Swagbucks.com is a popular rewards program that gives you free gift cards and cash for things you do online everyday. If you are already wasting time on the internet, might as well get paid for it! You can earn points by shopping at your favorite retailers, watching entertaining videos, searching the web, answering surveys or even finding great deals. Redeem points for gift cards to your retailers like Amazon and Walmart, or you can choose to get cash back from PayPal. Swagbucks is part of the Prodege family, along with MyPoints and InboxDollars. Swagbucks is a fun way to earn a micro-income from your smartphone!

Quick Summary: Swagbucks is another reputable and reliable micro-earning app developed by the company Prodege. Similar to InboxDollars, Swagbucks users also earn rewards for completing online surveys about a variety of different topics, and they are also presented with offers based on their interests and profiles. Although some of the offers and surveys are similar to InboxDollars, it looks like SwagBucks pays higher rewards, so that’s nice. SwagBucks has a chrome extension that helps you earn cashback rewards from online shopping. SwagBucks also has scratch cards and extra offers to earn money. They are similar so you should download both InboxDollars and Swagbucks to compare and see which is best for you.

How It Works: SwagBucks, as mentioned, is very similar to InboxDollars, so the process of getting started is nearly identical. Download and install the app, complete registration and complete your first demographic surveys. This helps unlock additional surveys and offers. Check out the games tab, videos tab, offers, etc for more earning opportunities. Redeem rewards as cash or gift cards, with no minimum withdraw balance required.

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Year Founded: 2004

Methods To Earn: Surveys, games, watching videos, special offers

Difficulty To Earn: Simple, sometimes can be time consuming

Reward Type: Cash: PayPal or check, Gift Cards: Amazon

Unique Features: Earn from watching videos - extra chances to win with scratchers

Cost: Free

Platform(s): iOS, Android

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