Earn Gift Cards and Rewards with UpVoice!

In my list of monthly side hustles, I noticed I’m almost ready to cash out on UpVoice, and I wanted to share it with you again in case you haven’t signed up and started earning.

Screen Shot 2019-08-26 at 8.06.04 AM.pngI posted about UpVoice in late 2019 (see my original post here), and for a while, the program was down for some updates, and it’s back! Not only is  UpVoice back, but you can earn points the usual way, you can also earn points for referring your friends and family.

Do you spend time on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Linkedin, and Amazon? If you do, consider joining UpVoice! UpVoice is BrandTotal’s user panel. They use the data that they collect from the UpVoice panel to build special insights for brands on their advertising activities and the ad campaigns of their competitors.

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I’ve been a member since August 2019, and I’ve earned over $140!

All you have to do is:

  • Click on the extension’s icon and go to the new “Referral” tab on the dashboard.
  • Copy your unique referral link.
  • Share it with your people through text messages, email, social media platforms, or any other way.

That’s it! Earn $5 (300 tokens) for every referral who fills out the qualification form on the website, installs the Chrome extension, and gains their first 100 tokens. You earn rewards for up to 20 successful referrals.

To get started, click here.

This post contains my referral link- if you click on it and install, I may earn a referral bonus.

Monthly Side Hustle Totals July 2021

I decided that at the end of each month in 2021, I’m going to post the breakdown of how much I made doing each side hustle/cashback app. My complete side hustle list can be found here and my complete list of Smartphone Apps can be found here.

I know some of you are curious about how much I make doing all of the hustles that I wrote about, and while I do a year-end update, I know some of you don’t wanna wait till the end of the year and that’s understandable.

Some of the side hustles I do frequently, like using the Fetch Rewards App every time I go shopping.

Some of the hustles are more passive but have cumulative rewards so even though I do them each month, I may not receive a payout each month. It doesn’t make them any less valuable to me, they just take a longer amount of time to earn the reward. Honestly, those are fairly low-time investments, so I don’t feel bad that they take a long time to earn a payout. SBKC and Achievement are two of these.

And some I do in fits and starts. For example, I may not spend a lot of time doing PaidViewPoint surveys for a few weeks, and then I’ll get two or three emails telling me that I have time-sensitive or higher-paying surveys. Then I’ll rush over to the site and do five or 10 surveys and earn five or 10 bucks. It just depends on what’s available at the time.

Some of you might notice from this list that there are a number of research studies, I’ve been trying to do at least 1-2 a month because they tend to pay a lot better than surveys. I have been posting research studies and opportunities on the blog whenever they come across my email. I hope some of you are also applying for them and receiving opportunities to do them too.

July was a smaller month for me side hustle-wise. I spent a lot of time with the kids, and we had out-of-town visitors. I have been doing a lot of reviews and such but don’t pay cash, but rather pay in-kind (Tryit, InfluensterSocial Nature, and BzzAgent). Each one of those sends a product or samples. In July, I received a $200 vacuum cleaner from BzzAgent, and skincare valued at over $75 all in exchange for a review!

I try not to take the sample only offers because it’s not worth my time to review a bunch of sample size stuff. Especially when I can be working with brands and companies that offer me products that are full-size, or they pay me with cash. Because really, as nice as say five dollar tube of deodorant might be, I can’t really pay my utility bill with it.

  • Fetch Rewards: $40
  • Research Study/Focus Group: $110
  • Capterra: $50
  • Ibotta: $26.00
  • Pinecone Research: $12
  • Field Agent: $12.50
  • SBKC: $20.00
  • UpVoice: $10
  • Misc. Rebates: $25
  • Class Action Lawsuit payouts (these I didn’t apply for, I just received checks in the mail) $80
  • Bitmo Perks: $5
  • Ohm Connect: $25

Talk Back: How much do you make each month on your side hustles? Do you have any that you love and want to recommend? Leave a link in the comments below! Please no MLM or Direct Sales Opportunities. 

Looking for a Smartphone? Check out Gazelle for Deals on Pre-Owned Smartphones!

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

Back to school means that some of us will need new phones. Why pay extra for a brand new phone, when you can save some money and pick up a pre-owned smartphone from Gazelle?

Gazelle has tons of great deals right now:

OR, if you need a laptop:

You can also sell your unwanted smartphones and laptops to Gazelle to earn money! I’ve sold a couple of our old phones and iPads to Gazelle. It’s a great way to earn some cash and keep electronics out of the landfill.

 

Fetch Rewards: Earn 4000 Points this weekend when you refer friends!

Friends and points together? How refreshing!

 

Now through 8/6, earn 4,000 points when your friends use your code to sign up for Fetch. Even better? They’ll get 2,000 points of their own. Head to the app to start spreading the word!

Big Points in 3 easy steps. Step one: share your referral code with friends. Step two: friends enter your code and snap a receipt. Step three: points are deposited into your account.

