9 Best Cashback App Referral programs in 2019

I made a podcast episode to go with this blog post. You can listen to it by clicking the link below.

Cashback applications can be downloaded on your phone. When you shop with the partners of the cashback app they pay you cash back.

The cashback applications referral programs I will be talking about in this blog are Ebates, Dosh, Ibotta, Fetch rewards, Get Upside, BeFrugal, Swagbucks, TopCashBack and Checkout 51.

If you would like to try any of these cashback programs, below are my personal affiliate or referral links, they earn me a commission at no extra cost to you.

Sign Up Links 

Ebates – https://go.ebat.es/vmJNOGw9xT

Dosh – https://link.dosh.cash/KEVINS249

Ibotta – https://ibotta.com/r/xqloova         

Fetch Rewards – https://bit.ly/2G0vEtZ

Get Upside – https://www.getupside.com   Sign Up Code – W9GNB

BeFrugal – https://www.befrugal.com/rs/ILDHHLK/

Swagbucks – https://www.swagbucks.com/?cmd=sb-register&rb=32532277&cmp=197&cxid=2001-app

TopCashBack – https://www.topcashback.com/ref/member217996510459

Checkout 51 – https://checkout51.app.link/ykT1xJdtdU

In an earlier blog post, I answered the 20 most commonly asked questions about Ebates. – https://yourhelpfulaffiliate.home.blog/2019/08/19/ebates-review-in-20-questions-2019/

The first thing I would like to compare between these cashback applications is their sign up bonuses because they are different.

Ebates offers $10 for anyone who is a new user, signs up and makes a qualifying purchase using the Ebates app of at least $25 within 90 days of signing up.

Dosh has a signup bonus that works a little differently. Dosh gives you a $5 bonus for adding your first credit or debit card information to your Dosh accounting on the app. Doing this also makes it easier for Dosh to get you cashback while shopping with that card.

Ibotta offers a $10 welcome bonus. You can use the code XQLOOVA to get that sign up bonus.

Fetch Rewards offer a 2000 “points” sign up bonus after you scan your first receipt. You can use the signup code K4FFG to get this bonus. 5000 “points” can be exchanged for a $5 gift card.

GetUpside offers an extra $0.15/gal cash back on their first use. You can use the GetUpside referral code W9GNB to get this sign up bonus.

BeFugal offers a $10 sign up bonus. This bonus is payable when new members earn $10 in cashback using BeFugal. BeFugal also has a free product referral offer. Funds can be withdrawn from BeFugal once you have a minimum balance of $25. Funds can be withdrawn by check, PayPal or Amazon gift card.

Swagbucks offers 150 “Swagbucks” Sign Up bonus. You can earn more Swagbucks by answering survey questions, using coupons for Swagbucks and other fun things. One Swagbuck is equivalent to one cent. Swagbucks can be exchanged for cash through PayPal, gift cards and even products.

TopCashBack does not offer a signup bonus but is a very good cashback application.

Checkout 51 offers a $5 sign up bonus.

On the flip-side of the signup bonuses is the referral bonus. When you sign up for any of these apps they will give you a URL and/or a signup code you can share with friends and family. When someone signs up using your URL and meets the qualifications mentioned earlier, you get a referral bonus.

For Ebates the referral bonus is $25.

For Dosh the referral bonus is $5.

For Ibotta the referral bonus is $5.

For Fetch Rewards, the referral bonus is 2000 “points”.

For GetUpside the referral bonus is $0.15/gal based on referrals first gas payment plus $0.01/gal on any following gas payments.

For BeFugal the referral bonus is $10 when the person who signed up earns $10 within 1 year of signing up. You can also earn $10 when someone completes a free product offer from BeFugal.

For Swagbucks the referral bonus is 10% of your referrals Swagbucks earning for life!

For TopCashBack the referral bonus is $10, however, the person who signed up through your link must earn at least $10 cashback before you get your bonus.

For Checkout 51 the referral bonus is $10.

Dosh referral code – KEVINS249

Ibotta referral code – XQLOOVA

Fetch referral code – K4FFG

GetUpside referral code – W9GNB

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Cash App Referral Program

What is the Cash App? 

The Cash App is a free to download phone application that allows you to send and receive money quickly and securely. You can store cash and Bitcoin in your Cash App account. Bitcoin can be bought and sold using your Cash App account. You can also get a free debit card to use your cash in your Cash App account and earn discounts. 

