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    • Becles
    • By Becles 1st Jan 17, 9:14 PM
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    Becles
    Swagbucking into 2017
    • #1
    • 1st Jan 17, 9:14 PM
    Swagbucking into 2017 1st Jan 17 at 9:14 PM
    Welcome to the new thread.

    Newbies: please see the detailed information in this thread which explains how Swagbucks works and how you can make the best from it.
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5581051
    Last edited by Becles; 05-01-2017 at 8:24 AM.
    Here I go again on my own....
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    • thisone
    • By thisone 10th Jun 17, 11:26 AM
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    thisone
    I can imagine it must be quite frustrating to get to level 3 and not get decent tasks. Any other websites other than Swagbucks that you earn extra $$ on? :-) I'm researching remote jobs and really like that idea too. For now a gift card from Swagbucks won't hurt ;-)
    Originally posted by ttipe
    Several, but I make most from Swagbucks:

    Populuslive - pays well but took 6 mths to make the £50 payout
    Crowdology - odd lot but have been good to me since I managed to report one of their surveys as not working
    Pinecone - pays well but infrequent
    Ipsos isay - slow going and payment options don't suit me
    Omee - seem related to Toluna but will pay instantly.

    Toluna - avoid like the plague, they pay even less for surveys and by signing up I seemed to get fewer of those 70sb surveys from Swagbucks! Can take 10 weeks to pay out and actually did away with the Tesco vouchers I was waiting on and then had to reorder and wait another 10 weeks. However I was able to do 4 and 5 surveys a day (their limit) for at least two months!

    Haven't yet tried Yougov and WhatusersDo

    I try to answer surveys as accurately and truthfully as I can to avoid having accounts cancelled, means getting screened out a lot but is hopefully a longer term strategy!
    • ttipe
    • By ttipe 10th Jun 17, 4:57 PM
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    ttipe
    Several, but I make most from Swagbucks:

    Populuslive - pays well but took 6 mths to make the £50 payout
    Crowdology - odd lot but have been good to me since I managed to report one of their surveys as not working
    Pinecone - pays well but infrequent
    Ipsos isay - slow going and payment options don't suit me
    Omee - seem related to Toluna but will pay instantly.

    Toluna - avoid like the plague, they pay even less for surveys and by signing up I seemed to get fewer of those 70sb surveys from Swagbucks! Can take 10 weeks to pay out and actually did away with the Tesco vouchers I was waiting on and then had to reorder and wait another 10 weeks. However I was able to do 4 and 5 surveys a day (their limit) for at least two months!

    Haven't yet tried Yougov and WhatusersDo

    I try to answer surveys as accurately and truthfully as I can to avoid having accounts cancelled, means getting screened out a lot but is hopefully a longer term strategy!
    Originally posted by thisone
    Right! Thank you, really appreciate you sharing :-) Glad I found out about Swagbucking, seems to be most popular and reliable.
    I've done some shopping through them today, Hope it will track! ;-)
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 10th Jun 17, 5:04 PM
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    mjm3346
    I can imagine it must be quite frustrating to get to level 3 and not get decent tasks. Any other websites other than Swagbucks that you earn extra $$ on? :-) I'm researching remote jobs and really like that idea too. For now a gift card from Swagbucks won't hurt ;-)
    Originally posted by ttipe

    As I posted a while ago swagbucks surveys are rarely worth it compared to completing them direct and that's not including the number of times SB fail to pay or have to be chased up to do so

    Just had a couple of surveys from PopulusLive that paid £5 for 25 mins, at paypal rates that's the same as swagbucks paying 32 SB a minute or 800 SB for the 25 - simply doesn't happen which is why I don't normally touch their surveys.

    There is an MSE list of survey sites here

    http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/family/make-money-surveys?_ga=2.205395922.373003376.1496357524-1493649723.1494028271
    • emg
    • By emg 10th Jun 17, 5:26 PM
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    emg
    new swagcode shopspecials - posted at 17.15pm on their facebook
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 10th Jun 17, 5:26 PM
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    mjm3346
    Enter shopspecials in the code box on the home page before 6.15am for 3 SB...
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 11th Jun 17, 9:03 AM
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    mikep22
    Theres a survey currently available for 0 SB for 1281 minutes....not sure its going to get many takers......
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606
    • Merlin139
    • By Merlin139 11th Jun 17, 9:33 AM
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    Merlin139
    Theres a survey currently available for 0 SB for 1281 minutes....not sure its going to get many takers......
    Originally posted by mikep22
    Mine said 1281 SB for 0 mins. You get the SB up to 10 days later. Also get £10 for activation of the app and another £10 each month for using it.

