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Did you know that you can make money shopping online?
For a few years now I have been using a site called Ebates to shop online. The thought of not having to get myself or the children showered, dressed and in the car for a trip is excuse enough for me to shop online. I mean, who wouldn’t? You can get what you want delivered to your home without the stress and hassle of leaving the house. This is a really simple concept and it earns me cash back. How? How do I get paid to shop online, well read on my friend…
So you may be have heard about Ebates. However, you might be wondering: How to earn cash back with Ebates? What is Ebates? Whattttt is it? In their own words:
“Ebates is the pioneer and leader of online cash back shopping. Ebates pays members cash back every time they shop online as well as provide them with the best coupons and deals online. Founded in 1998, Ebates Inc.’s websites have paid over $325 million in cash to its members.”
How To Earn Cash Back With EBATES?
Ebates is a company that gives you CASH BACK if you use the link to a store on their list. They are an affiliate to many online stores. Look at them more as a pass thru website that gives you actual cash back (as a percentage of your purchase) for clicking thru them to shop at stores you normally would have anyways. I look at is as a built in discount on items I may have not received discounts on or deeper discounts than normal (or passive income). Anyways, Ebates makes a small commission for referring someone to the store sites. They then pass some of this money back to you! Win-Win in my eyes!
How Can I Start?
When you are ready click here and set up your online account. For using the link I provided you will receive a $10 gift card ( just for using my link! – Awesomeness). Once you’re ready to shop, search for a store. You would then click on the stores link. From that click a ‘tracking code’ is established and you will then be redirected to the stores site. Shop as normal and you will receive a percentage back on your purchase in your account. They even offer BONUSES for sending your friends to sign up. For example refer 2 friends and you get $50! Check out the promotions under the “refer a friend” tab!
Example of How This Breaks Down:
Let’s say Walmart is offering a 4% cash back and you purchase a Game Console for $400.00. Walmart would pay Ebates $16.00 for advertising for them. Ebates would take the money and pay you half ($8.00) resulting in a 2% cash back for you.
This is a stupendous deal! Online stores win from this because they get the sale. Ebates wins because they get commission (from this direct advertising). You win because you get extra cash for doing nothing other than buying what you normally would anyways (and you don’t have to leave your house)!
I personally use Ebates and strongly recommend them. In fact my entire family uses them! It’s amazing how much money you can save if you take just a little time to look.
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