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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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    • Jenna Appleseed
    • By Jenna Appleseed 6th Jun 13, 1:31 AM
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    Jenna Appleseed
    Just got the Nicotinell offer on Supersonic - doesn't credit straight away (got a little bit worried that it didn't even show up as viewed on the staus list), but credits before the 15minutes.

    eta:watch out for it trying to download/install coupon printer.
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  • TallerPaul
    what a joke everyones a winner my !!! "This code is not available in your country" and only 1 uk winner.

    Another note my postcard verification still hasn't arrived so swagbucks reset my verification thing, tried 2 peoples contract phone numbers nope, tried a bunch of pay as you go numbers nope, tried a friend in americas contract number and nope lol.

    If the new postcard ever does come or i get the old postcard before that i hope the codes are going to be the same cause this is getting old now.
    September Challenge
    InstaGC Joint 3/6/13 = £250.00
    Swagbucks £0/£10
    Neobux £0/£0 - they deleted me
    • Jenna Appleseed
    • By Jenna Appleseed 6th Jun 13, 1:35 AM
    • 1,922 Posts
    • 6,039 Thanks
    Jenna Appleseed
    Here at Swagbucks, everyone is a winner! For 5 Swag Bucks by 5pm PDT (8pm EDT), enter 48Winners under the Swag Code Safe Icon!
    Originally posted by TallerPaul
    Code is coming up as "not available in your country" for me - is it working for anyone else who's still up?

    eta: just seen your 2nd post - must be US only then
    "And suddenly I find myself listening to a man I've never known before,
    Telling me about the sea..."
    • fragmented
    • By fragmented 6th Jun 13, 1:40 AM
    • 1,167 Posts
    • 5,711 Thanks
    70SB daily survey. only tickbox that applied to me was sleep problems/disorder...... short 10 min survey was on crisps
  • TallerPaul
    Code is coming up as "not available in your country" for me - is it working for anyone else who's still up?

    eta: just seen your 2nd post - must be US only then
    Originally posted by Jenna Appleseed
    Thats why i said what a joke after they stated "everyones a winner" yeah if you live in the US like most of the winners.
    September Challenge
    InstaGC Joint 3/6/13 = £250.00
    Swagbucks £0/£10
    Neobux £0/£0 - they deleted me
    • veggieblob
    • By veggieblob 6th Jun 13, 6:46 AM
    • 517 Posts
    • 1,249 Thanks
    Bonus points are out! :-)
    • smalltime
    • By smalltime 6th Jun 13, 8:46 AM
    • 71 Posts
    • 432 Thanks
    This one worked for me.

    For 5 Swag Bucks by 0pm BST, enter 48SpecialWins
    • artydoll
    • By artydoll 6th Jun 13, 8:49 AM
    • 2,085 Posts
    • 11,411 Thanks
    Got a TS on barclays credit cards for 125, so my target me quickly today ,
    Earnings £245 in 2014 thanks to swagbucks
  • Leanne-Marie
    My laptop broke yesterday so it was the first day I didnt make the daily goal since joining. So annoying! :-( I dont know when it will be fixed which is a shame. Luckily I can do a couple of bits in my breaks at work!

    Did a survey on credit cards this morning so already met the goal which is nice. Trying to get as many SB as possible today and tomorrow as I am going away for the weekend and wont be able to get many - also proves hard as I cant do the surveys when on a tablet just SBTV!
    Casual Comper | Money saving Newbie.
  • collybird

    I just spent about an hour on a TS on The Sims. It was taking so long that I had a horrible feeling that it wasn't going to end well. Clicked 'Finish' at the very end and I've been DQ.

    It was for 100 SBs too, I feel like crying!
  • kking
    nostalgia casino!!
    did anyone else use the nostalgia casino offer? I signed up and deposited £1. I got over 500 sb and used the £20 to play. I used the old 'double up' method on a wheeled game and now I have £130 withdrawn into my bank. Tbh I didn't think i'd get anything. You have to win over £120 to clear the 'bonus' £20 into your money then you can withdraw it. I just thought i'd share. I know that a lot of people don't like gambling websites and such but it might be worth a look if you only keep to a £1 deposit like I did.
    • smalltime
    • By smalltime 6th Jun 13, 10:19 AM
    • 71 Posts
    • 432 Thanks
    Discover Swiss alpine holidays your way! On SuperSonic

    Just click through the pages, download the PDF doc. 19 SB within 15 mins. worked using Firefox
  • LarLar

    I just spent about an hour on a TS on The Sims. It was taking so long that I had a horrible feeling that it wasn't going to end well. Clicked 'Finish' at the very end and I've been DQ.

    It was for 100 SBs too, I feel like crying!
    Originally posted by collybird
    I done this one too except it directed me to the surveys page on swagbucks and said 4-6weeks for payment and hit me with an error. I've mailed swagbucks on facebook.
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    Swag - 0,764/4,949sb 0/4 by 25/12/14 Freebies 0/100
    Online Earnings - £0.00 /£100 Vouchers - £0/£100
    • imrach
    • By imrach 6th Jun 13, 11:08 AM
    • 66 Posts
    • 976 Thanks
    The Sims TS worked perfectly for me. My daily target was 100, that payed 100. All done
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 6th Jun 13, 11:25 AM
    • 7,284 Posts
    • 10,888 Thanks
    Just done the Sims 4 survey as well, target met,

    Bonuses in as well, 574 in total happy days

    • vampire-girl
    • By vampire-girl 6th Jun 13, 11:43 AM
    • 4,168 Posts
    • 6,467 Thanks
    Just done the Sims 4 survey as well, target met,

    Bonuses in as well, 574 in total happy days
    Originally posted by cally6008
    Mine is in too for same amount
    • fragmented
    • By fragmented 6th Jun 13, 11:58 AM
    • 1,167 Posts
    • 5,711 Thanks
    Sponsorpay research for good .... under surveys tab

    date of birth .... postcode .... page says test survey ... click compleate ....

    40 SB.
    • trix-a-belle
    • By trix-a-belle 6th Jun 13, 12:19 PM
    • 462 Posts
    • 1,694 Thanks
    Sponsorpay research for good .... under surveys tab

    date of birth .... postcode .... page says test survey ... click compleate ....

    40 SB.
    Originally posted by fragmented
    Sticking on the date of birth page for me, I click next question, it comes up processing & doesn't do anything
    (using chrome)
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    • juno
    • By juno 6th Jun 13, 12:24 PM
    • 6,357 Posts
    • 9,014 Thanks
    There's a really good Radium One offer - you can get 1sb for signing up to Yes, that's right, a whole swagbuck!
    Sealed pot challenge #377
    Target £125 - 2009 total £117.57
    2010 total £151.95

    Murphy's No More Pies Club #209
    • vampire-girl
    • By vampire-girl 6th Jun 13, 12:49 PM
    • 4,168 Posts
    • 6,467 Thanks
    got me 10SB
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