NetFreeStuff Frequently Asked Questions
- What is Net Free Stuff?
- How much does it cost to join?
- How do I register?
- What are the community features?
- Why do companies give away free stuff?
- How long have you been running?
- If I sign up, will you spam me?
- How do I unsubscribe from the service/newsletter?
- How do I get in touch with you?
- How do I join a Forum?
- How do I upload my own Freebie, Competition, Game or Joke?
- How do I create my own Freebie Events?
- What’s the difference between public and private Freebie Events?
- How do I send a message to another NFS member?
- How do I add a friend to my profile page?
- How do I update my profile
Question: What is Net Free Stuff?
Netfreestuff is an online community dedicated to finding the best freebies available across the net. Our single purpose in life is to locate the very best free offers, samples and competitions that we can find. However NetFreeStuff is more than just a freebie site. It’s a community of bargain hunters and we rely on our members to help us search out the best freebies and get them live on the website.
We also get freebies directly from suppliers who are eager to introduce new products and services to our members. However, we sometimes have limited numbers of freebies available and our members always get priority so make sure you register (it’s free as you’d expect) and you’ll get priority access to limited freebie offers and a daily freebie alert showing the latest offers added to the site.
Remember, we only show offers which give something for nothing!
Question: How much does it cost to join?
Absolutely nothing. Our mantra is about getting ‘something for nothing’ and we try to stick by that. We have never charged and will never charge our users for using our website.
As our website continues to grow in popularity, we will be releasing new features and tools to enable you to get as many freebies as possible so remember to check out the site on a regular basis.
We are advertising funded but our site is completely free of annoying pop-ups and intrusive banner adverts and we won’t spam you with tons of advertising. We will only send you relevant offers and freebies which are hand-picked by our freebie team.
Question: How do I register?
From the homepage simply click on the right hand sidebar panel to take you to our registration page (http://www.netfreestuff.co.uk/register). By registering you will be entered into our prize draw to get your shopping bill paid for a year! Registration is free and you’ll become a member of one of the UKs largest freebie communities and be able to make use of the all the freebie community features.
Question: What are the community features?
First of all you need to register with the site before you can take advantage of all the community features in the site. As a registered Freebie Agent, you’ll be able to:
• Participate in the Freebie Forum
• Send and receive messages to other Freebie Agents
• Submit your own Freebie, Competition, Jokes and Games,
• Place a FREE ad in our classifieds section
• Place FREE job ads and browse our jobs
• Create your own public Freebie Events and keep track of Freebie Events in your area
• Send out Invites to your own Freebie Events
Question: Why do companies give away free stuff?
It might sound too good to be true but for many companies, giving away freebies is a great way for them to advertise their products and release new products into the market so that consumers can test them out and give them feedback. By giving away free samples, you are more likely to be enticed into buying it again in the future. Big brands contact us frequently with new product samples that we give exclusively to net free stuff members.
Question: How long have you been running?
Net Free Stuff was set up in 2004 and is still run by the original team here at TMN Media Ltd. TMN Media are regulated by the Direct Marketing Association. The website has over 200,000 members and is one of the largest freebie websites in the UK.
Question: If I sign up, will you spam me?
If you register with the site, you will not be spammed as your details will not be passed on to third parties without your consent. We will of course try to send you relevant offers or freebies that our partners might wish to offer you, but we make sure that these are only the very best offers and we believe our users will find interesting and useful.
Question: How do I unsubscribe from the service/newsletter?
If you wish to unsubscribe from the service at any time, simply click on the unsubscribe links in the email alerts that you receive or simply send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Unsubscribe’ in the title and we will delete your account for you.
Question: How do I get in touch with you?
If you need to contact us for whatever reason, just drop us an email at email@example.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.
Question: How do I join a Forum?
Once you’ve registered, simply click on Freebie Forum and choose a discussion group from the Forum Directory. Each discussion group represents a different type of freebie . Members are able to post new topics for discussion within each group and even set-up their own discussion groups!
Question: How do I upload my own Freebie, Competition, Game or Joke?
The best way to upload your own freebie is to post the details (along with a link and if possible a quick image) to the Freebie Forum. Our Freebies team review this constantly and if the offer is a genuine freebie, they’ll upload it as a permanent listing in our freebie directory.
Question: How do I create my own Freebie Events?
Nice and simple. Once you’ve registered simply login and go to the Freebie Events section and click on the ‘Create Event’ button. This button will not appear unless you are registered and logged in.
At the create events page, be sure to complete all of the details of your event and state whether you wish to make the event a public or private event.
Question: What’s the difference between public and private Freebie Events?
A public event is one which is visible to any user of the website. However a private event is one which is only visible to those freebie agents which you have invited to participate in. This allows you to control who can be invited to your events.
Question: How do I send a message to another NFS member?
Simply login and at the top of your screen, you will see a black menu bar. If you put your mouse-over ‘My Account’, you will see a number of options available. Click on ‘Messages’ and you will see a range of options which allow you to send and receive messages from other freebie agents.
Click on ‘Compose’ and start writing your message. Please note you can only send a message to another freebie agent. Once you have completed your message, simply click ‘Send Message’.
Any public notices sent by the website administrative team will be displayed under the ‘Notices’ tab.
Under the ‘Settings’ tab within ‘My Account’ you will be able to modify your privacy settings to ensure that you only remain in full control over who you receive messages from. If you have any queries or concerns regarding messages: please contact our support team: firstname.lastname@example.org
Question: How do I add a friend to my profile page?
The ‘Add a friend’ function allows you to keep track of other friends on netfreestuff and share freebie ideas across the community. To add a friend simply click on the name of any member and a request will be sent to that member. Once your friend accepts your friendship request, they will be added to your list of friends in the ‘My Account’ section. You will receive an email notification when your friend accepts your friendship request notification.
Please note you cannot add friends unless your friend has registered with Net Free Stuff.
Question: How do I update my profile
If you wish to edit your details at any time, just login to the site and use the ‘My Account’ link at the top of the screen and go to ‘Profile’. Here, you will be able to update all of your details, view any messages, check your settings, friend status or any group updates.