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    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 2nd Apr 12, 2:48 PM
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    fairyclicks
    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 £1203.16/£10,000******Mortgage to Zero: £52,579.46 to go
    Feb Earnings: £711.20/£500 March: £434.41/£500
    Currently compiling an A-Z of earning sites and happy to share it
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    • ukclare
    • By ukclare 18th Jun 12, 10:43 PM
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    ukclare
    Just got a message in my SB inbox inviting me to take the daily survey. It is worth 10,000 points!!! It takes 40 minutes plus so I was a little concerned that I would be DQ after half an hour of inputting judging by the posts of the last few days.
    Unsurprisingly I was knocked out after 3 questions - a double edge sword!
    Good luck if you get this one
    • FizzS
    • By FizzS 18th Jun 12, 10:47 PM
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    FizzS
    Yay, 4 of my 5 amazon gift cards have arrived.

    I bought myself some neoprene gloves and socks for when I swim in the sea.
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 18th Jun 12, 10:51 PM
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    cally6008
    Just got a message in my SB inbox inviting me to take the daily survey. It is worth 10,000 points!!! It takes 40 minutes plus so I was a little concerned that I would be DQ after half an hour of inputting judging by the posts of the last few days.
    Unsurprisingly I was knocked out after 3 questions - a double edge sword!
    Good luck if you get this one
    Originally posted by ukclare
    I think if you read it properly, the survey is hosted by Toluna and if you had taken it through the Toluna website directly and completed it, then you would have got 10,000 points

    As it was a daily survey, it was only worth 70 swagbucks

    I got DSQ from that one as well

    • develash84
    • By develash84 18th Jun 12, 11:08 PM
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    develash84
    Wow. Another slow day on swagbucks this morning, picked up this afternoon/evening with 60sb on peanut labs survey about Tesco.

    Also Martha Stewarts come through for me again on swagbucks tv and got me over the daily target.

    Overall 148sb today.

    Pretty good I think as my own daily target is 100 swagbucks.

    • Torialou78
    • By Torialou78 18th Jun 12, 11:23 PM
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    Torialou78
    I was gonna say all daily surveys are for 70sb lol. Yeh I got DQ from that and every other one YET again lost track now it's over 2 weeks :-( sat with TV on yet again lol
    • develash84
    • By develash84 18th Jun 12, 11:28 PM
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    develash84
    Yes I'm having that trouble with the daily surveys as well. 3 days in a row now, a possible 210 swagbucks gone without me even trying

    I hope it gets sorted soon.
    • FizzS
    • By FizzS 19th Jun 12, 1:07 AM
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    FizzS
    There's a new 6SB code on the facebook page.
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 19th Jun 12, 1:11 AM
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    Timer back on Daily Goal thingy, looks set to USA time now
    thanks for code alert

    • Apple Crumble
    • By Apple Crumble 19th Jun 12, 7:59 AM
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    Apple Crumble
    Morning everyone,

    things are starting well: yesterday I got QD from the daily survey. I tried again this morning and it worked so I got an extra 70sb at 7.56, just on time to add to yesterday's goal!
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 19th Jun 12, 8:07 AM
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    cally6008
    The clue is in the blurb on the survey ..

    Monday
    18

    Today's SurveyYou've been selected to take part in a new survey valued at 70 Swag Bucks. Surveys are one of the quickest ways to earn BIG Swag Bucks.
    *Please note: You may complete up to 1 ThinkAction survey per day.

    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 19th Jun 12, 8:07 AM
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    cally6008
    daily goal timer has reset but target hasn't

    • COOLTRIKERCHICK
    • By COOLTRIKERCHICK 19th Jun 12, 8:10 AM
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    COOLTRIKERCHICK
    its 9 mins passed 8 and my swagomiter is showing todays date and the new countdown but still has yesturdays points on there 94? Should i wait until yesturdays points have gone, or just carry on with todays points?

    p.s my daily poll etc are still ticked too
    daydream fund total ..........not enough....lol...
    PAD ....SO FAR £349.07 (24-3-14)
    • Apple Crumble
    • By Apple Crumble 19th Jun 12, 8:17 AM
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    Apple Crumble
    I had the same at 8.03. I logged ou, cleared my cache, logged in again and it worked.
    • killerpeaty
    • By killerpeaty 19th Jun 12, 8:19 AM
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    killerpeaty
    Hey guys,
    Yesterday I didn't receive nearly enough SB so today I have to get 150 to counter it. Went out for a quiet drink to celebrate at 5pm, 7 pints later and I fell asleep at the laptop after texting my mum gibberish and putting the same amount of gibberish on facebook... lol.

    14/150
    Aims for 2015: Complete up to AAT level 4, save 7k and just be better!
    • COOLTRIKERCHICK
    • By COOLTRIKERCHICK 19th Jun 12, 8:20 AM
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    COOLTRIKERCHICK
    just logged out, and signed back in, seems to have done the trick
    daydream fund total ..........not enough....lol...
    PAD ....SO FAR £349.07 (24-3-14)
    • ukclare
    • By ukclare 19th Jun 12, 8:24 AM
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    ukclare
    I think if you read it properly, the survey is hosted by Toluna and if you had taken it through the Toluna website directly and completed it, then you would have got 10,000 points

    As it was a daily survey, it was only worth 70 swagbucks

    I got DSQ from that one as well
    Originally posted by cally6008
    Ouch - that's a bit naughty - time to sign up Toluna then!
    • mumto2boys
    • By mumto2boys 19th Jun 12, 8:33 AM
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    mumto2boys
    Morning all, have hit my target this morning already after a PL survey about Tesco which earned me 60 points, a few other videos etc and target met!

    Also got my first amazon voucher credited today so good morning for me so far!
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 19th Jun 12, 8:45 AM
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    cally6008
    meter counting bit now reset but still showing 80 in the green box

    (someone on FB says todays target is 90)

    already done the log in, log out, clear cache, clear cookies

    • sarahj1986
    • By sarahj1986 19th Jun 12, 8:57 AM
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    sarahj1986
    yes todays target is 90 bucks. Not bad start Im at 35 I think already, yesterday was a slow start. Will have SBTV on for a while. Still getting 5 captain morhan videos to watch everyday lol, still not complaining!

    Aiming to get around 150 today...fingers crossed!
    • killerpeaty
    • By killerpeaty 19th Jun 12, 9:13 AM
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    killerpeaty
    There's a video (1sb) on radium one if anyone is interested. Ohh and another one further down the page!

    44/150
    Aims for 2015: Complete up to AAT level 4, save 7k and just be better!
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