Paid surveys at home companies-part 2
paid surveys online
6. KidzEyes: Survey site for kids 6 to 12
Official website: Kidzeyes.com
Minimum to cash out: $10
Pay via: PayPal, Check
We talked about a parents exclusive survey panel, it’s only fair to mention one for kids as well.
KidzEyes’ parent company is also the Chicago-based marketing research company C+R Research.
As you can imagine, their surveys are geared towards products that kids use – toys, electronics, games, TV shows, music, clothing, etc.
To get in you must be 6-12 years old and live in the United States.
They conduct surveys for major manufacturers and companies in order to help them gather feedback from kids to help them develop better and improved products. Although, sometimes you (as a parent) may be asked to participate in a survey as well.
The reward system
All surveys earn you points known as KidzPoints (how original!).
Each point equals about one cent. So 100 points = $1.
Once you have $10 in your account, you can request a cash out via either PayPal or check.
There is also a monthly KidzEyes SuperPoll survey that kids are invited to. If you participate, you earn an entry for a chance to win $100 instantly.
Overall this is a fun site that not only allows your kids to earn a little pocket money, but they also get to share their opinion about things they use every day in their life and help shape the future developments of those products.
7. TeensEyes: Survey site for teens 13 to 18
Official website: Teenseyes.com
Minimum to cash out: $10
Pay via: Check
Ok, we talked about parents, we talked about kids under 12, now it’s time to talk about a panel that caters to teens.
Not surprisingly, the same company that’s behind ParentSpeack and KidzEyes is behind TeensEyes.
They only accept teens between 13 and 18.
And as you can imagine, it is a panel that focuses on conducting studies for products and services that teens use – snack, video games, apps, TV shows, music, movies, clothing, etc.
For every single survey, you earn points – anywhere from a few hundred to a few thousand.
Each point is worth 1¢ each. So every survey can earn you between $2 to $20. Of course, there are some that pay less or more.
To cash out, you need at least 1000 points ($10) which will be paid to you with a check.
There is one very weird thing about this panel and that is the fact that… I’ll let them explain:
No member may accumulate more than 60,000 points in any given calendar year.
They don’t give a reason for this, but I assume it has to do with taxes. You see, if you pay someone $600 in any given year, you are required by law to report that earning and send them a tax form at the end of the year. And since 60,000 equals to $600, I assume they have that rule in place so they don’t have to deal with all that paperwork come tax time.
8. Nielsen Digital Voice Research Panel
Official website: NielsenDigitalVoice
Minimum to cash out: None
Pay via: $10,000 monthly sweepstakes entry
When it comes to market research, perhaps nobody’s name is as recognizable as Nielsen.
Nielsen has found it’s way to thousands of living rooms through its Nielsen Rating program.
The program was developed to gather data about the audience size and composition of television programming in the United States.
Now they have another program but this time the focus is on the Internet and our usage of it.
Here is how it works…
You sign up for the site (free).
Then you install a free app to your computer or other devices.
The device works in the background gathering data anonymously about your internet usage.
Every month you’re entered into the $10,000 monthly sweepstakes where 400 people win cash prizes every month (the top 2 get $1000.)
Normally I don’t like survey sites that don’t directly pay you. Sweepstakes entries are great, but if you are looking to earn extra money consistently, sweepstakes won’t do.
So why add Nielsen to this list?
Because it’s way too easy to get an entry for a $1,000 prize every month!
Once you install their app, you don’t have to do anything else. It works in the background, without affecting your device. You won’t even know it’s there.
And the data is gathered anonymously!
So it’s not like your name gets attached to the kind of sites you visit. It’s just a demographic that gets attached to the data that is put together with data from thousands of other anonymous sources.
Sure, you may not win $1000 every month, but with 400 people winning something every month, you are bound to win some cash.
Official website: Mysurvey.com
Minimum to cash out: $10
Pay via: PayPal, Gift cards
MySurvey is a product of the famous market research company, LightspeedResearch that conducts studies for some of the world’s biggest brands.
With MySurvey you earn rewards for participating in online surveys, diaries and product tests. Yes, you get paid to test products!
They paid more than $32 million to their worldwide members just in 2014 alone!
I have personally been a member of this panel for over 7 years. During this time, a lot of things have changed, but one thing stayed the same, and that’s the fact that they’re always on time with payouts which is one reason why I have stayed with them for so long.
You earn points for surveys which can be redeemed for cash, prizes and gift cards.
10. Global Test Market
Official website: Globaltestmarket.com
Minimum to cash out: 1100 points ($50)
Pay via: PayPal, Gift cards, Charity donations
When it comes to making consistent money with survey sites, one major issue is not having enough surveys available.
But that’s not the case with GTM. They are famous for having tons of surveys available each month. So it’s very easy to rack up points here and earn a few free gift cards every month or so.
For every survey you take, you earn what are known as MarketPoints.
On average, you can earn anywhere from 10 to 100 or so MarketPoints.
To cash out, you need to have 1100 points ($50.)
You can redeem your points for a variety of prizes including Amazon, PayPal, Macy’s, Kohl’s, and UNICEF charity donation.
The best part about this one is that since there are so many surveys available, it’s very easy to reach the cashout minimum multiple times each month. I can’t even count the number of times I redeemed my points (I mostly redeemed for Amazon gift cards).
11. Valued Opinions
Official website: ValuedOpinions.com
Minimum to cash out: $20
Pay via: Amazon gift cards (instant)
Valued Opinions is a panel by Research Now LLC, another big research company that partners with organizations like MRII (Market Research Institute International.)
The panel was created in 2004 and it has slowly grown to become one of the top online survey panels.
Their surveys also cover a wide variety of topics – food, clothing, electronics, and even movies and TV shows.
You earn credits for every survey you take which you can redeem for gift vouchers from top brands such as Amazon.com, Macy’s, Target and others.
What I like about this site is that their gift vouchers are sent to you instantly. As soon as you reach $20 in your account you can request a gift card and the code (for example Amazon gift certificate code) is sent to your email instantly.
There is no waiting period.