Free Trial Offers Exposed!
In this article i will talk about what free trial offers are and what is generally understood about them, further study and misconceptions. Hopefully you can find this article helpful and maybe recommend it to others to educate themselves about free trial offers.
Firstly, what we understand of free trial offers is that they are usually free for a certain number of days. Some 14 days, 30 days or 60 days. Make sure you understand the terms and conditions first. You’ll usually only have to pay for the shipping fee. Often many companies are nowdays turning to free trial offers as it is a good strategy to get consumers more familiar to the product(s) or to get the product out.
Now what happens after the free trial expires?
This is usually the biggest misconception about free trial offers. Users do not know that they might be purchasing a subscription and are shocked to see their credit card charged again when the trial expires. You can however cancel your free trial and not get billed again before the trial expires. Also understand when the free trial starts. It usually starts on the day you place an order.
Is it a scam?
Fortunately no. Many reputable companies also do this marketing strategy to give out new offers of their new products or to promote it.Why are many calling it scam then?It’s mostly because they don’t understand the terms and conditions or did not bother to read it first. Read Now what happens after the free trial expires?” above again to see the biggest misconception about free trial offers. But if anything would happen, you can file a claim with your credit card company.
So my point about free trial offers are that is it is a good marketing strategy (which is becoming the trend soon) and is a good way for you to test the product before buying.
The sad part is that many do not know what the terms & conditions are prior to taking an offer up. Understand and read the terms & conditions of that offer before you take the offer.
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