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    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 2nd Apr 12, 2:48 PM
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    The Swagbucks Challenge
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    • 2nd Apr 12, 2:48 PM
    The Swagbucks Challenge 2nd Apr 12 at 2:48 PM
    This challenge is simple, its about using the site called swagbucks to make yourself some money.

    Swagbucks is one of several get paid to sites that i use but it one of my favourites, and i know for a fact that you can earn £25 a month by using the site because i do so nearly every month .

    If you haven't used a get paid to site before, it just means that you can earn either points or cash from completing certain actions on the site. Swagbucks offers many ways, such as surveys, videos, tasks, polls, games, competitions.......lots of things really.

    To make £25 a month via amazon vouchers on the site you will need to get to 4245 points (but you can claim a £5 voucher each time you get to 849 points)

    To make £25 a month via paypal you will need to get approx 6000 points (the exchange rate varies as you claim in $5 payments or more). To cash out via paypal you need a minimum of 700 points.

    Although i can't post an exact guide to earning on the site (cos they wouldn't like that too much!) i hope to be able to give some hints and tips, and maybe even get some new ones myself!

    So if you would like to take part in the challenge and increase your income by 300+ a year then feel free to join me

    For anyone new to SB here is a quick guide to daily earning:

    Daily Poll - 1SB
    NOSO - (just click right through to the video box and play, no need to sign up for anything!) 2SB
    Searches - random amounts allocated for random searches - min 2 wins a day
    SBTV - 3SB for every 10 videos (max 75 SB daily)
    Toolbar - if you download this you will get 1sb a day
    Surveys - easiest way to earn - check you have opted in for trusted surveys (there is a questionnaire to complete to get started)
    Special Offers - watch out for more videos and surveys in there, we will also let you know which other offers track ok in the thread
    Inbox - check out your inbox for extra earning opportunities.
    Tasks - some can be complicated and some quite easy - usually the check the details of website ones are easy.
    Games - play games for free - "SB awarded for every 2 completed and score submitted - max of 10 SB a day

    Other Useful Info

    The swagbucks day starts and ends at 8am our time in the UK

    The facebook page is a good source of info, though tends to be relating to offers in US rather than here.

    It is not against swagbucks terms to hold multiple accounts at the one address (however they seem to have an issue with more than 2). Multiple accounts are not to be held by one person or to be shared.

    £5 Amazon Vouchers are the most cost efficient use of points for claiming and cost 849 points usually (sometimes there is a sale)

    You can only claim 5 of any one reward in a month, but you can claim other rewards as well.

    $5 paypal payments = approx £3.07 but this changes daily with the currency exchange rates.


    Terminology Guide:

    SB - swagbucks (either the site or the points/currency)

    NOSO - no obligation special offer - relates to the NOSO section of the site

    Dub - The 2nd search win in a day
    Trip - The 3rd search win in a day
    Quad - The 4th search win in a day

    DQ - disqualified - usually relating to surveys

    Hope that helps do shout if you need any guidance - we all know lots of bits to do and are happy to share our knowledge!

    This Forum Tip was included in MoneySavingExpert's weekly email

    Don't miss out on new deals, loopholes, and vouchers

    Last edited by Former MSE Debs; 21-08-2012 at 1:29 PM.
    Debt at Aug 2010 (LBM) £21,908.86, Debt Freeeeee Date 4th Nov 2013 Massive Thanks to the £10 per day thread Next goals:
    Savings £994.74/£10,000
    Mortgage to Zero: £52,929.64

    Feb Earnings: £599.30/£500
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    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 2nd Apr 12, 2:49 PM
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    • 2nd Apr 12, 2:49 PM
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    • 2nd Apr 12, 2:49 PM
    People taking part in this challenge for April 2012 are:

    1. Me Fairyclicks - 4245/£25
    2. Rosie - 4245/£25
    3. katrss7 - 2547
    4. fracturedsun - 5000
    5. bex2002 - 4245/£25
    6. Natterjack88 - 4245/£25
    7. arawson66365 - 4245/£25
    8. Bmth100 - 4245/£25
    9. Savvy cash - 4245/£25
    10. x0emz0x - 4245/£25
    11. surveyqueenuk - 4245/£25
    12. cally6008 - 4245/£25
    13. _sleepless_ - 4245/£25
    14. kbarty - 4245/£25
    15. emmaglet - 4245/£25
    16. wouldbeqaulitymoneysaver - 4245/£25
    17. rachntom - 4245/£25
    18. rickyk - 4245/£25
    19. GILL635 - 11037
    20. blondy24 - 4245/£25
    21. renifer7 - no target set
    22. gingababe - 4245/£25
    23. Purple fiend - 4245/£25
    24. bluffer - no target set
    25. camis - 4245/£25
    26. scubaangel - no target set
    27. dizzybee - no target set
    28. SC84 - no target set
    29. COOLTRIKERCHICK - no target set
    30. slm6002 - 4245/£25
    31. DreamerV - no target set
    32. lobbyludd - no target set
    33. littlesheepy - no target set
    34. haworthr - no target set
    35. Xeorix - 4245/£25
    36. pippo - 4245/£25
    37. monz - 3396/£20
    Last edited by fairyclicks; 18-04-2012 at 12:16 PM.
    Debt at Aug 2010 (LBM) £21,908.86, Debt Freeeeee Date 4th Nov 2013 Massive Thanks to the £10 per day thread Next goals:
    Savings £994.74/£10,000
    Mortgage to Zero: £52,929.64

    Feb Earnings: £599.30/£500
    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 2nd Apr 12, 2:55 PM
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    • #3
    • 2nd Apr 12, 2:55 PM
    • #3
    • 2nd Apr 12, 2:55 PM
    If you saw this challenge thread before and it disappeared i have found out the reason for that and adjusted the challenge accordingly so i hope you will join me again!