    Just did it. Downloaded the app to my phone. Sent of text to register it. Waiting for activation.
    Very easy survey. Asking for details of family what devices you use have and use. How you watch TV etc.
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 11th Jun 17, 9:48 AM
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    mikep22
    Mine said 1281 SB for 0 mins. You get the SB up to 10 days later. Also get £10 for activation of the app and another £10 each month for using it.

    Just did it. Downloaded the app to my phone. Sent of text to register it. Waiting for activation.
    Very easy survey. Asking for details of family what devices you use have and use. How you watch TV etc.
    Originally posted by Merlin139
    So it is, mine still says 0SB for 1281 mins but thanks to your info I am deffo doing this use it on my tablet which I only really use for kindle and the odd bit of browsing, job done
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606
    • Super Trouper
    • By Super Trouper 11th Jun 17, 11:01 AM
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    Super Trouper
    Still haven't got all the collector's bills, it's going to be a mad dash to try and get the last one I need today!
    • shazzylou
    • By shazzylou 11th Jun 17, 1:15 PM
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    shazzylou
    I've only been able to get skittles, although not the worst thing as it's 14sb a time.
    2017 earnings:
    Swagbucks (since Feb 17) £280
    Cashback £66.23
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 11th Jun 17, 2:39 PM
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    mjm3346
    I completed on the 9th with most repeats for gummy bears (6 x 10), life savers (4 x 11) and Skittles (4 x 14)
    Last edited by mjm3346; 11-06-2017 at 11:19 PM.
    • vampire-girl
    • By vampire-girl 11th Jun 17, 5:02 PM
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    vampire-girl
    Yay, got the last collector bill, starburst was last one i needed
    • shazzylou
    • By shazzylou 11th Jun 17, 7:05 PM
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    shazzylou
    How do you get so many search wins?! I get one a day if I'm lucky.
    2017 earnings:
    Swagbucks (since Feb 17) £280
    Cashback £66.23
    • vampire-girl
    • By vampire-girl 11th Jun 17, 7:17 PM
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    How do you get so many search wins?! I get one a day if I'm lucky.
    Originally posted by shazzylou
    I try and get a search win when I start online, just by searching different things such as webpages I need to visit or random words, or things I'd like to buy/research, clicking on the links, and sometimes not trying a new phase but by clicking the pages or on images.
    I leave some time between each few searches.

    Then the next search win I usually try four to six hours later.

    On a good day I'll get three search wins, sometimes I don't bother trying for the third after I have got a second win. Just depends on my time etc
    • ttipe
    • By ttipe 11th Jun 17, 7:37 PM
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    ttipe
    As I posted a while ago swagbucks surveys are rarely worth it compared to completing them direct and that's not including the number of times SB fail to pay or have to be chased up to do so




    There is an MSE list of survey sites here
    Originally posted by mjm3346

    Ohh, thanks will check this out
    • ttipe
    • By ttipe 11th Jun 17, 7:37 PM
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    ttipe
    Theres a survey currently available for 0 SB for 1281 minutes....not sure its going to get many takers......
    Originally posted by mikep22
    • n.harvey47
    • By n.harvey47 11th Jun 17, 8:22 PM
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    n.harvey47
    Enter hoursoffun in the code box on the homepage before 9.15 for 3 SB
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 11th Jun 17, 8:22 PM
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    mjm3346
    Enter hoursoffun in the code box on the homepage before 9.15 for 3 SB..
    • kippygolf
    • By kippygolf 11th Jun 17, 9:40 PM
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    kippygolf
    I've been away for a few days, please can anyone tell me if the mobile apps are still resetting at 2 am?
    • KRS2501
    • By KRS2501 11th Jun 17, 9:51 PM
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    KRS2501
    Hi, the apps have still been resetting for me although sometimes freeze up..
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