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    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 29th Aug 12, 7:43 PM
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    cally6008
    The Swagbucks Challenge - Part 2
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    • 29th Aug 12, 7:43 PM
    The Swagbucks Challenge - Part 2 29th Aug 12 at 7:43 PM
    Part One is here - http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=3883703

    (this post is copied from Part One)

    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.

    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.

    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!

    Useful Links - You may want to bookmark these
    Swagbucks USA Facebook page - http://www.facebook.com/swagbucks?ref=stream

    Swagbucks UK Facebook page - http://www.facebook.com/SwagbucksUK?ref=stream

    Swagbucks Twitter page - https://twitter.com/swagbucks

    Swagging 101 website - https://sites.google.com/site/swagin101/
    (lots of useful information on here)

    Swagbucks Swidget Link - http://www.themommysaver.com/
    (scroll down to see the widget on the right hand side, click SC to see if any swag codes are out, doesn't always tell the truth)

    Surveys - What you can and can't do


    Daily Surveys - Found on homepage tab

    You will see cards on the homepage which look like this



    There has been a lot of talk, arguments, upset and confusion over these.

    You are allowed to complete and get paid 70sb for ONE daily survey per day

    You are allowed to attempt as many daily surveys as you like ... BUT once you complete one (and see the confirmation page), that is your one done for the day

    If you do not receive your swagbucks straight away, screenshot the confirmation page ready to send in to support.

    PLEASE NOTE - DOING MORE THAN ONE PER DAY AND GETTING 70SB EACH TIME FOR THEM ... MAY RESULT IN SWAGBUCKS TERMINATING YOUR ACCOUNT PERMANENTLY


    Offer Wall Surveys (on Special Offers tab)


    You can do as many surveys on this section as you like.

    If the survey says "you may complete one survey a day" like shown on Trial Pay > Surveys > Ampario .. then that is all you can do

    Peanut Labs (aka PL) = If you have not looked at this offer wall yet, there is a small box at the top about joining for surveys (I can't remember exact wording). Fill in the questions truthfully, I think there's only about 20-25 questions and this opens up the PL surveys for you.

    Keep checking PL as you never know when surveys may appear.
    Some PL surveys give you 1sb for getting disqualified, some don't.

    Trusted Surveys

    I can't remember the exact wording on the page when you very first look at it but I think you have to activate it.

    Profile surveys are found on the right hand side.
    Fill these in when they appear, worth 2sb each (or whatever it says)
    There are a couple that don't finish properly. Do not worry about these, they go eventually and it has no impact on your surveys

    Main surveys will appear as and when they come out.
    Some people get lots, some people get surveys that you won't get.
    Do not worry about it, keep checking and surveys will appear eventually
    You get 1sb for getting disqualified for a maximum of 5sb a day (but only if you see the message telling you this!)

    Reward Payments
    You can only claim 5 of any one reward in a month, but you can claim other rewards as well.
    You can only claim 2 rewards per day

    Paypal payments

    Swagbucks/paypal do not charge for receiving paypal payments

    £5 = 1049 sb
    £10 = 1999 sb
    £25 = 4949 sb
    £50 = 9399 sb
    £100 = 17,999 sb = best value

    Swagbucks have removed the option for UK members to claim USD paypal payments
    Some members may have USD payments in their wishlist so still able to claim them

    Amazon Vouchers - Prices updated 12 September 2012

    £5 amazon voucher = 849 sb ... 999 sb
    £25 amazon voucher = 5250 sb ... 4,699 sb
    £50 amazon voucher = 9600 sb ... 9,199 sb
    £100 amazon = 20,000 sb ... 17,999 sb
    £500 amazon = 97,000 sb ... 82,999 sb = best value

    Also available are ... Please note - these are E-Gift cards so will be used for spending online
    HMV
    House of Fraser
    Itunes
    New Look

    Not receiving credits for offers completed ? Read This ... (copied from GiftHulk website but same things apply to Swagbucks and Superpoints)
    Possible reasons for not receiving Hulk Coins for Offer Completion:
    1- If you did not fulfill or meet all of the requirements necessary to be awarded.
    2- Your browser security settings are configured to not accept third-party cookies, causing the report to fail.
    3- If you have ad blocking software it will prevent advertisers from placing the cookies required to track the offers.

    If all these reasons are irrelevant in your case, you can always get help from the Support Staff!


    General rules:
    Keep all proofs of completion (PIN numbers, confirmation texts, member registrations, payment receipts, invoices, etc.) for your records.

    In some cases a confirmation link is sent to your email address. Be sure to check your spam folder for pending confirmations.

    FAQ:


    What steps do I need to take to complete an offer?
    The instructions to complete an offer are written under each offer description. For all offers, you MUST provide accurate information and meet the advertiser’s requirements. Points will not be awarded if you submit incorrect information. Also, do not refresh the page anytime during the completion process. It could harm our ability to track your progress.

    Can I complete an offer more than once?

    No, each offer may only be completed once. You will not be awarded for any additional attempts.

    If an error occurs during the completion process, do I still get my points?

    Unfortunately, points will NOT be awarded if an error occurs and you were not able to complete the offer requirements. Please report problematic offers to our customer support team and we will investigate the matter.

    How do I cancel or unsubscribe from an offer I completed?

    Products and services subscribed or purchased through Offer Walls and EZ Coins offers are all from third-party advertisers. To cancel or unsubscribe from an offer, you will need to contact the advertisers directly.
    Last edited by cally6008; 13-09-2012 at 8:16 AM.

