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Earn Cash for E-Mails
Member Name: teamshepherd
Date: 07/07/10, updated on 09/07/10 (560 review reads)
Advantages: A legit site
Disadvantages: I wish they paid through Paypal
Inbox Dollars is an online website which gives you a chance to earn money in return for various small favors, or to "Be rewarded for your online activities" as the websites slogan would say.
Inbox Dollars offers a $5.00 Sign on Bonus and requires you have at least $30.00 earned in your account before it sends out your check. The way to earn this money is to complete certain tasks such as reading the Paid Emails, and by reading that means clicking on them so you are taken to another link. You need to click so the site would register you looking at the advertisement . Just clicking on emails will earn you around two cents per email.
There are other ways to earn money as well and they are sorted in the following categories:
- Cash Offers, "Earn cash for trying out new products and services".
The Cash Offers part of the website consists of 100 percent free offers, meaning you do not need to submit your credit card info or pay for anything. Usually these might include something like signing up for another survey website or getting an auto quote. Usually the money earned on these offers is not that great, from 25 cents to $2.00. Other than this you also have Trial Offers, for these type of offers you will sign up for a service and provide your billing information. Signing up for these doesn't mean paying, even if you do have to put in your credit card info. You will have free trial periods and as long as you remember to cancel the service before the end of the trial period you will not be charged. The money earned for these is more than the Free Offers, ranging from $3.00 to $15.00 per offer.
- Cash Surveys, "Earn cash for sharing your opinion".
There are surveys you can take daily. You will be paid 50 cents per survey and entered for a chance to win $50,000.00 each time you complete one of the surveys. The down side is that the surveys usually take twenty minutes or so to complete and you get paid only if you qualify and meet all of the criteria, more often than not you will go through the majority of the survey before you are informed that you do not meet the requirements.
- Cash Games, "Earn cash for playing your favorite games".
This part of the site is pretty nifty for those that love simple games such as Solitaire, Bejeweled, Monopoly, etc. The first time you start the Cash Games Inbox Dollars will give you four bucks or so to start you off, after that you are responsible for making your own deposits if you want to play for money. Its sort of like online casino, with more variety. If you are good at games and can beat the competition those four bucks might earn you some money, and if not oh well no loss on your part.
- Cash Shopping, "Earn cash for shopping online".
If you often shop online this is probably a good section to check out before you make your purchases. Their offers are, depending on the store, earning from 0.4% to 10% cash back. Some of the partners participating in these offers are: Wal-mart, Dell, EBay, Macy's, Banana Republic, Best Western, GAP, and many more.
- Insurance Center, "Save more on your insurance".
This is just a one time jig. If you want you can try and save money on your insurance. That's it.
- Referral Center, "Earn cash for referring your friends".
Pretty self explanatory, get a friend to sign up and earn money off it. You get 10% of your friends qualified earnings, without any money being taken away from their end.
All in all Inboxdollars.com has potential to make you some money. It is a good site and it is not a scam, i have received two checks from them already. And have just earned enough for the third one!
It does take a while though, but considering the lightness of work its not a big deal.
If there is an issue with an offer and money coming through they are pretty helpful and diligent when it comes to sorting stuff out. If you are interested in earning money online in any of the above ways or something similar don't pass up Inbox Dollars.
I have actually requested the check from inboxdollars.com after writing this and have learned a new bit of information. The payout is $30.00, there is a $3.00 processing fee for the check so you really get only 27.00. Anyway, this time around they offered me this:
If I hold off the request and reach $40.00 within the next 30.00 they would waive the processing fee. $10.00 in a month isn't bad but due to the fact that I am moving and what not I declined and requested my check anyway.
As soon as I did they informed me that i got a $3.00 bonus for reaching the payout. So rather than starting at 0 I started back up at $3.00...not a big deal but not as dreadful as seeing $0.00 either!
All in all more brownie points for inboxdollars.com
Summary: A bit slow but great site to earn a few bucks on the side without any real effort