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It is difficult to earn $600/month, but in my opinion not impossible. You’ll just have to spend a bit more time to earn that amount, and you’ll definitely have to stick to the higher-paying surveys. One thing you did mention that is correct is that you’ll have more difficulty earning over time, which is why sometimes it’s good to take a break to let the good surveys update.

The concept of data mining and profiting off that data mining isn't anything new.  And while some companies engage in some rather disreputable practices to do this, Global Test Market seems to be doing just fine with the whole “consent to disclose” thing.  More importantly, in some cases this may help you as some companies will offer to do more specialized product testing once they've identified you as their target demographic.


Harris Poll has made a strong presence in the market research industry. They are a member of the National Council of Public Polls (NCPP), the Council of American Survey Research Organizations (CASRO), the Council for Marketing and Opinion Research (CMOR), and the European Society for Opinion & Marketing Research (ESOMAR). The firm abides by the  standards of these organizations, thus proving their reputability.
One of my favorite things about Vindale Research is that they don’t mess around. While some other survey companies offer points, rewards, and gift cards, Vindale research pays you in straight cash. I love that because you don’t have to convert your earnings to know where you stand. You can claim your earnings either through Paypal or receive a paper check. It’s up to you!
I’m really sorry to hear about your unfortunate experience. Survey Junkie is really hit or miss depending on your demographics – the information you fill-out at the beginning when signing-up. I’ve had luck and have gotten higher-paying surveys, but for others I can understand that this may not be the case. I would recommend trying other sites to see which ones are right for you.
Gift Cards or Discounts: Still others may give you a gift card, discount, or another token of appreciation for participating in their survey. Some firms pay nothing or merely offer non-cash sweepstakes entries for completing screening surveys to determine your eligibility for other paid surveys. Perhaps the most disappointing survey sites only reward you when you recruit other survey-takers (in the form of a pyramid scheme).
Swagbucks is increasing in popularity because it is one of the easiest of the best survey sites to earn points with. You can earn points for taking longer surveys, but there are also plenty of other good ways to earn points. You can earn points by answering simple questions, performing searches, doing your regular online shopping, and watching videos. There are even times when you are given freebie codes for free SBs that can be added to your total.
You make money with paid surveys because the company or organization who wants the data provides compensation for your time and effort. If you qualify for a particular questionnaire or study, you should answer all of the questions honestly to the best of your ability. This provides a high degree of value to the survey creator. Paid online surveys keep paying only if they get the information they want.
Stick to high-paying surveys. I do my best to list surveys on this list that at least pay at a minimum rate of $10/hour. Calculate how much you can earn by dividing how much you earn by how long it takes in hours ($5 survey / .5 hours = $10/hour). Survey sites typically have low-paying surveys and high-paying ones. If you see a survey that doesn’t pay well, move on to the next one or wait for a new one to come out.
I appreciate your comment. But I must say that if you live outside of the US, not only will it be difficult to participate in these surveys, but if they notice that you are outside the US the offers just aren’t the same. I would suggest not even trying them unless you are in the US or another English-speaking countries. This way, you’ll have the most amount of offers available.
They used to be cash-only, but in 2013 they switched over to a points system. Panelists can share their opinions in surveys and complete other various offers in exchange for points. 100 points is equal to $1, and most of their surveys pay up to $3. Survey topics are diverse and cover a variety of different topics. Pinecone Research is unique in that they emphasize consumption related surveys more than other panels.
One of my favorite things about Vindale Research is that they don’t mess around. While some other survey companies offer points, rewards, and gift cards, Vindale research pays you in straight cash. I love that because you don’t have to convert your earnings to know where you stand. You can claim your earnings either through Paypal or receive a paper check. It’s up to you!
I’m really sorry to hear about your unfortunate experience. Survey Junkie is really hit or miss depending on your demographics – the information you fill-out at the beginning when signing-up. I’ve had luck and have gotten higher-paying surveys, but for others I can understand that this may not be the case. I would recommend trying other sites to see which ones are right for you.
Buxp is another platform on the list of best PTC sites which provides great functionality as above platforms. Advertisers & Publishers both can participate on this PTC site for their benefits. As a member, users can earn money by visiting websites, watching videos, completing offers and surveys and various other tasks. In short, join as a member and complete provided tasks and start earning. For advanced features and extra earning you will need to upgrade account premium.
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