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Screenshot Tutorial

Posted by on Thu, October 6th, 2011 at 7:00 am

Often times here at Swagbucks we run fun promotions and contests that require you to share a screenshot.  I’ve noticed, lately, that some of you were not quite sure how to take and post a screenshot, so I’m writing this in hopes of clearing the air.

For PC Users:

If you look at your keyboard, you should see a button that says “Print Screen” or “Prt Scr.”  It will look something like this:

Take a Screenshot in Microsoft Windows

To take a screenshot of the entire screen, press “Shift” and your “Print Screen” key.  If you would like to take a screenshot of the currently selected window, hold down the “Alt” key before pressing “Shift” and “Print Screen.”  What this is doing is copying the image to your clipboard.

From here, open up Microsoft Paint.  On a blank canvas, either go to Edit>>Paste, or hit Ctrl+V – this will paste your screenshot image into Paint.  Now simply save it to a convenient folder.

For Mac Users:

To take a screenshot of your entire screen, press “Command”+”Shift”+”3.”  This will automatically save your screenshot to your desktop.

To take a screenshot of a certain area of your screen, press “Command”+”Shift”+”4.”  You will now be able to select the area you wish have a screenshot of.  After you select the area, the image will automatically save to your desktop.

Posting a Screenshot to Twitter:

In order to share a screenshot on Twitter, you’ll need a Twitter account.  Go to, and login with your Twitter credentials.  Once you’ve logged in, click on “Upload Photo or Video:”

From here, hit “Browse” and select the screenshot image that you’ve saved.  Add your message, and click “Upload.”  This will then automatically post to your Twitter feed.

I hope this post has helped clear up any questions you may have had.

Happy Swaggin’!



Carve Out a Golden Ticket

Posted by on Wed, October 5th, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Are you going to enter in the 2011 Swagbucks Pumpkin Carving Contest?  If so, you’ll definitely want to snag the Halloween Pumpkin Carving Kit from the Swag Store.  We’re encouraging everyone to enter, as the top price is 5000 Swag Bucks!  To make it easier and more attainable, we’re running a very special Golden Ticket ... Read More »

Ask the Swag Gal – October 5, 2011

Posted by on Wed, October 5th, 2011 at 7:00 am
Today’s question comes from a Swaggernaut looking for a chapped lips remedy: “I just got a taste of what is to come now that the season is changing…My lips are a wreck.  I just  wish there was something out there that would REALLY do the trick.  I have used most everything from chapsticks to vaseline ... Read More »

Let’s Play Dress-Up

Posted by on Tue, October 4th, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Halloween tends to be a lot of kids’ favorite holiday.  It’s the one day a year that they can dress up as whatever they want and go from door-to-door collecting candy and treats.  Although there are a lot of reasons to love Halloween, there are also a lot of precautions to take to ensure a ... Read More »

7-year-old Hero

Posted by on Thu, September 29th, 2011 at 5:00 pm
To our Swaggernauts with young children – do your kids know what to do in case of an emergency?  I found this video on SBTV that shows how important it is that children know their address and when and how to call 911.  7-yr-old Drew Champagnie is being hailed a hero for calling 911 when ... Read More »

Yes, No, Maybe So?

Posted by on Wed, September 28th, 2011 at 10:00 am
As some of you already know, you can earn a substantial amount of Swag Bucks by completing surveys on the Trusted Surveys Dashboard Page, but some of our newer members may not be aware of this potential Swag Bucks gold mine. Getting started is simple First, go to the Trusted Surveys Page, which can be ... Read More »

Ask the Swag Gal – September 21, 2011

Posted by on Wed, September 21st, 2011 at 7:00 am
Being a full-time mom is definitely a full-time job.  It can certainly be difficult to find time for yourself when the majority of your day is devoted to your children.  However, being a parent should not prohibit you from doing the things that you want or need, including staying in shape.  Here are some suggestions ... Read More »

Spread the Love

Posted by on Tue, September 20th, 2011 at 5:00 pm
I’m a big fan of the website  They always have great and useful articles relating to health, culture, food, entertainment, and more.  I refer to their site for tips on do-it-yourself beauty products, delicious recipes, up-and-coming technology, and tons of other information that peaks my interest. Every month, runs a 30-Day Challenge where ... Read More »

Searching Made Easy

Posted by on Tue, September 20th, 2011 at 3:00 pm
I know that many of you Swaggernauts like to earn your Swag Bucks by using our Search engine, but did you know about the official Swagbucks Search page?  It’s super easy to get to and you can set it to be your homepage to allow yourself easy access and navigation to all of your searching ... Read More »

Tasks Have Changed

Posted by on Fri, September 16th, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Some of you may have noticed some recent changes regarding Swagbucks Tasks.  Remember when you used to do Tasks and you’d have to scoot away from the computer to tend to your crying baby?  Or how about when you were just about done with that one task, but then that storm hit and you lost ... Read More »