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On your marks, get set, EARN! Swagbucks is holding a fun team challenge called the “Swagathlon” to help you earn free gift cards!
For those of you who don’t know what Swagbucks is, it’s a website where you can earn cash back on everyday tasks you do online like shopping, answering surveys, discovering deals, and watching videos. You can even earn for searching the web!
In June, I was able to earn 1565 points called SB ($15.65), all without purchasing anything.
While being gone out-of-state one week to visit family.
While moving into our new house.
In essence, around other things I needed to do and without spending any money in order to do so. (I did order something through the Shop the month before and received the SB in June, but did not include those numbers here.)
Here is a breakdown of the activities for June to show where I earned most of my points:
- Searching the web – 16 SB
- Referrals – 245 SB
- Shop – 104 SB
- Swag codes – 23 SB
- Other – 162 SB
- Answer (surveys and profile questions – 448 SB
- Discover – 252 SB
- Bonus SB – 52 SB
- Watch – 101 SB
- Mobile Watch – 2 SB
- nCrave – 264 SB
The biggest help to reach this amount of SB with only about a week of effort, was the June Team Challenge. The encouragement from team members, the extra eyes finding quick earning potentials or knowing which to avoid, and the fun of talking with others who have similar goals always helps my SB earnings to increase.
I have found it also helps to have a purpose for earning or saving. Personally, I have my eyes set on a rain barrel for our new house. After July’s Swagathlon Team Challenge, I believe I will have reached my goal and be able to order it before the next rain storm is expected.
Knowing specifically what I am working toward, the amount needed, and having a time when I would like to purchase it in mind helps me stay motivated even when I would rather be watching a show on t.v. or mindlessly browsing social media sites.
My goal this month is to earn enough to purchase a rain barrel.
If you’ve never tried Swagbucks before because you didn’t know where to begin, their Team Challenges are a great way to learn the ropes! The challenge, begins Monday, July 17th at 8am PT, but you can pre-register starting on Friday, July 14th!
Here’s how you can join the challenge and the site:
1. Click here to join the challenge and be assigned to a team.
2. Starting June 17th at 8am PDT, in addition to earning SB you’ll contribute points to your teams total as you complete different activities on Swagbucks.
3. Check back on the page often to see the scores and what you’ve contribute so far.
All members who participate and contribute at least 600 points to their team’s total will receive a SB bonus in the form of a SB Swag Up Rebate on their next gift card!
Not only that, but if you sign up under me this month and earn 300 SB before August 1st, you’ll get a 300 SB bonus!
Members of the 1st place team will receive a 100 SB Swag Up Rebate, members of the 2nd place team will receive a 50 SB Swag Up Rebate, and members of the 3rd place team will receive a 30 SB Swag Up Rebate. Your SB Swag Up Rebate will be made available on Friday, July 21st at 2pm PT and will expire on Friday, August 4th at 11:59pm PT.