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How do Cashback Sites Work?

Cashback sites reward their members for shopping online through them. Why? Because when members shop through their link, they receive a percentage / flat amount for the sale, and they share it with their members.a reward and they in turn will share a percentage with you.

Each cashback site is different in these aspects: how much they share this commission with their members, how they reward their members, payment modes and Minimum payout requirements etc. Below are descriptions of some terminologies that you will come across in the Cashback world!

100% Cashback Sites
100% cashback sites reward their members with 100% cashback, but charge an admin fee (e.g. Quidco). This admin fee is usually taken from your earnings.

Minimum payout:
Most cashback sites have a Payment threshold, and you get paid when your account balance reaches that threshold.

Payment modes
Cashback sites normally either pay via BACs, Paypal, Amazon Gift Vouchers. Some cashback sites allow all of these modes of payment, and some allow only some of them.

Signup Bonus
Most cashback sites reward you for joining and you’ll get a small amount added to your account balance when you join.

Earn from Referrals
Most cashback sites encourage their members to refer other members (friends and family). They provide you with your unique referral link, and when you refer someone, you will get certain amount paid to you.

No Purchase Offers/ Free Cashback
Most cashback sites have a section dedicated to offers that don’t require any purchase. You can earn money by simply registering to the offers, requesting catalogues, joining a club etc.

Recurring Earners
These offers are also referred to as ‘Daily Clicks’. These offers usually require clicking through to a website and performing searches and help you in boosting your earnings.