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Swagbucks review 2021 | Make and save money with Swagbucks

Updated: May 18, 2021

Using Swagbucks to make extra money is super easy. Below you will find a Swagbucks review to quickly guide you toward the best areas of the site. If you are a regular online shopper then adding Swagbucks to your process is a must. If you have extra time on your hands then taking the surveys or playing the games to earn Swagbucks is a fun and easy way to save and make a little money.

I signed up recently and have quickly been able to earn a ton of Swagbucks during my everyday online shopping.

Swagbucks Review: make and save money with Swagbucks

Swagbucks is a great site to earn Swagbucks which you add up to get things like gift cards from Amazon, Walmart, or Target. The site is legit and Swagbucks can add up quickly if you do most of your shopping online. Swagbucks are basically like the tokens you earn at Chuck E. Cheese, but instead of getting a tiny plastic toy at the end, you get a gift card to a place you will actually use it.

If you are wondering whether or not Swagbucks is worth your time then read on. I breakdown what each part of the site means in terms of dollars made per hour. If you want to be convinced right now here are some stats I found online.

  • To date, Swagbucks reports it has paid its members more than $423 million in rewards.

  • According to The Penny Hoarder, Jessica Maloy earned $600 in about a 7-month period by taking surveys

  • Also, Angela Cadle made about $730 over the course of a few years to help pay for Christmas gifts

A step by step guide to getting set up with Swagbucks

The first step, sign up, which is super easy. Go to click "Sign up now" or "Sign up with Facebook" and you are halfway there. You will receive an email with a link to confirm your account and then you are all set up.

After you sign up you land on the screenshot below. These are their most high profile offerings and a great way to get yourself started with Swagbucks. Take advantage of these offers as they are some of the best you can earn and are typically put together just for newcomers to the site.

After you get past this initial offer page you land on your dashboard. This is where you might need some guidance, I know I did. It took me a while

On the dashboard you find all kinds of deals to take advantage of. Anytime I'm ready to go online and buy something I first make a quick stop at Swagbucks to see if that item it trending, or if there is a bonus I can earn to a site I know would have my item.

What is even better than that is since I have the Swagbucks plug-in for Chrome, if I forget to stop by the Swagbucks site I'll get a popup if I land on a site that is currently offering a deal through Swagbucks! They do all the hard work for you, all you have to do is click the offer when it appears in the top right corner of your screen.

Another way to make some money with Swagbucks is by taking surveys. As you can see from the image below it takes about 3 mins to make 5 Swagbucks. The first survey they offer is to collect basic demographic information. This helps Swagbucks determine the best types of deals for you.

After the demographic survey there are a ton of survey options to help you quickly earn Swagbucks. Based on the Swagbucks you can earn taking the first survey below and the fact that it costs 2200 Swagbucks to earn a $25 Amazon gift card you are making $6.41 per hour taking surveys with Swagbucks. Clearly that is not a stellar hourly wage, but think about it from the perspective of making extra money. Think about it if you don't have a job and currently can't get one. There are options out there to get the things you need without a job. If I took the time I spent on Facebook/Instagram and reinvested it in surveys on Swagbucks I'd have a nice pile of Amazon gift cards to buy birthday presents with.

After collecting Swagbucks you can then redeem them for gift cards in the Swag Store.

Saving and making money with Swagbucks in super easy and in terms of side hustles I'd say this is one of the easier ones to execute on. While not necessarily a traditional side hustle I would call this a side hustle none the less. I think of Swagbucks as coupons that can be converted to cash. Using Swagbucks to find deals on, convert that to Swagbucks and cash them in once you get enough of them.

If you use Swagbucks or have questions hit up the comments below or email me at

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