Hola, It's 12:23 AM right now and I'm exhausted, but I want to give something back so here it goes. Disclaimer: Don't go overboard and spam the crap out of these services because you could get in trouble, and if you do get in trouble.... well... I don't really care. Method one: Cheap phone numbers = Cheap PVAs... (Haven't personally tested this one, but there shouldn't be a reason why this wouldn't work) 1- Go to http://www.twilio.com <- This is not my site (I wish it was) 2- Create an account you'll get $30 credit. You can't use that credit to purchase numbers unless you load the account with some of your money. 3- Load it up with some cash 4- Use the money you loaded with the $30 credit to create phone numbers Note: You can create a local phone number in the US with any local identifier (first three digits ###-###-####) for $1/month. You pay 1 cent/minute for inbound calls, 2 cents for out bound, and 2 cents/SMS sent or received. I believe you can also redirect numbers. Method two: Free phone numbers for people who have iPod touch/iPhones/iPads. 1- Download the textfree app. 2- create a phone number. 3- send/receive calls and sms with the $10 credit you get. 4- log out if you can't --> delete the app and reinstall it. create another number.