Finding Coupons on Facebook

Increase Your Coupon Resources Through Facebook

Finding Coupons on Facebook
Finding Coupons on Facebook. Sam Edwards / Getty Images

Facebook is a hugely popular social website that is also an important resource for couponers looking for the coupons that they want and that they will actually use. It is also a great place to find out about special offers, daily deals, get free products and exclusive savings for your favorite grocery products, retail stores and department stores.

In order to see the coupons on Facebook you will need a Facebook account.

If you have been reluctant to sign up on Facebook because you do not like to post personal information on the internet, you will be happy to know that very little information about you is required in order to get an account.

Signing Up

To get a Facebook page you will need to fill out the sign-up page. You will need to provide your name, a legitimate email address and your date of birth. You will need to confirm that you are you by clicking on a confirmation link that will be sent to the email address that you listed.

Remember, when giving out your email address for couponing, it is always a good idea to use one that is not your primary email account. This will help you keep your main email box clean and spam free. You can get free emails accounts with Google and on Yahoo.

Once you have confirmed that you signed up for an account, you can then log in and set your privacy settings. If you plan to connect with friends on Facebook, you can set your privacy settings so that only they can see your Facebook page.

You can also control who contacts you or block anyone from contacting you.

A good way to learn about your different privacy options is to click on the Facebook help link and read the various questions and responses.

Locating Your Favorite Companies on Facebook

There are two main ways to locate the Facebook pages of the companies that you want to track.

The best way is to Google the name of the food product or retail company and navigate to their website. You will then want to find the Facebook logo on their website and use it to go to their Facebook page.

The other way to find companies on Facebook is by typing the food product name or company name into the search box that is located at the top/middle of your Facebook page. The disadvantage of doing it this way is that you may not find the official Facebook page for the company, but rather a copycat company page.

A good way to tell if a page is an official company page or a fake company page is by looking at how many "friends" have signed up. If it is a small number, then chances are it is not the official Facebook page.

Liking and Unliking

Once you find the company Facebook page that you want, you will then have to "like" them in order to access any coupons or special offers that they are promoting. To do this click on the "LIKE" button that is located on the top of the page to the right of the company name.

This step is required only on your first visit to the page.

If you decide that you no longer want to keep up with what is going on with a particular company that you have previously "liked" then all you have to do is "unlike" them by clicking the unlike button which is located on the bottom left-hand column of their Facebook page.

Facebook Coupons

Many companies issue exclusive coupons to their Facebook fans. Most of the time there is a preset limit of how many coupons can be printed. Once the limit has been reached the coupon will either be removed or frozen.

Also, many times Facebook coupons are reset, which means if you have already printed it, but a week later you see the same coupon, then it may have been reset and you can print it again.

Generally, Facebook coupons come and go very quickly. Sometimes you may have only an hour to log in and grab the coupon.

When looking for a company coupon, navigate to the company Facebook page and look for the coupon or special offer tab that is located on the left-hand side of the page.

You may also see information about coupons by reading the most current posts.

If you do not see the coupon tab then start clicking around the page. When you do find one, you may be required to fill out a short form in order to print it.

Bottom Line

By using Facebook you can increase the number of good coupons that you will actually use. It's easy and fast and you don't have to look all over the internet to find what you want.

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