Oh, yes. That’s right! Ebates, my favorite cash back site, is giving one Frugal Living NW reader a $100 gift card to the Ebates store of their choice!
Are you new to Ebates? Ebates is simply a kind of a front door for 1000′s of online stores, including Walmart, Target, Groupon and ebay (coupon purchases!)! You just walk in and start shopping. The participating stores give Ebates a commission which they share with you. Here’s how it works:
Say you want to buy an Entertainment Book. You could go directly to Entertainment.com and purchase a 2011 book for $15 with free shipping. But a savvy online shopper would go to Ebates first. Why? Because Ebates will give you 17.5% of your entire Entertainment.com purchase back in cash!
:: First, create an Ebates account. You will receive an additional $5 cash back for creating your account through this link (you will not receive the $5 if you go directly to Ebates.com). Just enter your email and create a password:
:: Second, search for the site you want to shop at in the search box:
:: Third, click the orange “Shop Now” button:
Ebates will automatically take you to Entertainment.com and 17.5% of your purchase will be credited to your Ebates account!
Now, on to the specifics:
When will your cash back post to your Ebates account? Usually within 48 hours, but it could take up to 30 days, depending on the merchant. My Groupon purchases are credited within one day.
When will you get paid? Ebates pays out every three months and you will be paid once your account reaches $5.01. Bonus Rewards do not count toward this minimum (including your sign-up and tell-a-friend bonuses). If you don’t reach the $5.01, your balance will carry over to the next pay period. You can get paid by a check or PayPal, your choice.
Ready to win $100 to the Ebates store of your choice? This giveaway is simple! Simply leave a comment with the Ebates store you will choose if you win the $100 gift card! All Ebates asks is that you become an Ebates member (which honestly takes about 10 seconds). Of course, I can’t technically require this of you, but why wouldn’t you want to start earning money from your internet shopping?
Please only enter once and leave a valid email address and do not enter for family and friends. If you are viewing this post in your email, please click the post title to enter. Replying to this email is not an acceptable entry — straight to the trash you will go!
Comments will close and one winner will be randomly selected at Noon on Saturday, April 9. The winner will be notified by the email left in the comments. The winner must respond within 48 hours of notification or we will select another winner.
This giveaway is sponsored by Ebates. The links in this post are my referral links. When you use it, you help to support this site and ensure that the deals and sweet giveaways keep coming. Thanks for your continued support!
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