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Bring Home the Bacon with PointClub Surveys!

Bring Home the Bacon with PointClub Surveys!

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While taking surveys to make extra money can’t be considered a full-time gig, it can be lucrative enough to help cushion the old wallet. And if you consider the money you earn from completing surveys online as fun money, maybe it should help you enjoy the finer things in life.

While taking surveys to make extra money can’t be considered a full-time gig, it can be lucrative enough to help cushion the old wallet. And if you consider the money you earn from completing surveys online as fun money, maybe it should help you enjoy the finer things in life.

And by that we, of course, mean bacon! (more…)


Updated: How to Give When Money is Tight

Updated: How to Give When Money is Tight

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Updated from original post November 2018 to provide new instructions. 

World Kindness Day was established in 1997 by the World Kindness Movement to promote kindness and thoughtfulness toward others. It is observed November 13th of each year. You may be wondering at this point what connects World Kindness Day and completing surveys online for rewards with Pointclub.

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Putting Your Survey Rewards to Good Use – Fun BBQ and Picnic

Putting Your Survey Rewards to Good Use – Fun BBQ and Picnic

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A few weeks back we had a post about barbeque side dishes you can make for less than $25 (which just happens to be the minimum redemption level for PointClub Rewards). People voiced a lot of interest in the recipes, especially as summer in the Northern Hemisphere is in full swing. This time, we thought we’d offer some “barbeque enhancing” goodies you might want to pick up before your next party.

Summertime Picnic

All links are to Amazon, since it’s the most common online retailer in the world.

Inflatable Palm Tree Cooler

This inflatable palm tree doubles as an ice holder and drink cooler. And stores away easily when the party is over.

Corn-on-the-Cobb Butter Spreader with cover

Mmmm… the buttery, salty goodness of corn on the cob. This hand little butter holder lets you spread your butter easily and cap it when you’re done.

Fireside Roasting Tongs

Roast your marshmallows or cook your hot dogs with these telescoping, rotating forks.

20 Piece Barbeque Grill Utensil set

Includes spatula, tongs, fork, meat knife, skewers, corn cob holders, basting brush, and cleaning brush… all in their own storage case.

Set of 6 Mesh Food Tents

Keep away pets who want to crash your barbeque with this set of six 17” x 17” easy pop-up mesh tents to place over your food. Reusable and collapsible.

Did any of our suggestions spark some ideas? We hope so. Here at PointClub, we’re happy to help by offering you this extra cash option. Not with PointClub yet? We invite you to sign up. We’re not the only survey site out there, but we endeavor to set ourselves apart.

When considering your options, you should know the following about PointClub:

  • Not every panelist is eligible to complete every survey; a fact we’ve already discussed. If you try, but are deemed ineligible, Captain PC has the authority to grant you points regardless of completion.
  • We grant signup bonuses and extra points for completing your initial panelist dossier.
  • We have one of the lower payout thresholds at $25, which you can take as payment to a Paypal account or through a variety of gift card offers.
  • We give away points every day via our Facebook page. Don’t leave out that daily checkin!
  • Seriously, where else are you going to get to work with superheroes?

Haven’t signed up yet? Now is a great time to begin earning that extra pocket cash! Join Pointclub today!

If you have questions on your account, or need clarification on any process, please Contact Us and we’ll be happy to help.

 


It’s CHRISTMAS… in July!

It’s CHRISTMAS… in July!

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Taking surveys to make extra cash is a great way to have that extra spending money for things you love. Like celebrating the halfway point between Christmas and… well… Christmas. Are you that person who thinks peppermint hot chocolate and sugar cookies are never ‘seasonal?’ Or whose spirit lifts hearing Bing Crosby croon White Christmas?

Then this list of items under $25 might be your go-to self-gifting shopping spree.

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The links below are for Amazon, since it’s pretty much the number one shopping spot online for most people. Is anyone surprised they actually have items tagged for Christmas in July?

Surfer Santa T-Shirt $16.99

Summertime is Santa’s downtime, and he heads off to the beach in this Christmas in July T-shirt.

Festive Can Coolers $19.97

While sitting around the bonfire or poolside, keep your summer beverage cool with these festive can coolers.

Christmas Light Necklaces (set of 4) $14.99

You and the family can light up your mid-festivities nights with these LED light up Christmas bulb necklaces.

Celebrate Independence Day and Christmas in July together! $16.99

It’s easier to justify decorating for one holiday when you can bundle it with another. Right? So how about a red, white, and blue Christmas tree?

Santa Claus Garden Flag $10.20

What’s Christmas without decorating the house? This isn’t Clark Griswold level, but it’s a start!

Did any of our suggestions spark some ideas? We hope so. Here at PointClub, we’re happy to help by offering you this extra cash option. Not with PointClub yet? We invite you to sign up. We’re not the only survey site out there, but we endeavor to set ourselves apart.

