Even if these "freebie seekers" never bought a thing from you, you can still get alot from them.
You can send these "freebie seekers" to your websites as traffic, or to create buzz.
You can survey them to find out what they need help with, and create a solution.
Looking to buy views to your Youtube video? FB likes or Twitter followers? you can send these "freebie seekers" and have REAL views, likes and followers.
You can even do solo ads and make $150, $300, $500 or more for sending out one email from these "freebie seekers" on your list.
Me personally, I think "freebie seekers" are awesome, I am just happy that they even open my emails. My worse fear isn't having a list full of "freebie seekers" it is when my emails no longer gets opened.
There alot of ways to monetize a "freebie seeker' list, you just have to figure out a way to allow them to help your business. They don't have to buy from you, for them to help your business grow.