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  • Happy Birthday, Swagbucks! (And they’re handing out the gifts in the form of FREE Swag Bucks)

    Swagbucks is celebrating their 7th birthday today with a Swag Code Extravaganza! Follow the schedule above today and earn up to 49 Swag Bucks!

    Additionally, this year for the first time ever, they are giving away an exclusive bonus that’s only available to people who join in on the Lucky 7 Birthday Challenge! Today only, starting at 7am PT, you can join thousands of Swaggernauts to unlock the mystery jackpot bonus. There are 7 goals that need to be completed, and you contribute points toward those goals by earning Swag Bucks in seven different categories. Once a goal has received enough points, it will unlock a special letter on the Swagbucks slot machine. The new mystery jackpot bonus will be revealed when all 7 goals have been completed. Here’s how to contribute points:

    • Searching The Web – Every time you earn Swagbucks through search made from a defaulted Swagbucks search engine, you’ll contribute 35 Points to the search goal! If you haven’t defaulted your search engine to Swagbucks Search you can do it now by visiting the Default Your Search page.
    • Answer Surveys – Earn Swag Bucks by giving your opinion and every time you do, even for DQs and OQs, you’ll contribute 28 Points to the Answer Goal.
    • Swagstakes – Any and Every Swagstakes you enter starting at 7am on the day of the birthday will contribute 14 Points to the Swagstakes goal.
    • Mobile Offers (US only) – Every time you earn Swag Bucks from a mobile offer you’ll contribute 21 Points to the Mobile Offers goal.
    • Special Offers – Complete any offer on our Birthday and you’ll contribute 21 Points to the Special Offer goal.
    • Encrave – Discover, earn, and contribute 14 Points to the Encrave goal.
    • Swag Codes – Redeem your Swag Codes through the Swag Button (all countries) or Mobile app (US only) and you’ll contribute 7 Points to the Swag Codes goal.

    If you’re new to Swagbucks, find out why it’s my favorite way to earn free money, and thank you if you join(ed) Swagbucks using my referral link!

    Swagbucks Update: Big changes to the Rewards Store

    Disclosure: This post contains referral links. Thank you if you join(ed) Swagbucks using my link! Read the full CFO disclosure policy here.

    Swagbucks Rewards changes

    Swagbucks is my favorite way to earn free money, and they’ve just announced some big changes to their Rewards Store:

    Starting March 2, you will be able to redeem 2,200 Swag Bucks for one $25 Gift Card of your choice once a month (excluding PayPal and Gas Cards). They are also introducing a new $3 Amazon Gift Card for only 300 Swag Bucks.

    The down side is that they will no longer offer $5 Amazon Gift Cards for 450 Swag Bucks (they’ll be available at the regular price of 500 Swag Bucks). I think it’s a net gain, though. Previously five $5 Amazon Gift Cards (the monthly limit) cost you 2,250 Swag Bucks. Now you can get a $25 gift card for 2,200 Swag Bucks. You can also get a discount on other gift card brands, if you prefer.

    That $3 gift card also means you can redeem your Swag Bucks more quickly, and the folks at Swagbucks are planning to offer more lower-denomination gift cards in the future.

    What do you think of this announcement?

    Trick or Treat Swag Code Extravaganza + Team Challenge: Monday, October 27, 2014

    There will be a Swag Code Extravaganza tomorrow! It will start at 7am PT and end at 6pm PT. If you manage to snag all five codes, you’ll end up with a bonus 35 Swag Bucks!

    Here’s the schedule for codes:

    Here are the links you’ll need:

    Swagbucks on Facebook

    Swagbucks on Pinterest

    Swagbucks on Instagram

    Swagbucks on Twitter

    Swagbucks Blog

    Starting tomorrow, there will also be a new Trick or Treat Team Challenge, which will give you the opportunity to earn still more free Swag Bucks!

    If you’re new to Swagbucks, join here and find out why it’s my favorite way to earn free money!

    Happy Swagging!

    Thank you if you join(ed) Swagbucks using my referral link!

    Swagbucks Update: New Collector’s Bills + Bonus Registration Code

    Swagbucks is celebrating Back to School season a new set of Back to School Collector’s Bills. They’ll be available starting Monday, August 18, through the end of Sunday, August 24. You can only collect these limited-edition Swag Bucks bills through Search. Collect all four bills and you’ll get 12 bonus Swag Bucks in addition to all of your Search wins!

    Special Bonus for New Swagbucks Members

    If you’re new to Swagbucks, find out why it’s my favorite way to earn free money, then click here to join Swagbucks! Be sure to click “I have a signup code” {the text can be small and hard to see}, and enter the case-sensitive code NEWSEARCH70 to get 70 BONUS Swag Bucks just for joining. That gets you well on your way to the 450 Swag Bucks you need for a FREE $5 Amazon gift card! {Code expires on 11:59pm PT on August 31, 2014.}

    Thank you if you join(ed) Swagbucks using my referral link!

    Swagbucks News: Mighty Mascot Team Challenge + Collector’s Bills

    Today, Swagbucks launched the Mighty Mascot Team Challenge. Just click here to join one of four teams (Bulldogs, Hawks, Panthers and Knights) and compete to earn the most points through July 24. Different Swagbucks activities earn different amounts of points. The Team with the most points at the end of the challenge wins, but everyone has an opportunity to earn something extra.

    If you contribute at least 1 point to your team, you will get 25 Swag Bucks if you’re on the first place team, 20 Swag Bucks in you’re on the second place team, 15 Swag Bucks if you’re on the third place team, and 10 Swag Bucks if you’re on the team that comes in last. All bonuses will be paid by 7/28/14. I’m on the Hawks, so come join me!

    Also today, Swagbucks released a Mighty Mascots special set of Collector’s Bills! You can only win these collectible bills through the use of Swagbucks Search. Random search wins will feature Mighty Mascot-themed art and will automatically be stored in your account ledger under the Collector’s Bills tab.

    You don’t have to do anything other than use Swagbucks Search as you normally would. Don’t forget that Mighty Mascot Collector’s Bills can also be won while using the search function on the Swagbucks mobile apps or on the mobile site! What’s more, any Collector’s Bills you get before noon PT on Thursday, July 24th are also worth 2 pts each for the Mighty Mascots Team Challenge!

    Once you’ve collected all 5 bills, you will immediately receive a bonus of 13 Swag Bucks, on top of the Swag Bucks you earn from your Search wins! You’ll have until the end of the day on Thursday, July 24th to collect them all.

    If you’re new to Swagbucks, find out why it’s my favorite way to earn free money!

    Thank you if you join(ed) Swagbucks using my referral link!