Thursday, August 4, 2011

You Have to Check out!!!

I recently discovered the wonderful website that is!!!  I can thank XSPARKAGE on youtube for that!  She did a video a couple of months ago about her fave discount sites and mentioned Ebates.  I immediately had the check it out, although in the back of my mind I thought, "Yeah right!  This is too good to be true!" 

For those who've never heard of, I'll fill you in!  In a nutshell it is an online Cash Back Shopping Website.  The way it works is pretty simple.  You sign up on the Ebates website and it is free to join.  You select the online store you'd like to shop at (there are 1200 stores according to the website) and you earn a cashback percentage.  Each store has a different Cash Back percentage, so you'll want to make sure you pay attention to that.  The Cash Back percentages are always posted where they are easily visible. 

So how do you get your Cash Back payments?  Every quarter you can either receive a check, a paypal payment or you can also choose to donate your cashback payments for purchases posted during the previous quarter.  I have mine set up to go directly into my Paypal account.  I find that to be the easiest! 

Here is a small list of some of the Beauty sites that participate in the Ebates program:
  • Sephora
  • E.L.F. Cosmetics
  • Avon
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Bobbi Brown Cosmetics
  • Philosophy
  • Smashbox Cosmetics
  • Ulta
Of course, this is not limited to beauty.  You can pretty much purchase anything from clothing to home decor, books, appliances, etc. 

Is this program available to those outside the US and Canada?  Yes, it is.  Actually, Canada has its own listing of retailers who participate and as far as those outside of both the US and Canada, you can use Ebates as long as the retailer ships outside of the US and Canada. Please keep in mind though, that the Cash Back payments will be made in U.S. Dollars.

So, no, this is isn't too good to be true!  It's really a cool concept! I've been using Ebates each and every single time I shop online and I love it!  Definitely check it out sometime and let me know if you try it and what you think!  I'd love to know! 

I am not affiliated with Ebates in any way.  Just an FYI. 


Unknown said...

Oh wow! Thank you so much for this!!

P.S. I'm hosting a $200.00 giveaway if you're interested!

Melanie said...

omg I looove Ebates! Just discovered it a couple months ago. I especially love when they have daily double deals! You can also get cash back on things like Itunes purchases which really surprised me.

Staci said...

I love using ebates!

Agnes Beauty Corner said...

Thank you a lot for this post!!

Jackee said...

So glad that some of you already use ebates! Yay!!

For those who didn't know about ebates, hope you found this helpful!!

Mimi said...

wow, it sounds amazing! i've heard about ebates before, but this is the first time i really read about it. ;) thanks for the info! :)

<3, Mimi

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