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Black Friday 2019: 10 tips that will make you earn big for your team!

Nov 16 2018

FlipGive is a free team funding app that makes raising money a breeze. Teams earn cash back for buying the things they already need. Get paid whenever you shop, dine out, book hotels or activities.

Heads up FlipGivers! Black Friday is a week away, time to get prepared for the best time of the year to raise money for your team. If you don't know where to start or you are new to using FlipGive, no need to worry because we have a game plan for you! 

1. It's not all about Black Friday

Good News, your favorite brands have already started releasing their Black Friday deals, so there is no need to stress about spending it all on Black Friday/ Cyber Monday: Pre-Black Friday deals have already started on FlipGive and you can already get up to 70% off your purchase. According to Forbes, Walmart has "already started rolling incredible deals" on electronics items and Macy's is one of the brands to watch for home items. Be smarter than everyone else and get a head start on your shopping right now, check out our countdown to Black Friday guide to see the best offers, in real-time.

2. Plan in advance 

The best way to be efficient on Black Friday is by listing all the things you want before the big day. Chances are, you can earn cash on most items on your list with FlipGive. Many users shop without checking if a brand is available on FlipGive, so take the time to browse our brand directory  to find brands that interest you. Don't snooze and check often our Black Friday Deals page to see what deals are currently available, we are constantly updating that page and new deals are added every day! Keep in mind that Black Friday it is the perfect occasion to get all your Holiday shopping done, so fit as many presents you can on that Black Friday list. 

3. Compare Prices

Now that you know what's on your list for Black Friday, it's time to check if the products on your list are available on more than one retailer. For example, if you are shopping for electronics check what brands have the best deals on our Black Friday page and what brands are giving the biggest give back to your team. 


5. Pre-purchase eGift cards

It's a very well known fact, you all love our gift card collection and we don't blame you.If you plan to shop in-store, make sure to buy your eGift Cards in advance so you can use them on Black Friday! We have many stores that we know you are going to shop at Nike, Old Navy, Gap and more!

Bonus Give on Gift Cards
Walmart eGift Card
Gives 1%
Wayfair eGift Card
Gives 2%
Old Navy eGift Card
Gives 4%
Athleta eGift Card
Gives 7%
Hotels.com eGift Card
Gives 5%
Lowe's eGift Card
Gives 2%

6. Fill up your wish list, not your cart

If you want to earn money on your purchase, you’ll need to start with an empty cart. Instead of filling your cart before Black Friday, fill up your wish list. This is great because you don’t have to worry about removing things you don’t want from your shopping cart. 

7. Download Cash Back Max

If you are not much of a planner and you keep forgetting to shop through FlipGive, Max is going to be your best friend! Max alerts you every time you visit participating sites where you can earn cash, so you don’t have to waste time going through your FlipGive campaign page. Download Max here.

8. Download the FlipGive app

Who said you need to get home to do all your online shopping? The FlipGive app makes it easy for you to shop online wherever you are, whenever you want! Check your Newsfeed regularly for updates from your team. We will be communicating all the great deals you can get that day. Download the app here.

9. Get the team pumped! 

Black Friday is THE event to motivate your team to raise money. You know them more than we do, you spot a deal that might interest them? Share it on the newsfeed. 

10. Stay Tuned!

Make sure you are subscribed to our weekly emails,Facebook page, and newsfeed. We will be sending you all the hottest deals on Black Friday/Cyber Monday! 

Best of luck FlipGivers and Happy Shopping!

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