Are you earning free gift card just by using Swagbucks as your search engine (instead of Google or something else)? Here are my 4 top tips to help you earn more Swagbucks to get your next free gift card faster!

Earn More Swagbucks

1. Use the Toolbar, Use It Frequently
You can’t earn Swagbucks unless you use Swagbucks to search. The easiest way to remember to use it is to have it in front of your face, at the top of your web browser. Just visit the “Toolbars” tab to download a toolbar or plugin.

2. Search for Your Website, Don’t Browse
Instead of typing in “” into your web browser, use the Swagbucks Toolbar and search for “XYZ”. So just leave off the “.com” part. Pay attention to make sure you are headed to the right website (the full url is displayed below the search result in green text) and you can look for “Official Site” text by the name of the site. But don’t search repeatedly for the same term – that would violate the rules.

3. Pay Attention When You Win (Word Verify Your Wins)
That’s because on a random basis they will ask you to complete a word verification. If you “search & win” but don’t complete the word verification in time then you lose those Swagbucks. Believe me – it’s happened to me because I clicked on another tab before waiting to see if I won. Don’t let it happen to you – one of my readers commented and said you have 3 minutes to enter the word verification.

4. Win When Your Friends Win
Referrals are the key to earning more Swagbucks. So tell everyone you know – in conversation, by email, on Facebook, on Twitter. My first impression of Swagbucks was “this can’t be real, maybe those gift card prizes are real – but surely it takes forever to earn them”. Well – the gift cards are indeed real, and if you use Swagbucks on a regular basis and refer your friends you can redeem your Swagbucks for the gift cards you want faster than you would guess. So now I tell everyone I know about it.

I know there are a lot more tips on how to earn more, and feel free to share what you are doing to earn more by leaving a comment! If you wrote a post about it on your blog, feel free to leave a link to your blog!

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