Freebie Tips & Tricks

Posted on 04/02/2010 by | 0 comments

I’m doing a little revamping of Freebie Spot and thought I would share some tips and tricks I’ve learned over my freebie hunting years. One thing you may notice about Freebie Spot is that I will never send you to a spam-filled website. I only post legit opportunities and the best freebies.

What follows is a list of tips and tricks I have personally used over the past several years. I have seen a lot of “scam” freebies and who knows how many people have believed what these scam freebies offer. Be careful and use common sense. If it looks to good to be true, it probably is.

Additionally, I recommend signing up for my RSS feed, subscribe for a daily email, follow me on Twitter, or become my fan on Facebook! If you do, I will keep you updated on new freebies, coupons, sweepstakes, and other great opportunities.

Always print your coupons twice!
Almost all printable coupons from (Bricks), SmartSource/CoolSavings, and most others can be printed twice. After your first coupon prints, just hit the back button on your browser to print it a second time. Also, for coupons, always click the “help” link at the bottom of the coupon page (before you print) to see if you can also receive the coupon by mail. If a mailed coupon is available, you will see a form to fill out.

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Should I use my regular email account?
No, unless you don’t mind an inbox filled with emails. Most freebiers setup a Yahoo or Hotmail email account to handle the extra email. Just be sure to actually check this email account as several freebies require you to confirm your freebie request.

Should I give out my real phone number?
You should never provide your real phone number on a website unless you really want to hear from them (for example: sweepstakes winner). I usually put in my area code and fill the rest with zeros.

I hope some of these tips have helped you. And if you have any tips or tricks to share with me, please do!


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