Let’s be honest, there isn’t a person out there that doesn’t like an opportunity to save money. Clipping coupons and searching for codes can be a hassle, so praises be when there is an app out there that makes pinching pennies a cinch. Ebates is that app.
What is Ebates?
Fundamentally speaking, Ebates is an affiliate to an endless array of online stores. The company makes a commission and splits it with you creating a money saving service that helps you to reap rewards on almost anything you buy online. Popular Ebates stores include Groupon, Kohl’s, Pier 1, Amazon, Expedia, and Macy’s. The service acts somewhat similar to a credit card with rewards, but without the interest. It doesn’t matter if you buy clothing, furniture, or book a flight, as long as you have an Ebates account, you can earn cash back on virtually any online purchase. An added bonus is Ebates has also implemented a way for consumers to collect cash back, simply and mindlessly, when they shop in over 70 stores in person. All you have to do is link the offer to a credit or debit card you would use on your everyday shopping and receive cash back that is added to your big fat check every quarter.
If cash back in the form of a big fat check every three months isn’t enough to make you sign up, Ebates also provides easy access to tons of savings. Each of the 2000 available stores’ current deals and promo codes are updated and available to you daily. No need to search for sales or look for coupon codes, all you have to do is simply click on the available deals button and then shop through the deal that most suits your needs. Let’s say JC Penny has an opportunity for you to earn an extra 15% off your entire purchase, Ebates has you covered. The code is already in the app ready for you to use and save a bundle.
Looking for hot deals or to keep up with trends? Ebates organizes shopping opportunities for you to browse which stores are offering the best deals. If you click on the “hot deals” tab on the Ebates site, a list of stores offering discounts and sales will be prioritized for you to choose from. You will find things like BOGO deals, free shipping, free gifts with purchase and large discounts. Trending stores are also just a simple click away allowing you to shop the latest and greatest items.
This leads to another benefit. If you are already looking for a deal, you are probably a comparison shopper. Ebates makes comparison shopping a breeze. Say you are looking for a product that rarely goes on sale, but is offered by a variety of stores. Through Ebates, you can see which retailer is offering the most cash back, and if they have any other incentives, like a free gift or free shipping. Saving made simple.
Waiting for you item to go on sale? No problem. If you are signed up for Ebates email list, you will be notified of special events and extra cash back, which might be that motivation that you needed to grab that new purse you’ve been eyeing. Stores frequently offer incentives through Ebates, raising their cash back offers up to 40%.
Another perk of joining Ebates is their very generous referral program. You simply share your easily attainable referral quote with anyone you think would love to save money, tell them how awesome it is to get a big fat check every month on the things you would buy anyway, and earn $25 when they spend their first $25. The best part is, the bonuses are limitless! You can earn $25 for every referral forever! Need some extra encouragement for your referrals? Your friend earns $10 on their first purchase!
Ebates is accessible from your smart phone, tablet, or computer. Before you start your online shopping trip, just visit Ebates and click on the store that you want to make a purchase. Check the deals tag to make sure you are getting the best money saving opportunities. If you are worried that you might forget to shop through Ebates, don’t. All you have to do is install the Ebates extension, and you will automatically earn cash back while you shop through both Google Chrome and Safari. The extension is easy to install and only takes a couple of minutes. If you download the mobile app you can choose to receive daily notifications announcing the latest deals, view your account portal to see how much cash back you have earned, bookmark your favorite stores, and even scan barcodes to compare prices and deals! If you allow the app to identify your location, you will be alerted when you enter a store with cash back opportunities. They only downfall with the mobile app is you must remember to open and shop through the app to receive your rewards.
If you are weary about joining Ebates, don’t be. They have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) which mean customers absolutely love the services they provide. They have also been around practically since 1999, pretty much the beginning of Internet times. Signing up is free, and sign up is simple. They do not require any personal information other than your name and email address. Ebates is truly a great service that provides a so many simple saving opportunities.
Sign up for Ebates and start saving!