Here is a list of freebies and rewards programs I have found. I will be adding and subtracting from this list as time goes on so check back often. (If you find a link is no longer working feel free to contact me and let me know. I appreciate it!)
Please note that it is HIGHLY unlikely that you will get rich off of any program or combination of these types of programs no matter what the hype says. However, it is possible to earn some decent rewards here and there. I have personally done so on these types of programs.
Each year I pay for most of Christmas with the rewards I earn.
It CAN be done. Consistency in participation is the key along with referrals. Good luck!
I’m listing MyPoints first because it is the one I’ve been participating in the longest. It’s easy. And it’s the one that almost solely paid for Christmas more than once. You’ll receive emails with links to click to claim points. You get a small number of points just for clicking the email to acknowledge you received it. You’ll get more points if you purchase through the link or claim the offer whatever it is. I get a good number of points just from reading and clicking without making any purchases. It doesn’t take much time, and it adds up.
The second one is Rakuten (formally known as eBates). I actually use this one more than MyPoints now because you get cash back rather than gift cards. BUT this one pays out quarterly. So if your goal is to save for Christmas, and you don’t mind using gift cards, MyPoints might be the better option.
Add the UpVoice Chrome extension to your desktop browser and start earning gift cards for visiting our participating sites regularly. It’s THAT easy!
Mighty Deals has lots of free downloads for web and design professionals including fonts, templates, mock-ups, etc.
These programs are others I’ve found, but haven’t personally used. As with any link and online membership, please do your research before joining or signing up for anything. If you find a link that doesn’t work or discover a listed program that doesn’t appear to be legit, please contact me so I can look into them again and remove them if needed.
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