CONSUMER TYPES and FREE PRODUCTS
you ever thought about which type of consumer you are? There
are basically only three real answers; Smart, Stingy (selfish), or
Stupid. Let's discuss how we rate the consumer types by how
people really are (and not any of the psychological mumble jumble):
that "free" does not necessarily mean "worthwhile" so they only invest
time and effort into true values for their lifestyle.
even "free" items have a cost and that someone (seller or buyer) will
have to "pay for" that cost either now or later on.
quality "free" items by spreading the news about them to others with
"word of mouth", forums, or social media posts.
available) to support the "free" items that they find useful and
continue to use in their home, school, or work projects.
care if the "free" product might be discontinued if it does not
generate any revenues; after all they already have their "free" one.
not sure if they should tell anyone else because all of the "free"
items might be taken and they may not be able to get another later.
"free" is the most awesome category of pricing and cannot fathom how
much an item might really cost the creator or distributor.
the "free" thingy whether they need one or not, after all you just
can't beat "free" even if you just throw it away later on.
What you should know:
1. Not everything that is "free" is worth your time or effort
so don't just get something because it says "free" unless you can use
Even free items need funded whether it is pre- or post- production
meaning that "free" is a relative term and not a costing term.
Funding is provided either directly by
the creator/distributor, or by you in the form of responding to
ads or directly donating.
4. For "free" physical products, only
take those you can use and give them to someone else or recycle when no