First of all, welcome to the community and to ibotta.
Below are a few suggestions that may be of some use to you.
Check out the threads in each of the subfolders in the LEARN IBOTTA folder. There is a lot of information in there that may answer some questions you may have. They likely will give you many more questions, so feel free to reach out to the community for answers to those questions as they pop up.
Here is a post that has a bunch of do's and don'ts that also may be of interest.
You will find most 'deals' that are posted by others are in one of two DEALS subfolders:
DEALS >>> DEALS FORUM <and>
DEALS>>> DEAL STACKING