Consumers can receive free products by requesting them directly from the companies that make them and registering with free sample websites. Manufacturers may ask consumers to provide feedback about the product by answering survey questions after trying the product.
Procter & Gamble, owner of brands such as CoverGirl cosmetics, Swiffer cleaning supplies and Tide laundry detergent, sends product samples to those who register on the company's website, PGEveryday.com. Tena offers free trial kits of their incontinence products. Customers can get free samples of Kellogg's and General Mills cereal products by signing up on the coupon website RedPlum.com.
A number of sampling websites, such as FreeStuff.com and SweetFreeStuff.com, offer free samples of food, toiletries, household items, magazines and other products from a variety of companies.