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To help make your June a little sweeter, Swagbucks is holding a fun team challenge to help you earn free gift cards!
Jack has been asking when the next challenge will take place; he loves seeing the teams’ totals increase and leaders change. My participation level in the various Team Challenges in the past has depended upon what else is happening in life at that particular moment. If not a lot else is going on, I am able to earn more points. When I am called away from the house for hours each day, I am not able to do as much, though there is still a lot you can do in the evenings, mornings, or over your lunch break.
Two weeks ago, George got out of school for summer break, and started his Summer (home) School routine. Jack started Term 3 for school, as we took off more time during the winter months to move and get established in our new community. Last week, we were gone to see family out of state. Next week, we will be moving our stuff to our new house.
Currently life has something routine-changing going on every week, which throws my kids off and makes my life more emotionally and energy draining. (They do not do well with routine changes.) I still have high hopes for the Team Challenge, as there are a variety of activities I can do to help reach the 400 Team Points needed to earn the Swag Up Rebate, as well as the personal goal I have set for myself.
One of the reasons Jack likes these challenges so much is that he gets to watch some of the videos as they play. (Note: not each challenge has the same activities available to earn team points.) He also “helps” with other Discover activities and is sometimes asked to participate in Surveys.
Some previous team members I have had were at home sick, making it possible to spend 8+ hours a day finding ways to earn points, called SB, while figuring out the most efficient way to do so. Other members were parents who also worked full time. They were only able to contribute a small amount of time each day. The benefit of having a message board for each team is when other team members share what has worked for them and the fastest ways to earn Team Points (which are different than your personal SB earned). By working together, everyone learns and is able to earn more.
Currently, I have a particular goal in mind, an item for our new house which I would like to purchase in the next week. I am currently 75% of the way to my goal and hoping this the Sweet Treat Team Challenge will help me get the rest of the way there. I find that having an earning goal in mind helps me stay focused and actually increases the SB I earn, and therefore increases the amount of gift cards I can redeem them for.
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! 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! Their latest, the “Sweet Treat” Team Challenge, begins Monday, June 12th at 8am PT.
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 12th 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 400 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 earn 300 SB before July 1st, you’ll get an additional 300 SB bonus (as long as you’ve signed up under me)!
Members of the 1st place team will receive a 60 SB Swag Up Rebate, members of the 2nd place team will receive a 40 SB Swag Up Rebate, members of the 3rd place team will receive a 20 SB Swag Up Rebate, and members of the 4th place team will receive a 10 SB Swag Up Rebate, Your SB Swag Up Rebate will be made available on Friday, June 16th and will expire on Friday, June 30th at 11:59pm PT.