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  • where_to_start
    has anyone signed up to the emusic offer? can you cancel without being charged?
    • comping cat
    • By comping cat 4th Nov 12, 9:11 AM
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    comping cat
    Haha. I actually don't know how I've done it. Lol. I seem to get DQd from lots of surveys when it asks if you or anyone in your family work in any of the following.. and I tick banking and grocery/retail.
    Originally posted by sonicetomeetyou
    I always thought that when they ask if you work for any of the above, those are the people they dont want to hear from?!...
    • sonicetomeetyou
    • By sonicetomeetyou 4th Nov 12, 9:17 AM
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    sonicetomeetyou
    I always thought that when they ask if you work for any of the above, those are the people they dont want to hear from?!...
    Originally posted by comping cat
    Yeah, that's what I mean. That's why I keep getting DQd.
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 4th Nov 12, 10:24 AM
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    cally6008
    tick other or none

    10-48am ... I can see Aqua card on Radium 1 offer wall. Have opened it up and click apply now. Just got to wait and see if it credits now

    10-54am ... Yep, it credited
    Last edited by cally6008; 04-11-2012 at 10:54 AM.

  • zahariel
    tick other or none

    10-48am ... I can see Aqua card on Radium 1 offer wall. Have opened it up and click apply now. Just got to wait and see if it credits now

    10-54am ... Yep, it credited
    Originally posted by cally6008
    Cally - did you actually fill it out with valid information or just click the apply now option?
    Swagbucks:
    2012 = £225 (august onwards)
    2013 = £400 so far...
  • zahariel
    has anyone signed up to the emusic offer? can you cancel without being charged?
    Originally posted by where_to_start
    One of my first offers I took - didn't find anything worth getting but cancelled after a few days and it credited fine.
    Swagbucks:
    2012 = £225 (august onwards)
    2013 = £400 so far...
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 4th Nov 12, 11:11 AM
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    cally6008
    Just clicked the apply now button and left it open for a couple of mins

  • zahariel
    Hasn't completed for me - maybe later
    Swagbucks:
    2012 = £225 (august onwards)
    2013 = £400 so far...
  • Happi
    Has anyone worked out how much bonus we are to get for the challenge when completed the 29 days?

    I know it was 120 or whatever but is that on top of the usual 300 plus daily amount?

    My head hurts
    • Art Vandelay
    • By Art Vandelay 4th Nov 12, 12:15 PM
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    Art Vandelay
    I always thought that when they ask if you work for any of the above, those are the people they dont want to hear from?!...
    Originally posted by comping cat
    Well, not always. I've just been DQ'd from 2 surveys on the basis I don't work for the industries they mentioned in the tick boxes.

    Surveys do tend to even themselves out over time, though, regardless of where you live and where you work. Just do your best and answer honestly I think.
  • cod3
    I thought the swag-guy was kidding on the poll page, but I actually got 7 bucks for searching "what does yolo mean?" Nice one.
    • thriftymanc
    • By thriftymanc 4th Nov 12, 12:38 PM
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    thriftymanc
    Why are there still no Supersonic videos? Don't think I've had any for a week now!
  • cod3
    I can't seem to qualify for a DS today Looks like I will have to start smoking or buy a webcam to qualify for anything. Will try again later.
    • joeyjimbles
    • By joeyjimbles 4th Nov 12, 2:11 PM
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    joeyjimbles
    It's one of those things. Try after 3pm our time when the US is waking up - should be some more then.

    ETA. Try now, forgot about the clocks going back.
    Last edited by joeyjimbles; 04-11-2012 at 2:14 PM.
    August: £37 nw & £25/50 bonus & £25 regular
    • ukclare
    • By ukclare 4th Nov 12, 2:21 PM
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    ukclare
    SBTV seems to be paying out superfast today so if you need a few extra bucks it's a TV day!!!
    • CathWales
    • By CathWales 4th Nov 12, 2:33 PM
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    CathWales
    Finally got bucks for my name

    cathwales
    Congratulations!
    You've won 8 Swag Bucks
    See what this can get you in the Swag Store

    Your Swag Bucks have been automatically added to your account.

    • honeyiced
    • By honeyiced 4th Nov 12, 2:54 PM
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    honeyiced
    SBTV seems to be paying out superfast today so if you need a few extra bucks it's a TV day!!!
    Originally posted by ukclare
    Just to add that it seems to be every 15 secs or so that videos are crediting 10% and there are no ads
    Last edited by honeyiced; 04-11-2012 at 2:59 PM.
    • Lost2
    • By Lost2 4th Nov 12, 4:08 PM
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    Lost2
    I've just done a daily survey for 70 SB and it has not credit
    Sealed Pot Number 262009..£950.50 2010..£256 2011..£5262012..£548.802013..£758.882014..£5102015...£604.782016...£
    SwagBucks Paypal £175
    SwagBucks iTunes £
    SwagBucks Amazon £165
    SwagBucks House of Fraser £
    Expression Amazon voucher £30
    InboxPounds £25.21
  • Happi
    I've just done a daily survey for 70 SB and it has not credit
    Originally posted by Lost2
    Took a while to credit yesterday, so it may still yet.
    • killerpeaty
    • By killerpeaty 4th Nov 12, 4:18 PM
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    killerpeaty
    Ahoy ahoy.

    27/100
    Aims for 2015: Complete up to AAT level 4, save 7k and just be better!
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