Everybody likes free stuff and it is pretty easy to go about getting it if you have a little common sense. Here are some suggestions on how you can go about getting it as well.

Websites – Please be careful if you are going to someone’s house to pick something up or having someone come to your house. Having a friend or two with you can make things safer and give you someone to help you carry your new finds.

Craigslist

Freecycle

eBay Classifieds

BarterQuest

Other Methods

Complain About A Product – As someone who has spent more than their fair share of time dealing with customer service issues, I don’t suggest this method. There are better ways to get free stuff, including the next one.

Compliment A Product – Many companies like feedback and will reward you for giving it to them. Many times it’s with coupons, but once in awhile you can get gift cards or free samples.

Join A Rewards Program – check the products you buy regularly. Don’t fall into the trap of buying things you don’t want or need.

Take Surveys – I have personally tried this and while I am sure it works for a few people, for me it was just a waste of time. Most of the surveys I didn’t qualify for and the ones that I did qualify for didn’t give me enough points to “cash out.” Try it out if you like, but be sure it doesn’t become a waste of time for you.

Ask For Free Samples – Check the company’s website or label for contact info.

Join Mailing Lists – This is how I have gotten several free ebooks and it is usually pretty easy to unsubscribe later if I don’t like the newsletter.

 

Finally you can always use do-it-yourself methods, although they usually aren’t free, it may save you quite a bit of change. Here is one site I have found, but there are sure to be others.

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