Part of the ABC’s of Couponing Guide
There is so much information to learn about couponing! One thing I just realized I have never have talked about is writing to companies to express dislike/problems or great news about their products.
My sister once got a bad bag of Stringster’s String Cheese. She emailed the company and complained, and they sent her tons of coupons for free string cheese!
Why would companies send you free coupons? Companies want to hear from customers. Research varies, but some studies show only 8% of people with problems with a product complain to the company directly! Most people just stop using the company’s product and/or take it back to the retailer. To the company, that 8% represents a lot of people. For every bit of feedback they get, they know a lot of other people feel the same way. Hearing from you is invaluable to them!
Whether you write to them about a great experience or a horrible dud product, they are happy to hear from you because even if you never use their product again, they want to know what people are saying about it. Most companies happily offer freebie coupons to people who write to them and tell them about the company’s products. Some companies only send out high-value coupons, but that is better than nothing!
How does this affect couponers?
You can write to companies to get great freebie coupons or high-value coupons! Always write the truth, of course. Sometimes people pick a specific day, like Writing Words Wednesday, to write to companies.
Coupon Booklets mailed to you:
What companies can I contact?
You can contact just about any company via email or written letter asking for coupons. I once contacted Nivea telling them I never receive their “regional” coupons and they sent me a hand full of high value coupons. I was so excited! If there’s a product you use often, or one you want to try don’t hesitate to contact that company. You’d be surprised how simple it is to get coupons mailed to your home.
Want to view our Master List of companies to write to? Check it out!
Let me know if you try this and what great coupons you get!