Want a $50 gift card? Swagbucks is giving one away.Posted by Donna Freedman on Sep 30, 2013 | 9 comments
That’s not due to my recent personal economic downturn, however: I always shop this way. If I can get promissory scrip by using a particular site, search engine or credit card, why wouldn’t I?
If you’re starting to wonder how much you can afford to spend for the holidays, this might interest you: My favorite rewards program, Swagbucks, has offered me a special signup code for new referrals (more on that in a minute), and a chance for both new and old referralss to win a $50 gift card.
Interested? I thought so.
This contest is pretty easy to enter; in fact, it’s automatic. All the people I’ve ever referred to Swagbucks will be entered into a drawing for a $50 card if they earn at least 50 Swagbucks between now and Oct. 30. (For a look at card offerings, click here.)
That’s 50 SBs from any combination of the Shop, Search, Watch, Play, Answer or Discover categories. Simply answering the one-question Daily Poll every day during this time frame will give you 31 SBs. Keep an eye on the Swagbucks Facebook page for Swag Code announcements and you’ll get the other 19 SBs in short order.
Or just use the search engine now and then. I’ve never had a day go by without winning at least one or two codes. You’ll have those 50 points before you know it.
A signing bonus for newbies
If you’re not already a member, get yourself a bonus with the sign-up code SURVIVETHRIVE – but be sure to do it correctly:
- Click on this link to be sent to the registration page.
- Click on “I have a sign-up code” during registration. This is important! The text can be small, so look carefully.
- Use that SURVIVETHRIVE code to get 70 Swagbucks (instead of the usual 30) when you sign up. It’s good until Oct. 30.
The code bonus plus the 30 Swagbucks you get for filling out your profile means 100 SBs right off the bat. Put another way: You’ll be almost one-fourth of the way toward your first $5 Amazon gift card.
That’s my favorite premium; I stash them in my Amazon account for birthdays and holidays. Having gifts delivered to family in the Lower 48 is a lot simpler than standing in line at the post office. (I’m an Amazon Prime member, which means free shipping in the states.)
To recap: You have until Oct. 30 to earn those 50 SBs. So if you’re a member who’s slacked off lately, try doing some searches or answering some polls. A $50 gift card would be a nice boost to your own holiday shopping.