What it is: According to their website, Swagbucks is the largest online point-earning program around. With the Swagbucks program, you earn points for things you would already do online -- like shop and search -- as well as for specific tasks. Once you have acquired enough points, you can redeem them for cash or gift cards.
How to Earn: Print and use coupons, vote in daily polls, take surveys, search the Web, shop online, complete special offers, complete tasks, watch videos, trade in books and video games, play games, refer friends, purchase daily deals
Rewards: Cash deposited in PayPal account, products, gift cards to sites and stores, including amazon.com, ecomom, Travelocity, Restaurant.com, Starbucks, Barnes & Noble, Fandango, Sears, Regal Entertainment Group, iTunes, Home Depot, overstock.com, JC Penney, various gaming cards (EA, Xbox Live, Playstation Network), Zappos.com, Lowe’s and tons more
My Experience: I have been a member of Swagbucks for a while and primarily earn points by doing some of my online searching through the Swagbucks toolbar. I rarely remember to click the little "Earn" tab (which lists all of the available point-earning opportunities) or to check my Swagbuck inbox. If I remembered to do those two things, I would probably have at least four times the points I have now. I am, however, a freelance writer and a blogger, so I am always looking something up online, which is why the Swagbucks program appealed to me. I love to earn even a little money while I'm just doing the stuff I would normally do anyways.
Getting Started: Register at the Swagbucks website.