 

If you haven’t signed up for Fetch Rewards yet, or want to learn more, check out my post here. Find the Fetch Rewards app in your app store, and when you download it and scan any receipt, use my code ND2TB when you sign up and you’ll score 2,000 bonus points. I’ve earned over $175 in rewards in 2021 alone, just by purchasing my regular groceries and scanning in all of my receipts (grocery, mass merchandiser, gas receipts, restaurants, you name it).

 

7/30/2021 Friday Freebies and Deals!

Hey Gang! It’s Friday and that means it’s time for some freebies and deals.

This week has been busy, and you’ve probably noticed that I haven’t been posting much. We had family in town, and the kids and I have been out having adventures with friends. We went to the zoo yesterday! Back to school is right around the corner, and I’ve got some great posts with deals and info coming up.

As usual, let’s start this off with some ways to keep the kiddos fed and entertained this summer:

If you are looking for birthday freebies, fret not! I put together a list new for 2021- Check it out here.

Most of these freebies and deals are online. I know y’all are vaxxed and ready to party, but I’m trying to keep you safe. Keep up the social distancing with strangers, wash and sanitize your hands, and cover your mouth and nose if you are going to be around strangers. The kids and I still mask up when we go out, and I’ve got hand sanitizer at the ready.

Freebies:

Free Sacred CBD Pain Balm Sample
Free Sample of Rituals Sakura Body Cream
3 Free CBD Tincture or Cream Samples
Free Prevent Motorcycle Theft Engraved VIN Sheatticker Sheet
FREE Chipotle Guacamole Saturday 7/31
Free Raising Cane’s Box Combo
Free Mtn Dew Frost Bite at Walmart
Free AC Pro Can Koozie
Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven in July
Free OHi Superfood Bar
Free Far Out Toys Products
Free Hand Held Vacuum
Free Sample of Gold Digger’s Delight Paydirt
Free Dr. Praeger’s Cauliflower Burgers
Free Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich at Dickey’s
Free L’Oreal True Match Nude Hyaluronic Tinted Serum Sample
Free CannazALL CBD Gummies Sample
Free Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Matrix
Free Crunchwrap Supreme at Taco Bell
Free Chanel Hydra Beauty Micro Serum Sample
Free Force Factor LeanFire Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies
Free Happiness Digest by Ellen White Book
Possible Free Hasbro Toys
Possible Free Mattel Toys
6 Months of Disney+ for Free ($47.94 Value)
Free Medium Fries w/ Any $1 Purchase at McDonalds – Every Friday

Deals:

Hanes Seamless Sports Bra ONLY $7.99 (Reg $23)
Corningware 10-Piece Bakeware Set ONLY $39.99 (Reg $80)
MAC Award-Winning Lip Set ONLY $35 Shipped ($55 Value)
Camel Plush-Lined Fold Over Boot ONLY $14.99 (Reg $42)
LOL Surprise OMG Remix ONLY $18.44 (Reg. $50)
Makeup Brush Set 16-Piece ONLY $7.64 (Reg. $16)
Eureka MaxSwivel Vacuum ONLY $44.99 Shipped (Reg $79)
Galanz 1.5-Pound Bread Maker ONLY $34.99 (Reg $80)
Jumbo Tennis Ball ONLY $12.99 Shipped (Reg $25)
Kids Sherpa Zip Hoodie ONLY $4.80 at Kohl’s (Reg $40)
Cuisinart 10-Pc Animal Print Cutlery Set ONLY $19.99 (Reg $40)
Traveler’s Club Kid’s 5-Piece Luggage Set ONLY $69.99 (Reg $160)
Fleece Toggle Jackets ONLY $16.99 + Free Shipping Offer
Kate Spade Leila Medium Flap Shoulder Bag ONLY $99 (Reg $379
Disney Princess Holiday Cinderella ONLY $15.99 (Reg. $40)
MUK LUKS Women’s About Us Sandals ONLY $19.99 (Reg. $40)
Old Navy Women’s Tanks ONLY $3 (Reg $6)

Upcoming Alcoholic Beverage Project Pays $125

AO Opinions is another Market Research company that I get information from. Right now they are recruiting for an upcoming research study on the subject of Alcoholic Beverages.

To be considered for this study, complete the pre-screener here.

Compensation: $125 (if chosen)

Open to: 21-55 year olds

Dates: Thursday August 5th & Friday August 6th 2021 (1-hr/day) – participate twice daily and complete the topics

Q-insights Political Study- It Pays $140

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Q-insights is another company that I do research groups, focus groups, and online surveys to earn extra money.

They have a lot of stuff in South Orange County, and less often San Diego County. These days they are doing most of their studies online via chat or online surveys.

Right now Q-Insights is currently recruiting for an online study on the topic of Politics.

The study will run on August 3rd and you will be compensated $140 as a thank you for your time.

If you are interested in participating please fill out the survey here. If you pre-qualify Q-Insights will call you to ask some additional qualifying questions.

7/23/2021 Friday Freebies and Deals!