How Does the Cash App Referal Program work? 

First, you will need to download the Cash App, which is available for free on most mobile app stores, and create an account.  Once you have your account set up you should find a button on your profile that says “Invite Friends, Get $5”. When someone signs up using your referral link or referral code and then you send a total $5 using the Cash App both of you get $5 in your Cash App account.  

My invite link is cash.me/app/PGDTCDV

My referral code is PGDTCDV

2019 Honey App Review – Automatic Coupons and Promo codes

What is Honey exactly? 
Well, Honey is a free downloadable internet browser extension that automatically finds promo codes, coupons and the like for the website you choose to shop on. I really like this. It is so much better than trying to find coupon codes myself and then finding out they do not work most of the time.

How hard is it to install? 
After signing up for free with your email address, it only takes 2 clicks and a few seconds to install. It is very simple to do and I think well worth it.

What do I do after it is installed? 
Just shop online like you always have. At checkout, Honey will automatically find the best promo code or coupon and apply it for you. It really is awesome to watch in action. Honey even has a demo to walk you through using it. It should appear at the top of the web page after you have installed the Honey Button.

Where does it work? 
Here and there, just kidding! Honey works on thousands of different websites. Hotels, pizza, shoes, make up, etc. If you buy it online there is a good chance Honey works with it.

Final Thought 

As far as I can tell there is no drawback to using Honey. It is free and it saves you money. Kind of a no-brainer on this one. If you can think of a reason not to get it to write it in the comments.

Honey has another trick up its sleeve. After you sign up Honey gives you are referral URL that you can share. If someone signs up for Honey using your URL and makes a qualifying purchase, Honey will pay you 500 Honey Gold. 1000 Honey Gold can be exchanged for an E-gift card valued at $10. They offer E-gift cards for Macy’s, Walmart, eBay, Sephora, Groupon, Nordstrom, Target, Amazon, and 1-800-Flowers.  I think that is a pretty good deal.

This has been my review of Honey. I hope you enjoyed it. Have a great day!

My Personal Honey Referral Sign Up Link – https://www.joinhoney.com/ref/b15o32q

Ebates Review in 20 Questions – 2019

In this blog post, I answer 20 questions I had about Ebates the cash back app. I hope that by sharing the answers I found with others I can save them some time.

If you have not signed up for Ebates yet, you can use my referral link here – https://go.ebat.es/vmJNOGw9xT

1 How do you sign up for Ebates? 
You can easily sign up for Ebates and get a $10 sign up bonus through the button above. Full requirements are on the signup page this button directs you to. Simply fill out Ebates sign up form and you are signed up!

2 What is Ebates?  
Ebates is pretty much a middle man between companies and customers. Ebates rewards you with cash back for shopping with their 1000’s of partners.

3 Is Ebates safe to use and legit or a scam? 
Ebates has been around since the ’90s! It is not a scam. In fact, Ebates has paid users $1000’s of dollars in cash back and Ebates works with some of the top companies in the world.

4 Is Ebates free? 
Yes! Ebates is free to sign up, free to use and even pays you to tell other people about it! When is the last time you used an app that paid you? Ebates does.

5 How does Ebates work? 
Ebates gets a commission when you shop with their partners. They kindly take a portion of that commission and give it to you. Win-win.

6 What is Ebates all about?  
Ebates as far as I can tell is about getting people cash back when they shop. 

7 Who is Ebates for? 
Anyone who shops! Ebates works with so many different businesses you are bound to find somewhere you can get cash back with Ebates.

8 Where does Ebates money come from? 
Ebates gets paid a commission when their users shop with their partners. 

9 How does Ebates pay you? 
Ebates sends users cash back payment checks in the mail or sends your cash back balance to your papal account.

10 When does Ebates pay you? 
Ebates checks are sent out on a schedule. The next four check shipment dates are May 15, 2019 – August 15, 2019 – November 15, 2019 – February 15, 2020. Once you reach at least $5.01 in cash back you can withdraw your cash back to your Paypal.

11 Why does Ebates pay you? 
Ebates gets paid when you shop with their partners. By rewarding you with cash back for shopping with their partners, you and Ebates win. 

12 When does Ebates double cashback? 
Ebates frequently selects partners that double the cash back that is often offered. This is kind of random so keep an I out for these sweet offers. There is a tab on the Ebates app and website that shows the current double cash back offers.

