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A few weeks ago I wrote a post describing the many ways to many money by having your friends shop online through an online shopping portal and use your referral link. Well, since then, one of my favorite shopping portals, TopCashBack, has upped their referral bonus to $29! Typically, this shopping portal pays $10 when you refer a friend and they sign up and use their site, so this limited time offer is really nice! You have until March 3, 2016 to get your friends to sign up!
To Receive the Bonus
First off, use any sort of social media to get your friends and family members to sign up. Also, every member in the household is allowed to have their own TopCashBack account, so feel free to refer your spouse, partner, children, parents, etc. In your account on the top bar you’ll see a link that says “Tell-A-Friend”. That page will then give you many options on how to share. There is also no limit to the amount of referral bonuses you can receive!
Once the person referred earns at least $10 in cash back, you’ll be awarded with your $29 referral bonus. The person being referred does not actually have to shop by March 3rd, just needs to sign up for an account by this date and then all future shopping purchases will be tracked. My favorite thing about this site is that there is no minimum amount required to cash out.
What is an Online Shopping Portal?
If you have no idea what an online shopping portal is, here is my quick explanation:
“It is an online website that you go to first when you are looking to purchase an item online. From the shopping portal, you’ll search for the desired store you are looking to make the purchase at (i.e., Gap, Macy’s, REI, 1-800-FLOWERS, etc.) and you will then be taken directly to the merchants website. You’ll then continue to shop at that merchant the same exact was as if you went to the site first. Your purchase is tracked in the background and you’ll then earn points, miles, or cash back (depending on the site used) for your purchase. There is absolutely no reason not to earn these extra points/miles or free money! It literally takes an extra minute of your time.”
This is a nice way to make some money since my assumption is MANY of your friends/family members shop online and have no idea that they can actually earn something from their purchase! Ultimately, it is a win-win situation! My referral link for anyone interested – but feel free to leave your own in the comments section as well!