Media Mentions of Hey, It’s Free!

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Best Freebies Online!
Best Freebies Online!
Woman's World Magazine – Nov. 18, 2019
Where to find the best free stuff online
Where to find the best free stuff online
Popular Science – June 17, 2018

Hey, It's Free! has been hawking free goods—movie tickets, beauty products, magazine subscriptions, groceries, gift cards, and more—since 2006. It stands out from other freebie sites because of its human curation: The Hey, It's Free! community submits a lot of the deals, ensuring that the offers are vetted and good-quality. The site also clearly states any hoops you have to jump through to obtain your free prize.

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How to Save Money and Get Free Stuff as a Bootstrapping Entrepreneur
How to Save Money and Get Free Stuff as a Bootstrapping Entrepreneur
Neil Patel – November 24, 2016

The creators of Hey It's Free scour the Internet looking for items free of charge. If you want to get sample packs of Purina dog food or magazines, bookmark this site. Occasionally, you might nab something a bit more valuable — gift cards, nice meals, etc.

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A really free lunch - and dessert, too!
A really free lunch - and dessert, too!
ShopSmart Magazine – July, 2015

Sign up for freebies will in advance of your birthday to clean up on your special day. Go to Hey, It's Free birthday freebies for offers.

SmartShopper Birthday Freebies!
SmartShopper Birthday Freebies!
WRAL (Raleigh, NC) – May 4, 2015

For birthday freebies, sign up as soon as possible because some freebies require that you sign up a certain period of time before your birthday (like a week or month before) in order to get the offer for that year. And remember that not all locations are participating so you may want to call ahead to verify before you head to the store. See the full list including clickable links at Heyitsfree.net.

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69 Valuable Things You Can Get for Free
69 Valuable Things You Can Get for Free
Kiplinger / MSN.com – November 2, 2015

You can score everything from small tubes of toothpaste, bottles of shampoo, mouthwash and deodorant to books, magazines, food and clothing. One of the easiest ways to find free samples and products is to visit blogs and sites that cull freebie offers from a variety of sources, such as Hey, It’s Free! Manufacturers such as Betty Crocker, Pillsbury and Procter & Gamble regularly offer a limited supply of samples and full-sized products. (Beware offers that require you to pay for shipping.) And follow your favorite brands, companies or retailers on Facebook and Twitter to hear about freebies first-hand.

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31 Best Websites for Scoring Freebies
31 Best Websites for Scoring Freebies
HuffingtonPost.com – May 5, 2015

Another site with a long list of birthday freebies, Hey It’s Free also is a good source for free offers throughout the year. Find coupons for everything from free food and moisturizer to free comic books and codes for free rewards points.

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Get tons of FREE STUFF!
Get tons of FREE STUFF!
ShopSmart Magazine – July, 2014

Hey, It's Free does a great job of marking expired offers. Click "Birthday Freebies" for an extensive, frequently updated list of all the places that will hook you up on your big day.

5 ways to find free stuff online
5 ways to find free stuff online
Consumer Reports – November 14, 2013

The Internet is filled with coupons, free product samples, and other giveaways that let you nab all kinds of goodies without spending a penny. Hey, It's Free! is a place to find tons of freebies.

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Birthday Freebies!
Birthday Freebies!
WRAL (Raleigh, NC) – May 1, 2013

Heyitsfree.net has put together a very long list of companies who offer birthday freebies. I highly recommend you look through it to see what freebies the various companies are offering and then sign up for the ones you want. In the last few days, I have received e-mailed coupons for free lunch, free lunch with drink purchase, free ice cream, free cookies, free doughnut and drink, BOGO meal coupons and more for my birthday!

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I want free stuff!
I want free stuff!
Woman's World Magazine – Apr. 22 2013

From chocolate to movie tickets, there’s a lot of free stuff out there just waiting for you! HeyItsFree.net [has] a lot of great stuff in terms of the variety and quality that’s offered.

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How to Get Freebies Without Giving Up Too Much Personal Information
How to Get Freebies Without Giving Up Too Much Personal Information
TIME Moneyland – June 20, 2012

Freebies are awesome…Just how much can you get for free? A recent HeyItsFree post runs down the blogger’s impressive haul collected over a four-week period.

