32 Ways to make money by taking surveys

A successful company's most important consultant is you, the consumer! Companies rely on your feedback to produce new and improved products and services. Market research companies want your feedback and input, but they do not have an easy way to source individual opinions. Survey sites offer individuals for specific surveys, and have the ability to collect a lot of survey responses in one place. So survey sites are paid by the research companies, and you get paid by them for completing online surveys. It's win-win-win!

Just fill in the answers to some questions. You do not even need to be an expert to answer these questions. No knowledge necessary. Just go with an opinion. Be as blunt as you want to be. Each site has a limited number of surveys each month for each person. If you want to earn serious rewards its worth signing up to as many as possible. Here are some survey websites:

Most surveys do not require you to visit any physical store or location and thus can be completed in the comforts of your home, making this one of the many ways to make money from home. Some websites also offer free products for testing and pay you to test those products.

1 I-say panel

I-say Panel is powered by Ipsos, a leading global market research company. Founded in 1975, Ipsos is the third largest survey-based research firm in the world with more than 15,000 employees in more than 80 countries worldwide. i-say provides you with a forum to voice your opinions and give feedback that is then directly shared with the people and companies capable of affecting change.

2 Just the answer

Just The Answer is a UK-based survey panel, but utilizes user surveys to influence the development of products and services from companies from UK as well as the rest of the world. They not only pay immediately for taking surveys in the form of Amazon gift cards or vouchers from major retailers, but you also get added to the quarterly sweepstakes that offers great products from Apple. You may also choose to donate your earnings to a charity.

3 Vivatic

At Vivatic, you earn money from online jobs, such as taking surveys, writing articles and reviews. You can cash out in Paypal and it is 100% free to use. You can expect for make upto $15 per survey. Completing surveys also entitles you to receive free samples, gift vouchers, and entry into their competitions. Surveys generally last between 5 to 30 minutes.

4 Vanson bourne

Vanson Bourne is a market research panel that pays you to voice your opinion. Their user sign-up page is at VBB Panel. Online surveys carry rewards upto $10, averaging about $5 per survey, and are redeemable as Amazon.co.uk gift cards.

5 Project payday

Project Payday is another site that enables you to earn money by taking surveys. We are not impressed by the site though and I would be cautious joining the site.

6 Opinion world

Opinion World sends surveys to you via the email address you use to sign up. Each time you complete a survey, you earn points that can be redeemed for cash via Paypal, or rewards like Amazon gift cards. Moreover, you are also automatically entered into a quarterly draw of $10,000 for each survey you complete. Thus, the more surveys you complete, the more chances you get to win.

7 Opinion outpost

Opinion Outpost offers their rewards in the form of Amazon gift card claim codes, iTunes gift cards, or cash via PayPal. Also, you get entered into the quarterly $10,000 sweepstakes for each survey you complete, thereby increasing your chances for completing more surveys.

8 Onepoll

OnePoll research panel is a large online community of consumers and professionals in the UK and United States. They also have specialist panels such as the "mumpoll" panel that specifically invites moms to lend their expertise and insight into raising children. Other specialist panels include the studentpoll, youngpoll and execpoll. Accordingly their survey, they claim that 91% of Onepoll panel members will recommend onepoll to others.

9 Crowdology

Crowdology rewards its members with 50 cents in cash for each 5 minute survey from some well-known brands. They are part of the leading market research company Redshift Research. The survey takers are also automatically included in 3 prize draws every month.

10 Newvista

NewVista gives you $5 for just joining the panel. On average, you earn about 100 points per 15 minutes you spend answering surveys. That is roughly $1 for 15 minutes of survey. You are paid automatically when you reach 5000 points, roughly $50, in your account.

11 Yougov

YouGov is a community of 4+ million people around the world who share their views on life. They are a opinion seeking platform for individuals, companies and governments. They interview thousands of customers everyday and their products such as BrandIndex measures the public perceptions of thousands of brands across dozens of sectors.

12 Valued opinions

Valued Opinions offers many ways to earn money doing tests on beauty products, perfumes, lotions, among many other products. You submit surveys through their mobile app or desktop site.

13 Pureprofile

PureProfile claims to have paid millions in rewards over the last 14 years. There are no point schemes, just rewards in cash that you can spend anyway you want. The more opinions you share, the more valuable your profile becomes. You receive recommendations that match your interests. They claim to have collect about 300 million answers from about 1 million members till date.

14 Maximiles

MaxiMiles] gives you 125 points for signing up for free. Thereafter, you earn points by completing online surveys, polls, shopping via Maximiles portal, and through your activity such as e-mails, videos, and other stuff. You then swap your points for over 300 gifts from their catalogue.