When considering your options, you should know the following about PointClub:

  • Not every panelist is eligible to complete every survey; a fact we’ve already discussed. If you try, but are deemed ineligible, Captain PC has the authority to grant you points regardless of completion.
  • We grant signup bonuses and extra points for completing your initial panelist dossier.
  • We have one of the lower payout thresholds at $25, which you can take as payment to a Paypal account or through a variety of gift card offers.
  • We give away points every day via our Facebook page. Don’t leave out that daily checkin!
  • Seriously, where else are you going to get to work with superheroes?

Haven’t signed up yet? Now is a great time to begin earning that extra pocket cash! Join Pointclub today!

If you have questions on your account, or need clarification on any process, please Contact Us and we’ll be happy to help.

 


Gifts for Dad under $25 – He’ll Love How You Make Surveys Pay!

Gifts for Dad under $25 – He’ll Love How You Make Surveys Pay!

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While taking surveys to make extra money can’t be considered a full-time gig, it can be lucrative enough to help with occasional expense. Like buying a gift for the dad in your life, or the person who might not own the title but owns your heart and deserves acknowledgment.

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The links below are for Amazon, since it’s pretty much the number one shopping spot online for most people. But even if you don’t buy at Amazon, these might spark some ideas where you might spend your next PointClub redemption for Dad.

Magnetic Wristband for the Handyman Dad

Help that handyman in your life keep track of all those nuts and bolts that have a habit of disappearing right when he needs them.

Dad BBQ Grill Set with Carry Case

This BBQ set bears the moniker “Dad,” and comes with spatula, tongs, and thermometer in a handy carrying case.

“At Least You Don’t Have Ugly Children” Funny Coffee Mug

Give him a smile on Father’s Day with this teasing mug.

DNA Doesn’t Make You Family, Love Does

Acknowledge that special Dad in your life. You might not share DNA, but you share a life.

“The Man. The Myth. The Legend.”

Whether he’s Dad, Pop, Papaw, brother, or Stepdad, you can find the shirt for him.

“Best Bonus Dad Ever”

Great gift for the stepdad, foster dad, or “like a dad” person in your life.

“The DogFather”

Do his children have four legs, a tail, and fur? Do they sprinkle their puppy glitter generously when they greet him? Then this is the tee shirt for him.

Did any of our suggestions spark some ideas? We hope so. Here at PointClub, we’re happy to help by offering you this extra cash option. Not with PointClub yet? We invite you to sign up. We’re not the only survey site out there, but we endeavor to set ourselves apart.

When considering your options, you should know the following about PointClub:

  • Not every panelist is eligible to complete every survey; a fact we’ve already discussed. If you try, but are deemed ineligible, Captain PC has the authority to grant you points regardless of completion.
  • We grant signup bonuses and extra points for completing your initial panelist dossier.
  • We have one of the lower payout thresholds at $25, which you can take as payment to a Paypal account or through a variety of gift card offers.
  • We give away points every day via our Facebook page. Don’t leave out that daily checkin!
  • Seriously, where else are you going to get to work with superheroes?

Haven’t signed up yet? Now is a great time to begin earning that extra pocket cash! Join Pointclub today!

If you have questions on your account, or need clarification on any process, please Contact Us and we’ll be happy to help.


Welcome to PointClub’s Renovated Headquarters!

Welcome to PointClub’s Renovated Headquarters!

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PointClub’s command center has been renovated! All the important stuff is still there, but we have added – and will continue to add – some new and fun features. We figure if you’re going to be completing surveys to earn those points for payout, you might as well have fun while you do it. Right? Right? Right!

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DailySweeps ShoutBox Up Front and (slightly right of) Center!

Are you one of our members who wait with great anticipation for the DailySweeps code to be posted to Facebook? (Hint: If you don’t, you should.) We’ve made the DailySweeps ShoutBox easy to spot and available on each page of the renovated site. Check out the “Stuff you Might Like” sidebar and that DailySweeps ShoutBox is right at the top.

Just copy and paste that code each day, and “like” the original post on Facebook, and you might win 1,000 points!

Speaking of “Stuff You Might Like”

That handy dandy sidebar offers a wealth of information and fun! You should note that the content when you’re on your Missions page is different than the content when you’re on your PointBank page.

What might you find there? So glad you asked!

  • Highlighted storylines from our Member GuideBook. Learn the Origin of Captain PC. Learn who the heck Dennis the Overseer might be. And did you know Penny Wise and Lady PC are one in the same?
  • Links to Tips and Tricks, either in our Member GuideBook or the PointClub blog!
  • Spotlights on some of your Reward options. You can receive payout via directly to Paypal or select from our variety of gift card options.
  • Current and past quizzes to do for fun (and maybe even points!)

The sidebar is updated each week! We shift around content and add new things.

Access the Member GuideBook from any page!

Wherever you might be on the PointClub site, you can easily access the updated Member GuideBook. Check out the bottom left corner. Click on that icon and page one of the GuideBook will open for you. What might you find here?

  • The Super-Powered World of PointClub. What is a survey distress signal? How do missions work to save the world from the chaos of not knowing? Learn that here.
  • Guidelines, Rules, and Tips. Learn to be the best survey superhero you can be. Know what to do, how to do it, and all the while avoid the downfalls and temptations of Super Villains!
  • Every Superhero has an origin story, and at PCHQ we have plenty of superheroes. Learn where they came from and why they do what they do.