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We All Love Free Stuff
We All Love Free Stuff
The Today Show – June 19, 2012

We all love free stuff, whether it’s cheese on a toothpick at the grocery store or a bag of makeup samples with a purchase. The Internet is bursting with giveaways and coupons that let you nab all kinds of cool things without spending a penny.

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Freebie Heaven!
Freebie Heaven!
ShopSmart Magazine – July, 2012

[One of] the best places to find tons of freebies at once…Be sure to check out the website’s tips, blog posts, and giveaway reminders.

Getting A Deal On Makeup
Getting A Deal On Makeup
Washington Post – June, 2012

"…Rohlena recommends Heyitsfree.com[sic] for free beauty samples."

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Score loads of free stuff on your birthday
Score loads of free stuff on your birthday
CTV News (Vancouver, Canada) – November 22, 2011

From bubble bath to breakfasts, there are tons of businesses that offer freebies as a way to say thanks to customers on their birthday.

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Great Birthday Freebies
Great Birthday Freebies
Kiplinger.com – April 9, 2012

There are plenty of other birthday freebies available to anyone…Hey, It’s Free! has a long list of birthday freebies.

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How To Unwrap Birthday Deals
How To Unwrap Birthday Deals
SmartMoney.com – November, 2011

Shoppers may soon get more birthday presents from retailers than their relatives. Free gifts and birthday discounts are one of the oldest reward program benefits, and many companies offer them

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Ease The Stress On Your Bank Account With Hey, It’s Free!
Ease The Stress On Your Bank Account With Hey, It’s Free!
MakeUseOf.com – September, 2011

I was brought into the courts of Hey, It’s Free! (HIF), a nifty little website that has taken on the mission of going out and finding all sorts of free items for you to take advantage of.

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Followers Get Free Stuff!
Followers Get Free Stuff!
Seventeen Magazine – September, 2011

"I learned about @HeyItsFree on Twitter after reading ‘Followers Get Free Stuf!’ in the June/July issue. Nows I’ve gotten stuff like Herbal Essences, Pantene, juice, and even cheese snacks!"

Finding Freebies!
Finding Freebies!
PBS Nightly Business Report – August 17, 2011

"There are actual Web sites such as heyitsfree.net that track free items offered by companies who maybe just want people to sample their products."

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9 Ways to Get Free Stuff!
9 Ways to Get Free Stuff!
Money Talks News – August 12, 2011

"There are a lot of ways to find fun-size freebies, including getting lucky on frequent trips to the grocery or department store and signing up for endless email newsletters from your favorite brands. But wouldn’t it be nicer if somebody found these goodies for you?"

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Get Free Stuff!
Get Free Stuff!
KMSP (Minneapolis, MN) – June, 2011

"The name says it all. It’s (supposedly) run by a guy named Goob, and it sounds like a bad joke, but HIF is not a laughing matter. They post all the freebies available on the Web."

I still don't get why I "supposedly" run this site. If it's not me, then who?!

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Followers Get Free Stuff!
Followers Get Free Stuff!
Seventeen Magazine – June, 2011

"I follow @HeyItsFree on Twitter. It’s a site that collects Web freebies. They tweet deals daily! … I’ve gotten free yogurt, a T-shirt, and even beauty products!"

Log On, Spend Less
Log On, Spend Less
All You Magazine – May, 2011

Get to know the aggregators. Follow handles such as @HeyItsFree ... they often tweet about freebie findings.

Great Freebies!
Great Freebies!
Shop Smart Magazine – May, 2011

Who doesn’t like freebies? The sites listed here will show you the way. Each meet our requirement for privacy … we like Hey, It’s Free!

6 Simple Ways to Score Free Stuff
6 Simple Ways to Score Free Stuff
Yahoo Finance – April 1, 2011

Everyone loves nabbing free stuff. And getting it is easier than you think.

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Facebook Freebies: How to score free stuff on the social network
Facebook Freebies: How to score free stuff on the social network
WGN 9 (Chicago, IL) – February 21, 2011

Check out some of the many “freebie” devoted websites out there. HeyItsFree.net is a great example.