15 Rewardingways

Rewarding ways claim to have paid their 254498 members over $389,517.39 for completing surveys and offers. They pay via Paypal, Amazon, Payza, and Skrill. Their minimum payout is just $1 and there are no limits to the number of ways you can be paid within a day.

16 Mintvine

Mintvine Take some surveys, make some money. Simple, Easy, and Free! MintVine uses a point system for their cash payouts. Upon successful completion of a survey, you get points. Then, take your points and cash out, and they will deposit your earnings directly into your PayPal or Dwolla account! Or, if you prefer, they can convert your points into gift cards, with popular stores and restaurants around the country.]

17 Instagc

Instagc Earn points for things you already do online. Completing surveys, Watching videos, Shopping online, Searching the web. They have over 310 gift cards and so far, they have given you 799600+ cards. ]

18 Isurveyworld

isurveyworld You will be able to take surveys about products and services you use. Express your opinion and you will be rewarded in the process! It is fun and easy! They will pay you cash via Paypal for each survey you complete.

19 Surveysavvy

SurveySavvy They have multi-level incentives. You get incentives when you complete surveys, when you direct referrals and indirect referrals (referrals of referrals) complete surveys. They use behavioral matching to identify surveys that are best suited to you and the company they are doing the survey for.

20 Cashcrate

Cashcrate CashCrate has been around since 2006 and has over 2 million members worldwide. The referral program has two levels. You get paid 20% of what your referrals make and 10% of what their referrals make. You must be at least 13 years old. Members from the United States and other English speaking countries will have the most offers available to them, but members from other countries are welcome too.

21 Treasuretrooper

TreasureTrooper Fill out forms, sample products, make money performing searches, complete tasks and get paid cash for it all! Complete some offers. They have hundreds of offers ranging in payout from $.50 to $50.00. Refer your friends to TreasureTrooper and get an extra 20% of all of the offers they complete for life! In addition, you'll get 5% commission from anybody that your friends refer. You can literally make hundreds of dollars this way!

22 Points2shop

Points2Shop When that offer is used, points2shop gets paid for sending the customer to that website. When points2shop gets paid, we pay a big portion of that to the members who complete the offers.

23 Squishycash

SquishyCash SquishyCash works with advertisers to pay you for signing up for free sites, completing offers, taking surveys, trying products & shopping online.

24 Grabpoints (formerly, zoombucks)

  • Zoombucks (now GrabPoints) is a similar service to ZoomBucks, with more features and more ways to earn points. ZoomBucks was recently acquired by Grab Rewards Ltd. As a result of the acquisition, all ZoomBucks accounts have been moved to GrabPoints.

25 National consumer panel

National Consumer Panel (NCP) Reward yourself for sharing your opinions with NCP. Joining our panel gives you the forum to tell brands what you think based on what you buy so they can improve the shopping experience for everyone. You are awarded points for each week you participate on the panel and the longer you participate the higher the point value you receive. You will also earn entries into a variety of sweepstakes that are held weekly, monthly, and quarterly. The quarterly Grand Prize drawing is worth $20,000!

26 Mysurvey

MySurvey MySurvey, is an online paid surveys community where consumers influence future products and services by volunteering to participant in consumer research, such as online surveys, diaries and product tests. Members are able to voice their opinions, while also getting rewarded. After accumulating a certain amount of points, members are able to redeem them for items within their rewards catalog.

27 Youcubez

You Cubez They are an advertising agency that pays you to watch the videos, or also to view websites and complete online surveys.

28 Creations rewards

Creations Rewards claim that they have been around since 2000, and pay you for surveys, explore websites, shop online for cashback, answer daily trivia, watch videos, complete special offers, refer friends and family, and much more.

29 Myview

MyView is a community where members share their opinions and insights about companies' products and services by participating in market research surveys.

30 Toluna panel

Toluna Panel is also a platform for you to express your thoughts and opinions that you create directly on Toluna. You are allowed to embed the polls and opinions, that you create on Toluna, on your personal blog or website. The surveys and questionnaires typically last 15-20 minutes of your time. They pay via gift-cards, vouchers, sweepstakes for new gadgets, and even cold hard cash.

31 Globaltesmarket

Global Test Market mostly provides household items for testing. They have been around since 1999, and do not share your contact information directly with their clients. All transactions happen on their LightSpeed GMI platform.

32 Survey junkie

Survey Junkie is actually one of the many ways to get paid to take surveys. You need to complete your profile and Survey Junkie automatically matches you to the products that you should be testing. You can redeem your earned points via Paypal or e-Giftcards. They have over 5 million users and seem legit.

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