Bookstores will tear the covers off books that may not sell and return the
covers to the publishers for credit. Ask bookstores if you can have these
books.(Or, if you're not proud, look in the dumpsters). People sometimes throw
new magazines away in the post office.
Also, if you are seriously considering advertising in national magazines, write
to those magazines requesting a rate card (advertising schedule) and a free copy
of each magazine. Some magazines will give free samples to lure you into
subscribing. Hence, a source of free magazines. Ask for samples of mail-order
publications. They may need an "active name" for their mailing list and it will
only cost you the price of a postcard.
for 800 numbers on products. Many offer free valuable information. You don't
even have to pay postage. If you are taking medication, the manufacturer will
probably send you free information on your medication. I take Cardizem, and
Marion Merrell Dow sends me a free newsletter. They also sent me a valuable book
on stress and the heart, free. They also sent me a free electronic pillbox.
physician usually has free literature for the asking. Get on mailing lists of
products or services in which you are interested. You will be kept up-to-date on
the latest technologies and news in your field of interest, free. If you start a
business, there are magazines that are free for the asking. Sometimes there is a
free business reply card and you pay no postage. They make their money from the
advertisers in their magazines and you receive timely articles. For a copy of my
new book, essays exposing the myths of political correctness, send me two
dollars. Read it. Then, if you want to keep it for reference, send an additional
three dollars. You will not see much of this documented material in the media.
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