A Swag Bucks Tutorial

( I almost forgot! Congrats to Wesley for winning Parker’s Scentsy Jack ‘O Lantern Raffle!)

Christmas is officially on it’s way.  I know this because right next to the Halloween stuff that showed up in August, stores around here are beginning to put out their Christmas stuff.


For those of you looking for a way to help pay for your Christmas this year, I have a suggestion:

Swag Bucks

Signing up for Swag Bucks costs nothing.  Nada.  Zilch.

I save up my Swag Bucks to purchase Amazon Gift Cards and purchase medical supplies for Parker.

But those of you who aren’t trying to keep a kid alive, can save YOUR Swag Bucks up to trade in for gift cards to Target, Starbucks, and iTunes as well as Amazon.  There are LOTS of ways to trade in your bucks for the amazing stuff to put under the tree….for FREE!

Yup.  You read that right.  You can save up your Swag Bucks to trade in for gift cards to use as Christmas gifts.

As well as keeping a kid alive.

Your choice.

How, you may be asking, does one earn these Swag Bucks?

Very Easily:

1.  Use Swag Bucks to search the internet.

Instead of using Google, I use Swag Bucks.  By doing this you will randomly win these Bucks of Swag.   I usually always find what I need via SwagBucks.  But if I don’t I just switch back to Google.  No biggie.

2. Install the Swag Bucks toolbar.

This is what I did.  I can win 20+ swagbucks a day just doing this.  More if I’m researching a new medication or treatment for Parker.   sigh.

3.  Find the Swag Codes.

New codes are released almost daily.  They can appear anywhere throughout the Swagbucks network.  Including the Swagbucks toolbar.  When you have the code  just enter it into the swag code box on the site and earn yourself some Swagbucks!  Following Swagbucks on Twitter also helps.

4.  Trade in your old electronics:

Cell phones.  Video games.  They all qualify.


Just think.  You can help the environment, clean out your kid’s bedroom AND earn gift cards…..all at the same time.

5.  Refer friends.

Hands down the best way to earn swag bucks.

Search & Win

When you log in to your account you will find your referral code. Even if you don’t have a blog you can share this code with your friends via email, facebook, etc. When your friends sign up using your code you earn swag bucks. You are awarded matching Swag Bucks only for the Bucks they win while searching (up to a total of 1,000).

Here’s where I thank those of you who have signed up under Parker and I.  And offer up our referral code for those of you who would like to.

Even more ways to win at earning Swag Bucks!

A few tips:

Redeem your Swag Bucks rather than holding on to them. There is a limit on how many prizes you can buy a month.  You can then save up your gift cards towards purchases.
Fridays are Mega Swag Bucks day.  On Fridays your chances of winning Swag Bucks are higher than any other day of the week.
NOW is the time to sign up for Swag Bucks to earn some gift cards towards Christmas.
For those of you who have signed up, but haven’t been searching with Swagbucks, NOW is the time to get started.

Okay, all you Swag Bucks experts, share with us YOUR best swagging tips.


  1. Melissa Oct 18, 10
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    Oct 19, 10
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