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Ebates – Cash Back Shopping

March 11, 2011 No Comments

So what is Ebates? Ebates is a reputable online shopping site that rewards you with cash back on purchases made through the site.

How does it work? You sign up for Ebates for FREE and get a $5 sign-up bonus. Then start shopping! The cash back percentage varies store-to-store (examples below). You must go to the stores’ site through Ebates and complete your order in that browser window to in order to get your cash back. After 2 days, the cash back amount shows up in your Ebates account. Some sites also offer coupon codes to sweeten the deal (i.e. free shipping or amount off)

When will I get paid? Ebates sends out payments every 3 months. Your must earn more than $5.01 to be issued payment.  (If you
haven’t, the money is carried forward to the next pay period.)  Note- the $5 sign up bonus does not count toward meeting the $5.01  minimum.  Your first payment will be issued when you hit $10.01.

How will I get paid? You can choose between check or Paypal. They also have an option to send it to a charity, organization, or family member of your choice.

Here is a list of just some of the stores that offer cash back rewards through Ebates (percentages can change at any time, which includes doubling some times):

  • Target – 3%
  • Magazines.com – 26%
  • Sephora – 4%
  • The Childrens Place – 3%
  • Shutterfly – 8%
  • Restaurants.com – 15%
  • Proflowers – 10%
  • Starbucks – 2.5-7.5%

The possibilities are endless. There are hundreds of stores on Ebates.com. Go sign up and start shopping and find some good deals!