    I did manage to claim a £5 voucher this morning which is quite handy cos now i am starting with a 0 balance and it makes the maths a lotttttttt easier for me lol!

    I will drop in later to update my total and hopefully welcome lots of you to the brand new thread!

    xxx
    Debt at Aug 2010 (LBM) £21,908.86, Debt Freeeeee Date 4th Nov 2013 Massive Thanks to the £10 per day thread Next goals:
    Savings £994.74/£10,000
    Mortgage to Zero: £52,929.64

    Feb Earnings: £599.30/£500
    • Rosie
    • By Rosie 2nd Apr 12, 3:15 PM
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    Rosie
    • #4
    • 2nd Apr 12, 3:15 PM
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    • 2nd Apr 12, 3:15 PM
    I'm in Fairy
    Aug £10 a day £339.09/£310
    Sept £10 a day £411.22/£300
    Oct £10 a day £354.34/£310
    Nov £10 a day £357.14/£300
    Dec £10 a day £486.89/£310
    Jan £10 a day £377.55/£310
  • katrss7
    • #5
    • 2nd Apr 12, 3:29 PM
    • #5
    • 2nd Apr 12, 3:29 PM
    Yes please - I've got 31 points at present. Thanks.
    1 debt in 100 days £48.43/£374 - over 10% paid!

    Stash busting 3/20 projects completed

    Debt: £22,025 ] £21271 debt free date Oct 2016.
  • fracturedsun
    • #6
    • 2nd Apr 12, 3:36 PM
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    • 2nd Apr 12, 3:36 PM
    Me too . I usually get about 4750 a month, but I'm always trying to push myself so I'll aim for 5000 this month (an average of 167 a day).

    117 so far today (so one SBTV round off the swagness goal, which will be a nice 264 bonus as I've managed it each day). If you haven't seen already there's a very quick survey on peanut labs for 60sb which will boost you quickly.
    Dec - £179.64/155 , Jan - £257.66/255, Feb - £175.41/255, [COLOR=Green]Mar - £295.66/255, Sept - £106.50/125, Oct £93.03/155, Nov - £30.00/150

    Save in 2012 #151- £3640.82/4000
    VSP 2012 #140 - £68.44

    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 2nd Apr 12, 4:17 PM
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    • #7
    • 2nd Apr 12, 4:17 PM
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    • 2nd Apr 12, 4:17 PM
    Hello everyone and welcome to the challenge if you haven't set a target i will assume it is for 4245 cos we all want at least £25

    Thanks for the heads up on the survey fractured - i got 1 point lol!
    Debt at Aug 2010 (LBM) £21,908.86, Debt Freeeeee Date 4th Nov 2013 Massive Thanks to the £10 per day thread Next goals:
    Savings £994.74/£10,000
    Mortgage to Zero: £52,929.64

    Feb Earnings: £599.30/£500
    • bex2002
    • By bex2002 2nd Apr 12, 4:23 PM
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    bex2002
    • #8
    • 2nd Apr 12, 4:23 PM
    • #8
    • 2nd Apr 12, 4:23 PM
    i will join too. managed to get 5 vouchers for the fist time last month and would like to make this every month. half way to my first voucher already so hoping to make it again this month.
    £10 a day Jan £23.38/£310
    car 1300/8000

  • fracturedsun
    • #9
    • 2nd Apr 12, 4:31 PM
    • #9
    • 2nd Apr 12, 4:31 PM

    Thanks for the heads up on the survey fractured - i got 1 point lol!
    Originally posted by fairyclicks
    Well every little helps.

    The 7 sb video is back on the homepage (and the question's working this afternoon, it wasn't this morning).
    Dec - £179.64/155 , Jan - £257.66/255, Feb - £175.41/255, [COLOR=Green]Mar - £295.66/255, Sept - £106.50/125, Oct £93.03/155, Nov - £30.00/150

    Save in 2012 #151- £3640.82/4000
    VSP 2012 #140 - £68.44

  • Natterjack88
    Im definitely in! I usually manage 1 voucher every 10-14 days and really want to improve this! I'll go for the 4245 for April too- may save them all up till the end of the month as I think I may do better this way and Im not in any for them- saving them up for ds 1st Birthday pressies in July then after that will save up for christmas
    £20 a day April 2014 £834.87/£600
    £20 a day May 2014 £108.45/£600
    • Bmth100
    • By Bmth100 2nd Apr 12, 6:15 PM
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    Bmth100
    I'm in I'll go for 4245

