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Free US iPad What a Joke!

Hey why not fill in your information and give it a shot? What do you have to lose?

Lately I have been hearing radio advertisements for freeusipad.com (Free US iPad). First of all, “Free US iPad” just sounds so plain and it couldn’t be any more original.

If you found this post by researching if Free US iPad is a scam or legit, I applaud you. I am glad some people out there can take the time to look something up before they decide to make a purchase or try something.

I am sure you have seen these types of banners before…

I suggest you don’t even waste your time with Free US iPad, and here’s why:

After submitting your precious email address  on the site you are taken to a page to fill out your personal information (yikes). The way this system works is you must complete many different “offers” most of which you have to pay for in order to have a chance at getting a “free” iPad. So in essence you are not really getting a free iPad. Instead, you are paying for many products and getting roped into subscriptions that may be hard to get out of. Here is a quote taken from the site that explains it all:

In order to receive your gift you must: (1) Meet the eligibility requirements (2) complete the rewards bonus survey (3) complete a total of 13 Sponsor Offers as stated in the Gift Rules (4) not cancel your participation in more than a total of 2 Sponsor Offers within 30 days of any Sponsor Offer Sign-Up Date as outlined in the Gift Rules (the Cancellation Limit) and (5) follow the redemption instructions.

These types of websites are not a new thing, they have been around for awhile and most of them offer some type of free product like an Xbox, Wii, and PlayStation in order to appeal to the younger crowd which may not read into the Scam.

Yes, I believe Free US iPad is a SCAM; just because they are indirectly taking advantage of you instead of strait on doesn’t mean it’s right in any way. Therefore it is a Scam in my book; don’t waste your time or money.

UPDATE 7/17/2011:

I noticed today after returning from a long vacation, that the .net version of FreeUSiPad has turned into a content based blog. It is filled with random content about iPads. If you try Googling “free us ipad” you will not only see this post listed in the results, but you will see many other pages created on free hosting websites.

These seem to be fillers created by freeusipad to “take over” the search results. Probably to push my article, and possibly others against them down the Google results to keep from being seen. If you notice, all of these filler websites are linked together in the form of a link wheel. A link wheel is basically one strategy used to propel ones website up the Google results by connected several sites together that are run by the same person or company.

If you are looking for a good deal on an iPad, check out the daily deal section on Amazon Gold Box. You can still get an iPad cheaply, but do use a reputable seller and remember to take advantage of the deals page just like Amazon’s.

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