your behalf to search for the most competitive prices on the range of expert recommendations, rather than promote the sale of specific products and services.

Can you save searches and recommendations to a file on your computer?

Yes you can save your searches as a PDF and/or Excel files as an always free feature of HomeEd Shopper; also our newly added capability is a full feature in your Membership Subscription and as a limited feature in your Free 30 Day Sample Trial.  In either HomeEdShopper Express or HomeEdExpert Advisor, the PDF and Excel icons are easily accessible at the top of the page; further the PDF and Excels files on your devises will allow you to follow all of the links to the products. Additionally in MS Excel, you can copy and paste the product links back into your browser to find competitive prices. This convenience allows you to go to the the bookstore and conventions in order to compare competitive prices, make notes on it etc. Note that a Member  Subscription will afford you all recommendations for all students and all subjects from HomeEd Expert Advisor and HomeEd Shopper Express.   The Free 30 Day Trial will give you only Spelling recommendations  in HomeEd Expert and a portion of the search results in HomeEdShopper Express.  To get this capability as a full feature, upgrade to a Membership Subscription in Sign Up

Will this website work on my phone?

Absolutely, our website was responsively designed and developed to be deployed on any computer devise, including mobile phones and tablets.  Our technical team ensured that our website will resize to fit the smallest to the largest screen sizes.  We understand your busy schedules and put a high priority on giving you access to HomeEd Expert from any device at home and on the go.