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22 Jan

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Synovate Now Accepting Survey-Takers

18 Jan

If you haven’t signed up for Synovate yet, now is your chance!  I am not sure how long they will be accepting new members, so sign up while you can.

Synovate, a leading global provider of market research information and analysis with over 60 years of experience, currently has openings for new panelists! Just click here to register.

As a Synovate panelist, you’ll have an opportunity to…
* Help companies improve everyday services, products, and household items
* Be the first to test new consumer goods
* Help design new products before they appear on store shelves nationwide
* Earn points redeemable for cash by taking surveys
* When you register, you’ll be entered into the Monthly Sign-up Sweepstakes with 200+ monthly winners

Ways to Save in 2011: Designer Flash Deal Sites

12 Jan

This year, I highly recommend you join some of my favorite flash-deal designer sites out there. These websites are free to join, and offer exclusive sales on designer items (Kate Spade, Coach, American Apparel, Rock and Republic, and many more!). Sales will usually run between 40% and 85% off regular retail prices.

My favorite find last year: A $40 American Apparel romper for just $2 shipped!

To get more bang for your buck on these websites, follow these tips:
First of all, sign up! Most sites will give you between $10 and $20 credit for free when you register. Invite Friends! For every friend you refer to these sites, you will earn at least $5 in credit when they make their first purchase. The rewards vary by website.

Click on the links below to start saving:

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Get a FREE $20 Amazon Gift Card [+ more!]

12 Jan

itsThoughtful logo - Social Gift Ideas

It’s Thoughtful is doing another contest and giveaway! You could win multiple $20 gift cards (up to $400 in value) or a $500 cash prize! Here’s how it works:

  • Join It’s Thoughtful.
  • Enter the $500 Giveaway by submitting a gift idea.
  • Refer friends! For every 15 friends you refer, you can recieve a $20 gift card to Amazon.com.

Note: If more people qualify then the gift cards they have available, they will do a random drawing to determine recipients. However, out of all of my blogging and research, I have never heard of someone NOT winning!

This promo is good from today to Feburary 14th.

Good luck!

Ways to Save in 2011: Local Deal Sites

5 Jan

Groupon is a Local Deal site that offers 50% to 90% off deals in your area, including restaraunts, spas, stores, and much more! You can peruse multiple cities while you’re searching for steals: some will offer online deals anyone across the U.S. can use. Join Groupon here and stay tuned for terrific finds!

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Living Social is similar to Groupon: they offer up to 90% off local deals to movies, restaurants, theaters, bars, and more. Living Social also offers a Sharing Program: if you purchase a deal and then recommend three friends that purchase the deal as well, yours is completely free! Click here to sign up for Living Social.

 

Eversave: Up to $10 off!

22 Dec

Not only is Eversave offering a free $5 credit to anyone who signs up for their email newsletters by December 31, 2010, but they are also offering a $5 off any purchase coupon which can be stacked with this free $5 credit. Just use coupon code FIRSTBUY to get an additional $5 off any purchase made by TODAY, December 22, 2010.

Also, blogger Money Saving Mom received a free $10 credit in her account as a Christmas gift from Eversave. They sent these out today to everyone who has made a purchase from them this past year. Woot!

If you got the free $10 credit, you may be able to stack the $10 credit with the FIRSTBUY $5 off coupon to get $15 off any deal through tomorrow! However, if none of the deals are things you need or want, I’d hang onto your free $10 credit and wait for another hot deal to surface.

Beyond the Rack: Win $1500 in Products + $25 per Referral!

21 Dec

Beyond the Rack is having a giveaway between now and December 31st, 2010: Invite Friends, and be eligable to win $1500 worth of products! These include:

  • A Bill Blass leather handbag
  • A Prada Key ring
  • Ray-Ban Aviators
  • Burberry London perfume
  • A Hillary Radley scarf
    + much more…

PLUS: From now until December 31st, recieve $25 credit to Beyond the Rack every time someone you invite makes a purchase! If this is your first time to sign up for Beyond the Rack, you’ll also earn $10 credit just for being a newbie!

Get started here!