Swagbucks gripe - Homesteading Today
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of Homesteading Today!    
Homesteading Today

Go Back   Homesteading Today > Country Living Forums > Work-at-Home Business

Work-at-Home Business Home-based business forum


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1  
Old 02/20/11, 09:06 AM
Guest
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,043
Angry Swagbucks gripe

Ok I am not happy with it at all, twice now I have had problems and have written them with no response back, this latest one really upsets me. I have enough to get 2 amazon cards, when I go to claim them, I have to do a cell phone verification, So I put in my number and it says that it's not a cell phone number...What???? People call it all the time. So I wrote them about it a few days ago and still no response. Since this is the second issue I have revived no response to, then I assume this is the way they do business and they will not get a recommendation from me.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02/20/11, 02:52 PM
Cedar Cove Farm
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: MO
Posts: 1,706
Never had any problems here.
__________________
"Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens. Let us not forget the religious character of our origin."- Daniel Webster(1782-1852)

Cedar Cove Farm

Cedar Cove Farm On Etsy
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02/20/11, 09:46 PM
Guest
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,043
Well I for one will not recommend them to anyone, still no response.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02/20/11, 09:53 PM
ladybug's Avatar
Missing Home
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Middle Georgia
Posts: 608
I never got points for several of my transactions with them, but I haven't heard too many bad things about them.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02/20/11, 10:09 PM
Pam6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 2,769
Cell phone number verification? I have never had to put any phone numbers in to redeem a card.
I am having problems with referrals not showing up even after the 48 hours. I had to email them yesterday...will have to wait until tomorrow for a response...because I know my mom used the right link to sign up under me because I was there helping me and she is still not under my referral list. I know of at least one other person that did not show up but I am not sure how active they are so I don't think I am missing many points there.
__________________
Budget Friendly Kindle Downloads for Homesteaders: Pam's Pride Recommendations

SWAGBUCKS! YTD earnings: $210 in Amazon gift cards! 2012: $600 2011: $449
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02/20/11, 11:41 PM
pamda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Idaho
Posts: 1,958
Go to the facebook page and contact them on it. ?? I have only had one problem and they fixed it right away. Hope they are not going downhill like everything seems to be.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02/21/11, 06:31 AM
Texasdirtdigger
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: N. Texas and E. Texas
Posts: 4,494
I thought it was just me. I am over Swagbucks.
__________________
"We are the people, our parents warned us about." - Jimmy Buffett
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 02/21/11, 08:47 AM
Guest
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,043
I don't have facebook, But I am gonna give them a couple more days as they say not to include weekends with the wait time, but really this is poor service and I am not satisfied. The last time I sent them a mail with my problem I never heard back from them at all.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 02/21/11, 09:27 AM
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Western New York
Posts: 2,026
I just redemed 5 each a doy or two apart. Still waiting on the 1st one to show up. Wasn't asked for my phone # at all. Just my street address.
My gf who I signed up under hasn't mentioned any problems just that she ordered another book ect. from Amazon.
I'm planning on using the gift cards for survial preps - first aid/trama kit supplies, space blankets, camping gear stuffs.

~~ pelenaka ~~
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 02/21/11, 08:40 PM
Guest
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,043
This is what I am getting when I try to redeem my bucks, "Account Authentication
You've been randomly selected for mobile account verification.
Click "Start Now" below to complete this quick and easy process.
" I still have not heard from them< I am not happy and I will let everyone I know that it's not worth your time or effort.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 02/21/11, 09:29 PM
Pam6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 2,769
I am so sorry that it is not going well for you. I have found it to be worth my time and effort. It is only the 21st of this month and I have already cashed out $25 worth of Amazon gift cards. I have enough to cash out another one but I have already hit my 5 max of them so now I will have to find something else to spend my Swag bucks on for the rest of this month.
__________________
Budget Friendly Kindle Downloads for Homesteaders: Pam's Pride Recommendations

SWAGBUCKS! YTD earnings: $210 in Amazon gift cards! 2012: $600 2011: $449
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 02/24/11, 10:00 PM
Guest
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,043
I am done with swagbucks! Still no answer, and I have been planning on starting a review blog, they will be the first on my list. I can say it will not be a good one, makes me really mad because I was saving up to get my daughter a mini sewing machine as a surprise. Oh well I guess I will pay cash and count my experience with swagbucks as a loss of my time.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 03/26/11, 02:23 AM
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Western New York
Posts: 2,026
Did you ever get this resolved ?


~~ pelenaka ~~
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 03/26/11, 08:46 AM
Guest
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,043
No they never did respond back to me.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 03/26/11, 10:02 AM
katlupe's Avatar
Off-The-Grid Homesteader
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Upstate NY
Posts: 2,222
I just posted on their facebook page and will see if they respond. If they do I will try to connect you and them. I have found by posting on FB pages for companies usually gets a fast response.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 03/26/11, 06:19 PM
Guest
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,043
Quote:
Originally Posted by katlupe View Post
I just posted on their facebook page and will see if they respond. If they do I will try to connect you and them. I have found by posting on FB pages for companies usually gets a fast response.
Thanks, I don't have FB and have no plans to get it. I changed my cell phone # and it finally went through. Still not happy that they never contacted me about the problem. And for me well they won't be getting any referrals from me.
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 03/26/11, 06:21 PM
Pam6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 2,769
Merks, I am so glad you got your money!
__________________
Budget Friendly Kindle Downloads for Homesteaders: Pam's Pride Recommendations

SWAGBUCKS! YTD earnings: $210 in Amazon gift cards! 2012: $600 2011: $449
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 03/26/11, 10:26 PM
Guest
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,043
Thanks pam, but it really means nothing now with all the crap I had to go through. I was really excited about it all, but their not contacting me when I had the troubles not once but twice has really just discouraged me. It's alot of time to get the bucks and then when you have trouble redeeming and they don't respond to you, well that just is not acceptable.
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 03/27/11, 10:36 AM
katlupe's Avatar
Off-The-Grid Homesteader
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Upstate NY
Posts: 2,222
They did respond to me on FB. They said eventually everyone will have to go through the mobile phone verification thing. I said not me. I won't give it out.
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 03/27/11, 10:40 AM
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Western New York
Posts: 2,026
I'm lost what are you all talking about ( cell #) ?

~~ pelenaka ~~
Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:26 AM.
Contact Us - Homesteading Today - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top - ©Carbon Media Group Agriculture