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    • MSE Jenny
    • By MSE Jenny 9th Jan 13, 3:28 PM
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    MSE Jenny
    Making cash from online survey sites - new MSE guide
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    • 9th Jan 13, 3:28 PM
    Making cash from online survey sites - new MSE guide 9th Jan 13 at 3:28 PM



    Hi all, we've updated our Survey Sites guide to help you make cash from online surveys.

    How did you find the info? If you're a survey stasher, do you have any other sites you'd add?

    Thanks
    for your help!


    MSE Jenny

    Last edited by MSE Jenny; 28-01-2013 at 4:23 PM.
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    • DabKing
    • By DabKing 29th Sep 16, 3:44 PM
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    I want to join an online panel but don't know which to join. I've been doing my research and Tribe Village seems to have a good offering, might give them a go
    • lilmishap
    • By lilmishap 1st Oct 16, 4:25 PM
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    Im trying to get to grips with survey sites(again as I stopped for a yeaar or so) but may have to drop a few.

    Genuine thoughts on Globaltestmarket and Mysurvey(are they run by the same people?) seem to take up LOTS of my time but I never get anywhere with the first Two. Are they worth persevering with?
    • judexx
    • By judexx 2nd Oct 16, 6:54 PM
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    Im trying to get to grips with survey sites(again as I stopped for a yeaar or so) but may have to drop a few.

    Genuine thoughts on Globaltestmarket and Mysurvey(are they run by the same people?) seem to take up LOTS of my time but I never get anywhere with the first Two. Are they worth persevering with?
    Originally posted by lilmishap
    Have to say that's my experience with My Survey as well - you can easily spend 20 mins answering the first 5-10 questions on multiple surveys without actually qualifying for any of them

    On the plus side if you do manage to qualify for a few surveys, you can cash out at a lower amount than many.
    • MeriCaska
    • By MeriCaska 3rd Oct 16, 8:56 AM
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    Great Resource.
    Thanks for sharing. This is really helpful.
    • MLE007
    • By MLE007 3rd Oct 16, 11:03 AM
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    Im trying to get to grips with survey sites(again as I stopped for a yeaar or so) but may have to drop a few.

    Genuine thoughts on Globaltestmarket and Mysurvey(are they run by the same people?) seem to take up LOTS of my time but I never get anywhere with the first Two. Are they worth persevering with?
    Originally posted by lilmishap
    They are part of the same group, I dropped mysurvey recently as I used to get too many errors when submitting surveys, plus their customer service is pretty rubbish. I persevere with GTM as I cash out once a month with them and they seem to have less errors than Mysurvey but I still think there are much better sites out there.
    • MeriCaska
    • By MeriCaska 4th Oct 16, 8:54 AM
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    Really thanks for sharing such useful site with us.
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 4th Oct 16, 10:20 AM
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    I'm only doing e-rewards and rewards for thoughts now, as I'm trying to collect as many avios as possible. E-rewards are particularly good, as they will give you a small credit even if you don't qualify for the survey, and those small rewards quickly add up.
    • sonicology
    • By sonicology 11th Oct 16, 9:07 PM
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    I'm only doing e-rewards and rewards for thoughts now, as I'm trying to collect as many avios as possible.
    Originally posted by Nick_C
    I've been doing the same, but I gave up on Rewards for Thoughts though as the rewards didn't seem with the effort.

    If you didn't already know you can have two e-rewards accounts active, one linked to your Avios account and the other to your BA Executive Club account; between the two you can pull in 4,000 avios per month if you're willing to put in a little effort.
    • amyreitz
    • By amyreitz 17th Oct 16, 3:18 PM
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    I would like to warn people about Toluna, it is super shady.


    Basicly they let you complete the survey to the last page and then tell you that they have filled their quote and don't need your survey anymore.


    This way they collect your data, let you do the work but avoid paying you.


    Avoid, complete scam.
    • Marvqn1
    • By Marvqn1 17th Oct 16, 4:00 PM
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    I would like to warn people about Toluna, it is super shady.


    Basicly they let you complete the survey to the last page and then tell you that they have filled their quote and don't need your survey anymore.


    This way they collect your data, let you do the work but avoid paying you.


    Avoid, complete scam.
    Originally posted by amyreitz
    I've never joined Toluna because I read that they pay very low rates.

    The quota full lark happens with a lot of survey sites.

