How to Get 500 Swagbucks

By Alicia Bodine

Swagbucks is a website that allows you to perform certain tasks to earn Swag Bucks, which are referred to as digital dollars. Once you have saved up enough Swag Bucks, you can redeem them for prizes. For example, if you save up 500 Swag Bucks, you can purchase a 10-piece math tool set. Obtaining 500 Swag Bucks may sound like a daunting task, but it is actually not that difficult.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer
  • Internet
  • Facebook account

Step 1

Sign-up for a free Swagbucks account. This will earn you 30 Swag Bucks instantly. All you need to enter is your name, email address and the user name you prefer to use on the site.

Step 2

"Like" Swagbucks on Facebook for another five Swag Bucks.

Step 3

Use the Swagbucks search engine whenever you need to search the web. Every few searches will end up in your winning a few Swag Bucks.

Step 4

Refer your friends to Swagbucks. You will earn Swag Bucks whenever they complete searches and win. This is the quickest way to reach 500 Swag Bucks as you can have several friends working on your behalf at one time.

Step 5

Go shopping through Swagbucks. You will earn two Swag Bucks for every $1 you spend through their website. For example, if you spend $250, you will end up with 500 Swag Bucks. This option is best if you already have a need to purchase something.

Step 6

Trade in your old cell phones, video games and consoles or books through the Swagbucks website. As a reward, you will get Swag Bucks. You won't receive them, however, until the item has been received.

Tips & Warnings

  • Take the Daily Poll each day for an additional Swag Buck.
  • Don't expect to earn all 500 points in one day. Keep working at it a little each day using a combination of the steps until you reach your goal.