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Results: What is the first thing you do eah login to earn swagbucks?

Daily Poll

59.79% • 113 votes

Play Games

1.06% • 2 votes

Check for Surveys

11.64% • 22 votes


2.12% • 4 votes


6.35% • 12 votes

Something on home page (like watch a video)

4.23% • 8 votes

An Offer

1.06% • 2 votes

I don't have one particular start point when i log in

13.76% • 26 votes

You may not vote on this poll

189 votes in total.

    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 1st May 13, 8:04 AM
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    Swagbucks Challenge May 2013
    • #1
    • 1st May 13, 8:04 AM
    Swagbucks Challenge May 2013 1st May 13 at 8:04 AM
    Happy May All

    This thread is now officially 1 year old!! A very big thank you to everyone who continues to contribute and make the thread one of the most popular on MSE yes we are officially a cult now hehehehehe!

    As always, a few guidelines to keep the thread running well and LOTS of info on how to earn on the site for newbies (or those who need reminding). I know this first page is really long, but it is worth reading

    To prevent us all going off track please limit the use of this thread to posting information about offers, surveys, tasks etc that do or do not credit, information about how to earn on swagbucks and how to meet daily bonuses etc.

    Please keep it friendly and open so it is a supportive resource for everyone using it - sharing hints and tips makes it easier for everyone to earn If you find something works for you then please do share it openly on the thread as the more people doing this the easier it gets for everyone.

    Please note representatives from swagbucks are very welcome to post here - Nick, the UK rep is very helpful and usually tries to respond to queries from the company perspective.

    Huge thanks to Cally for keeping the swagbucks thread going while i was absent from the forum - i hope everyone will return to this new thread and get the swaggers family back together and earning again

    This thread will now be run on a monthly basis to help us stay on top of new offers etc!

    Information about the basics of earning and some FAQ's have been added to this post below to help those just starting out - there is a lot of useful info here so its worth checking out

    So......lets get our swagger on

    Lots of information here about using the site - many thanks to Cally for adding a lot to my original guide

    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

    Joining Swagbucks

    To join swagbucks you do not need to be referred you can just sign up with your email address. As with most sites like this however if you get referred the person you sign up with will earn some extra swagbucks when you earn/win them (up to a maximum of 1000sb which is approx £5 depending on how they are claimed)

    Please do not post referral links on this thread - they must be posted on the referral board:

    21-feb-2013 .. the new updated homepage guide

    watch = swagbucks tv
    play = games
    answer > surveys = trusted surveys
    codes = click on the wheel/safe icon located next to your name
    discover > special offers = the special offers walls (PL, R1 etc)

    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 usually awarded for every 2 completed (but can vary at times) and score submitted - max of 10 SB a day

    Daily Bonus Targets

    Swagbucks have now introduced a way of getting daily bonuses. This is currently shown on the top left of your homepage with a meter showing your progress.

    The daily bonus is 10% of the target (so 100SB target = 10SB bonus)

    Bonus payments are not added daily to your account - they are added on the 5th of the following month. Bonus SB credited do not count towards any other targets.

    Score huge bonuses! - you can also win additional Swag Bucks bonuses when you meet your goals consistently:

    7 Straight Days
    25 SB + Daily Bonuses

    14 Straight Days
    100 SB + Daily Bonuses

    21 Straight Days
    200 SB + Daily Bonuses

    Full month
    300 SB + Daily Bonuses

    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

    Swagbucks USA Facebook page -

    Swagbucks UK Facebook page -

    Swagbucks Twitter page -

    Swagging 101 website -
    (lots of useful information on here)

    Swagbucks Swidget Link -
    (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 are by far the quickest (and possibly the most frustrating) way to earn large amounts of SB. You will find you get DQ a lot from surveys - this is normal as each survey is designed to be answered by certain groups of people only and this varies with each survey. It is not recommended that you change your responses to qualify for surveys as inconsistent answers will result in getting fewer survey opportunities and increased levels of being DQ. It is therefore best to be honest in your answers (and be consistent with profile survey answers as well!)