Easy to Find and Utilize Help Center

We are here to help, and we’re making it easier for you to find the information you need. On any page of the site, check out the bottom right corner for the Help Center. Here you can read a variety of Frequently Asked Questions to help you in your superhero journey.

Can’t find what you need? Have a specific question on your account? You can send an email to help@pointclub.com or use the contact form available in the Help Center.

These updates are just the beginning. As we add more elements we’ll be sure to keep everyone updated. We want to be THE BEST survey site, and we’re working hard to get there. We’ll cover more features and new additions in the coming weeks.

When considering your options, you should know the following about PointClub:

  • Not every panelist is eligible to complete every survey; a fact we’ve already discussed. If you try, but are deemed ineligible, Captain PC has the authority to grant you points regardless of completion.
  • We grant signup bonuses and extra points for completing your initial panelist dossier.
  • We have one of the lower payout thresholds at $25, which you can take as payment to a Paypal account or through a variety of gift card offers.
  • We give away points every day via our Facebook page. Don’t leave out that daily checkin!

Haven’t signed up yet? Now is a great time to begin earning that extra pocket cash! Join Pointclub today!

If you have questions on your account, or need clarification on any process, please Contact Us and we’ll be happy to help.


Gifts for Mom under $25 – Make those surveys pay!

Gifts for Mom under $25 – Make those surveys pay!

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While taking surveys to make extra money can’t be considered a full-time gig, it can be lucrative enough to help with occasional expense. Like buying a gift for a special mom in your life, whether her children have two legs or four.

Shopping Online General V2

The links below are for Amazon, since it’s pretty much the number one shopping spot online for most people. But even if you don’t buy at Amazon, these might spark some ideas where you might spend your next PointClub redemption for Mom.

Have some fun with this special message for Mom on a coffee cup.

“Mom, no matter what life throws at you, at least you don’t have ugly children.”

A little tongue in cheek, but if your mom has a sense of humor and a love for coffee (or tea) this might make her smile.

Tell her “I love you, Mom” with this Sterling Silver Heart Pendant

You can choose the color accent and give Mom a pretty necklace she’ll love to wear and brag about.

There’s an oil for that… and this aromatherapy bracelet will make sure she takes it with her.

If your mom loves essential oils, she’ll love this essential oil diffuser bracelet with leather band. Comes in a lovely gift box, too.

Does Mom love to be outside in her garden?

This lovely suncatcher has pressed flower wings and a charm engraved with Mom.

Because not all children have two legs – this Dog Mom wine tumbler

But… there are other options with this seller, too. So be sure to check out all the different styles and designs.

Did any of our suggestions spark some ideas? We hope so. Here at PointClub, we’re happy to help by offering you this extra cash option. Not with PointClub yet? We invite you to sign up. We’re not the only survey site out there, but we endeavor to set ourselves apart.

When considering your options, you should know the following about PointClub:

  • Not every panelist is eligible to complete every survey; a fact we’ve already discussed. If you try, but are deemed ineligible, Captain PC has the authority to grant you points regardless of completion.
  • We grant signup bonuses and extra points for completing your initial panelist dossier.
  • We have one of the lower payout thresholds at $25, which you can take as payment to a Paypal account or through a variety of gift card offers.
  • We give away points every day via our Facebook page. Don’t leave out that daily checkin!
  • Seriously, where else are you going to get to work with superheroes?

Haven’t signed up yet? Now is a great time to begin earning that extra pocket cash! Join Pointclub today!

If you have questions on your account, or need clarification on any process, please Contact Us and we’ll be happy to help.


Maintaining Focus as Your Own Boss

Maintaining Focus as Your Own Boss

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If you’ve found your way here, we bet you’re interested in earning money, and completing surveys for rewards is one of many ways to add a little to your income. The beauty is it can be done just about anywhere, but many work on their side gig from home.

In 2017, 3.9 million American workers reported that they worked at home or remotely more than half of their work week, which represented a 51% increase from three years prior. More members of the workforce are making their home their office as well, or at least working partially from home to supplement their income (for instance, by completing surveys online).

Being productive while working in what is still considered an unconventional setting can be a challenge, especially for those amongst the “new W@Hers.” (more…)


Sweet Gifts Under $25 for Your Sweetheart

Sweet Gifts Under $25 for Your Sweetheart

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We’ve all been there. It’s Valentine’s Day (or an anniversary or birthday) and while you want to get something special for that special person in your life, money is a bit tight. Earning money by completing surveys online with PointClub is a great way to add to your gift giving stash, and we thought we’d help a little more by making some suggestions. (more…)


Tips for Online Survey Taking

Tips for Online Survey Taking

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There has been plenty of discussion about the legitimacy of doing online surveys for extra cash, and we can all agree there are plenty of solid options. Once you decide this is something you’d like to do, you should make sure you’re doing all you can do for the most success.

Make Money Online

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