If You Have Windows 10, This Company Will Pay You Up to $100 to Search the Internet
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This is pretty cool. If you have Windows 10 and you spend a lot of time searching online, you might want to make Bing your search engine of choice.
Why? Bing wants to pay you for your searches.
Fine print: Bing Rewards is governed by the Microsoft Services Agreement and the Microsoft Privacy Statement. When you register, you will receive email about Bing and Bing Rewards. You can unsubscribe at any time.
2. The earning process is simple. Stay signed into Bing Rewards and search with Bing. You get one credit for every two searches you do on your PC or mobile phone – up to 15 credits a day through PC searches and 10 credits a day for mobile searches
3. Keep an eye out for special daily promotions and offers for double points. They’re usually pretty easy to complete and can help you earn more than the 25-credit daily max.
4. Keep track of your search tally and credits through your Dashboard. If you prefer not to have an extra tab open in your browser, simply watch your credits increase in your Bing Rewards credit counter in the upper right hand corner on the Bing homepage or download the Bing Rewards toolbar.
What Can You Do With Your Bing Reward Credits?
Most of the rewards in the Redemption Center come in the form of $5 gift cards to retailers like Burger King, Starbucks, Amazon and Toys ‘R’ Us. These typically cost about 525 credits. If you’re feeling lucky and are willing to part with between 20 and 40 credits, you can enter different sweepstakes. In a giving mood? You can cash in credits to make donations to various charities.
Advice From a Bing Rewards Pro
I’ve only been at this a few weeks, so my experience is limited. Scott Hicks, from Richmond, Va., used Bing Rewards for more than a year, racking up about 2,500 credits.
When Scott first started using Bing Rewards, he worked for an SEO search agency, and that meant he spent a lot of time looking at search results for his clients. Not only was he curious about Bing’s search capabilities, he figured if he was doing all that searching any way, he might as well get something out of it.
After using it for a few months, Scott's son asked him for a $20 item from GameStop, and as luck would have it, Scott had enough credits to pick up five $5 GameStop gift cards — more than he actually needed. He redeemed his credits and received an email with the gift cards almost instantly.
“It’s a great search engine for most people so you might as well gather points from your searches,” he says. “Do the extra rewards every day, because whatever they are will give you a little bump.”
Your Turn: Have you used Bing Rewards? How much have you earned?
Adapted from original article here.