Free Stuff: Smoothies, Coffee & Ice Cream


Freedom isn’t free, but sometimes smoothies, coffee and ice cream are. Check these out:

  • McDonald’s (Stock Quote: MCD) is giving away free 8 oz mocha coffees every Monday through August 3. Got to their web site and click “Free Mocha Mondays” in the lower center part of the screen.
  • Through July 12, Jamba Juice has a buy one-get one free deal going for smoothies. They refer to it as BOGO. We think that sounds a little silly. Buy One Get One Free works just fine. But there’s nothing silly about a free smoothie.
  • If you have a Facebook account, add the “Share a Pint of New Starbucks® Ice Cream” app (Stock Quote: SBUX) and you’ll be able to send yourself or a friend a coupon for a free pint. They are giving away 20,000 pints a day through July 19. Here’s how it works: at the top of each hour they give away 800 coupons. Once they are claimed, you are locked out until the next hour. You gotta be on your game because they go fast. Smart marketing mojo.

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