By Wendy Mihm | Wednesday February 23, 2011
Swagbucks is a bit like an airlines mileage program, only you never have to set foot in an airport.
If you go to their website and register, it allows you to earn Swagbucks by doing many of the things you already do, as long as you do them via their website. You can even watch a surprisingly wide range of video programming, with topics ranging from entertainment, fashion and beauty, parenting, pets and nature, food and so on.
You can search for and print coupons before you go to the store, and if you somehow have free time, you can take surveys.
All of these activities accrue Swagbucks into your account. Once you have a bunch (a bunch!) you can redeem them for various items in their Swag Store.
I have used a couple of their coupons and tried watching a video once, but I am not a convert yet, to be completely honest. But I thought it was worth mentioning because the concept is pretty compelling—especially since you’re going to do much of this stuff anyway. Plus, in my research, I ran across some users online who really loved the weekly contests, who got into the habit of using it, and really enjoyed rewards.
So have a look at the site and decide for yourself.
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