How to make money with Swagbucks in Nigeria

Swagbucks is a membership website where members are paid to  do different tasks including surveys, watching videos, playing games, trying products, shopping online and more. Swagbucks is probably the most popular online survey website in the world. In this article, we look at how to make money with Swagbucks in Nigeria and Africa at large.

How does Swagbucks work?

Swagbucks works in this way, members sign up with an email and password. They verify their email address by clicking on the verification link sent to their email. Once they verify their account, they can immediately start earning Swagbucks currency called SB.

They earn SB by completing many tasks. Once they have enough SB, they can simply withdraw it as cash or use it to shop on Amazon.

How to make money on Swagbucks

Follow these steps to make money on Swagbucks:

1. Sign up

The first step is to sign up for a Swagbucks account. Signing up is very easy. All you need is your email and password.

You can click here to sign up for Swagbucks

Swagbucks sign up

2. Verify your email

After signing up, it is very important to verify your email. If you do not verify your email, you will not have access to earn money. So, check your email, you will receive a verification email. Open it and click on the email. That is all.

3. Take surveys

The fastest way to make money on Swagbucks is to take surveys. As far as online survey is concerned, Swagbucks is the biggest brand. Many companies use Swagbucks for market research.

This means they pay Swagbucks to get the opinion of their members. Swagbucks will then share this money among its members who take part in the survey.

When you complete surveys, you earn SB. SB is the Swagbucks currency. You can convert SB to cash at anytime once you reach  the minimum SB required.

4. Get paid to watch vidoes

As crazy as it may sound, Swagbucks pay their members to watch videos.

Now imagine all the time and all the data you wasted watching videos on YouTube and Facebook. If you spend same time and data on Swagbucks, you get paid for it.

Just in case you are wondering how they are able to pay people to watch videos. The thing is that most content creators want people to see their content, they want their contents to go viral. To achieve this, they pay people to watch it.

5. Get paid to play games

Playing games is what we do for fun and entertainment. When we are bored we play games to kill boredom. But with Swagbucks, you play games to make money.

You get paid to play games. On Thursdays, Swagbucks offer up to $1,000 in prize money for each game played. With members competing for the cash.

Can you count the many times you search for information online? Well, with Swagbucks, you get paid to search.

So, whenever you have anything to search for, make sure that you are using Swagbucks to search and you will earn money!

7. Get paid to refer your friends.

If you have lots of friends who love to make money taking surveys, playing games, watching videos and more. You can invite them to join Swagbucks and you will be paid when your friends join and start earning.

How much can you make with Swagbucks?

You will not make enough money to buy a Ferrari or a Mercedes Benz but if you invest enough of your free time, you can earn some extra money every month to support yourself.

To make more money, try to ensure you login frequently to take available surveys. Surveys give more SB which means more money. Enter contests whenever it is available and if you are lucky, you can win big.

Is Swagbucks legit?

Swagbucks is very legit. They are the most popular online survey website with hundreds of thousands of members around the world. On Trustpilot which is the internet’s number one review platform from users, Swagbucks average 4.3 stars our of a possible 5 stars from over 16,000 members. Rated as excellent.

It is also important to note that Swagbucks has paid out over $400 million to its members to that!

How to withdraw money from Swagbucks

At Swagbucks you earn SB. Once you have enough SB, you can convert it to cash via PayPal or convert it to an Amazon Gift card.

This is probably an obstacle to some Nigerians who do not have a PayPal that can receive money. You can try opening a PayPal business account that can receive money in Nigeria. Read: How to send and receive money with PayPal in Nigeria

Alternatively, you can convert your SB to amazon gift card and use it to shop on Amazon. You can buy phones or anything on Amazon and it will be delivered to your house in Nigeria.

Is Swagbucks available in Nigeria?

Yes, Swagbucks is available in Nigeria. Nigerians can open Swagbuck account, take surveys and complete other tasks. They will earn the Swagbucks currency known as SB which they can easily convert to cash or gift card anytime as long as they have sufficient SB.

I have earned with Swagbucks and I am Nigerian who live in Nigeria.  You can go here to open a Swagbucks account

Swagbucks alternative in Nigeria

The number one alternative to Swagbucks in Nigeria is ySense.  ySense allow the withdrawal of funds through Payoneer and Skrill which can be easily opened by Nigerians. Read more about ySense: How to make money with ySense.

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    • Greetings all, I use Swagbucks but have not been able to take any survey because it keeps showing invalid postal code, please help me

    • Yes.
      You have to get a minimum of 500sb points before you can either buy a gift card or a minimum of 1000sb points to withdraw straight to your PayPal account.
      That’s if you have a functioning PayPal account

  1. Please oooo Pls I need help
    How can I use swagbucks as a Nigerian living in Nigeria
    I tried before and they said unavailable in your country

    • Dear Richie,

      It is very nice to know that you found a way to make this a success.
      It will very kind of you to share the sense you discovered. Just like the initial discovery of the possibility of making money watching videos was shared.
      That will be really helpful to others.
      Make a difference!

      Best regards.

  2. Hi there, please I think I have registered and I want to know what’s the currency like because when it says you have 23sb, is that in dollars or what, and how do I transfer to other account?

  3. How can I watch videos on swagbucks please, the SBs I earn daily is too low and I quickly run out of surveys a day, I wonder when I’ll reach the minimum withdrawable SB… Please help

  4. Please to be sincere with all of us here that even know how to make enough money especially that Richie of a guy that claims he has earned a thousand dollars, show us how, if you knew how you won’t have come to this site. The truth is this company make their money from survey influencers which are mostly found in developed countries so if you’re waiting for surveys with a Nigerian IP, you’re wasting time and you can’t use VPN

    • link your PayPal account and make sure your name is the same with #swagbucks you can redeem your SB gift cards if you have enough.

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