Posted in Extensions, How to Guides, Troubleshooting

Spring clean your computer or Android device with CCleaner

Is your laptop running slowly?
Maybe the internet is dragging.
Perhaps EngageMe stopped crediting.

You’ve tried clearing cookies with Vanilla Cookie Manager but it hasn’t helped.

It’s time to bring out the big guns!


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CCleaner is available for Windows, Mac, and, Android.

What is CCleaner and why should I be using it?

CCleaner is a disk cleanup tool on steroids developed by Piriform.  It has two main uses: Continue reading “Spring clean your computer or Android device with CCleaner”

Posted in Extensions, General, instaGC, Swagbucks, Troubleshooting

Nothing is crediting! What should I do?

img_6129There are times when you try every single offer available and yet nothing works.  Nothing credits!

It can be frustrating, I know, I’ve been there.

Here are some things that have helped me.  Check that you’ve done everything on this list, then try again.

Note: I wrote this list about Swagbucks but it applies to most GPT sites.

Things to check:

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Posted in Extensions, How to Guides, instaGC, Swagbucks

Vanilla Cookie Manager

While there’s nothing you can do to ensure that offers credit ALL the time, you can give yourself a better chance by setting up your browser correctly.  One of the recommendations made by experienced users, and some of the sites themselves, is to clear your cookies frequently.

You can do this simply by using a cookie manager.  The one I’m going to talk about, Vanilla Cookie Manager, is a Google Chrome extension.  it can be used on Windows or Mac computers.

Step 1 – Adding Vanilla to Chrome

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Posted in Extensions, How to Guides, Prolific, Swagbucks

Distill Monitor – Get alerts for Prolific and more…

What’s this? You can get alerts when there are studies available to you on Prolific?

Well, yes and no.  Unless you want to pay, you’ll only get alerts when your computer is on, browser is open, & you’re connected to the internet.  If that all sounds good to you, read on…

Continue reading “Distill Monitor – Get alerts for Prolific and more…”