Friday, November 27, 2015

Introducing MyGiftCardsPlus

By now you know Swagbucks is all about getting free gift cards, but wouldn’t it be great if you could earn SB when you purchase gift cards? To me, it feels like the final piece in creating the perfect cash back rewards cycle. You already know your favorite stores, why not purchase gift cards in advance and take advantage of yet even more cash back savings? Swagbucks have made it easy with! is the newest gift card mall that works to give you the most cash back on purchases of gift cards to your favorite retailers. With every gift card you buy from you will receive
cash back in the form of SB.

Need more details? Here’s how it works:

First, if you don’t already have one, sign up for a Swagbucks account here to make linking accounts easy later on. Once you’re signed up, the real fun begins.

Buy digital gift cards to your favorite retailers

You can shop for digital gift cards from your favorite retailers at including Sears, Home Depot, eBay, AMC, Sephora, Toys R Us, JC Penney, American Airlines, Domino’s Pizza, Applebee’s, and so many more!.

Earn SB with every gift card purchase

Your account will be linked to your Swagbucks account. This way we ensure that you will receive your SB. You’ll receive up to 15% back in SB with every digital gift card purchase!

As you already know you can redeem your SB for hundreds of different gift card options. You’ll essentially be getting FREE gift cards with every digital gift card purchase on

To celebrate the launch and get you ready for the holiday shopping season, is giving you an EXTRA 33% cash back on every gift card purchase through December 15th! So stock up, gift cards are the perfect stocking stuffers!

With these easy steps, you will be getting the most cash back on your gift card purchases, hands down. Stock up now, and get more savings on Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping sales that retailers offer and even more savings if you use your gift cards to purchase through Swagbucks shop. That's right, it's time to triple dip your savings this Holiday season.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Triple Your Cash Back this Holiday Season

Most of us have some sort of cash back rewards on our credit or debit cards. Every time we use them, we get a percentage back in the form of cash or redeemable points that we can save in our rainy day fund, or use to splurge guilt-free, depending on your personality. But you may not know that, with Swagbucks, you could be multiplying those cash back rewards without changing anything about your credit card or spending habits. As you finalize your holiday shopping plans, don't miss out on this chance to double, triple or even quadruple your cash back from online shopping!  

Here's how it works - Swagbucks, which always offers great cash back on major online retail sites throughout the year, is doubling their rewards for the entire holiday season. But wait - On Black Friday (Starting 8pm ET on November 26) and Cyber Monday (November 30) they are offering Triple Cash Back at a huge range of featured online stores, think Walmart, Target, Barnes & Noble, etc. - plus a wide range of specialty businesses to choose from in order to find the perfect gifts. All you have to do is click on the retailer's link from Swagbucks and shop from there - that's it! Keep using your usual card to get your usual cash back rewards, and rack up triple rewards at Swagbucks on the side. The rewards Swagbucks offer differ across retailers, so expect anything from 3% to 24% Cash Back, on top of whatever your card offers not to mention the retailers' massive sales. As always, with the SB you earn on Swagbucks you can get Visa cash cards or Pay Pal deposits or pick from a huge range of gift cards, some at discounted prices.  

What's that? you prefer waiting in the freezing cold lines to shopping at home in your jammies on Black Friday? Well ok, it's a tradition of sorts, I guess. But make sure you put your time in line to good use - with Swagbucks Mobile Apps, you can put cash back in your wallet just by shivering with your smartphone in hand! Plus, when members use the new Swagbucks Mobile App on Black Friday they will be entered into a $500 Christmas Giveaway! For every 25 SB you earn through the Mobile App, you'll get an entry into a drawing for $500 or 1 of 20 prizes for $100.   

With all these deals you can't lose, and hopefully you can save that little extra to stretch your holiday budget as far as it needs to go this year. First time hearing about Swagbucks? Well you're missing out! Sign up for free here.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Swag Feast Team Challenge

Yup, it's that time of year again. Time to start getting ready for family, turkey, and deals!

To get the feasting started, lets start with the Swag Feast Team Challenge. We love Swagbucks Team Challenges because they get our competitive streak going and they are such an easy way to get cash back for stuff we were already doing. This Swag Fest Team Challenge is no different - starting next week, you can earn 200 SB for your team and get up to 520 bonus SB added on top!

So pull up a chair to the table, there’s plenty to go round at Swagbucks. Search the spread for your favorite fowl, white or dark, just save us a leg. Discover delicious dressings, try our gravy or cranberry sauce (canned or fresh) or even both if you’re feeling adventurous.Watch the mashed potatoes and corn bread stuffing though, they’re always a favorite so grab some quick. Don’t forget to Survey our dessert table for your favorite apple, pumpkin or pecan pie unless you’re overquota!  

The feast will begin November 16th at 9am PT/12pm ET so get ready to gobble up those points, but you can sign up for your team as early as November 12th. The Swag Feast Team Challenge isn’t over until you hit the next hole in your belt (or November 20th at 12pm PT/3pm ET, whichever comes first)!

All members who participate and contribute at least 200 points to their team’s total will receive an exclusive Swag Up Shop Bonus. With the Swag Up Shop Bonus you’ll receive a 100 SB Bonus on up to 5 transactions at unique stores. That means, if you qualify for the Swag Up Bonus, you’ll receive a 100 SB Bonus every time you shop at a unique store up to 5 times (no minimum purchase value, must be a qualifying purchase). But that’s not all. Each member of each team, depending on where the team places will receive a SB bonus! 1st place: 20 SB 2nd place: 15 SB 3rd place: 10 SB 4th place: 5 SB.

So get out there and Swag your team to victory!

