What are paid surveys?
Have you wondered how companies are able to successfully launch products? How do they obtain data from the marketplace on which features customers like or dislike?
Companies would need data from consumer minds through engaging market research companies to customize products and to know how consumers react to the product. Before the internet, surveys are done manually through interviews and physical forms. With the advent of the internet, there are more efficient ways to collect data from a wider audience group.
The good news
The good news is that your input can be valuable and you stand to earn money through participating the surveys. Market research companies range in size. You will better off with the larger ones so that you can meet the minimum payout threshold sooner. These websites connect you with the market research companies. Below are some links to start you off earning money online.
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Here is a screenshot. You can click “Join Now” and be part of the network.
From the current screen grab, it say on average each survey is paid US$0.50 to US$2.50.
This is slightly different from online paid survey. It seems that you can earn money from sharing on social networks.
Claims to have over 1 million total registered users in Malaysia, Indonesia & Philippines. US$2,163,215 cash out amount by Malaysian 8Share users since 2010.
Get rewarded for your opinion.
The website has 350,000 likes.
Looks like they have solid leading brands as partners.
Search for “paid survey” on job sites.
Look for the “paid survey” in leading job sites such as Indeed.com, Monster.com, Jobstreet.com, SkootJobs.com, Jobstore.com. Try alternative search keywords, “part time research respondent” and “casual research respondents”, “research survey respondent”. These would yield opportunities that are available from time to time.
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