31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Bing Rewards (Day 7)
is a way to earn credits for searching online and participating in daily offers. By spending just a few minutes per day, you can easily earn a $5 Amazon gift card every month.
Here’s what Jennifer says about Bing Rewards:
My husband and I use Bing Rewards to save up for things like free Redbox codes, Amazon gift cards, Xbox Live passes, etc. It works very much like Swagbucks. You make a free account and for every 2 searches using Bing, you earn points. Points are redeemable for a whole list of prizes. There are other daily deals and specials to earn extra points. Plus, the more lifetime points you earn the more privileges you get. Imagine giving each each of your kids a few Redbox codes in their Christmas stockings for the movie of their choice on family movie nights! Jennifer
1. How Do You Sign Up?
and sign up for an account. It appears like a Facebook account is required and the signup process takes less than a minute to complete.
Once you’ve signed up, go to the Bing Dashboard and you’ll have a few different offers you can complete and ways to fill out your profile in order to earn some credits from the getgo. I was able to earn 25 credits just by completing these things.
2. How Do You Earn Credit?
Every day, log into your and do 30 quick searches. You’ll earn a credit for every two searches you do. You can also check your Bing Rewards dashboard to see if there is a daily offer to complete to earn you 12 more credits.
I like Bing Rewards because it has a cap on how many points you can earn a day, which is nice because it’s quick, easy, and done, and then you don’t have to dwell on it. I’ve been doing it for 3 months now. You get 1 point per 2 searches, so it’s not a gambling game like Swagbucks. I just click on “related searches” on the side until I hit my goal. From an email written by Cat who blogs at
3. How Much Credit Can You Earn Per Month?
You can earn 15 credits per day by searching (30 searches = 15 credits). Plus, you should be able to complete one or two daily offers each day to net you another 12 credits. This totals 480 credits in a typical month if you log in every day and earn 16 points. This gives you enough to almost earn a free $5 Amazon gift card in one month.
If you achieve Gold status (which you can achieve pretty easily by being an active member of Bing Rewards for two months), an Amazon gift card is only 475 credits — which makes it totally doable to earn one $5 Amazon gift card each month!
4. What Can You Get With Your Credit?
You can purchase Amazon gift cards, Starbucks gift cards, Groupon credit, Skype credit, Redbox rentals, and more! Plus, they also offer you the opportunity to donate your credits through DonorsChoose. Here’s what Cat says:
One of my favorite rewards is a DonorsChoose.org $5 gift card. DonorsChoose is a site where teachers can submit projects they would like funded for their classrooms and people or foundations can donate to them. My sister is a teacher in a lowincome elementary school and has posted a few projects to DonorsChoose. I told her I would alternate my Amazon gift cards with DonorsChoose ones–that was until Bing price dropped the DonorsChoose reward to 99 points! So instead of giving my sister’s class $5 for the project, they got $25. I’m throwing all my points at that until the promotion ends on 11/1.
5. Do You Have to Have Referrals To Really Make Bing Rewards Worth It?
Actually, no. In fact, you can only earn credits for the first 5 friends you refer. So this makes it fair for everyone — and those who have a larger social network won’t necessarily have any advantage over those who don’t have a big social media following.
Note: If you sign up, can you leave your referral link in the comments so that others can sign up under you? Update your comment to let us know when you’ve gotten five referrals. We want to help each other out as much as possible!
Have you used Bing Rewards before? If so, I’d love to hear about your experiences!
Other posts in the 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas series
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Jingit (Day 1)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: SuperPoints (Day 3)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Amazon's TradeIn Program (Day 4)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Become a Virtual Call Center Agent (Day 5)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Bing Rewards (Day 7)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Become a Mystery Shopper (Day 8)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Make Money Selling Your Used Books (Day 9)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Become an Online Tutor (Day 10)
 31 Days to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Fiverr (Day 11)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Online Surveys (Day 12)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: 4 Proven Ways to Make Money Blogging (Day 13)
 31 Days to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Write for RevenueSharing Sites (Day 14)
 31 Ways to Earn Cash Before Christmas: Have an Autumn Food Stand (Day 15)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Have a Garage Sale (Day 16)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Listia.com (Day 17)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Market Research and Focus Groups (Day 18)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Mom's Mornings Out Services (Day 19)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: PetSitting (Day 20)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Usability Testing for Websites (Day 21)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: oDesk (Day 22)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Sell Items on Facebook (Day 23)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Answer Questions Online (Day 24)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Sell Items on Etsy (Day 25)
 31 Ways to Earn Cash Before Christmas: Start Your Own Cleaning Business (Day 26)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Sell on Craigslist (Day 27)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Income Before Christmas: Donate Plasma (Day 28)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Selling on Consignment (Day 29)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: 9 Ways to Get Christmas Gifts for Free (Day 30)
 31 Ways to Earn Extra Cash Before Christmas: Flipping the Coin (Day 31)
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220 Comments

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Thank you!
Rachel 
Is anyone else not seeing their referrals come up? I know it says it can take up to ten days, but I wanted to check if this is the case with everyone that no one is showing up.
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Seriously, are anyone else’s referrals not showing up yet?

I believe it takes up to 10 days for your referred people to show up in your account.

Yeah, up to ten days– I just didn’t think it would actually take ten days. Yesterday or the day before I asked if anyone had seen any referrals show up yet (nobody replied). I don’t have any, but I should have at least three. I was just curious if I had sent out the wrong link or something.

I referred my husband right after I opened mine (yesterday) and he still hasn’t shown up (he’s met 2 days of goals so far) so I guess it’ll just take time. Hopefully not too close to 10 days, eh?!




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If anyone is still interested in signing up at Bing Rewards, I’d really appreciate it if you would consider doing so under me. if you’re interested, my reference link is 
Thanks in advance to anyone who helps me out 🙂

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Just so everyone knows, Bing is offering double search credits today so you can earn 30 instead of the normal 15!

Thanks


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I just signed up. Please use this refer URL to help me gain points! Thanks everyone and happy Wednesday!

I am really late to the party, but I was concerned about the app requesting permission to my Facebook photos…BUT, I just went back and decided to look at again, and you can sign up using (or creating) a Microsoft Live account rather than Facebook. No photo request that way! I was really excited about this and now I feel better! 🙂
And in case anyone else signs up, thank you!!

I signed up under Kim. Thanks for posting this, I agree with others that said this along with Swagbucks will be nice! (Although it doesn’t have a ton of ways to earn I like, as the post said, its quick and simple!) My link is


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Thanks, Mary! 🙂




This is an awesome way to learn how to earn some extra money for the holidays.
Here is my link for referral:
Thank you to all who use it!

I could still use some referrals, if there’s anyone still signing up.

This is called Microsoft Rewards now but operates pretty much in the same fashion as the Bing Rewards program did.
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