What is Ibotta, how do I use Ibotta and how does Ibotta really work? These are usually the responses I get when I start telling friends about the money I save and earn while shopping for things I was going to buy anyway. I mean honestly, who doesn't want to earn money online and save big buying the things they have to buy anyway? Who doesn't love online shopping? It allows you to shop from the comfort of your own home, without putting on real clothes or driving anywhere. The majority of my current purchases are made online. Some of the retailers I frequent are Amazon, Kohl's, The Children's Place, Old Navy, and Target. This is why I was so happy when I discovered Ibotta, learned how to use it (it is easy peesy) and started using it to save and earn money. Yes, Ibotta really works.
Recently (maybe two year ago, now), I heard about Ibotta, figured out how to use it and realized that it really did work at helping my family to not only save money, but earn cash. My husband couldn't believe that I had found a way to shop from my favorite retailers, mostly from the comfort of our home, while saving money and also earning cash back online, on purchases I was going to make anyway. What's better is that Ibotta is simple to use and doesn't require a lot of complicated steps.
Want to know more about Ibotta, how to use Ibotta and see the proof that Ibotta really works? Then, keep reading.
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What is Ibotta?
Ibotta is a technology company based out of Denver, Colorado. Ibotta allows users, with the app enabled on their phone, to earn cash back for in store and online purchases. All they require to earn cash back is that you verify your purchases with a receipt.
I found Ibotta, started to use it and found out it really works when I was converting from using newspaper clipped coupons to online coupons. Ibotta provides savings on popular grocery/ household item chains like Kroger, Walmart, Target, Sams, Publix, Costco, and Food Lion. Initially, I only used them for coupons, but then I realized that they also offer cash back from many other popular companies like Amazon Ebay, Gap, Kohl's, Macy’s JCPenny, Zulily, Old Navy and many more. Can you say jackpot? at that point, I started checking the Ibotta app before making any purchases and was able to increase my savings and earnings.
How Ibotta Works Video?
As you can see in the video above, Ibotta is easy to use and it really works to help you save and earn cash on your purchases. Not only can you use Ibotta for grocery and online purchases, they even offer cash back for restaurants, such as Olive Garden and Chipotle, entertainment companies like Groupon, Fandango and Hulu and the list literally goes on and on.
How do you use Ibotta?
Like I mentioned before, one of my favorite things about Ibotta is how easy it is to use. Yes, I want to save money and earn cash, but I don't have hours or too many minutes even to invest in that process. Don't believe that Ibotta is easy to use, let me prove it to you. First, you'll want to use the link here, which features my Ibotta referral code, to download the app and sign up. Once you have downloaded the app, you are ready to start using Ibotta to save money and earn cash. Below, I give you some step by step instructions you can follow to help you to use Ibotta for your first few purchases, until you get comfortable with the steps (it won't take you long at all).
How to use Ibotta for in-store purchases:
1. Before shopping, open the app and find featured items that you plan to purchase.
2. Click on each featured item you plan to buy to add them to your offers. (For some featured products, you may need to watch a video for a few seconds).
3. Shop as you would normally do.
4. Verify your purchases by scanning your receipt or linking your shopper's loyalty cards and then once your purchase is confirmed, you will receive your cash back. I recommend linking your Ibotta app to your grocery loyalty card/s to easily verify purchases that way or you can take and upload pictures of your receipt/s to earn cash back for qualifying purchases.