13 What stores does Ebates work with? 
1000’s of stores! To get the full list I suggest going to the Ebates site. They have a full list that is searchable. Here is a short list of the bigger brands Ebates works with. Nike, Walmart, Sephora, Best Buy, eBay, GameStop, Target, Amazon, Macy’s, Groupon, Expedia, American Eagle, Express, Old Navy, Under Armor, At&t, JCPenny, Adam & Eve, and Ralph Lauren. 

14 Where can you use Ebates? 
Most offers on Ebates are online but they are adding more and more in-store offers. In store offers do require linking a credit card to your Ebates account.

15 Does Ebates work with credit cards? 
Ebates works when you shop with their partners and have gone through the Ebates app or website to make the purchase. You will need to select the offer you want as well. You can link your VISA credit card to your Ebates account to make it easier to get cash back by earning from in-store purchase and enabling Ebates express checkout. 

16 What is Ebates chrome extension and how does it work? 
Ebates chrome extension is a simple helpful tool you can add to your chrome internet browser. It can help you find and get cash back when you shop online. 

17 Does Ebates offer coupons? 
Ebates does showcase coupons offered by there partners. The one I have seen the most often is free shipping within minimum purchase.

18 Does Ebates offer free shipping deals? 
As I said above free shipping is often shown but a minimum purchase if usually required. 

19 How much cashback do most people get with Ebates? 
Ebates offers from 1% to 40% cash back, it really depends on what you buy and where you shop. Most offers are around 2% cash back. I have seen people on social media who say they have been paid over $100 in cash back, however, this depends on your shopping. Remember if you sign up through my button above you can get a $10 sign up bonus.

20 Are there other ways I can make money with Ebates? 
Yes! You can share Ebates with your friends and family. When someone signs up with the referral link Ebates provides you and make a minimum purchase of $25 using Ebates, Ebates will pay you $25 and pay them a $10 cash bonus. This is another great way Ebates can put money in your pocket.

Did I miss a question you had? Do you have a comment or question about this blog or this website? Let me know below.

Have a great day!

How To Make Money Promoting The Cash App

While I mainly focus on affiliate programs and offers I think referral programs are not a bad place for beginners to start.

The Cash App

The Cash App is a free to download and use app that allows you to send money to your friends fast and easily.

The first step to making money promoting the Cash app is simple enough. You will need to create an account. You can do this through my invite link here.

Once you have created an account you will be given a referral link. It can be found on the Cash app. It looks like this.

For every person who signs up through your link and uses the app (they must send at least $5 using the app) you will be paid $5. As a bonus the will get $5 as well.

*Note your referrals must –

1. Sign up through your referral link

2. Use the Cash app to send at least $5 to someone else.

Share With Your Contacts

If you have downloaded the Cash app to your phone and set up your account the Cash app makes it easy to share with your family and friends. Within the Cash app click on the person icon in the top left corner. It looks like this.

Then click on the “invite friends, get $5” button. It looks like this.

This will open your phone contacts and tell you who does and does not use the Cash app. You can send those who don’t have the Cash app an invite message here. Select those you would like to invite then click the invite button at the top right of the screen. It’s that easy!


You can also promote the Cash app on instagram. Every instagram account has a place in your profile for you to add a link. Add your the Cash app referral link here and add some info about it in your bio. You can also post photos directing people to the link in your bio.


YouTube is a great place to promote almost anything. There are many different types of videos you can make about the Cash app to promote it. Explainers, comparisons, reviews, walkthroughs, case studies and more! Go to YouTube and see what is working then make similar videos. Don’t for get to put your referral link in the description and have a call to action telling people to click on it and sign up.

Follow The Cash App On Twitter

Every Friday the Cash app has a giveaway on Twitter so I recommend people follow them and comment on posts with the hashtag #SuperCashAppFriday. You might just win some big money!

How To Edit Photos For Affiliate Marketing For Free

I use two free phone apps to help me find and edit photos for use in affiliate marketing. The first app is called Pixabay. This app allows you to download royalty free photos at no cost. You can also use their website www.pixabay.com.

Pixabay makes it easy to find photos with their search bar and thousands of photos to pick from.

Once I have found a photo I like I download it to my phone and edit it in the next app.

This app is called “add text to photos” and as the name suggests it lets you add text to photos. You can also crop photos with it.

This is my simple two step process to get free photos and add text to them to use for advertising, blogs and more.

These free apps are two of my most valuable tools for affiliate marketing and best of all they are free to use! Give them a try today.