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The Secret to Search & Win

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Tuesday, November 30, 2010 | 0 comments
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Search & WinNo idea of what to search? Or what you can search?

I wrote this information out for a reader who was confused about what she could search for on Swagbucks - and thought it might help some other newbies here:

(NOTE - these ideas can be used for any of the Search & Win sites, not just Swagbucks)

♦ Need to go shopping? Search the store name or how to get there. Search the product(s) you are going to buy.

♦ Search while doing crosswords, word puzzles, trivia questions, to win a bet.

♦ Search that weird, funny, stupid, maddening things your husband, child, friend said to you.

♦ Search the make and model of your car, fridge, stove, computer, bicycle. Search how to take care of or repair these things.

♦ Search for information about the breed of your pets. How to house-train, what food they like. How to agility train them.

♦ Search your name. Your friend's name. Your pet's name. The name of your future children - or grandchildren.

♦ Search a word you heard and don't know the meaning of. Search a word to figure out how to spell it. Make up a word and search it.

♦ Search your favourite TV show - a movie you want to watch - an actor/actress - a book - music or bands.

♦ Search weird, bizarre and ordinary holidays - and what they mean.

♦ Search your favourite forums and discussion boards before you go there.

♦ Search what created the universe - when dinosaurs lived - or why the sky is blue.

♦ Search passages from your favourite book - or the bible - or lyrics from a song.

♦ Search every site you normally go to instead of going straight there - Search for Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Hotmail, Gmail, etc.

♦ Search for Youtube videos, images, what your dreams mean, and news headlines.

♦ Search why your dog dumps his food - or has to circle three times before he lays down. Why babies cry? When do children potty train? What are the "Mommy Wars"?

♦ Search acronyms, abbreviations, letters used to mean something online - like BBL, FTP, TTYL, IMY, FWIW, or SITREP.

♦ Search error messages you get on your computer - or on a webpage.

♦ Search recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Search the ingredients - or the nutritional value.

♦ Search for the best prices of that new thing you are thinking of buying.

♦ Search for famous people, moments in history and movie stars - fan pages, news reports, forums and Facebook and Twitter accounts.

♦ Copy a few words from the webpage, email, even search results you have open and search for that!

♦ Search the clues and answer to the Swagcode, Treasure Code or ZB code - and you might get extra points!

♦ Search for one word, like apples, and the first search result is "Official Apple Store" - copy and paste that into the search engine and search that. The first search result of that search is "Build a Website Store" - copy and paste that into the search engine and search that. The first search result of that search is "Easy Online Store Builder" - copy and paste that into the search engine and search that. Repeat till you win!

Hope that helps! Any word you type into the search line works.

Tell us what you search for? Now that I have shared all my secrets - share your ideas on how you search and win!

You haven't signed up yet? Why? Don't you like free money?

With my Swagbucks, I started using it in April/10 and I have bought two iPod Touch, a Canon Camcorder, $105 worth of dog supplies, and Xbox 250G hard drive and still have Amazon gift cards to spend! Obviously this one is my favourite!

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With my Zoombucks, I started in August/10 and I have earned enough for $60 in Amazon gift cards

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With my iRazoo Bucks, I started September/10 and I have earned enough for $35 in Amazon gift cards.

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Make sure that everything you entered in the form is correct. A wrong address may get the free sample to a neighbor instead of you!
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About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up - and re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and Bella, the cat.

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