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We all know Amazon is big, but prepare to be shocked as well. The tech-giant has brought in more than $280 million in sales last year, with $141 billion alone from online sales. To put this in perspective, PayScale reports that the average retail store owner made about $51,000 by 2018.
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It’s hard to find something that Amazon doesn’t sell. You can find everything from a beautiful Jeff Goldblum shower curtain to complete the homes with a free of charge two-day shipping. (And no, I’m not making that up.) Tap or click on some of the strangest products on Amazon to sell.
The only thing better than shopping at Amazon? You get what you want. I will tell you 10 different ways to get free Amazon gift cards.
If you like to play games on-line, you should have a Number of sites allow you to play games in exchange for points that you can redeem for PayPal cash or for gift cards to places like Amazon.
Like AppNana, Swagbucks, and the Appdown to offer at this point of the system. All you have to do is play the games, and the achievement of a certain level, videos, the download apps. Please read all the terms and provisions of, though, so you’re not giving away more information than you should.
Now, do not expect enormous rewards, but if you have been playing in the qualifying games, it’s worth it to take advantage of. AppNana even the problems of rewards for just logging in each day.
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2. Take part in our surveys
Bad in this game. Try to take the surveys took place. Sites like InboxDollars, Survey Junkie, Opinion Outpost , and MyPoints to provide surveys for a wide range of topics. If you use your surveys, you earn points and can cash out for Amazon or other retail gift cards, or a PayPal payment.
There are advantages and disadvantages. It may take a while to build up points, and gift cards are often for small sums of money, but the surveys are easy to fill out, and usually does not take more than a couple of minutes to fill out. This is especially useful when you are bored. Why not make a channel that is too in the to earn a little extra money, right?
Be prepared with the Help of this survey, the sites will probably load up your inbox with junk e-mail. I would suggest making an email address solely for that purpose, separate from your regular inbox.
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You will want to get paid for shopping? With Ibotta, you can do it. To purchase simply select the products from your local grocery store, take a picture of your receipt and submit it with the application. Ibotta will give you cash back as an Amazon gift card, or a PayPal payment. Tap or click here to download the Ibotta.
Receipt Hog works in the same way, it is the offering of deals in the app, as well as the application of your receipt after you shop. With Receipt Hog, you earn a virtual coin that can be redeemed for Amazon gift cards, cash, or even magazine subscriptions.
Receipt Hog does not store offers, but since the messages have a common need, it may be the easiest way to make money is to earn it back, and you will receive your gift card.
4. Please share your recommendations
If you’re a writer? Start a blog and sign up for the Amazon Associates to earn Amazon gift cards. Amazon Associates allows you to share an affiliate links to your posts. When someone shops from your link, it is possible for a small percentage of the sale are cash or an Amazon gift card.
This method does require some real effort on your part, so the gift cards can’t be “free”, but if you want to have a blog (or already have), you can also sign up for the program. If you have a lot of readers, or a post that really takes off, you can get a nice chunk of change.
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5. The stuff to swap it in
Have you heard about Amazon’s Trade-In Program? Send us your old electronics, and books for review. Shipping is free of charge, and as soon as they’re reviewed, you get paid the present value in Amazon gift cards.
If your articles are rejected, the Amazon, send them back and try to sell it somewhere else. This can be a great way to get rid of the things that you were planning to throw out anyway.
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6. Pick up some extra work
Now, this isn’t really free, because you are going to put it back to work. But in the Amazon you can pay for the gift cards, if you have to work for Mechanical Turk, the crowdsourcing service. When companies are looking for basic data entry or copy-editing for the low cost, they are going to go to the Mechanical Turk.
In the Amazon, is pleased to issue payment in the form of Amazon gift cards. If you have some time on your hands, and to the right of the freelance, the skills, to sign up for Mechanical Turk and start earning some gift cards.
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7. Search with Bing
Most of the people prefer to search on the internet using Google, Bing, and Microsoft will offer a bit more incentive with the Bing rewards program. This program allows you to earn points for each search term on Bing.
You can also earn more points by using Bing, the Microsoft Edge, by the browser, and have those points converted into a gift card. It will take a bit of time to earn enough points for a gift card, but if you are constantly on the internet, why not do it?
8. The use of a credit card
If you are looking to open a new line of credit, check out the Amazon Visa card. You’ll earn points when you use the card, or disable it from Amazon, but you’ll earn more on the web site. You can redeem them for gift certificates more quickly than you would have with any of the above methods.
For the frequency, which is responsible for Amazon shopper, this might be the best way to earn free gift cards — as long as you stick to purchases that you would make anyway.
9. Load an Amazon gift card
The last but not the least, you can get free Amazon gift cards using Amazon gift cards. Confused? Let me explain to you.
If you are charging $100 or more on a gift card that you already have it, Amazon will throw in an extra $5. Not only do you get to recycle a card that would otherwise end up in the recycle bin, but you do get a little bit of extra to return.
This is a great option for gifting also. Spend $100 on a friend, and make a few bucks for yourself. It’s not the best exchange rate, but it is a gift card, so depending on your circumstances you might enjoy this one.
BONUS TIP FOR EXTRA KNOW-HOW: 6 ways to stop advertisers from following it online
It all starts innocently enough — you need to surf the web, and you are aware of every page that you visit is flooded with ads, so that you have a specific take a look over your shoulder, you will know that someone has to be watching your every move.
Regardless of your efforts, this is productive, and the pop ups continue to annoy you, frustrate you and give you the heebie-jeebies. While you may not be able to do away with the advertisers to complete, there are ways to get them to stop following you online.
This is a marketing maneuver, it is referred to as retargeting. Let’s take a look at ways to put an end to it.
Tap or click on it to get rid of those creepy personalized ads.
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