Did you know you can get paid for searching the internet? It sounds like a scam, but it’s real and there are search engines that actually pay you to use them. There are several sites that pay either cash, rewards, or prizes, and each one has its own specific rules. You will have to register with each one, and then just use them to search the web as you normally would. You won’t get rich doing this, but hey…why not make money if you’re already searching the web? Here is a short list of sites that offer this:
Probably the most well-known of the search reward programs, Bing will pay you with a variety of gift cards and other rewards to do your web surfing with them. As long as you are signed into your Bing account, you can earn credits while on any device, just for searching the web. The more you search with Bing, the higher status and more rewards you can earn.
Zoombucks will pay you for searching the web, watching videos, playing games, shopping and taking surveys. You can cash out once you’ve earned 650 points which is equivalent to five dollars.
Very similar to ZoomBucks, SwagBucks allows you to earn digital dollars which you can convert to payments through PayPal, or SwagBucks merchandise. When you search, you have a chance to win $1-$5, $10, $20, $50, or $100. You can also get paid to shop through the site, and also to complete offers.
With Scour.com you earn points for searches which show results from the three major search engines, Google, Bing, and Yahoo. You can also earn points by commenting and voting on search keywords. For your first 100 searches, you will earn 3 points each. You can also invite friends and earn 25% of what they earn from their searches. If you have a lot of friends you can invite, you can earn many points and 6500 points equals $25, which you can redeem at PayPal or for a Visa gift card.
Just like some of the other search services, you earn money for regular web searching. In this case, you earn $.001 for each minute you are actively searching. You can also earn 5% of the money from direct referrals’ searches. You can cash out to PayPal once you have earned $25.
There are several other web searching sites available, designed to fit the different desires of individuals. Whether you like earning cash or rewards, you will find something that fits.