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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

Going Nuts? I can help you understand coupon terms and abbreviations

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A few years ago I decided to jump on the Swagbucks bandwagon and see how much I could earn before Christmas shopping time.  Swagbucks is a website that gives you points (called swagbucks) to use them as your search engine, plus you can earn more bucks for all sorts of other things like surveys, shopping online, coupons and more.

These Swagbucks… they magically turn into free gift cards!  For me in my daily searching I can usually earn 20-50 swagbucks.  If I do a few surveys or extra things then each week I can earn around 270-300 points (I’m not on the computer everyday).  When you have 450 Swagbucks you can get a $5 Amazon gift card.

Right now we have 15 weeks left till Christmas (yep, I went there).  That means that with a little change of what search engine you use, you could have earned $50 in Amazon gift cards for Christmas shopping!  Of course you can always go big and earn more, but this is a pretty realistic goal.

Get Started with a Bang

If you haven’t signed up for Swagbucks yet, then I have a treat for you!  Head over here and use code SOUTHERNSWAG and you will start with 74 Swagbucks!

After you register you can earn another 35 points by doing the following:

Complete Your Profile – 16 Swagbucks
Complete You Preferences – 14 Swagbucks
Like Swagbucks on Facebook – 5 Swagbucks

 Total earned on your first day… 109 Swagbucks!  You are already 1/4 of the way to your first gift card!

I’m going to start sharing more Swagbucks tips and codes each week to help us all save up as much as we can this fall.  Check back in a few days for a new code for everyone to use (both new and old users).

    • jenannmom

      I only got 4 swagbucks for registering with that code. :(

      • Deirdre

        Same here.

        • Sheena Nix

          I sighed up with my facebook account and it said “sorry this code is for new swaggernauts only!” I wonder what I did wrong? I’m considering trying again with my other email account…

      • It should show 74 earned in your dashboard. I tested it with a friend signing up and it gave her a pop up that she earned 4, but then when we went to her dashboard she really had 74. Let me know if you aren’t seeing that.

    • Rebecca D

      i just started using swagbucks in July & have earned $10 in Amazon gift cards, and that is without changing any of my habits except searching through the swagbucks site instead of google.

    • Staci

      it worked for me… I’m already at 181 for the evening!! Just sitting around since the kiddos have gone to bed!

    • kim9507

      Tried to sign up and said southernswag was not a valid code.

    • Ellie

      How do you get the points from using the SB search engine? Do random codes pop up that you can enter for points, or do you still have to watch ads and such?

    • carlos

      but how the heck do you buy the cards do they like send it to u or do u have to pick it up and when u want to buy it what do u click help pleaseeee