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  • Swagbucks: Earn Free Gift Cards with their Mobile Apps

    You may already know that Swagbucks is my favorite way to earn free money, but did you know that you can do you Swagging on the go?

    With the Swagbucks Mobile and SBTV apps, you can earn free gift cards on your phone! Like the Swagbucks website, you can rack up SB by shopping, answering surveys and watching videos. Here’s how you can earn $10 in a week:

    • While you wait for the coffee to brew, download free games and other apps through the Discover tab: 20 SB
    • During commercial breaks, take a featured survey or fill out your survey profile: 60 SB
    • While standing in line at the grocery store, answer the daily poll: 1 SB
    • When you’ve finally made it to the gym, watch style, tech and celeb news through the SBTV app: 2 SB for every 10 videos
    • Just as you’ve put dinner in the oven, your Swagbucks app tells you there’s a new Swag Code!: 3 SB
    • Before you go to sleep, use the Swagbucks app to shop from your favorite stores. You deserve it!: 100 SB
      • Invite your friends to download the Swagbucks Mobile apps so they can start earning their way to free gift cards, and earn referral SB for yourself in the process! They are free to download, and available for both iPhone and Android devices.

        As always, thank you if you join(ed) Swagbucks using my referral link!

    Go Back to School with Swagbucks + New Swag-B-Q Team Challenge

    Now that it’s after July 4th, it’s Back to School shopping season – just look for the deals coming in this weekend’s newspaper circulars. Swagbucks wants to make Back to School shopping a little more rewarding, so through September 1, they’re offering double cash back in the form of points (called SB) when you shop for all your back to school essentials, including:

    • Walmart – Up to 7 SB per $1
    • Target – Up to 2 SB per $1
    • eBay – Up to 2 SB per $1
    • Amazon – Up to 7 SB per $1
    • Macy’s – Up to 6 SB per $1
    • Gap – Up to 2 SB per $1
    • Old Navy – Up to 4 SB per $1
    • Priceline – Up to 10 SB per $1
    • Expedia – Up to 8 SB per $1

    Points can be redeemed for gift cards to stores like Amazon, Walmart, Target or Paypal cash. Plus, you can get 4% Cash Back at Starbucks!

    There’s also a new Swagbucks Team Challenge starting on Monday, July 11. All members who participate in the first-ever Swag-B-Q Team Challenge and contribute at least 300 points to their team’s total will receive an SB bonus in the form of a rebate on their next gift card. Plus, depending on how your team does, you can get up to a 40 SB bonus. Pre-registration is open now, so come join me on the Delicious Dogs!

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

    Swagbucks Update: Father’s Day Cash Back

    What does dad want for Father’s Day? Well, fun facts, of course! Check out these cool facts from a survey of moms and dads, and then swing by Swagbucks to pick out your gift from his favorite stores!

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    Through Father’s Day, you can earn Double Cash Back or more when you shop at the following stores through Swagbucks:

    • Walmart – 7 SB per $1
    • Macy’s – 6 SB per $1
    • Score Big – 8 SB per $1
    • GNC – 6 SB per $1
    • Under Armour – 4 SB per $1
    • Living Social – 4 SB per $1

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

    Swagbucks Update: Memorial Day Gift Card Sale

    There are lots of deals this holiday weekend, and here’s another one: You can earn up to 200 Bonus SB when you purchase gift cards from featured retailers through Swagbucks and MyGiftCardsPlus*:

    • Buy 1 $50 Gift Card and get a 50 SB Bonus
    • Buy 2 $50 Gift Cards from two different retailers and get a 100 SB Bonus
    • Buy 3 or more $50 Gift Cards from three or more retailers and get a 200 SB Bonus

    Featured retailers include eBay, The Home Depot, Groupon, AMC Theaters, Southwest Airlines, Sephora, and many more! You also get the usual cash back you would get for purchasing these gift cards.

    Retailers generally let you pay with a gift card after sale prices and coupon codes. So you can really maximize your savings by waiting for a sale and applicable coupon code, then paying with a gift card that you got cash back for!

    *Offer expires at 11:59pm PT on May 30, 2016. Your SB will credit when your electronic gift card is delivered. Cash back will be paid in the form of SB. Each individual Gift Card purchased must have a value of $50 or more to qualify for a SB bonus. Each qualifying Gift Card purchase must be purchased from a unique retailer in order to receive the 100 SB Bonus and 200 SB Bonus (ex. If you buy two $50+ Gift Cards to one featured retailer you will ONLY receive a 50 SB Bonus; if you buy two $50+ Gift Cards, each from a different feature retailer, you will receive the corresponding SB Bonus). You will not be eligible to receive a SB bonus if you stack smaller denomination Gift Cards (ex. 2 Gift Cards of $25). Gift Cards must be purchased in one transaction to qualify for a SB Bonus.

    Swagbucks Update: Walmart Summer Sale

    By now you probably know that Swagbucks is my favorite way to earn free money, and you may have wondered how they make the money that they give away to us members. Well, one of the ways they make money is their shopping portal, but they manage to make that attractive to use too, by giving you cash back when you shop through their site. And sometimes they make it extra attractive to shop through them:

    Now through May 31, you can earn up to 7% Cash Back on your summer shopping needs at Walmart when you purchase from the following summer categories:

    • Home
    • Clothing
    • Toys
    • Baby & Toddler
    • Electronics
    • Patio & Garden
    • Sports & Outdoors
    • Autos & Tires
    • Cell Phones
    • Food

    Plus, you can be entered into their Walmart Summer Sweeps! For every $25 you spend at Walmart from May 16-31, you’ll be entered to into their $1,000 Giveaway, featuring:

    • 1 Grand Prize: $500
    • 20 Runner Up Prizes: $25

    All prizes will be paid out in SB. Happy shopping!

    As always, thank you if you join(ed) Swagbucks using my referral link!