25 Make money with paid reviews

There is money to be made with generating content. Any kind of content. Product and service companies treasure user-reviews. In fact, it is known that a single positive user review is many times more effective than hours of commercials on TV or social media. Such product reviews, also known as earned media is considered the best kind of brand exposure. It's better because it's more useful and more trusted by consumers than paid sponsorships and other kinds of ads. No wonder, companies are willing to pay top dollars for reviews from influencers, as that builds buzz, brand, traffic and promotes their products and services. This is such as lucrative model for making money that there are whole blogs devoted to making the most money doing product reviews such as Product Review Mom.

Moreover, if your blog is hosted on any free platform, such as wordpress.org, blogger or tumbler, then paid reviews are the only way of monetizing your blogs since there are no affiliate links, but rather your opinions that shed light on the advertisers' products. Moreover, it is considered legal and ethical, as long as your review actually reflects your opinions and that you have given the product or service a try. If you do fake reviews, you will drive your visitors away, and that will hurt more in the long-term than some quick cash.

In this page, we have gathered all the different ways you can make money reviewing products. It is a great way to make money online and also to make money from home, as you seldom have to visit any physical location.

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1 Contentblvd

With ContentBLVD, you get paid to create Youtube videos that review a product. Companies need this sort of social branding as it is much better than advertisements and also professionally shot commercials, which the customers have been accustomed to ignore naturally. At this time, they are focusing on Youtube videos, but they intend to extend beyond the Youtube space in the future.

2 Constant content

Constant Content is one of the many make money writing sites, but can be leveraged by some companies to get their reviews written for them.

3 Epinions

Epinions offers a eRoyalties program that pays you in US Dollars for reviews that you write for online stores like Amazon and eBay. It is an income share program, so the higher the quality of the review, the more you might earn from it. Since the reviews are not really sponsored by the product companies, you may choose to write positive or negative reviews.

4 Triond

Triond seems dead, although, people have written articles on how to make thousands of dollars using Triond. You can make money publishing your writing, poerty, music, video and content online. Triond is an income sharing website and its current rate is about $1 per 1000 views of your post. That amounts to roughly 50% revenue sharing by Triond. But that is old news. It seems that Triond is down and is now broken. If you find otherwise, please drop a comment here.

5 Software judge

Software Judge enables you to make money writing software reviews. They have a long list of software products that need to be reviewed and you can choose a maximum of 3 of them to review each day. Good reviews can earn upto $50 per review, while the average ones will make as low as $1.

6 Review stream

Review Stream is a popular website for reviews on most things that users like to read reviews about. For example restaurants, clothing, hotels, software electronics, books etc. You get $2 per review that you post and if there is activity on your review, such as some other user likes your review or finds it useful, then you can make an additional 10 cents per activity. They pay via Paypal, and the minimum required for each payout is about $50.

7 Ciao.co.uk

Ciao.co.uk is a popular review website in the UK, along the lines of ReviewStream and epinions. The earnings are dependent on the ratings provided by other users who review the same item.

8 User testing

User Testing, as the name implies, is one of the many sites that pay you to perform user testing, typically for websites. It you to visit websites or apps, complete a set of tasks, and speak your thoughts aloud. Users need to visit websites and review the ease of use, navigation, or anything else the client specifies. They use a screen recorder for capturing comments and user actions. Get $10 via PayPal for every 20-minute video you complete.

9 Famebit

Famebit is a platform for influencer marketing on YouTube, Instagram, and Vine, and pays you for creating content for any of these platforms. The companies post their needs on Famebit and you, the content creator is paid for addressing those needs.

10 Seedingup

SeedingUp is a service provider for professional content seeding on blogs, online media, websites, and social networks. It enables advertisers to have content about their products and services distributed by independent publishers and influencers on their respective blogs, websites, and social networks. The publishers in turn profit from creating content for these advertisers. They have been in the business since 2005.

11 Blogexpose

BlogExpose enables advertisers to publish jobs, for amounts such as $20, to write about their products or services, and do massive promotion on their blogs, social media etc.

12 Getreviewed

Get Reviewed offers a blog advertising network for bloggers to earn substantial cash by writing paid blog reviews (in a blog format) about products of advertisers registered with them. They are highly selective in choosing high quality influential blogs with many followers, so if you are just starting out, you may not get approved.

13 Linkvehicle

LinkVehicle connects advertisers and agencies with top notch publishers, copywriters, and designers. They are seasoned digital marketing and SEO professionals who have worked with many of the top agencies worldwide. They provide free consulting to advertisers and publishers to help them achieve the results they are looking for.

14 Blogmint

BlogMint is an influencer marketing platform. They claim to be Asia's first automated platform that connects brands and influencers. It helps brands identify the correct influencers to create targeted powerful video and social content for brand awareness and product launches.

15 Sponsoredreviews

SponsoredReviews is a blog advertising platform that allows you to make money by writing reviews about websites. In return, the websites benefit by being able to build links, increase traffic, and improve search engine rankings.

16 Matomy seo

MatomySEO is a search engine optimization (SEO) company that allows you to monetize your website by providing access to high quality advertisers. You get paid instanlty. There are no fees and you can sign up in less than 60 seconds. Their advertisements are priced on a flat rate for a 30-day period and so your earning do not depend on clicks and impressions.

17 Izea (payperpost, socialspark)

IZEA calls itself the creator marketplace, similar to other websites in this list. They have free to join program for creators and influencers that limit the number of bids you can make in a month to a maximum of 5. Moreover, you cannot cash out your earnings till they reach $100. But they also have tiered paid plans that offer more flexibility.

18 Vindale research

Vindale Research is actually one of the many survey sites that pay you money, but some of their clients might offers surveys that are akin to reviews of their products, services or websites.

19 Dooyoo

Dooyoo is a European company that offers reviews and pricing information for its customers.

20 Shared reviews

Shared Reviews was a website for making money writing reviews, however, at the time of this writing they have closed their services.

21 Linkfromblog

LinkFromBlog enables you to monetize your blogs by writing paid reviews, opinions, taking surveys of theirs advertisers' products and services.

22 Payperpost

PayPerPost is a content creator and influencer marketplace in Asia, which is now owned by the IZEA network, which we have also listed in this page.

23 Blogvertise

Blogsvertise is one of the many platform for bloggers monetize their blogs by placing ads on them and earn via pay-per-click and pay-per-action.

24 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.

25 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.

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