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10 Freebies on the Internet No One Should Miss

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With the internet offering a little bit of everything, it’s no surprise that you can find some free deals on many sites. And, who doesn’t like free? Right? This list will help you navigate your way around the internet to take advantage of all that it offers at no charge. From birthday clubs to e-books and translations, there is a world of free things out there just waiting for you to sign up. So get on your computer and get to these free sites before they go away or start charging a fee. As always, don't forget to check back on deal and news on DealsPlus, our staff works hard everyday to keep savvy shoppers up to date with the latest freebies, promotion and rare discounts! Just browse the homepage for fresh offers everyday.

 

1. Birthday Clubs

Birthday Clubs are a great way to make your special day even better. With coupons for free treats, Birthday Clubs are free for signup and are offered by many of your favorite restaurants. Just go to the website of your favorite restaurant and search for their Birthday Club sign up. Most send a coupon to your email the week around your birthday for free food that you can get in the month of your birthday. Sign up for a bunch of these and you can be eating free the whole week of your birthday.

>> Related: 72 Restaurants That'll Give You Free Food on Your Birthday

Some popular restaurants to sign up with are:

  • Red Robin – A free burger for your birthday.

  • Noodles & Company – A free entrée to enjoy.

  • T.G.I.Fridays – A free dessert or appetizer for your birthday.

  • Cold Stone Creamery – Free ice cream coupon.

  • Starbucks – Join its rewards program and you’ll get a free any size drink on your birthday.

  • Applebee’s – Free dessert shooter on your birthday.

  • Denny’s – Show them your I.D. and you’ll get a free Grand Slam breakfast on your birthday.

  • Dairy Queen – Get a coupon for a free ice cream on your birthday.

  • Qdoba Mexican Grill – Sign up for their rewards program and you will receive free chips and salsa or a free drink right away and free gift on your birthday.

2. E-books

If you are a reader this freebie is perfect for you. Did you know that Amazon and Barnes & Noble offer a ton of free books to download on your Kindle or Nook? Just check their websites for free eBooks and you’ll be able to fill up your library for the whole year. They feature everything from mystery to romance and change their selection pretty often. This is a great way to stock up on reading material and discover some unknown authors in the process – all for free.

3. Magazines

Have you ever wanted to subscribe to a magazine, but wasn’t exactly sure you’d like it? You can get free subscriptions to magazines online through: www.mercurymagazines.com and www.freebizmag.com. There are a variety of magazines offered on topics from finance to marketing and everything in between. Take advantage of getting some free magazines delivered to you every month and you will be surprised at what you will learn.

4. Movies and Documentaries

While you probably are already keyed into Netflix and Hulu, but if you’re not, be sure to sign up for their free trial service before you buy. This will give you seven days to binge watch some of your favorite shows for free and help you decide if you want to pay for their streaming services. Once you’re done with your free trials, head on over to www.documentaryheaven.com to check out some free documentaries to stream. From music biopics to historic films, this site will provide you with an endless array of titles to choose from. Just start streaming on your favorite device. No signup required.

>> Related: 7 Sites to Legally Download or Stream Movies for Free

5. Education

Want to brush up on some of your skills or learn a new subject, free online learning classes are offered all over the internet. While you won’t get college credit for taking them, they will be plenty interesting and help you in areas you didn’t even think about. You can actually say you took classes at MIT and Stanford. Check out www.class-central.com for a full list of classes offered online. Just sign up with your email address. It promises no spam ever so you don’t have to worry about endless emails from them, making this freebie an even better offer. Other top free online courses website that are a must-bookmark are:

6. Credit Reports

Keeping track of your credit history can be daunting as you are never sure what is appearing on it. You are entitled to a free credit report from credit reporting companies Experian, Equifax and TransUnion, every 12 months by law. This will give you a good idea of what is going on with your credit and can be obtained for free through www.annualcreditreport.com. To request your credit report, you need to fill out a form and request which reports you are looking for. You will also have to answer a few security questions to verify your information, but you will get the credit reports for free. Our other top recommendation is to download the top personal finance app Mint. Mint keeps tabs and helps you organize all your expenses into neat charts so you know where you money is going but also... they offer free credit score service, so definitely check it out! Be sure to do this, every 12 months.

7. Translations

Are you looking to learn a few words in another language or translate something in another language? Translation services are all over the internet for free. Have anything translated to English through www.worldlingo.com or www.translate.google.com. Just type in what you want translated and it will provide in the language of your choice – all for free. WordLingo even allows you to upload a whole document to have translated. You’ll writing in another language in no time.

8. Photo Editing

If you want to retouch a photo, www.pixlr.com is a free app for your computer or mobile device that allows you to make changes to images. It is relatively simple to use and will save you the cost of a full blown photo editing software. Now you can make any changes you want to a photo with ease. There is no sign up to use Pixlr and it launches right on your computer so you can get started editing immediately.

9. Puzzles

The site www.thejigsawpuzzles.com offers tons and tons of free puzzles that you can put together online. This is prefect for when you need a break and want something fun to do. You can spend hours on this site with all the different options it has. They offer puzzles on pretty much everything you can think of and there is a puzzle of the day every day. With so many choices, where will you start?

10. Free Anything – Possibilities Are Endless

If you have scoped out the free section on  www.Craigslist.org yet? You should. People are giving away just about everything from household items to books, you won’t believe what you can find. People are offering these items completely free with the hopes that you’ll come cart it away for them. New items are posted daily so be sure to check the site for your local area. You won’t know what kind of treasurers are available until you look! A word of warning though, if it looks to good to be true, chances are, it is. Craigslist is a goldmine for budget folks but also... scammers. So please be careful and always pick up items in a public area/location when possible. 


 

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Dawn is a Milwaukee-based freelance writer that is a self-confessed shopaholic - always on the lookout for a great deal. She loves food, travel and binging on Netflix. She has a background in marketing and worked as editor-in-chief of a monthly magazine. Currently, she focuses her time on crafting copy that her followers love to read.

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