Friday, October 17, 2014
TestSpin is another paid survey site were you can earn money or free gift cards by answering surveys. They boast over 11 million members. Besides surveys, members can also participate in focus groups to test products, music, videos, and websites. In exchange for doing surveys members can earn itcoins that can be redeemed with real money through PayPal or gift cards like Amazon.com gift codes on the RedeemItNow page (redeemitnow.com).
For you to be able to get a $10 Amazon.com gift code you will need 10,000 itcoin. Members will need to accumulate 10,000 itcoin to reach the payout amount.
TestSpin has 20 years of market research experience.
I've tried TestSpin and the problem is that I don't get qualified in enough surveys to earn decent itcoin.
Friday, October 10, 2014
MyView is a survey site where in you can earn points by doing surveys. Members are part of their global community who share their views, honest, and valid opinions on different topics. Topics may cover business, family, movies, tv, books, technology, news, health, tools and others.
In return for sharing your opinion Myview will give you points that you can change for rewards that you can use online.
MyView.com is not a scam they are a legitimate survey site backed by Critical Mix.
Membership to MyView is FREE. Once you register they will give you a list of all surveys that you can do. Try to finish all the surveys as soon as possible so that they will send you another batch of surveys.
The great thing about MyView is that they give their members 100 "just for trying" MyView points for survey participation which you get points even if you do not complete the surveys because it was discontinued since you are not qualified or not match with the survey. Most of the surveys sites don't offer this. It is clear that you they truly value your time.
You can withdraw your points once you have reached $15.
They also issue MyView Prepaid VISA card you can either choose MyView Virtual Prepaid Visa card can be used online and/ or over the phone only, it has no fees to use or redeem your virtual card, or a Physical MyView Prepaid VISA card for this you will need to shell out $3 shipping and processing fee.
- Quick Cash out
- Great tools to manage your account
- They pay you as soon as you qualify and even give you some points if you don’t
- Earn points for each survey and see your current MVP balance in the MyRewards section
However, you will not find any Register button on their website since they are a closed recruitment community. They do not recruit members directly through their site, but they have partners with other online communities to invite their members to join and register. Tip just look at MyView logo the next time you register for other online services.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Ipsos i-say.com gives rewards for time spent doing surveys. i-say is survey site that pays survey takers with rewards.
Membership on i-say.com is FREE, there are no hidden charges like the mailing costs for product tests or for mailing rewards they will shoulder the cost of shipping. You will earn points by doing surveys, and you can also win on their contests for 30 prepaid shopping cards worth £90 each.
You will need to accumulate enough points that you can use to redeem gift vouchers. Their surveys range from 5 to 250 points and members get an average of 4 surveys each month.
i-Say is powered by Ipsos, a leading global market research company. The company was founded in 1975, Ipsos is the 3rd largest survey-based research firm in the world with more than 15,000 employees in more than 80 countries worldwide.
Ipsos bought Synovate which is a market research firm owned by the Aegis Group on October 11, 2011.
- PayPal money you need 1,000 points for $10 PayPal
- e-voucher for Amazon, iTunes, and other online market retail outlet.
- VISA pre-paid card
- Air Miles Reward Miles.
- Donate to Charities
Ipsos headquarters is in Paris, France.
Ipsos i-Say is open to Canada and USA members only. If you are from Europe they have Ipsos Access Panels.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Permission Research is a survey site that allows members to earn money by completing surveys just like other survey sites. However, members of this survey site are required to download a software for them to participate in their paid surveys. Permission Research boast 2 million members worldwide. They use their members to give valuable insight into Internet trends and behavior through surveys. The inputs are used by major media outlets and companies to determine how people around the world use the Internet.
In order to participate on their surveys you must be at least 18 years of age, you own a computer where you need to install the PermissionResearch software. The software is compatible with most Microsoft Operating systems. The purpose of the software is to monitor your Internet surfing habits and behavior and online purchase activity. Well, for me that is a red line I don't want anybody monitoring my online purchase activity due to safety reasons, what if their system got hacked. The hackers can get your credit card data use it or they can use your identity.
Here are the benefits for the members:
1. Sweepstakes up to $100,000 Monthly.
2. Cash and Gift Cards - members may qualify to special surveys that can earn them Cash or Gift Cards.
3. Donation - They also have a program called Trees for Knowledge. They corroborated with non-profit organization, to provide resources to developing countries to improve rural livelihoods through the introduction of environmentally sustainable land management. So each time someone join this survey panel, the company donates to help improve the environment and developing countries’ local economies.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
ZoomPanel is a survey site which is made up of a community of consumers. They share their output, reviews, and opinions about products and services through market research studies which is ussually done using surveys. Members are invited to do online surveys, testing of products, phone surveys, virtual shopping, mobile surveys, and virtual magazine reviews. In exchange for your time and input you will earn ZoomPoints, cash sweepstakes entries and instant win prize opportunities.
You may earn 25 to 200 points, depending on the time spent on surveys. Major brands that they serve are McDonalds, General Mills, KFC, Procter and Gamble and Microsoft.
Membership is free! You may also get 50 reward points immediately just for signing up and confirming your email address.
Zoom Panel is owned by CriticalMix.
Friday, August 29, 2014
PineCone Research is another Paid Survey site, however you will not find "sign up now", "join now" or "register now" link on their site because they do not recruit new members through their website or take unsolicited referrals. They also do not take new members all year round. What they do is post recruitment opportunities through banner ads on various websites from time to time throughout the year. If you see one of these ads, then you are in luck. You should be a resident of United States and Canada and 13 years old and above in order to join. Those sign up ads ussually are seen on personal finance sites and frugal blogs.
Payout is through check or PayPal.
However, be aware of fraud which uses the name PineCone Research. There's a report on BBB about this scam, and they are warning people not to fall in their scheme.
"BBB is issuing a warning about a business, posing as PineCone Research Panel, to fraudulently conduct a mystery shopping check cashing scam. Consumers receive a counterfeit check and are advised to cash it. Once cashed, consumers are then asked to secretly shop a money transfer business by wiring funds to unknown individuals. Consumers who have been scammed have reported losing as much as $3,060."
Monday, August 18, 2014
MySurvey.com is another online surveys site that let you earn points every time you complete a survey. They have wide range of topics and you earn about 10 to 300 points for every survey you complete. The number of points you earn rest on several elements like the amount of time needed for the survey, length of the survey, the qualification of people who can do the survey, and special skills needed to qualify for the survey .
They have different reward options, you can exchange your points to actual money through PayPal you need to earn 1,142 points to get $10 PayPal payout. You can also exchange your points for e-voucher or gift cards from retail stores like Amazon, Payless Shoes, the Olive Garden, Macy's and others.
It takes up to 10-13 days for your points to be transferred to your PayPal account.
You can join for free. They also have MySurvey Connect which is you take only if you are invited. If you are one of the lucky once who receive an invitation, just complete the registration questionnaire and download then install a small application called Consumer Input Software on your computer.
If you join MySurvey Connect, you will get up to 1,300 points during the first year, plus the regular points you earn for completing surveys. You will also get 100 points for successfully downloading and installing the application (Consumer Input Software), 400 points after keeping the application active for 30 consecutive days, 50 points every month and an additional 100 points every 6 months for keeping the application active on your computer.