Free Snapbacks hats and caps can be found, if you know where to look. Snapbacks are a throwback to the 80s, when Hollywood, music and sports celebrities were seen and documented wearing these stylish hats in public. They were particularly popular accessories in the rap and hip-hop scene, and were the distinctive head gear worn by the likes of Ice Cube, N.W.A. and Will Smith. Take a look at the photos of past sports awards ceremonies and no matter what the sport, chances are you’ll see people in snapback hats enjoying the celebration. Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant sported snapbacks when they hoisted their respective championship trophies. Tiger Woods wears one while doing his thing on the green.
But even if you’re far from being a celebrity, it will be worth your while to chase after your free snapbacks. These hats are very trendy, and they’re getting quite popular again these days, 30 years after they first made the scene. Snapback hats are light and comfortable. They get their name from the adjustable snaps at the back of the cap. They come in a wild assortment of colors, materials and styles. The area on the front part of the cap is like a miniature billboard and is ideal for promoting brands. Many companies have placed their logos there, getting free advertising from people who wear the hats. Snapbacks are also great for self-expression.
They’re not expensive to buy, but you can even get free snapbacks if you know where to look. There are many sites on the web where you can get free samples, promotional merchandise and giveaways, and snapbacks are a popular freebie item.
Free Snapbacks Websites
Snapbackhatz (http://www.snapbackhatz.com/) sells sports themed hats and gives away one snapback hat each day to a lucky visitor. You need to register with your name and email address to be included in the daily draw.
ProjectFLiDAY.com (http://projectfliday.com/) is a lifestyle site that’s currently hosting a ‘FREE SNAP BACK HAT GIVEAWAY CONTEST.’ All you need to do is become a fan of their Facebook fan page, then be the first to extend your “Happy New Year” greeting on New Year’s day 2012 and the free snapback is yours.
You can also earn free snapbacks (among other goodies) from a site called Points2Shop (http://www.points2shop.com/). You register on the site to get the chance to earn points, cash and prizes by completing surveys, watching videos, performing tasks and things like that. You can then redeem these points for — you guessed it — free snapbacks!
New Era Caps (http://www.neweracap.com/), a cap manufacturer that sells its products worldwide is raffling a beautiful New York Yankees 9Fifty cap. The prize snapback features the Yankees team logo at the front, the New Era flag stitched on the left side, adjustable snapback closure at the back and faux snakeskin detail on the visor. This is one of the most impressive free snapbacks out there, and to get the chance to win this, follow @HipHopDX and @New_Era_Caps on Twitter then tweet “#DXSnapback.” Also log on to Facebook and Like New Era Caps (https://www.facebook.com/neweracaps) and HipHopDX (http://www.facebook.com/hiphopdx). Most importantly, get this all this done by January 2, 2012.
If you’re into mixed martial arts you’ll jump at the chance to win free snapbacks from Fightstyle.net (http://fightstyle.net/). You simply need to register with your name and email address and they’ll include you in the draw to win one of four TapOut Winter 2011 snapback hats, among other merchandise.
The Fresh Heir is a site focused on providing information about the latest in hip-hop, sneakers, and sports. Back in September, when the site reached its 20,000th hit, they raffled off some free snapbacks to thank loyal visitors. To celebrate their 50,000th hit, they’re reprising that promo and they’re giving away another free snapback. All you have to do to be part of the contest is Like the Fresh Heir Facebook site, copy and post any part of any Fresh Heir article on to the Fresh Heir Wall. You’ll find details about the contest on the Fresh Heir site (http://thefreshheir.com/2011/12/07/50000-views-snapback-giveaway-contest-2/).
Free Snapbacks For Traffic
Free snapbacks are even offered by individuals looking to improve the traffic through their sites. A YouTube user, reviewsteez, shows off his collection of snapbacks (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5y6zgYAraE), and has announced that he’ll be giving away one hat to a lucky subscriber once he reaches 100 subscribers. You’ll automatically be entered once you subscribe. To date the site has only 12 views, so your chances of winning are still good to great.
There’s great news for fans of the Oakland-based hip hop group Hieroglyphics and fans of the apparel produced by the clothing company Akomplice. These two have collaborated to design a special, limited edition set of clothes that they’re giving away free. To join the contest, you’ll need to Like Akomplice and Thissongissick on Facebook and Like the contest announcement page (http://sumber.web.id/hieroglyphics-%E2%80%93-slaughter-exclusive-download-unreleased-hip-hop-song-akomplice-jacket-snap-back-giveaway/) and leave a comment on the page stating who you think will be the breakout rapper for 2012. The collaboration includes some free snapbacks
The Good Life clothing company has announced its Weekly Giveaway promotional campaign for this year. They haven’t announced any specifics for prizes, but since they do produce the best-selling Good Life snapbacks, there’s a good chance that you can win some free snapbacks when you join. Just fill up the registration form at http://www.goodlifecloth.com/weeklyGiveaway.php to get a chance to be part of the contest.
The Matrimoney clothing shop (http://www.matrimoneyclothing.com/) fuses streetwear smarts with trendy elegance to produce its unique line of apparel. They’ve recently launched their Matrimoney Members Only program where members instantly receive a hefty 20 percent discount on their first order, receive weekly discount codes and qualify for weekly giveaways, which presumably will include some free snapbacks.
The appeal of snapback hats is unmistakable, making them cost effective and potent marketing tools for companies seeking to push their brands out in the marketplace. The branding opportunities are limitless, and all companies need to do is get them on people’s heads. At the same time people seeking to express themselves have a mobile, inexpensive and highly malleable platform from which to make a statement. It’s no surprise then that we get excited over free snapbacks.