    I don't know why survey sites don't just let people start the survey only if the quota isn't full. That is how Prolific do it. You never get a message on Prolific during a survey saying the quota is full.
    • adindas
    • By adindas 17th Oct 16, 4:04 PM
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    adindas
    They are part of the same group, I dropped mysurvey recently as I used to get too many errors when submitting surveys, plus their customer service is pretty rubbish. I persevere with GTM as I cash out once a month with them and they seem to have less errors than Mysurvey but I still think there are much better sites out there.
    Originally posted by MLE007
    Are these sites paying in cash that could be withdrawn or just Voucher, etc ??
    • Marvqn1
    • By Marvqn1 17th Oct 16, 4:07 PM
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    Are these sites paying in cash that could be withdrawn or just Voucher, etc ??
    Originally posted by adindas
    GTM and Mysurvey pay in cash via Paypal.
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 17th Oct 16, 6:30 PM
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    ... you can have two e-rewards accounts active, one linked to your Avios account and the other to your BA Executive Club account; between the two you can pull in 4,000 avios per month if you're willing to put in a little effort.
    Originally posted by sonicology
    I've just signed my OH up to e-rewards from the Avios web site.

    The only option for redemption is currently through Avios.com

    Is this normal?

    I've had my e-rewards account for many years, and I was invited to sign up by Hilton. I have a huge choice of redemption partners, including Iberia, which gives you more Avios for your points than either Avios or BAEC.
    • amyreitz
    • By amyreitz 17th Oct 16, 6:40 PM
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    I think it is important to give other members the heads up and warn them of dodgy sites like Toluna.


    Are there any other dodgy sites like Toluna?


    What about Populislive? I heard they avoid paying members by stopping sending you surveys once you are close to the pay out threshold.


    I think if a survey site pays you less than the minimum wage per hr they are not worth doing.
    Otherwise you might as well work a couple of hrs in your local pub or charity shop.
    • maggiann
    • By maggiann 17th Oct 16, 9:10 PM
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    Populuslive
    Hi, I've been with Populuslive since October 2010, I've had ten payouts of fifty pounds, the latest one this week! I think if you keep your profile up to date and always read the questions properly and answer honestly it works well. I'm with other sites and I'm slowly getting rid of them, so many of them are a waste of time. Just found out Tickbox has gone and no chance of getting my rewards now! Has anyone else found sites that just close or stop contacting you, I'd be interested in other peoples experiences.
    • amyreitz
    • By amyreitz 18th Oct 16, 12:00 PM
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    Joined Panelbase.net.


    Got 8 invites, got screened out of all of them.
    Wasted 1 hr.
    One of them I got screened out after 15min.


    Complete waste of time. If I had worked this 1hr at my local Lidl I would have earned £8.40.


    Based on this experience I would not recommend Panelbase.net.


    Just wanted to give others the heads up.
    • Marvqn1
    • By Marvqn1 18th Oct 16, 1:22 PM
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    Joined Panelbase.net.


    Got 8 invites, got screened out of all of them.
    Wasted 1 hr.
    One of them I got screened out after 15min.


    Complete waste of time. If I had worked this 1hr at my local Lidl I would have earned £8.40.


    Based on this experience I would not recommend Panelbase.net.


    Just wanted to give others the heads up.
    Originally posted by amyreitz
    I've been screened out of surveys on Panelbase, but it usually happens earlier in the survey. Panelbase.net is one of the best paying survey sites. They usually pay about £2 per 25 minutes.

    With Global Test Market for example, you need 1087 points to earn £30. So you need about 36 points to earn £1. Often there are surveys that are 30 minutes for 35 points, so that is a rate of less than £2 per hour.

    Prolific is pretty much the only site which pays well and doesn't screen you out of surveys. So if you want to do more surveys than Prolific, you have to put up with low paying rates and/or getting screened out of surveys.
    • maggiann
    • By maggiann 18th Oct 16, 8:59 PM
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    Toluna have another site, World of Curiosity, and I've been trying to get a voucher from them since May. They now won't answer my emails,anyone else having problems?
    • amyreitz
    • By amyreitz 19th Oct 16, 8:36 AM
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    amyreitz
    Toluna have another site, World of Curiosity, and I've been trying to get a voucher from them since May. They now won't answer my emails,anyone else having problems?
    Originally posted by maggiann

    That's awful. Do you know who owns and runs Toluma? Maybe it is worth contacting them.


    I wouldn't go near any company associated with Toluna .


    It is disappointing That MSE keeps on recommending them as one of the best survey sites.
    • adindas
    • By adindas 19th Oct 16, 5:34 PM
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    Who is the watchdog for this ? Is it standard advertising agency ??
    If it is so report them to make sure they will cease to exist ...

    I would like to warn people about Toluna, it is super shady.


    Basicly they let you complete the survey to the last page and then tell you that they have filled their quote and don't need your survey anymore.


    This way they collect your data, let you do the work but avoid paying you.


    Avoid, complete scam.
    Originally posted by amyreitz
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