Not on Swagbucks yet? You can get gift cards for the upcoming holidays by signing up here for free and joining the Team Challenge! 

How do I earn the Swag Up Shop Bonus?

Contribute at least 200 points to your team’s total.

When will I receive the Swag Up Shop Bonus?

The Swag Up Shop Bonus will be awarded on Wednesday, November 25th.

When does the Swag Up Shop Bonus expire?

The Swag Up Shop Bonus expires on Monday, December 7th.

How does the Swag Up Shop Bonus work?
Once your Swag Up Shop Bonus is active, make a qualifying purchase. When you receive the SB for your qualifying purchase you will also receive a 100 SB Bonus. You can get up to five 100 SB Bonuses by shopping at five unique stores while the Swag Up Shop Bonus is active.

What types of purchases will qualify for the 100 SB Bonus?

The purchase must be a qualifying purchase (a purchase that is eligible for SB) and there is no minimum purchase amount.

When will I receive the 100 SB Bonus?

You will receive your 100 SB Bonus when you receive the SB for your qualifying purchase (please see store details for individual merchants for more information)..

Monday, October 26, 2015

Swag Haunt Team Challenge

Swagbucks is back with a new way to get more points, called SB, for gift cards.  Here in time for Halloween, it's the Swag Haunt Team Challenge! Earn points in the following categories starting Tuesday, October 27th, 9am PDT/12pm EDT and scare your way to victory: Surveys, Search, Shop, Mobile Video, nCrave, Special Offers, & Swag Codes!

All members who participate and contribute at least 200 points to their team’s total will receive an exclusive Swag Up valued at a 25 SB Swag Up Rebate on their next Gift Card Purchase. Plus, each member of each team, will receive a SB bonus - 1st place: 25 SB, 2nd place: 20 SB, 3rd place: 15 SB, 4th place: 10 SB, 5th place: 5 SB.

The Swag Haunt Team Challenge ends at 12pm PDT/3pm EDT on October 31st. All bonuses will be paid by 2pm PDT/5pm EDT on November 2nd, 2015. You will receive your Swag Up on November 18th and will expire on November 30th.

Not on Swagbucks yet? You can get gift cards for the upcoming holidays by signing up here and joining the Team Challenge! 

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Usborne Books & More-Free Shipping Special Offer

Welcome to Usborne Books & More with Eric, an Independent Consultant and lover of Usborne and Kane Miller books.

What is Usborne Books & More?
Usborne and Kane Miller books are the most exciting, engaging, and educational books on the market today. They are high quality, innovative, lavishly-illustrated and best of all they are the books kids love to read. Choose from almost 2000 bright colorful and fun titles covering a wide variety of subjects. 

30 years ago Peter Usborne pioneered a new generation of books that prove that it is possible to create books that compete with the vast media that attracts children today.  From activity books, to neat fiction series, to internet-linked science and history encyclopedias, Usborne does books better. 

Kane Miller books come from all over the world to bring a different feel, culture, or just a silly story that kids everywhere can enjoy. Fantastic fiction series make Kane Miller a wonderful choice for the readers in your life. 

Check out our New titles or shop by category, or start with our great collections to build a wonderful library of books for your family!

How to get involved with Usborne Books and More
I hope you took some time to watch the video above and realized how important books are to everyone.  You maybe wanting to purchase books, host a party, sell books, or enjoy some fun activities from Usborne and Kane Miller.  The following links will bring you to the correct place.

Order Online-full catalog with nearly 2000 titles!  New titles come out twice a year!

Host a Party- You can host a party on Facebook and all you need to do is invite your friends!

Become a Consultant-super easy to join and no minimums to sell.  Great way to boost your income.  Really easy to do while the children are sleeping!

Special Offer!- The first person who places an order through my blog and comments will receive free shipping!  (You will need to pay for shipping and then I will reimburse you for the cost!)  

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Search & Learn Halloween Hunt!

This month's Search & Learn trivia has a haunted vibe! For those who haven't participated in a Search & Learn, you're missing out on fun trivia AND prizes of up to 50,000 SB (that's a $500 USD gift card!). Here’s how it works:
  1. Go to the Search & Learn landing page each day from October 5th – October 9th. (You can find it from the homepage, top left corner!) 
  2. Each day we will have 5 new questions related to one of the following categories:
  3. You can either click on the category card OR search from your defaulted Swagbucks Search Engine to find the correct answer!
  4. Once you find the answers to all 5 questions, click on the button that says Win 500 SB on the Search & Learn landing page and complete that day’s survey.
  5. Each correct answer (up to 5 each day) will enter you into a drawing to win one of 5 prizes of $5*!
  6. We’ll announce our 5 winners the following day at 10am PDT/1pm EDT (Friday’s winners will be announced the following Monday).
ALSO – when you use Swagbucks Search as your defaulted search engine during this promotion, you will be entered (up to 5 times per day) into a drawing to win the following prizes:
  • Grand Prize – $500*
  • Runner Up Prizes (20) – $5*
*All winnings will be paid out in SB. Winners of the Grand Prize and Runner Up Prizes will be announced on Friday, October 23rd.
The Search & Learn Halloween Hunt is this week only (ends Friday, Oct 9th), so start searching! Not a Swagbucks member yet? Sign up today to start earning SB! Who knew searching online could turn into your next gift card??

Monday, October 5, 2015

InstaGC Holiday Bonus Program

The Holiday bonus program is now underway on InstaGC. From October 1st through December 31st you will be able to redeem bonuses on points earned throughout the time period. Complete goals to unlock a higher bonus with a max of 10%. More information / FAQ's can be found at