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Why do Companies Offer Things for Free? Companies or individuals may promote a free offer or service for any number of reasons. From branding to ad revenue, companies often use "free" to attract attention or interest. As a consumer, it is important to realize what "free" might really mean.

Reasons Things Are Free:

Linking Companies may offer something in exchange for a link back to their website. Asrepparttar 145436 web becomes increasingly more competitive, linking can effect more than just search engine placement, and providing a product, service or information free of charge in exchange for a link can be a good business decision. Often, publishers will create articles like this one and make it available for syndication, withrepparttar 145437 stipulation being thatrepparttar 145438 author resource box that followsrepparttar 145439 article remain intact, providing links back torepparttar 145440 author's website. Bottom line, authors often make content available for syndication in exchange for links back to their websites, which they benefit from.

Ad Revenue Some companies provide a product or service free of charge and generate money from advertising. Perhaps they sell banner advertising on their website. A free product draws web traffic so thatrepparttar 145441 number of visitors seeingrepparttar 145442 advertisement increases. The more visitors a site attracts, typicallyrepparttar 145443 more revenue generated fromrepparttar 145444 ad space. Perhaps a software application is free of charge, but has embedded advertisements. When ads are clicked,repparttar 145445 software developer earns a percentage ofrepparttar 145446 revenue paid for servingrepparttar 145447 advertisement.

Goodwill Branding / Public Relations On occasion, companies will provide a product, service or information free of charge. Ifrepparttar 145448 offering is extremely magnanimous or socially sensitive, they will often receive significant press exposure, generating free publicity for their brand. Pepsi Cola sponsors a number of athletic events and generates enormous amounts of brand loyalty and positive PR with their target audience.

Contact Information Sometimes companies or individuals will provide something free in exchange for contact information. Ebooks are often provided free of charge if you provide an email address. The contact information may be sold at a later time or be used to market related products. It is important to check website privacy policies to determine how personal information can be used.

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