Friday, September 30, 2011
I know I've mentioned this before, but I got excited again this week, so I have to bring it up again.
Let's talk swagbucks. Have you heard of them? Basically it works like this:
You search the web (just like Google) and then they give you Swagbucks. You then take your earned bucks and buy things. The best deal is Amazon gift cards. Amazon sells pretty much everything, so that means you can get pretty much everything with Swagbucks. I was just on there and was amazing at what all you can get!
I've been using them for a while, with the intention of putting the money toward Christmas gifts, but I wasn't totally committed. Then I decided the other day that I wanted to have at least $50 in gift card money to put a small dent in the Christmas expenses. I was a little ways off from that so I started using it more. I made a goal to get 45 bucks a day which by the end of October would get me my $50.
Can I just say how easy that is?? There are ways to get free bucks every day.
First if you have the toolbar you get a buck a day (right click on the ledger where it shows your current swagbucks total and hit refresh toolbar. If it hasn't refreshed that day, you get a buck).
Every day you can take the daily poll, worth 1 buck
Click through the NOSO's (no obligation special offers). There are usually 5. You don't have to sign up, just click skip/see next offer. At the end you'll get 2 bucks.
Trusted Surveys. They've changed how this works. Now if there are surveys on your dashboard, but you get disqualified or the quotas are full you get a buck, up to 5 a day. If you make it through the survey, you can get 50, 100 sometimes more! They take a few more minutes to complete (but they tell you the length so that helps)
Lately they've been giving 3 bucks in my swagbucks inbox for watching a video ad and making sure that the advertising at the beginning matches the landing page when you click on the ad.
And speaking of watching videos, SwagTV lets you watch movie previews and other things. The more you watch, the more your meter fills. Once it hits 100 you get 3 bucks. It fills about 10% every 2 minutes you watch or so.
And then of course there is the searching. I have the toolbar installed so as I search (just as if I was using the google search up in the right corner), every few searches I get 7, 10, 25, 50 or more bucks just for searching. Pretty good deal, right? I'm doing it anyway. I may as well get paid for it.
And on Fridays, it's superbucks day so you have a better chance of getting larger amounts for your searches.
If you want to get really fancy, you can sign up for their blog, twitter and facebook accounts where they sometimes have swag codes. Go to the swagbucks home page, write in the code (case sensitive!) and you get more free bucks.
And if you refer people you can get matching bucks for their searches.
So you should all click the link below and be my official referees.*shameless plug*
Posted by Melanna at 7:00 AM