We all know the old saw -- you can't get something for nothing. Now, what if we told you that there are plenty of websites offering free samples of just about everything from shampoo to airline frequent flier miles to jewelry?
These companies are just trying to get you to switch brands. Take advantage of their marketing strategy. Here's how.
StartSampling.com - These guys offer samples from quit smoking to skin lotion samples.
pgeverydaysolutions.com - This site offers Proctor & Gamble samples.
silverjewelryclub.com - If you're willing to pay the shipping of $6.99, you can select a piece of free jewelry.
freebies4mom.com - Samples are geared toward mothers. Items include everything from diapers to popcorn.
A lot of these sites ask personal questions and want your email address; if you're unwilling to divulge that information, free stuff may not be your thing. But hey, it's a free country. Do whatever floats your boat.