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Find Freebies On Your Own
Find Freebies On Your Own
All You Magazine – August 27, 2010

Check out heyitsfree.net regularly for samples and giveaways.

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Point, Click, and Save!
Point, Click, and Save!
Published Book – June 8, 2010

Find several freebies – with attitude – daily.

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Hot (broke) Messes: How to Have Your Latte and Drink It Too
Hot (broke) Messes: How to Have Your Latte and Drink It Too
Published Book – May 20, 2010

Ryan Eubanks … became so good at spotting freebies that he created HeyItsFree.net to share his finds.

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5 Ways to Get Free Stuff On Twitter
5 Ways to Get Free Stuff On Twitter
Mashable – May 8, 2010

There are quite a few people on Twitter who only tweet out freebies, including free food at restaurants and free samples. A few that I follow include @heyitsfree.

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How To Get Facebook Freebies
How To Get Facebook Freebies
KPRC Houson – May 6, 2010

Goob is a freebie fanatic. He runs a the website heyitsfree.net, where he shares his free finds with his readers.

This story was rebroadcast on dozens of affiliates nationwide.

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The Best Online Freebies
The Best Online Freebies
All You Magazine – April 23, 2010

The group behind this site promises that no listed free sample will require the purchase of something else first.

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Three Savvy Strategies to Save Cash
Three Savvy Strategies to Save Cash
Chicago Tribune – March 21, 2010

Check out HeyItsFree.net. You’ll be privy to the world of free movies, theater, sports events, and dining.

Live Well on Less
Live Well on Less
Woman’s Day Magazine – February, 2010

Go online and check out…sites like HeyItsFree.net. You’ll be privy to the world of free movies, theater, sports events, car washes, and dining.

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Forget the discount, get your holiday gifts for free
Forget the discount, get your holiday gifts for free
The Daily Press – November 3, 2009

Eubanks’ Web site, heyitsfree.net, posts two or three new offers each day. Some are in-store offers, like the coupon for a free lip gloss at Victoria’s Secret. But most are Internet-only giveaways, such as the free yearlong subscription to Golf Digest.

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It’s Free! (Really)
It’s Free! (Really)
Smart Money Magazine – September 2009 Issue

As more consumers have snapped their wallets closed, desperate companies have are bringing back the once-humble freebie. … According to Ryan Eubanks, founder of deal-spotting Web site HeyItsFree.net, the value of offers on the site has spiked this year, with its volume of daily gimmes up 30 percent.

Get the Most Value
Get the Most Value
All You Magazine – August 28, 2009

Sign on to heyitsfree.net for daily updates on offers for free groceries, fast food, cereal, beauty products and more.

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10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget
10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget
Published Book – May 14, 2009

Run by a team of eccentric characters, HIF lists only the best freebies on the Web. Who doesn’t love getting something for nothing?

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Freebies For The Family
Freebies For The Family
WTMJ (Milwaukee, WI) – July 27, 2009

Angie first logged on to the Web site www.heyitsfree.net about 7 weeks ago. Since then, she’s received free samples or coupons for more than a dozen items.

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How Much Can You Get For Free?
How Much Can You Get For Free?
The Today Show – Apr. 28, 2009

We like HeyItsFree.net. They’ll give you a whole list and directory; do you want toiletries, do you want food, do you want iPods, and they tell you where to go.

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Web Sites Help Oklahomans ‘Get It For Free’
Web Sites Help Oklahomans ‘Get It For Free’
KOCO (Oklahoma City, OK) – May 12, 2009

Ryan Eubanks scours the Internet gathering what he calls legitimate, non-spam-producing offers, posting them to a Web site called heyitsfree.net.

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A Golden Age for Cheapskates
A Golden Age for Cheapskates
The Washington Post – Apr. 18, 2009

Ryan Eubanks…became so good at spotting freebies that he created Hey, It’s Free! to share his finds. Lately, he’s gotten busier because businesses, hurting from a drop in sales, are offering more freebies. Marketing experts and behavioral psychologists said giveaways are more effective than discounts at drawing customers in and persuading them to try a product.

