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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

A Plug for Swagbucks . . . again!

Yes, I know I've posted about this before . . . but honestly, the more I use (and read about) Swagbucks, the more I like it! I've already redeemed my points twice over 18 times now for a total of $20 over $80 of Amazon e-gift cards. And I already redeemed the codes and added the credit to my Amazon.com account, then bought stuff with it, so I KNOW it's legit. But no one tell Jeremy . . . shhh! I'm going to use the credit for his birthday (have I mentioned he's turning the big 3-0 this year?).

Anyway, I know some of you have signed up already but don't quite know how to earn some swagbucks. There are many ways, but I'll tell you about the 2 ways I use. One is by referring friends: once your friends sign up for swagbucks, they get rewarded and you get rewarded too (up to 100 swagbucks). And for once, this is a GOOD thing to refer your friends to. Who doesn't want to get free stuff? If you have a blog, you can put a link on your blog and when people click on it and sign up, you'll get swagbucks (up to 100). That's how I'm getting quite a few of my swagbucks.

The other way (most common) is by just searching. Now the best way to do this is one of two ways: 1) download the search engine toolbar (that's what I did and I recommend), 2) make swagbucks your homepage.

So what are the steps to start earning?
1) Sign up here with swagbucks. They'll start you up with 3 swagbucks.
2) Once you've signed up, go here to download the search toolbar for your internet browser (i.e. they have it for Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari)
3) Make sure that you choose swagbucks as your search toolbar (often google is the default)
4) Now every time you search, use the toolbar. Mine is at the top right of my browser and I always type in my keywords in there. If you've never used a search toolbar, you'll love it. It sure beats having to type google.com every time you want to search something!

Anyway, just thought I'd share these tips because I know some of you signed up the last time I posted about this but weren't quite sure HOW to earn some swagbucks. Seriously, once you download the toolbar and search from there, you'll see the swagbucks start adding up. I usually get 1 to 3 or more swagbucks per day with the few searches I do.

If you've signed up, let me know what you think of it . . . or if you have any questions, or comments, please email me and let me know!

Hope you're having a good day . . . after all that rain this morning, the sun is out and shining! Woohoo!

Updated 4/18/09

1 comment:

Donna said...

Ok, first--Jeremy is only 30?? I feel very old! :-) Johanna has gotten me into swagbucks, but I haven't earned much yet. I'm excited about it, though!