A blogger decided to stage an experiment, buying $39 worth of stamps to send letters to random companies asking them for free stuff. His haul justified the up-front expense several times over, netting him $273 worth of freebies.
Peruse his list at The $39 Experiment and you may question the value of some of the items the blogger received, but there are some unqualified gems in the mix. A free jar of lip balm! Free cans of tuna! Dog toys and snacks!
If this guy tried an email experiment he could have added even more to his profit margin, but we suppose there’s still something magical about mailing a real letter.
The $39 Experiment: Asking Random Companies for Free Stuff [The $39 Experiment]