I have been a happy and satisfied paid customer at Carbonite.com for several years now. They’ve always had some sort of referral program, but recently it has gotten much better. Previously, if I could get a friend to sign up I would get a couple free months of the service added to my account. Now they offer free Amazon gift cards as a reward. The normal gift card amount is $10 for each referral sign up, but this amount varies as they run different promotions at different time periods. The current holiday promotion they are running is offering a $20 Amazon gift card for not only the person who refers, but also for the person who signs up for Carbonite! Win-Win!
Free Amazon Gift Cards Worth $20
This is a no-brainer. An online backup service for your computer(s) is something that you should have anyway. It is really inexpensive for what you get and the peace of mind it provides is priceless. Plans still start at less than $5 per month. The basic plan that I still use to this day currently costs only $59 per year. Wow! This is an incredible value that I gladly signed up for without a promotion to entice me. Now YOU can get this same value, plus get a $20 Amazon gift card, just for signing up through one of my links!
Remember, an Amazon gift card is almost just as good as cold hard cash because you can purchase just about any product imaginable at Amazon.com.
Benefits of Using an Online Backup Service Like Carbonite
The Carbonite online backup service absolutely saved my ass when my hard drive crashed on my old computer and all of my data would have been otherwise unrecoverable. In this particular case, I simply purchased a new computer, logged into my Carbonite account and had all of my data restored onto my new computer exactly how I had it on my old computer. The process couldn’t have been easier or more painless.
Some of the other benefits to using an online backup service like Carbonite include:
- Unlimited GB for file and data storage
- Automatic backups
- Anytime, anywhere access to your data
- Easy file recovery
- U.S. based support services
Limited Time Offer – Good Until January 3rd, 2013
The current promotion which offers a $20 Amazon gift card to both ME and YOU is a 2012 holiday promotion that ends on January 3rd, 2013. Make sure you sign up as soon as possible so that you too can offer this promotion to your family, friends, acquaintance, readers or any other audience. If you are reading this post after January 3rd, 2013 – sorry. You missed this promotion. Click on any of the links anyway to see what the current promotion is.
Update: This offer has been extended indefinitely or until further notice! Carbonite reinstated the $20 Amazon gift card offer for you and your friend on January 4th, 2013 with no stated end date. According to the “Official Rules” page, the program can be terminated or altered at any time, and without notice. Click through via one of the links on this page to see if this offer is still valid. Hopefully you can start your Carbonite subscription today and get your $20 Amazon gift card!
This is an all around winning offer for everybody involved. Referrers and new subscribers each get $20 Amazon gift cards, as well as the peace of mind that comes with the protection of automatic online backup through a trusted company. Carbonite gets new business with new subscribers. Amazon gets more business through people shopping on their site with their free gift cards. Amazon Associates members like me can earn commissions if people shop at Amazon through one of our affiliate links.
Don’t Hesitate. Sign up today! I look forward to seeing you over at Amazon.com when we bump into each other while looking for ways to spend our free Amazon gift cards!
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