Side Hustles That Work: Pay for Back to School Shopping Watching Videos
Make money watching videos. It sounds like a dream job, right? While I’m still waiting back to hear back from Youtube to see if they’ll hire me full-time to watch videos, there’s a more realistic alternative to make money this way. It’s called Swagbucks.
Swagbucks is a site that pays you a small amount to watch Youtube videos, check out commercials for products, take surveys and discover new brands and products. You won’t get rich this way, or get to quit your job with Swagbucks, but you will be able to make some extra money idly sitting on your computer.
For all of the hours that you sit idly surfing Facebook or getting sucked into the never-ending Pinterest wormhole, you could be making extra money doing basically the same thing.
Swagbucks was my first side hustle. When I first started, I made around $5 a week and got paid out in Amazon gift cards. I saved up the gift cards and bought all of my cloth diapering supplies with the money that I made off of Swagbucks.
I’ve since used Swagbucks for Christmas presents, birthdays, anniversary gifts, vacation money, and even pay for back-to-school shopping!
There are no gimmicks and no tricks with Swagbucks. You complete the small task that they ask you to do, and you instantly get Swagbucks in your account.
I’ve learned a few tricks to make the most from Swagbucks. Checking more than one ad at a time, watching videos while we homeschool, checking in on the latest celebrity gossip, taking 1 answer surveys, and always making sure to meet the daily goals to name a few!
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Double the savings with Swagbucks and Ebates.
My favorite way to earn Swagbucks has to be stacking the SB earned per dollar when I buy something online with my Ebates rewards. It’s the best double-whammy of savings! You can earn Swagbucks AND Ebates on purchases from Groupon, Walmart, Expedia, and more.
There are pages and pages of places where you can earn Swagbucks for every dollar spent. When you install the Ebates plugin, you’ll be able to see right away if there’s an Ebates deal to go along with it. This is a super easy way to make the most of both Swagbucks and Ebates.
You don’t get paid in cash with Swagbucks, but you do get paid in gift cards to your favorite places. Starbucks, Panera, Target, Walmart, iTunes, Lowes, Home Depot, TJ Maxx, eBay, and even in Paypal have gift cards that you can redeem from Swagbucks!
You’re not going to be putting a down payment on your next house with Swagbucks. But it will cover gas, groceries, clothes, school supplies, date nights, birthday presents, and anything else that you think would be fun to do but just can’t fit into your budget.
If you start now, you’ll be able to pay for all of the back-to-school supplies that your kids need!
If you use the code “cowcountry15”, you’ll get 300 Swagbucks to get you started!
Have you tried Swagbucks?