    Outstanding Credit
    January 1st 2016 £6,790.72
    • Savvy cash
    • By Savvy cash 2nd Apr 12, 8:48 PM
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    Savvy cash
    I'd love to join this, just joined Swagbucks so any tips for earning would be great
    • x0emz0x
    • By x0emz0x 2nd Apr 12, 9:34 PM
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    x0emz0x
    Can I join please? I have 50SB's so far, and want to aim atleast 4245
    Pay off ALL debt by Xmas 2016 #59: £0/£4441.24 | Save £3,000 in 2016 #70: £0/£3,000 | NSD's 2016 - Jan: 0/21 | No buying more books until I have read the ones I have: 0/33 books read | Hoping 2016 will be my comping year! 94 comps entered so far, 0 wins
    • surveyqueenuk
    • By surveyqueenuk 2nd Apr 12, 10:39 PM
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    surveyqueenuk
    Go on then, count me in for this month please - I love Swaggers! 4245 is def achievable!
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 2nd Apr 12, 10:42 PM
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    Which offers/surveys work for UK people ?

    From what I can tell, the US members see different companies under the "Special Offers" page and it's hard to work out which offers are for us on the FB page when they all post "hey, this one .... for 56bucks worked for me" and then I look and think WTH thats not on my page from what I can see

    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 2nd Apr 12, 11:00 PM
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    fairyclicks
    Ooooooo lots of new people - hello everyone and a very big warm welcome to the challenge!!

    arawson66365 - it had been deleted but i got it back

    So today i claimed my first voucher of the month - for anyone who doesn't know the maximum number of the same reward you can claim in a month is 5 (which is why i picked the £25 target ) but i am going to aim for the same number of points anyway!

    I would also just like to share with you all the fact that i ordered myself a samsung tablet today - fully paid for with amazon vouchers, the majority of which were earned on swagbucks

    Ok so my total points is sitting at 50 now, mostly from sbtv which i tend to having playing most times when i'm doing something else as well. Also 10 points from games, 15 from another member winning on a search, and some from supersonic ads.

    I probably won about 90 points today but spent some on my voucher purchase. Bit of catching up to do for target but that should be ok
    Debt at Aug 2010 (LBM) £21,908.86, Debt Freeeeee Date 4th Nov 2013 Massive Thanks to the £10 per day thread Next goals:
    Savings £994.74/£10,000
    Mortgage to Zero: £52,929.64

    Feb Earnings: £599.30/£500
    • _sleepless_
    • By _sleepless_ 2nd Apr 12, 11:13 PM
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    _sleepless_
    Well i spent about 15 mins trying to do the daily survey for 70 points to be told i didn't qualify and being linked to others which i also didnt qualify for do people lie to meet the critera or what?

    I made a grand total of 44 SB today (although its not really funny at all)

    Must try harder

    sleepless
    2012
    *1 A DAY on Ebay*
    Jan 31/31 PLUS 24 EXTRA= 55
    Feb 29/29 PLUS 21 EXTRA = 50
    March 11/31 PLUS 2 EXTRA = 13
    £365 in 366 days = 91/366
    • renifer7
    • By renifer7 2nd Apr 12, 11:20 PM
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    renifer7

    I would also just like to share with you all the fact that i ordered myself a samsung tablet today - fully paid for with amazon vouchers, the majority of which were earned on swagbucks
    Originally posted by fairyclicks
    Wow that's fantastic, congrats

    I don't feel I'm up for the challenge now, though I started averaging over 40 SB / day which is more than I expected ... we''ll see how it goes. I must be spending too much time online, that's why :P

    ANyway, would someone mind explaining to me what the collectors bills are???? Can't seem to get my head around it

    edit: sleepless - I know,it happens to me ALL the time!!!
    Last edited by renifer7; 02-04-2012 at 11:23 PM.

    Must...remember...cashback......
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 2nd Apr 12, 11:23 PM
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    Collector bills were special bills in the design of "spring" things, If you managed to get all 5 then you got a 10buck bonus. I did

    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 2nd Apr 12, 11:28 PM
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    fairyclicks
    Wow that's fantastic, congrats

    I don't feel I'm up for the challenge now, though I started averaging over 40 SB / day which is more than I expected ... we''ll see how it goes. I must be spending too much time online, that's why :P

    ANyway, would someone mind explaining to me what the collectors bills are???? Can't seem to get my head around it
    Originally posted by renifer7
    If you want to set your own target thats a bit lower than the 4245 then thats no problem everyone is welcome on the challenge and you never know you might find out its easier than you think

    The collectors bills are awarded when you win a search - if you go into your account via my swagbucks you will see tabs for your ledger and your collectors bills - they bring out new sets quite frequently and as far as i know you get a bonus if you collect the full set - i don't tend to pay much attention to them myself to be honest - hope that helps

    xx
    Debt at Aug 2010 (LBM) £21,908.86, Debt Freeeeee Date 4th Nov 2013 Massive Thanks to the £10 per day thread Next goals:
    Savings £994.74/£10,000
    Mortgage to Zero: £52,929.64

    Feb Earnings: £599.30/£500
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