Monday, August 11, 2014

Swag Bucks Dog Days of Summer Team Challenge

Swagbucks is about to make your summer even better! The Dog Days of Summer Team Challenge kicks off Tuesday, 8/12, and lasts until 12pm PT on Friday, 8/15. There will be 3 teams (assigned to you): Pool Party Posse, Laid Back Loungers, Bonfire buddies. How do you become eligible for bonus SB? Contribute at least 1 pt to your team by earning Swag Bucks - here's how:
  • Answer (Surveys): 6 pts
  • Encrave: 5 pts
  • Special Offers: 4 pts
  • Search: 3 pts
  • Mobile wins from SBTV Mobile, Special Offers on mobile, or EntertaiNOW app: 2 pts
  • Swag Codes: 1 pt
At the end of the challenge, all team members will get a bonus based on how well they're team did and how many point you contributed: 
Winning team members who contribute between 1 and 399 points to the team total will receive 25 bonus Swag Bucks; contribute 400 or more and get 100 Swag Bucks!
Runner-up team members who contribute between 1 and 399 points to the team total will receive 15 bonus Swag Bucks; contribute 400 or more and get 75 Swag Bucks!
Third place team members who contribute between 1 and 399 points to the team total will receive 10 bonus Swag Bucks; contribute 400 or more and get 50 Swag Bucks!

It's a fun way to try out different ways to earn Swag Bucks, all while helping you and your team win! Is you haven't signed up yet, Swagbucks is the greatest way to get gift cards for the things I do online. Don't waste any time, and sign up here.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Apps and Websites that I use to save money and get FREE stuff

This is a list of all the websites and apps that I use to get the FREE and discounted stuff.  Pick and choose what you would like to try!!

For each one, just click on the name and it will take you to the site.  I'm also including a brief description of what you do to get the points etc.

Point and Coin Earning sites

  • MyPoints           I've been a member for TEN years now!  It's really easy to join and you can trade the points for gift cards.
  • Swagbucks        I've also been a member here for a couple of years. This one has the option to do offers/missions.  I usually trade in my bucks for Amazon gift cards.
  • Superpoints        This site was around for a while, and then went down for about a year but it's BACK!!! You click the SuperLucky Button every day, click the link in the email and there's the option to do "offers" or missions.
  • GiftHulk             This one I don't do as often, but they send you codes for coins by email.
Shopping Apps
If you have a smartphone, this is a great way to earn extra money and gift cards!
On most of these, I check the apps before I go shopping and write down a list to save my battery life.
  • Jingit                   This one gives you cash in your paypal account.  You scan/buy certain items at the stores and sometimes you watch a video.  Very Easy!
  • Shopkick            You get "kicks" by "walk ins" at the stores.  You need to have location services turned on for this one, and there is the opportunity to get extra kicks by scanning items.
  • Ibotta                  This one is very popular!  You get cash in your paypal account for buying what you would normally buy.  
Online Shopping
These are the websites that I use to get discounts for my online shopping.
  • eBates                 I always check this one first when I go shopping online.  It also has codes for discounts.
  • Julep                   My nail polish site!!  I've been a member for over a year and the colors are fantastic.  If you're not a member yet, you can use the code FIRSTBOXFREE to get the first box for the cost of shipping.
  • Zulily                  I check this one daily also.  You can get a lot of stuff pretty cheap here, and I've had great service with them.
I will also be posting good deals from other sites as I find them, so check my blog every day!! 

It's time for a change

So, I've been using coupons for a while now, and I tried to use MoneySaverMarci, but having two blogs was too much.  Therefore, I'm restructuring everything here and I'm going to be adding the coupon and savings posts.  I figure that not that many people read it anyway, so it will be good to post the coupons and savings here. 

In the next couple of days, I will be posting the basics of couponing, and how I get so many things for FREE or at least really cheap.  

But, this is an introduction...I hope you enjoy all the deals that I'm about to post.