A search for free STUFF ONLINE will return over 180,000,000 results in Google, but out of those a big portion require
- that you enter your email address so they can send you emails
- that you purchase after a short free trial period
- that you wade through pages of information and sales hype before getting to the free section.
I can understand the frustration. I have spent hundreds of hours over the years trying to find what I needed for free. After all, raising children as a single parent is expensive and there was often nothing much left to purchase computer related software and other things. But, depending on what you are looking fore there ARE places online today where you can access totally free content relatively easily and painlessly.
–Have you ever heard of Thunderfap.com, the freebie archive page? At This site they boast is that there is NO credit card required, ever! Only 100% real free stuff with no strings attached, no shipping fees, no scams, and no spam. Sounds good and with a wealth of categories this may be the site for you. Choose from food, beauty, health, kids, pets, house hold, books and magazines, office supplies, tools and more. Although you must enter your information such as address, to receive the products, I have had no problems and my samples arrive quickly.
–Open source is SOFTWARE that is freely distributed by the developers. NO payment is required but you may be asked to make a donation to help the developers continue their work. One of the best resources for open source software is sourceforge.net. Here you can find hundreds, if not thousands, of free software solutions to meet all of your computing needs. Looking for games, they have it. Communication software? Yes. Education and networking is there. Almost anything you need you can find here.
- –Be sure to check out Gizmo’s freeware Reviews, at.techsupportalert.com to find the best of the best free ware on the net. One of the most bookmarked freeware sites on the internet and featured in PC magazine’s Top 100 or 2010.
–free BOOKS are available online too. Do you like to read books online. Several sites offer up free books that you can either read through their site or download to read later. I am talking now about traditional books, not just e-books. For example: