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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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    • wayne1983
    • By wayne1983 1st May 12, 6:20 PM
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    wayne1983
    None of the videos play on my machine, it says you cant in this location?
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    • wayne1983
    • By wayne1983 1st May 12, 6:44 PM
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    wayne1983
    Hi everyone its my first time posting on this thread although I have been reading and swagging for a few months now.

    I just wanted to say that I have just given Ellie all my 134 votes because without this thread there is no way I would have got my head around swagbucks and probably would have given up after a few days!!

    So thanks to everyone who has given advice on here it has helped enormously.



    P.S. my swag user name is chrissysusan if anyone wants to be my friend on there.

    Originally posted by samanthaxxx
    Id add you but no idea where to type it in. My name is wayne1983 on there
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  • wibblehead
    code out blog
    • wayne1983
    • By wayne1983 1st May 12, 7:17 PM
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    wayne1983
    code out blog
    Originally posted by wibblehead
    Where do i find the codes, and then enter them, many thanks
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    • joeyjimbles
    • By joeyjimbles 1st May 12, 7:18 PM
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    joeyjimbles
    I just went to the place that lists the codes for idiots like me who can never find them busy people and thought I would try my luck with all four and .....they all four worked! Might be worth a try x
    MAY Monthly £37 & £170/250bc & £26.50bc & £25nw & £15bc
    Additional targets £55bc (1) & £6.50/£50nw (10)

    (£200lb drama & £150 drama June & £138dmc)
    • Listerbelle
    • By Listerbelle 1st May 12, 7:27 PM
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    Listerbelle
    Where do i find the codes, and then enter them, many thanks
    Originally posted by wayne1983
    You find them somewhere on the swagbucks site, or alternatively you do a search in the swagbucks toolbar (in a new window) for "swagbucks code" which might also give you points for searching, and may direct you to somewhere that can help


    Last edited by Listerbelle; 26-05-2012 at 4:33 PM. Reason: Lowering my profile...
    April extra earnings $320/$100
    Clixsense is a current fave - the cents soon add up!
  • wibblehead
    Where do i find the codes, and then enter them, many thanks
    Originally posted by wayne1983
    This one you just click on the blog page at swag bucks then read till you find codes - but don't put the OR in. Hope that makes sense - just added you and Samantha on Swagbucks - my name is tubby2 on there or it might be lillian lopez - not sure which!.

    Sorry forgot to say on the front page of swagbucks on the top right is a box for entering the codes.
    Last edited by wibblehead; 01-05-2012 at 7:33 PM. Reason: Memory problems!
  • Dory78
    There's also a code out on the UK FB page - you've got till 10pm to enter it
    • wayne1983
    • By wayne1983 1st May 12, 7:44 PM
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    wayne1983
    Thanks going to do it now
    Sussed that part cheers
    Last edited by wayne1983; 01-05-2012 at 8:07 PM.
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    • Rosie
    • By Rosie 1st May 12, 8:19 PM
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    Rosie
    I've used my OHs 109 votes for Fairy (ellie) Hope she wins in the UK
    Nov £10 a day £357.14/£300
    Dec £10 a day £486.89/£310
    Jan £10 a day £377.55/£310
    Feb £10 a day £308.13/£290
    Mar £10 a day £473.79/£310
    Apr £10 a day £632.55/£300
    • lobbyludd
    • By lobbyludd 1st May 12, 8:21 PM
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    lobbyludd


    april's total: 3807sbs.

    4.5 amazon vouchers which is amazing!!!

    thank you so much to everyone on this thread

    A/give up smoking (done)
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 1st May 12, 8:23 PM
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    cally6008
    This has confused me, unless i'm having a proper ditsy day.