Hey Gang! It’s Friday and that means it’s time for some freebies and deals.

This week has been fun! We have relatives visiting from out of town. Additionally, The littlest kiddo finished up her literacy summer program, and the big kid had his first week without summer school. Lots of swimming this week! I hope you’ve had a good week and are ready got some freebies!

As usual, let’s start this off with some ways to keep the kiddos fed and entertained this summer:

If you are looking for birthday freebies, fret not! I put together a list new for 2021- Check it out here.

Most of these freebies and deals are online. I know y’all are vaxxed and ready to party, but I’m trying to keep you safe. Keep up the social distancing with strangers, wash and sanitize your hands, and cover your mouth and nose if you are going to be around strangers. The kids and I still mask up when we go out, and I’ve got hand sanitizer at the ready.

Freebies:

Free Food and School Supplies from Ibotta
Free Snacks, Candy, and Supplements from Try Products
Free Lancome Lash Idole Lifting & Volumizing Mascara
Free Sample of L’Oreal Revitalift Glycolic Acid Serum
Free Sample of Essence LIR Pet Food
Free Else Nutrition Plant-Powered Complete Nutrition Shake Mix
Free Medium Fries w/ Any $1 Purchase at McDonalds – Every Friday
Free Subscription to Cottages & Bungalows Magazine
Free Sample of Enfagrow Toddler Formula
Free Honey Stinger Waffle at Sprouts
Free Entenmann’s Little Bites Mini Tarts at Walmart
Free Macy’s Fragrances
Free Subscription to American Farmhouse Style Magazine
Free Starkist Tuna for Soldiers
Free American Golden Lager & Hard Seltzer House Party Kit
Free Pride Sticker
Free Baby’s Busy Day: Being One is So Much Fun! Book
Free Sample of L’Oreal Revitalift Hyaluronic Acid Serum
Free Mini Pineapple Plant
Free Pet Telemedicine Visit
Free Sample of La Roche-Posay SPF 60 Melt-In Sunscreen Milk
Free Sample of L’Oreal Age Perfect Radiant Serum Foundation
Free Eco Lips Lip Balm
2 Free Pints of Nightfood Ice Cream
Free The Little Potato Company Savory Herb Microwave Ready Kit

 

Deals:

75% Off Body Glove + Extra 10% Off at Checkout
70% Off Martha Stewart + Extra 10% Off at Checkout
65% Off prAna Apparel + Extra 10% Off at Checkout
Biker Shorts ONLY $4.50 with Coupon Code
Hanging Hammock with 2 Pillows ONLY $34.99 (Reg $65)
Old Navy High-Waisted Elevate Leggings ONLY $11.99 (Reg $30)
Up to 44% Off on Swimming Goggles on Amazon
Lowest Price: Giggle Wiggle Game ONLY $7.77 on Amazon
Plackers Dental Floss Picks & Travel Case ONLY $0.99
MUK LUKS Women’s Groove Music Sandals ONLY $24.99 (Reg $60)
MUK LUKS Marsha Sandals ONLY $21.99 (Reg. $45)
Nylabone Power Chew ONLY $1.01 (Reg. $3.69)
LEGO BrickHeadz Valentine’s Bear ONLY $5 (Reg. $10)
Crayola My Little Pony Coloring Book ONLY $2.39 (Reg. $5)
14-Piece Kitchen Knife Set ONLY $19.27 (Reg $26)
Clinique 6-Piece Skincare Set ONLY $47 Shipped ($93.50 Value)
B. Toys Table Top Easel for Kids ONLY $10.43 (Reg. $25)
Bounty Essentials Paper Towel 6 Big Rolls ONLY $3.95 (Reg $8)
VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Choo-Choo ONLY $9.98 (Reg. $20)
Crayola Peppa Pig Coloring Book ONLY $2.39 (Reg. $5)
Golden Girls ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas $5.99 (Reg. $13)

Upcoming Pain Sufferer Project $50

AO Opinions is another Market Research company that I get information from. Right now they are recruiting for an upcoming research study on the subject on Pain Management.

To be considered, please complete the pre-screener here.

Compensation: $50 (if chosen)

Open to: Pain Sufferers

Week of July 26th 2021 – 9am-4pm ET (30-mins)

Fetch Rewards: A sparkling clean home waiting to happen!!

 

New! Earn points on clean-it-all essentials.

Spruce up and keep things fresh with this bunch of household heavy hitters. Head to the app to check out how you can get 5,000 points when you spend $25 on Air Wick®, Finish®,Woolite®, Lysol® NeutraAir™ and Resolve® products.

 

If you haven’t signed up for Fetch Rewards yet, or want to learn more, check out my post here. Find the Fetch Rewards app in your app store, and when you download it and scan any receipt, use my code ND2TB when you sign up and you’ll score 2,000 bonus points. I’ve earned over $175 in rewards in 2021 alone, just by purchasing my regular groceries and scanning in all of my receipts (grocery, mass merchandiser, gas receipts, restaurants, you name it).