Have you heard of Ebates.com? Ebates is an online store directory where you earn back, in the form of cash, a percentage of your total purchase while shopping online. There are over 1,200 stores in their directory including Sam’s Club, EBAY, Barnes & Noble, Cabela’s, Target, Sears and Wal-Mart. Some stores also offer coupons in addition to the cash back.
How does it work? First you need to go to Ebates website and sign-up. It’s very simple and will take only a few minutes. Then you start shopping. You must enter the store you want to shop at through Ebates, otherwise they cannot track what you have purchased and you will not get any cash back. Ebates will keep track of your purchases. Four times a year (after you’ve earned $10) they will send you, depending on your choice, a check or you can choose to have the funds deposited directly into your Paypal account, or option three is to have them send the check to a charity of your choice. There is absolutely no charge to use this program.
Since you might be doing some of your Christmas shopping online, this is a good time to join Ebates. You can sign up for their program here or cut and paste into your browser http://www.ebates.com/rf.do?referrerid=7b77VoIUeqzOQKHXW%2F5rGQ%3D%3D. Just for signing up they’ll give you $5. And if you don’t mind using me as a referral, my email is firstname.lastname@example.org.