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Overview: PINCHme (Australia)

PINCHme is an Australian website that anyone can signup to and receive free samples to try and review. 

From their website (sums up what they do really well) 
"PINCHme gives you the unique opportunity to discover exciting new products and try them for free. It's simple - you choose a product from one of our leading brands, and we'll deliver it to your home or workplace for free. Once you've tried, tasted or touched the exciting products on offer, you can leave your feedback. It’s that easy!

Samples are released to the PINCHme Homepage on varying weeks, and we announce on Facebook and Twitter when the samples are available to claim. We also release Surprise Samples at different times, to different target groups. If you are part of the chosen target group for a Surprise Sample, you will receive a special email."

Once you've signed up you can start earning points by ordering samples, giving your feedback, visiting the site etc. There are 5 levels to get through. I'm not going to explain all the levels, but I will say that once you reach level 5 you are eligible to "receive a $25 gift card for every additional 100,000 Pinching points you earn". But to get to level 5 you need to obtain 300,000 points so it will take some time. 

Samples you can choose from include shampoos, conditioners, deodorants, pet food items, food samples etc. In terms of the size of the samples they are not silly foil packets that you only get one use. The sizes are actually quite generous you can get about 3-5 uses out of the samples (enough to actually form an opinion). I think it's a great way to try things for free and as an added bonus you occasionally get sent coupons with the items...big thumbs up for that. And not to mention it's all FREE.

Now be warned sometimes they run out of popular samples so there will be times where samples are out of stock so be quick or just wait till the next time samples are released (every 2 weeks).

To sign up and get a sample of Uncle Toby's Oats click this link:



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