    Daily Surveys - Found on homepage tab

    You will see cards on the homepage with a date on them - these are the daily surverys

    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.


    Trusted Surveys (TS) and Daily Surveys (DS) are the most reliable for payment however there are also many survey options on the offer walls most of which you can try daily or more often (likelihood of screening out or not crediting is higher on the walls surveys though):

    Trial Pay Wall:

    Daily Surveys - not the same as DS above (just to confuse you )
    Opinion Surveys
    Ampario long
    Ampario short

    Radium One

    Surveys come and go on here - not many on this wall in my experience

    Payment Wall

    Usually about 4/5 on here per day - all will show at the top of the wall

    Peanut Labs

    Some members get a lot of surveys on here - personally i don't get many on this wall so it seems to vary a lot.

    Sponsor Pay
    Inspired Opinions

    Survey Savers - this is an offer sign up not a survey!


    Usually 4 or 5 on this wall

    OPinion Surveys


    None usually on here

    Some more Info on 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 now found by clicking on your profile pic/avatar and then my settings in the drop down list. Three tabs appear on the screen - choose the last one - Survey Profiles

    Fill these in and get 2sb each section - completed ones will have green ticks - you can fill them in whenever you choose. If you keep getting DQ from surveys it might be because of out of date information here - it is possible these questions are used to check for consistency as well as sending you relevant surveys so its a good idea to keep these up to date.

    Main surveys will appear as and when they come out - you just click on Surveys tab to check for them.

    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 these E-Gift cards (so will be used for spending online only)

    House of Fraser
    New Look

    You will be asked to verify your order - this can be via email, the verify link on the site, by mobile phone or post.

    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 credit 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.


    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 advertiserís 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 Swagbucks offers are all from third-party advertisers. To cancel or unsubscribe from an offer, you will need to contact the advertisers directly.

    If you enjoy earning on Swagbucks you might also like to try some of the following sites:

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    • juno
    • By juno 21st Aug 13, 7:29 PM
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    How did you get this to credit?
    Originally posted by cambermam
    Had to bet on five things, and then it just did.
    Sealed pot challenge #377
    Target £125 - 2009 total £117.57
    2010 total £151.95

    Murphy's No More Pies Club #209
    • Lost2
    • By Lost2 21st Aug 13, 7:31 PM
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    • 25,690 Thanks

    Sealed Pot Number 262009..£950.50 2010..£256 2011..£5262012..£548.802013..£758.882014..£5102015...£604.782016...£
    SwagBucks Paypal £150
    SwagBucks iTunes £50
    SwagBucks Amazon £266
    SwagBucks House of Fraser £100
    Expression Amazon voucher £30
    • fragmented
    • By fragmented 21st Aug 13, 8:03 PM
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    New Code


    for 5 SB before 10 pm

    (it said Pretzel on the UK blog but only works with an s added)
    Last edited by fragmented; 21-08-2013 at 8:13 PM.
  • MidnightHour
    Funny how lots of survey's that are crediting on other sites.

    Maybe i'm being a bit paranoid here but swagbucks have lost casino tasks, and rarely any survey's and if there are they don't credit, video's are like rockin horse !!!!!

    In the day's leading up to a code extravaganza you can't get a search for love nor money?

    I am very suspicious. Thank goodness for other sites!
    • vampire-girl
    • By vampire-girl 21st Aug 13, 8:19 PM
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    why has swagbucks lost casino tasks?
  • MidnightHour
    why has swagbucks lost casino tasks?
    Originally posted by vampire-girl
    Security reasons? apparently swagbucks won't comment
    • vampire-girl
    • By vampire-girl 21st Aug 13, 8:40 PM
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    weird as they're on other sites
  • MidnightHour
    weird as they're on other sites
    Originally posted by vampire-girl
    Indeed they are, and for more money too
    • mm123
    • By mm123 21st Aug 13, 8:46 PM
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    MidnightHour can I ask what sites they are now on?
  • collybird
    I really miss the casino tasks.