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The 100 Most Useful Websites
The 100 Most Useful Websites
MSN Money – Apr. 20, 2009

This site is entertaining and full of information about freebies.

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Hot Website To Snag Freebies
Hot Website To Snag Freebies
Woman’s World Magazine – Mar. 16, 2009

Log on to heyitsfree.net every day to check out all the latest no-cost, spam-free giveaways that are yours for the taking!

Freebies Without Strings
Freebies Without Strings
WESH (Orlando, FL) – Mar. 6, 2009

These days, it seems like everyone is trying to save a buck, but nothing beats free. One Web site is promising consumers hundreds of free products in a sluggish economy.

Free Stuff For The Taking
Free Stuff For The Taking
Woman’s World Magazine – Nov. 28 2008

Ever find a free offer only to discover you need to jump through tons of hoops to qualify? Nix the frustration by going directly to heyitsfree.net.

The Art Of Getting Something For Nothing Is Easy To Achieve
The Art Of Getting Something For Nothing Is Easy To Achieve
KMPH (Fresno, CA) – Nov. 6, 2008

In some cases you don’t even have to leave your home to get free products. One website delivers the goods right to your front door….Today thousands of consumers surf the page to read his reviews and follow through on deals.

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Sites That Can Save You Thousands
Sites That Can Save You Thousands
Shop Smart Magazine - Nov. 2008

We’ve found another gem. Heyitsfree is a blog that was started by 25-year-old Ryan Eubanks when he was in college and broke. He scours the Web daily to find offers that are truly worth the other and posts them on his nicely designed site.

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Money Saving Websites
Money Saving Websites
CBS Up To The Minute News – Oct. 15, 2008

Heyitsfree is just a cool site. There’s a guy out there scouring the net for free deals.

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Want freebies? Yes, please!
Want freebies? Yes, please!
Ka Leo O Hawai’i (Honolulu, Hawaii) – Apr. 2007

After eating your $5 to $7 lunch on campus, you look into your wallet and find only pieces of lint and a few coins left over. Sound familiar? In a reality where most college students must pinch pennies to survive, a Web site called heyitsfree.net aims to bring freebies to everybody.

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Other mentions include

Hundreds of local ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC affiliates.

The Denver Post (Denver CO) – Apr. 27, 2009

WSYR (Syracuse, NY) – Jan 13, 2009 – “This is a blog that scours the web daily to find offers that are truly worth the bother.”

12 News NBC (Phoenix, AZ) – Nov. 18, 2008

Wall Street Journal – Nov. 4, 2008

CNN – Nov. 4, 2008 – “Visit Hey, It's Free! for a full list of great election day freebies!”

The Charleston Gazette (Charleston, WV) – October 29, 2008

Times Union (Albany, NY) – October 21, 2008 – “Each day the site updates their listings (after scouring the Web) so you’re bound to find something appealing.”

WXYZ Action News (Detroit, MI) – October 20, 2008

NBC KY3 (Springfield, MO) – October 13, 2008

Honolulu Star Bulletin (Honolulu, HI) – October 13, 2008 – “Having one of those lifetimes on the short end of the stick, and simply swiping a stack of office Post-Its just isn't going to even the score? Then get free stuff with no strings attached.”

WPIX CW 11 (New York, NY) – October 9, 2008

WISN ABC 12 (Milwaukee, WI) – October 7, 2008 – “This is a good web name – Hey, It's Free.net!”

Honolulu Advertiser (Honolulu, HI) – October 5, 2008 – “Rank of Heyitsfree.net as the best site for freebies: 1”

NBC Today Show – Oct. 2008

WCBS (New York, NY) – September 29, 2008

MSN Money Central – September 14, 2008 – “Do you want to get free stuff on the Internet with no strings attached and no spam? Incredible as it may seem, you can (at) Hey, It's Free!”

FSView (Tallahassee, Florida) – March 28, 2007 – Web site provides an opportunity for students to save money and try new products.

KHTS (San Diego, California) – July 19, 2006 – AJ's Playhouse Channel 933.