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Monday, May 16, 2011

Accessible Freebie Finder Websites

Who doesn't like to get things for free? It can be done if you know where to look, or where to go in this case. Here's some great sites for the delivery of sample products direct to your mailbox!

Freaky Freddies Free Stuff and Free Samples

Free Stuff Free Samples at Freaky Freddies. Try and say that ten times. You have just entered the funhouse full of surprise Samples. Freaky Freddies is one of the oldest and fastest growing free stuff free sample sites on the net. Currently, there are 72 categories of free stuff and free samples you can choose from, so come back often because this site is updated daily. Join the famous daily newsletter of Free Stuff and Free Samples to find out what Free Samples were added. This is no normal newsletter! Humor is added to each free stuff and free sample offer, because they like to have fun with their subscribers. hehehe
Best of all, check out the Freaky Freddies Daily Free Stuff Surprise, which you can find at the bottom of the daily deals on the home page. Remember to always REFRESH YOUR BROWSER, pages are updated DAILY!

Click this link to visit

Freebie Finder

Freebie Finder is an automated free stuff aggregator. It has been designed to collect free offers from top freebie sites, while filtering out most scams and referral pyramids. Your feedback on freebies is used to improve the listings. This site is in beta, so your suggestions are always appreciated.
Remember to bookmark this site or subscribe to their email alerts or RSS feeds because there are updates every few hours! If you have any questions, click this link to read Tips for using Freebie Finder!

Click this link to visit the Freebie Finder home page:

Freebies From Wal-Mart

One of the sites that Freebie Finder tracks is Wal-Mart Free Samples. I have been taking advantage of the Wal-Mart free samples page for a long time. From hair care and deodorant, to free contact lenses and dietary supplements, there are a lot of great samples.
The sample page is updated on a regular basis with new offers. I usually check the page once every week to see what new samples are available. You can choose to take advantage of just one sample, or sign up to receive all of the samples. Signing up is easy, and there are no long surveys to fill out or hidden offers that you must complete. You may be asked three or four quick questions, such as your age and your favorite brand of product, but the questions are quick and easy to answer.
One of the nice things about the Wal-Mart free offers page is that after signing up for samples, I have not been bombarded with spam or multiple email offers. The only change I have noticed is the fact that I now seem to be on the postal mailing list for Wal-Mart's weekly flyer. All of the samples I "ordered" came quickly and in generous sizes. One time, I actually received a full-size bottle of a product.

Click this link to visit the Wal-Mart Free Samples website.

Freebies From Costco

Costco, like other warehouse stores likes to give out free food samples while you shop. Now, you don't have to visit a store to get some great samples. Simply fill out a quick form online and the samples come to you.
At the time of this entry, Costco doesn't have a dedicated page for its samples, so you have to search for them. Hopefully they will get a sample page soon, and make it easier on us. For now, just go to the Costco site and type "sample" in the search box. That should bring up the current samples. And just like for Wal-Mart, you'll have to keep checking back for new offers.

Click this link to visit the Costco website:

Twitter Freebies

The title of this site says it all, it's an online resource to find tweets from people who are giving things away. The main page comprises a list of tweets, updated in real time, that shows the items you can get for free.
In actuality, the site grabs any tweet that includes words like “free” and “freebie”. This sometimes causes you to see tweets that have nothing to do with a freebie, but it's still worth a look.

Click this link to find free stuff on

There are lots of sites where you can access discounts, promo codes and samples. Beauty samples, food samples, health samples, home samples, pet samples, supplement samples make up the main navigation menu of Each features a true wealth of items and products, each is updated daily.
The newest additions to each category are listed on the homepage, click this link to check out

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