Friday, February 15, 2008

The Power of the Internet: Free Magazines

Little known fact about me: I have a subscription to Maxim until the end of time, and I haven't paid a single cent.

How? All you have to do is visit deals sites (I personally use Slickdeals), which have forums dedicated to this kind of stuff.

If you're patient enough, you can find free subscriptions to lots of popular mags (Wired, EGM, Lucky, Nylon, etc) or extremely lower prices for expensive magazines (I got 1 year of Time for $5).

Oh, and if you're worried about these being scams, you have to understand how magazines make money. They don't make it off of readers, they make it off of advertisers. These companies give out subscriptions so the magazine can turn to an advertiser and say, "look, we have 300,000 readers, you should give us more money to put your ad in our mag." Thus, they want people to subscribe.

So help celebrate Life in Boxe's media month by subscribing to free magazines!


Jen said...

You have to let me know when you see these free mag deals for Lucky/Vogue/Us Weekly!