What is Ebates?
You may have come across the website Ebates.com or have heard a radio or have seen a TV commercial for Ebates. But, you may not really know what Ebates is. Ebates is basically a cash back shopping leader on the internet. In short, you basically get cash back from shopping online, at the stores you would already shop at, and for the things you were already going to buy. Wouldn’t you like to get 5, 10, 20, even up to 50% off of a purchase you were going to make anyway? Maybe you are shopping for a birthday or holiday gift for someone. Why not get cash back on your purchase?
What is Ebates?
Ebates is the pioneer and leader of the cash back shopping realm on the internet. With over 1,500 stores to shop from, you can almost guarantee that if you plan on buying something from a major retailer online, you can get cash back for you purchase. Who doesn’t like cash back? (No, this is not a Capital One commercial.)
Is Ebates a scam?
So, you may be wondering “Is Ebates a scam?” I can tell you from personal experience of using it for over four years now that it is not a scam. Here is a picture from the Ebates dashboard of my account:
Yes, that is real money and if you shop online a lot, you can earn a lot more. Almost all of this money from Ebates is just shopping done around Christmas time! As you can see, Ebates is not a scam.
How it works
Basically, to get started using Ebates all you have to do is sign up. Once you have your account registered, you can go in and set up how you want your cash back. You can get it directly by a Check or to a Paypal account or you can even donate it to your favorite Charity!
Now that you are all set up and tell them how you want your money, all you have to do is shop! To get the cash back, first you go to Ebates.com and log in. Once you are logged in, you search to find out what store you would like to shop at. When you find the store you want, simply click “Shop Now” and it will take you to the site. It tracks your purchase by a cookie and when you are done and have paid for you item, get ready to get your cash back. Cash back is usually deposited quickly, but sometimes it can take couple of days. Don’t worry, as long as your cookies are enabled, you will get your cash back! Just do this every time you shop online and you are set!
When you shop at a store like Kohl’s where you can almost always get at least 15% off your purchase with a coupon code, you can combine that with the 3% savings Ebates offers (for Kohls.com) and see how you can really start to save money! There is even a really cool thing to do with Walmart using Ebates that I will tell you about at some other time.
Ebates.com gives you cash back from 1500+ stores like JC Penny’s, Kohl’s, Target, Walmart, American Eagle, Dell, McAfee, Apple, Toms, Macy’s. K-mart, Amazon, Sephora, Adobe, QVC, Walgreens, and hundreds of other stores. Now, all you have to do is sign up, shop, and get your cash back – and you never have to leave your house because most stores ship for free!
So, be sure to check out Ebates.com and begin getting cash back to shop online! If you have any questions about Ebates, just shoot me a message or contact me through my contact form and I will get back to you!
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