    £5 amazon = 849sb
    £5 paypal = 1049sb

    therefore to get £10 or 2x£5 amazon works out 1698 (2 x 849)

    and for the £10 paypal they are asking for 1999sb so surely the best use of swagbucks to get the most return is to purchase in £5 amazon vouchers or have I got that wrong some how?
    Originally posted by dragonfly02
    This may be the best value for amazon vouchers but you're forgetting the 700 sb for $5 paypal (approx £3.06) etc and also that some people prefer to be paid using paypal, myself included

    • Torialou78
    • By Torialou78 1st May 12, 8:36 PM
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    Torialou78
    I am not counting my april total because I did not start will the about the 18th April I think it was lol. just over 2,000 now hoping to hit 2,100 before end of tonight :-)
    • Torialou78
    • By Torialou78 1st May 12, 8:37 PM
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    Torialou78
    oh voted for Ellie again earlier so another 5 from me as well :-) x
  • GILL635
    Evening Swaggers!

    Apologies so much for my absence (if you noticed ha ha) the last week or so. Really bad of me I know, but I had so much stuff going on at home that I didn't have chance to come on here and keep up to date.

    How's everyone getting on ?

    I'm 169 bucks short of drawing 2 x £5 Amazon vouchers already - had to hold back the points for one of them due to already cashing out 5 vouchers last month.

    Hope everyones doing well


    xxx
  • GILL635
    Ooh can I ask too.........I've been putting my votes in for Ellie, is there a reason I should be staggering them over the days, or is this something I've been getting into my head for no reason ?


    xxx
    • wayne1983
    • By wayne1983 1st May 12, 9:03 PM
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    wayne1983
    Voted for ellie
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  • IzzyInTheHouse
    I was told to look over at this thread for it, but with there being 70 pages I was hoping someone could help me/point me to the right page! Here was my post:

    So I do a lot of survey sites and stuff and the other day on this forum I came across Swagbucks which I signed up for. What I don't get is how everyone gets SO many everyday?!

    What I get normally:
    70 sb for the survey
    10 sb for playing games
    1 sb for the toolbar
    3 sb for the NOSO
    2 sb for the daily poll
    The searchs it is hard to tell but the most I have got so far is 21 sb, normally 8 sb which I get twice a day.
    and varying normally 30-40 sb on SBTV if I am lucky!

    That comes to about 120 sb roughly I think. I have tried hard to get referrals but no one will sign up and I mean I have tried! What else can I do? I tried the tasks but they were boring and kept saying I was wrong lol! And I will only do free special offers (don't see the point in paying to earn). Any tips? Cheers
  • GILL635
    I was told to look over at this thread for it, but with there being 70 pages I was hoping someone could help me/point me to the right page! Here was my post:

    So I do a lot of survey sites and stuff and the other day on this forum I came across Swagbucks which I signed up for. What I don't get is how everyone gets SO many everyday?!

    What I get normally:
    70 sb for the survey
    10 sb for playing games
    1 sb for the toolbar
    3 sb for the NOSO
    2 sb for the daily poll
    The searchs it is hard to tell but the most I have got so far is 21 sb, normally 8 sb which I get twice a day.
    and varying normally 30-40 sb on SBTV if I am lucky!

    That comes to about 120 sb roughly I think. I have tried hard to get referrals but no one will sign up and I mean I have tried! What else can I do? I tried the tasks but they were boring and kept saying I was wrong lol! And I will only do free special offers (don't see the point in paying to earn). Any tips? Cheers
    Originally posted by IzzyInTheHouse

    The main tips are on page 1, they start you with the basics.

    I'm afraid the rest are scattered through the thread, as we all add stuff to help each other out as and when we come across it.

    Happy hunting


    xx
    • S0litaire
    • By S0litaire 1st May 12, 9:22 PM
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    S0litaire
    IzzyInTheHouse

    Have you an Android phone?
    If so check back in this thread for the SBTVMobile app
    let it run while the phone is charging AND ONLY when using WiFi and that will add an extra 50SB's a day (2SB's per 5 videos played)

    I only do the 70SB survey, the Mobile app and the NOSO as well as the odd search and the daily poll.

    That's roughly 130 SB's a day not including other search wins, random videos and games wins and SwagCodes..

    Their is a way to get the app running on a Windows PC but people have been getting mixed results in getting the app to work correctly!
    Laters

    Sol

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