38 Free Offers That Will Jump Start Your Profits!

38 Free Offers That Will Jump Start Your Profits!

by Larry Dotson

Free Offers

  1. Offer people a free telephone consultation before they order your product. When they get to know you personally, it could convert to more sales.
  2. Give free e-mail consultations to your customers. When you e-mail them back your advice include a small ad for a back end product your selling.
  3. Attract visitors to your web site by offering them a free course. You could package the course on a follow-up autoresponder and send lessons daily.
  4. Give your customers free shipping. If you can’t afford that, you can give free shipping to customers that buy over a certain dollar amount to raise profits.
  5. Offer your visitors free software that they can download right from your web site. While they are waiting they might read your ad.
  6. Offer your web site visitors a freebie if they take the time to fill out your online survey. They’ll be at the site longer and might buy something afterwards.
  7. Design graphics, templates, buttons and banner ads for other sites. Allow people to use them in exchange for your web link on their home page.
  8. Give people a free online utility. When you offer a utility that can solve a person’s problem, people will definitely visit your web site.
  9. Offer a free affiliate/reseller program. When you offer people a free opportunity to make money they will line up to visit your web site.
  10. Offer free samples or trials of your product. This will let people experience your product and attract people to your web site.
  11. Increase the number of visitors that revisit your web site by publishing a free course right on your site. Just release a new lesson once a week.
  12. Give away an electronic freebie with your ad on it. Allow your visitors to also give the freebie away. This’ll increase your ad exposure and attract people to your web site at the same time.
  13. Offer your visitors a free community. People like to have a place were they can have discussions with others on a particular subject.
  14. Submit your freebie to the online directories that list your particular item or service for free. If you’re offering a free e-zine, submit it to all the free e-zine directories on the internet.
  15. Start a free tip line. Offer a free daily, weekly, or monthly tip recorded on your voice mail. The tips should be related to your business. Include your ad for your web site or business at the beginning or end of your message.
  16. Offer a free daily class in your web site’s chat room. The class should be related to the subject of your business or web site. This will get people to visit your web site everyday.
  17. Offer a buy one get one free deal. If you sell more than one product this type of deal works great. People will feel they are getting more for their money and order quicker.
  18. Create your own award site for other web sites. Give the winners a graphic or text link to place on their web site when they win. This will link your web site to theirs and draw more traffic to your web site.

10 Ways To Increase The Perceived Value Of Your Freebies!

  1. You could tell them what the freebie is worth with a dollar amount. For example, “Subscribe to my free e-zine! A $199 value!”
  2. You could add other freebies to your freebie that will increase the value. For example, “Subscribe to my free e-zine and get free access to our “subscribers only” private web site!”
  3. You could tell them the freebie is only available for a limited time. For example, ” Download our free ebook, this free offer will only be available until May 30, 2000.”
  4. You could tell them the freebie is only available to a limited number of people. For example, ” Our free software will only be available for the next 100 people that download it.”
  5. You could give more details about the freebie. List the benefits, features, what problems the freebie will solve, etc.
  6. You could describe your freebie to sound more attractive. For example, instead of “free report” you could say “free never released top secret document”
  7. You could list testimonials for your freebie. Most businesses don’t give testimonials for their freebies. This would defiantly increase your freebies value.
  8. You could tell people how many people have already receive your freebie. For example, “15,000 people have already subscribed to my free e-zine! Can they all be wrong?
  9. When you ask someone to sign-up to receive a freebie, don’t ask for really personal information. This is a fast way to lose a potential prospect.
  10. Keep changing or adding freebies to your web site. If people see the same freebie in your ads they will say to themselves, “been there done that”.

10 Ways To Increase Your Traffic And Sales By Giving Away Software!

  1. Gain free advertising by submitting your software to freebie and freeware/shareware web sites. This will increase the number of visitors to your web site.
  2. If you created the free software yourself, you will become known as an expert. This will gain people’s trust and they will buy your main product faster.
  3. Offer your software as an extra free bonus to the people that buy one of your main products. People buy products quicker with free bonuses included.
  4. Publish your free software on disk or CD-Rom then include it with your direct mail packages. This can increase the amount of orders you’ll receive.
  5. Build your opt-in e-mail list fast by asking your visitors to give you their contact information before they can download your software.
  6. People love to get free stuff. They will visit your web site to download the free software. Make sure the software is attractive to your target audience.
  7. Tell people they can download your software at no-cost if they link to your web site. This strategy will multiply your advertising all over the internet.
  8. You will gain valuable referrals from people that tell others about the free software you give away. Word of mouth advertising can be very powerful.
  9. Increase your e-zine’s subscriber base by giving away software to people that subscribe to your e-zine. This’ll give them an incentive to subscribe.
  10. Give away software to your current customers as a way of letting them know you appreciate their business. This’ll create loyalty and repeat sales.