We've always voted with our wallets. But with the new ability to amplify our opinions and complaints with review sites and social media, we consumers finally have the upper hand.
And there's one unintended consequence that's extra sweet…
Businesses and brands are working overtime to woo us in 2018, and they've got some great freebies in the offing this summer. Here are some of our favorites.
Get Free Ice Cream May 8th
Häagen-Dazs is celebrating “Free Cone Day” on May 8th. Stop by any store (there are HUNDREDS in the U.S.) between 4pm and 8pm that evening to claim your choice of ice cream or sorbet in dozens of flavors. Go here.
Be the First to Try Poland Spring's New Flavors
Poland Spring Nestle wants you to sample their new flavors of Poland Spring SO BAD, they're giving away 8-packs of the bubbly stuff. Go to the website to claim your coupon. The water now comes in a dozen fruity flavors, like black cherry, orange, and zesty lime… Unfortunately, it's not a digital coupon – you'll have to wait for snail mail, which could take weeks. But you'll have plenty of time to redeem it (good until 12/31/2018). Go here.
Enjoy 10 Free Issues of Popular Mechanics
Who doesn't love Popular Mechanics? Right now you can get your fix of the classic magazine's automotive, home, outdoors, science, and DIY ideas with a free one-year subscription. Go here.
Pancakes, Pancakes, Pancakes
IHOP is ready to douse loyal customers in syrup. Join the IHOP E-Club by filling out a form online, and the old breakfast standby will give you three full stacks absolutely free – one right away, again on your birthday, and again in one year. You have to trade a little bit of personal information to get this one, including location and dining habits, so if that bothers you, don't do it. Go here.
Do Your Summer Birthday Right
Speaking of birthdays… All You has compiled FIFTY-NINE brands that give sweet birthday discounts and free stuff. ACE Hardware, CVS, Starbucks, Chili's… it's a crazy list. If you've got a birthday coming up, get on this now. Go here.
Please note: Profitable News does not benefit in any way from telling you about these offers. Our only interest is in sharing good ideas with our readers.