Swagbucks Holiday Shopping Promotions | Schedule

Swagbucks has announced a lot of special promotions for those of you looking for deals this Holiday season!

First, from 12/1 through 12/26 when a new user you refer spends $50 or more in Shop, you each earn a 250 SB bonus! There is a limit of 1 bonus per referral and it will Credit in January 2015.

If you want an even more rewarding Shop experience, Swagbucks is running a series of Double Swag Bucks Days and throughout the holiday season! Plus a special contest where you can win even more! If you’re not a member of Swagbucks yet, there’s still time to earn free gift cards towards your holiday spending! Just click here to sign up.

Here’s the schedule:

Halfway to Christmas – December 12th – 15th, 2014

  • Double Swag Bucks in ALL Shop & Earn stores!

  • Spend at least $1 in Shop & Earn between December 12th – 15th and you’ll receive an entry into a drawing for one of 51 prizes!

  • Grand Prize (1)- 50,000 SB

  • Runner Up Prizes (50) – 1,000 SB

Free Shipping Day – December 18th, 2014

  • Double Swag Bucks in ALL Shop & Earn stores!

Last Day to Order Online (for Christmas delivery) – December 21st, 2014

  • Double Swag Bucks in ALL Shop & Earn stores!

Shop & Earn Spotlight – December 1st – 30th, 2014

  • Be on the lookout for super-special deals at featured Shop & Earn stores

Earning Swagbucks Fast | Search Tips and Tricks

If you’ve ever heard me talk about Swagbucks, you know that one of the easiest ways to earn Swag Bucks, which come in very handy when you want a gift card. Well, here’s a way to make earning with Swagbucks Search even easier: make Swagbucks Search your default search engine on your browser, and you’ll NEVER miss a Search win again!

With Swagbucks, every time you search online is an opportunity to win, and another step closer to a new gift card from Swagbucks. In fact, users who default their search to Swagbucks can earn 3x more than the average user! Here’s how you can too:

Defaulting your Search Engine in Chrome

  1. Go to Settings on your Chrome browser (the 3 lines on the top right of the browser)
  2. Click on “Settings” from the dropdown list
  3. Click on “Manage Search Engines”
  4. Look for Swagbucks under “Other Search Engines”
  5. Click “Make Default”

Defaulting your Search Engine in Firefox

  1. Go to your browser search field, this can be found on the right of your address bar, and click the drop down menu and look for Swagbucks
  2. Click on Swagbucks

If you’ve never performed a search from search.swagbucks.com you may not see Swagbucks in the list. Perform a search from Search.Swagbucks.com and then follow the instructions to set it as your default search engine. Haven’t signed up yet? Join now and start earning like a pro to get your first gift card in no time!

Free Swagbucks Codes! | Holiday Schedule

It’s a Holiday Swag Code ExtravaDazzle at Swagbucks.com! Starting TODAY, Wed, 12/17 at 7am PT through 6pm PT (10am ET – 9pm ET), you can find multiple Swagbucks Codes all across the Swagbucks realm. Try to redeem all 5 codes throughout the day for a total of 35 SB!

Check the schedule for when and where to find the next code — and remember, if you joined the Ugly Sweater Party Team Challenge, you’ll get points every time you redeem a Swagbucks Code: 5 pts for your team if you redeem on the mobile
app (US only) or the SwagButton browser extension. 1 pt per Swag Code if
you redeem on your desktop!

Not a member yet? Swag Code Extravaganzas are great times to start, and this one’s gonna be a ton of fun! Sign up here and start redeeming free Swagbucks Codes for your first free gift card – goo.gl/nsP1FY

The Ugly Sweater Team Challenge

Swagbucks is running a special Holiday-themed Ugly Sweater Team Challenge where you can earn your team points for a variety of activities and get Swag Bucks too! If you haven’t signed up yet, now’s the time!

Throughout the Ugly Sweater Party Team Challenge, earn points for your team by winning Swag Bucks in the below categories. Each earning activity equates to a different point value:
  • SwagButton: Contribute 15 pts to your team everyday that you’re logged into the Swagbucks Extension (SwagButton).  Don’t have the SwagButton? Download it now and you’ll never miss out on a valuable SB earning opportunity.
  • Search: Search the web and every time you earn SB you’ll contribute 10 pts to your team! Make Swagbucks Search your preferred search engine and you’ll never miss out on a search win.
  • Answer: Get rewarded for giving your opinions on surveys and you’ll also contribute 10 pts to your team!
  • SBTV Mobile: Download the SBTV mobile apps* and you can earn up to 126 SB a day for watching videos on your phone.  You’ll also contribute 5 pts to your team every time you earn.  That’s 315 possible pts each day! (*This includes SBTV, EntertaiNOW, Moviecli.ps, Lifesytlz.tv, IndyMusic.tv, and Sport.ly apps.)
  • Mobile Special Offers: Download the Swagbucks Mobile App and start earning Swag Bucks for taking part in mobile specific special offers.  Every time you earn SB, you’ll contribute 5 pts to your team!
  • Encrave: Every time you earn SB interacting with Encrave activities you’ll contribute 5 pts to your team!
  • Swag Codes redeemed via SwagButton or Mobile: There are a lot of places where you can redeem a Swag Code, but when you redeem your Swag Codes through the SwagButton or the Swagbucks Mobile App, you’ll contribute 5 pts to your team!
  • Swag Codes redeemed via Desktop: Redeem Swag Codes on your desktop and you’ll contribute 1 pt to your team!
  • Instagram: While you’re shopping through Swagbucks this holiday season or braving the crowds at the mall,  take a picture of an item from one of the stores below (screenshots are allowed), post it on Instagram, hashtag your team name (#snowmenshowmen, #candycanegang, #makingitreindeers), include #holidayshopping, tag the store, and tag @swagbucksofficial.
    • Things Remembered (@thingsremembered)

    • Sears (@sears)

    • Gymboree (@gymboree)

    • Dillards (@dillardsstores)

    • Walgreens (@walgreens)

    • Bed Bath & Beyond (@bedbathandbeyond)

    • Toys R Us (@toysrus)

    • Walmart (@walmart)
  • Everyday by 10am PT/1pm ET we’ll credit each team with points.  The team that has the most hashtags from the previous day will receive 30,000 pts, second most will receive 20,000 pts, and third most will receive 10,000 pts.
  • PLEASE NOTE: You MUST upload a picture to Instagram (commenting on another image with your team hashtag will not count)
Everyone that participates in this team challenge and contributes AT LEAST 50 POINTS to their team’s total will win bonus Swag Bucks! See below for our updated bonus amounts:
  • 1st place: 50 SB
  • 2nd place: 30 SB
  • 3rd place: 15 SB

And finally, the Top 5 Point Contributors from each team will win bonus Swag Bucks as well: 500, 400, 300, 200and 100 respectively.

Good luck!