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Help Your Dad Trade His Old Stuff for Amazon Gift Cards on Father’s Day

Socks, ties, and silly boxers may be traditional go-to gifts for Father’s Day, but does your dad really need more of these things? Instead of spending your money on things your dad might not want or need, consider showing him how to make money from items he no longer uses. If your dad is addicted to shopping on Amazon like millions of other users, showing him how to trade his old stuff for Amazon gift cards could make this his best Father’s Day yet!

Here’s how to help your dad earn free Amazon gift cards.

Tell Him About SideMoney

Before teaching your dad how to trade items for gift cards on Amazon, help him download SideMoney on his iOS or Android device. SideMoney allows you to earn free points just by watching videos, downloading apps, and filling out surveys. These points can then be redeemed for free gift cards from major retailers, including!

Spending time on SideMoney can be a fun, easy way to generate extra cash. Just tell your dad the SideMoney app is free to download, free to use, and a great way to make extra money.

Look Into Amazon Trade-In

Amazon Trade-In is a program that allows you to trade used items for Amazon gift cards. Amazon accepts many items, including books, smartphones, tablets, and other electronics. If you decide to trade these items for Amazon gift cards, the program allows you to print free prepaid shipping labels so you can send in your items without paying a dime.

Clean Your Dad’s House

Did your father ever get around to spring cleaning this year? If he didn’t, suggest that you help him clean out the attic, garage, or basement this Father’s Day. As you clean and sort through household items, set aside things your dad no longer uses.

The best items to trade on Amazon are:

  • Books, including textbooks
  • Video games
  • Video game consoles
  • Tablets
  • Laptops
  • E-readers
  • DVDs
  • Smartphones
  • Cameras
  • RoutersIf you run across any of these items, set them aside so you can look into trading them on Amazon.

Learn Your Trade-In Value

After you and your dad accumulate a pile of household items, head to Amazon’s Trade-In page to look up the trade-in value of each item. Select the item’s category, then search for your exact item on Amazon. For example, if selling an Android tablet, click “Tablets,” search for the make and model of your tablet, and then click “Trade In.”

Next, answer questions about the condition of your item, such as whether it has any visible signs of wear. After completing the brief questionnaire, the trade-in value of your item will display on-screen.

Send Your Dad’s Items to Amazon

If you’ve decided to trade your items, follow the on-screen instructions to print prepaid shipping labels for each one. Then, send your items to Amazon. After Amazon processes your trade-in, the value of your item will be credited to your Amazon account. This amount can then be applied toward purchases on, or redeemed in the form of gift cards, which you can share with friends and family.

Don’t bore your dad with traditional Father’s Day gifts this year! Instead, show him the value of using SideMoney to earn free gift cards. Your dad will appreciate the effort you’re making to help him save money while doing everyday things he already does on the Internet.

Looking for new, unique ways to save money? Download SideMoney today, and start earning points you can redeem for free gift cards to your favorite retailers!

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