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Nov 16 2012
5 years ago
10:03 AM MDT

*HOT* Free $5 Cash from Ibotta iPhone App – New Users Only (+ Free Stove Top Stuffing at Target!)

Nov 16, 2012 @ 10:03 AM MDT
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As I mentioned last month, I am super excited about a *HOT* new iPhone app that actually allows you to earn cash when you purchase products in-store! And if you have yet to download and use this Ibotta app, now is your chance to do so and snag $5 cash (note that you must click through this link to get the $5 Share the Love offer).

For a limited time, Ibotta will instantly add $5 to any new user’s Ibotta account as soon as they redeem at least one successful offer from the Ibotta Product Gallery by uploading a receipt and receiving cash on their Ibotta account (note that you must click through this link to get the $5 Share the Love offer). Awesome! 😀 What a great way to earn money to pay for stocking stuffers and even Christmas gifts.

Just head over here to download the free Ibotta app and you’ll be able to start earning real money for buying select products in Walmart, Walgreens and Target and now in Safeway, Kroger, King Soopers and Ralphs.

In fact, check out how you can snag FREE Stove Top Stuffing at Target and cheap Libby’s Pumpkin at Walgreens using the Ibotta app:

Target Deal Scenario:

Choose the Stove Top Offer in the Ibotta app
Head to Target and buy 1 Box of Stove Top Stuffing $1
Pay $1
Upload your receipt via the Ibotta app
Get $1 in your Ibotta account
Final Cost FREE!

Walgreens Deal Scenario:

Choose the Libby’s Pumpkin offer in the Ibotta app
Head to Walgreens and buy 1 can of Libby’s Pumpkin on sale for $1.39 with in-ad coupon
Pay $1.39
Upload your receipt via the Ibotta app
Get $1 in your Ibotta account
Final Cost $0.39!

To read more about how Ibotta works, click the link below “Read More / Post Your Comments”

Here’s how it works:

Head over here and download the Ibotta app for FREE (note that this app is currently only compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch – 3rd generation, iPod touch – 4th generation, iPod touch – 5th generation and iPad and does requires iOS 5.0 or later). Ibotta for Android users will be coming soon (you can head over here and click on the “Get on the List” link in the bottom left corner to be notified as soon as the Android version is available which will be no later than the end of this year!).

Before you head out to shop, browse through all the different offers. You’ll earn money by watching quick videos, viewing recipes, taking polls, posting to your Facebook Wall etc. AND then actually going to the store to purchase these specific items. Note that Ibotta works in every Target, Walmart, Walgreens, Safeway, Kroger, King Soopers and Ralphs in the United States and has plans to expand to even more retailers in the near future. The awesome part for all of us couponers, is that in addition to getting cash back on your purchases, you can also use manufacturer’s coupons to lower your out of pocket expense.

Be sure to check out the product detail page on the app itself in order to view the offer’s expiration date. Offers can sell out, so it’s important to redeem them before they’re gone!

After you make your in-store purchases, you’ll just need to upload your receipt via the Ibotta app. Ibotta will then verify your purchases and determine whether credit should be added to your account within 24 hours. In many cases, you will receive word from Ibotta in under 1 hour. It is super simple to upload your photo and money was added to my account within an hour. Very cool!

Once you’ve reached at least $5 in earnings, Ibotta lets you transfer your earnings directly to your PayPal account. Choose Withdraw Cash from the main menu of the app, then select Get My Cash to link Ibotta to your PayPal account. How awesome is that?!

If you’d rather opt to donate your earnings to your favorite school, you can make a donation to any school in America as soon as you’ve earned $1 with Ibotta. Just choose Withdraw Cash from the main menu of the app, then select Donate to Schools. Ibotta can use your current location to find nearby schools, or you can type in any zip code and pull up a list of schools in that area.

Be sure to tell Ibotta which offers you like and dislike by tapping the image of any product and choosing either thumbs-up or thumbs-down. Over time the app learns what kinds of products you prefer and offers them accordingly.

Also note that there is no limit on the number of offers you can redeem. Once you have successfully redeemed an offer, Ibotta immediately restocks your shelf with a new offer. The more offers you redeem, the more new offers you will see, and the more money you can earn.

(Thanks, Oo La La Savings!)

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