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  • New prizes at Swag Bucks

    Search & Win

    Last month, I reviewed SwagBucks, where you search and win bucks that you can redeem for prizes. Thank you to everyone who signed up using my referral link! I hope you’ve been earning lots of Swag Bucks, because there are new prizes in the SwagBucks Store.

    In addition to my favorite prize (the $5 Amazon certificate) SwagBucks now offers some popular video games, like Wii Fit and Mario Kart, as well as older games like NCAA Football ’07 for the XBOX 360. Additionally, every SwagBuck you earn will give you an entry in a contest to win a Nintendo Wii.

    Using the 45 Swag Buck redemption rate for a $5 Amazon gift card, each Swag Buck is worth about 11 cents. Mario Kart costs 500 Swag Bucks, which works out to $55 – less than the $74.98 (including shipping) that it will cost you at Amazon. So if you’ve got a little time, this could be an easy and inexpensive way to acquire a very nice holiday gift for someone (or for yourself, of course).

    To learn more about SwagBucks, read my review.


    1. Anonymous says:

      I’ve been using the swagbucks.com and the other sites related to it for over a year now and have been cleaning up! The trick is to get your friends to sign up too, because you win swag bucks every time they do, up to 100. S if you invite 10 friends and they use the site regularly that means you’ll soon have 1,000 swag bucks for not doing anything. I honestly don’t see any reason why someone would use a different search engine when you don’t lose any search capabilities with this site and you can great stuff.

    2. I just started using Swagbucks. I get at least $1.00 Swagbuck a day.

    3. Anonymous says:

      I agree, the best way to win is to invite friends. I’ve gotten all my friends to use it and i’m getting at least 20 swag bucks a day. i’ve been cashing out for amazon.com gift cards every three days or so.. pretty awesome.

    4. Chief Family Officer says:

      @Anon 1&2 – I agree, the bucks add up quickly when people are kind enough to use your referral link. But I wanted to test the site before recommending it, so even without referrals, it only took me about a month to earn a $5 certificate. Pretty effortless for $5 I definitely would have spent anyway!

      @Katy – Thanks for sharing. I get at least $1 per day in my searches too 🙂