Finding Free Stuff Pages in Canada that are Legitimate



Free stuff pages on Facebook are a blast to follow and snag yourself some great free products but many aren't legitimate or safe for you to be trusting. In the last year 2 different Canadian freebie pages have tried to scam innocent fans by asking for money to release a prize the fan had apparently won! (Disgusting)

As the owner of a free stuff  website and numerous Facebook pages and a Facebook group it's hard to watch as people get scammed and then lose faith in all pages sharing free product offers, samples and giveaways. Follow these guidelines to know which freebie pages are legitimate and safe.

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How to Know When a Freebie Page Could be Not so Legitimate

  • Freebie page means FREE - Never trust a freebie page that is pushing products for you to buy. The only posts you should see is free stuff, coupons, product testing offers and giveaways. If they are pushing products then you know this is not a legitimate freebie page. They are using the guise of free to suck you in. This is the biggest of red flags for you to watch for. NOTE* All posts sharing products for you to buy must be tagged as affiliate links in the title. If not beware. Beside a post telling you about a hot price or great deal should be the words "AFF" , or "Affiliate Link", or, "We make coffee money when you buy from this link". If you don't see those find a new page to follow.
  • About page-  If a freebie Facebook page doesn't have a website with an about and contact page avoid it all together and find a better source for your freebie hunting.
  • Freebie page turned shopping page is a major red flag that you could potentially get duped by a post. Many people use the guise of a freebie page to get their fan numbers up. Once they have hundred's of thousands of fans that's when they all of a sudden turn into selling machines and you will be lucky to find 1 freebie out of every 10 selling posts. These pages will cost you money not get you anything free.
  • Knowing who the page owner is- Is there an actual person or link to a profile of the person running the freebie page. Someone you can contact if the need be.
  • Does the page owner respond to questions asked on the page- If you see constant questions from fans asking about a post and they questions get no response from the page owner there is a reason why. If negative comments are deleted and not faced their is a reason. Legitimate page owners who stand behind what they post will respond, no matter how rude the comment may be.
READ ALSO : How to Spot a Fake Freebie Offer

Important reminders
  • NEVER pay for a freebie, not even shipping costs.
  • Never give out your credit card for a freebie
  • Read all rules and regulations of each offer you participate in.
  • Not sure about an offer? Google it on your own

Reliable & Trusted Free Stuff Pages in Canada



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Love freebies and free samples but never seem to get them? There are ways to keep yourself safe online and to avoid freebie scams and free sample pack scams.

In Canada alone there is over 40+ websites advertising freebies and free samples, but can you decipher which ones are posting actual viable offers and freebies? Probably not, and you shouldn't have to really, but 2018 has been a year of growing scams and offers.

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Things to look for on a freebie or free sample website


Disclosure
Is there a disclosure on the page you have landed on? FTC rules now regulate free sample and freebie websites which I love! In 2018 they have started cracking down on being transparent with your readers, which 80% of freebie websites don't do. 

If a website you are visiting doesn't have a disclosure on the page you should probably just walk away.

Privacy

Your privacy and personal information is what you need to protect when online. It gets harder and harder everyday to keep yourself safe from scammers, hackers and fakes online.

When you are looking for freebies and free sample packs make sure the websites you are putting your trust in have a privacy disclosure within view of the page you have landed on. This is important because not only is it the law to have a privacy disclosure it tells you the reader what information is being used.

Free Means Free- Never Pay

Never...I repeat never pay for a freebie, or free sample pack offer. If a freebie is shared with you in a misleading way you make enter your credit card information and think you won't be charged but you most likely will be. A freebie is free of charge completely. There are offers of a free product but you must pay shipping. Many of these are legitimate just do your research and use PayPal when you can instead of using your credit card.

Can You Really Get Products Free?

Heck yes! Since 2010 we have been hunting and getting many amazing free products, free food, even large appliances for review. Getting free products is absolutely possible but only if you are following the right bloggers. See just a few of our mail days right here in Canada. You will be amazed at what you can get for free. See our freebie mail days.


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