Calling all KCL savvy savers! Try free mobile app Ibotta and earn cash for shopping at chain grocery stores, drugstores and big-box stores like Walmart and Target.

Ibotta just added a whole slate of new features to help folks earn bigger rewards for purchasing the products they love. Right now, new users receive $2.00 free for signing up and making two qualifying purchases.

Other improved features include increased cash back, a checklist feature to help track Ibotta purchases, and an activity tab that gives an up-to-date summary of all Ibotta activity. All of these new features are ready and waiting in the easy-to-use app menu.

The details:

Visit Ibotta and complete a quick (1 minute) registration to download this free app for your Android, iPhone, or other iOS supported device. Once you’ve downloaded Ibotta:

  • Open the app.
  • Pick a store from the list.
  • Search product offers for your store.
  • Complete a task that pays (watch a quick video, view a recipe, take a poll, learn a fact, or post to your Facebook wall) to earn money in your Ibotta account.
  • Go shopping and purchase the item in the offer.
  • Snap a (quality) photo of your receipt and upload it to Ibotta.
  • Money is added to your account within 24 hours (usually in as little as an hour).
  • Once you’ve earned at least $5.00, choose “Withdraw Cash” from the main menu to transfer money to a PayPal account. If you’re feeling philanthropic, you can donate that cash to the school of your choice.

This app learns from your preferences to make customized offers. Even better, Ibotta pays $1.00 for every friend you refer to the app (payable when the friend activates their account).

How to shop savvy with Ibotta.

*Note: The Ibotta app is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad; it requires iOS 5.0 or later. The Ibotta app is optimized for iPhone 5.