    I used to count on earning at least 20 SBs a day from tasks but I haven't filled my meter (that sounds very wrong!) for a good while now.
  • MidnightHour
    MidnightHour can I ask what sites they are now on?
    Originally posted by mm123
    Yes of course you can hun

    I do them here it's a decent site, i started it a few months ago and have made 30 quid just off videos and tasks.

    I'm not a 24/7 visitor by no means. It has it's good points, have a try, nothing to lose.
    • vampire-girl
    • By vampire-girl 21st Aug 13, 8:59 PM
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    I do the casino tasks on Survey Mad as I prefer paypal to Amazon vouchers.
    I use InstaGC for the videos and sometimes the radio loyalty.
  • MidnightHour
    I really miss the casino tasks.

    I used to count on earning at least 20 SBs a day from tasks but I haven't filled my meter (that sounds very wrong!) for a good while now.
    Originally posted by collybird
    IntaGC pay nearly twice what swagbucks pay for tasks. Try it
  • MidnightHour
    Hey guys just got a quickie TS on hotels they loooking for hyatt or hilton, only 50 bucks but every little helps
  • TakeNoRoses
    New code: 11

    Worth 6SB.
    LIFE GOAL ACHIEVED: Proud owner of 24 magical acres!
    CURRENT DEBT: £22,340 (to be cleared by 30 June 2017)
    • Jenna Appleseed
    • By Jenna Appleseed 21st Aug 13, 10:17 PM
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    Jenna Appleseed
    New code: 11 for 6sb

    "And suddenly I find myself listening to a man I've never known before,
    Telling me about the sea..."
    • rhialwencomp
    • By rhialwencomp 21st Aug 13, 10:22 PM
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    The tasks are also on Neobux.

    It's only Paypal in dollars, but it's usually slightly higher, plus a 24% bonus every dollar. They're called minjobs on there.
  • MidnightHour
    The tasks are also on Neobux.

    It's only Paypal in dollars, but it's usually slightly higher, plus a 24% bonus every dollar. They're called minjobs on there.
    Originally posted by rhialwencomp
    I tried neobux but couldn't gel with it, i think they banned me cos i didn't sign in after a few weeks
    • trix-a-belle
    • By trix-a-belle 21st Aug 13, 10:35 PM
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    sorry for the delay been falling asleep on a focus group webinar this evening

    so after getting a few of the usual auto responses & telling swagbucks to actually go read my question rather than trying to fob me off I got the following, bearing in mind the other weekend when there were only about 3 demographics boxes of which most of you had the same ticked as me & were getting surveys on topics i had ticked yet I got the sorry message constantly all weekend..

    SB Regina "When the boxes are available, it will ask you to choose the demographic you are fit into but not always are those choices what that particular survey panel is looking for.
    Typically after you pre-qualify, you will need to qualify and then the full survey will appear. I completely understand your frustration. I try to test surveys sometimes but I do not qualify for any of them. But I can tell you there are many that do qualfiy. Keep on trying but please do not feel discouraged if the panels is not accepting your profile. There will be something that will bite one day."

    we all know this is a load of rubbish so i'm waiting on a reply to my stating that it still looks strangely like they are restricting who can & can't access the surveys because everyone gets the same demographic boxes as everyone else yet some get through to actually qualify and take surveys and some just get the fob off 'sorry' message without even a chance to qualify even though the same boxes are ticked at the exact same time.
    If they had irrelevant demographic boxes there it would always be a long list & not vary much imo rather than the constant changing boxes we get now which are clearly focused on what surveys are available at the time
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    • Al1x
    • By Al1x 21st Aug 13, 11:02 PM
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    blue box is showing for me
    NeoBux since Aug 2014 - RR1076
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