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    • MSE Jenny
    • By MSE Jenny 12th May 09, 12:02 PM
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    MSE Jenny
    Survey Stashing: GlobalTestMarket hints & tips
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    • 12th May 09, 12:02 PM
    Survey Stashing: GlobalTestMarket hints & tips 12th May 09 at 12:02 PM
    What’s this about? Willing to give your view on the Labour Party, answer questions about your sex life, or test out the latest moisturiser? If so, it’s possible to earn 100s a year, without any special skill or talent. It’s all about stashing cash from filling in online surveys or taking part in focus groups.

    The first point of call is read the full Survey Stashing guide.
    Then having found the best survey sites, this discussion is specifically to talk about feedback and tips for the survey site


    GlobalTestMarket


    If you want to discuss survey sites in general please go to the Survey Stashing Discussion.

    If you’ve got a suggestion/tip

    Simply click reply and add your suggestion, though its worth scanning down first to check it's not been duplicated.


    Related Survey Site Discussions
    Last edited by MSE Jenny; 12-05-2009 at 12:35 PM.
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  • JohnAust
    GLOBAL TEST MARKET - THEY DO NOT PAY

    I stopped filling out their surveys after my $50 neverarrived. I wrote to them at least 10times over a 6 month period. Only gotthe system generated reply each time that someone would contact me. No one has ever contacted me to explain why Idid not get paid. Additionally, thismust be one of the poorest paid survey site. You need to have 1000 points before you can cash it in. On average, each survey gives you 35 to 40points. You do the sum how long it willtake you. Also, there are many surveyswith no points, just a sweep. Lastly,the surveys are much longer than other survey sites even for a petty 30 pointsurvey. My advice. DO NOT BOTHER WITHTHIS SURVEY SITE
    • katykicker
    • By katykicker 23rd May 13, 1:37 AM
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    katykicker
    I've been paid at least 10 times by Globaltestmarket, perhaps you broke some of their terms and conditions.
    Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.
    • Blackpepper1
    • By Blackpepper1 5th Jun 13, 2:35 PM
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    Blackpepper1
    I have just recently joined Globaltestmarket. They seem to have redone their site now they have lots of rewards available and now you can get paid by Paypal. I am including the points needed below for anyone new to see quickly what is need for Paypal Payment:
    182 Market Points = 5
    363 Market Points =10
    544 Market Points = 15
    725 Market Points = 20
    906 Market Points = 25
    1087 Market Points= 30
    1268 Market Points=35
    1449 Market Points =40
    Blogging and earning online.
  • nshackle
    GlobalTest Market Rewards
    I have just recently joined Globaltestmarket. They seem to have redone their site now they have lots of rewards available and now you can get paid by Paypal. I am including the points needed below for anyone new to see quickly what is need for Paypal Payment:
    182 Market Points = 5
    363 Market Points =10
    544 Market Points = 15
    725 Market Points = 20
    906 Market Points = 25
    1087 Market Points= 30
    1268 Market Points=35
    1449 Market Points =40
    Originally posted by Blackpepper1
    The above is correct, but the caveat is that you must hit the minimum threshold of 1000 points to cash out. For example after earning 182 points you can't cash out to claim 5, but after hitting 1000 points you could partially cash out i.e.182 points to claim 5.

    I usually wait until I have 1087 points and cash out for the 30 PayPal payment.
    • LarLar
    • By LarLar 18th Jun 13, 7:48 PM
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    LarLar
    How long does paypal payments take to go through? i requested my first 30 tonight.
    Goals (Christmas 2014 Journey Started 29th June 2014)
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  • nshackle
    How long does paypal payments take to go through? i requested my first 30 tonight.
    Originally posted by LarLar
    It seems to vary a bit depending on when you request it, but the last one I requested took just over a week.
    • katykicker
    • By katykicker 21st Jun 13, 8:32 AM
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    katykicker
    Mine was 9 days this time, longest ever. Almost at cash out again!
    Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.
    • Blackpepper1
    • By Blackpepper1 23rd Jun 13, 2:11 PM
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    Blackpepper1
    The above is correct, but the caveat is that you must hit the minimum threshold of 1000 points to cash out. For example after earning 182 points you can't cash out to claim 5, but after hitting 1000 points you could partially cash out i.e.182 points to claim 5.

    I usually wait until I have 1087 points and cash out for the 30 PayPal payment.
    Originally posted by nshackle
    Thanks for the clarification. It is extremely confusing/misleading when it shows the redeem button for Paypal for the various Paypal Rewards as though you can cash out at those amounts. It is only when you look at the FAQ does it say you need 1000 minimum market points to cash out.
    A good survey site so far I really like it and a few surveys are coming through.
    200 points so far in a couple of weeks so not too bad earning wise.
    Will do as you do get to the 1087 then cashout 30.
    Blogging and earning online.
    • h15t0r1an
    • By h15t0r1an 15th Oct 13, 9:10 PM
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    h15t0r1an
    feedback on Globaltestmarket
    Started with Global Test Markets nearly two months ago. I am not screened out too much. HOWEVER there is one big issue, that I've also seen reported on other survey sites. Many times with Globaltestmarket, I've had to fill out screen after screen of multipart questions, which are not just filter-type answers being sought, but actual data. Then after typically 6 or 8 screens, suddenly I'm screened out after I've given a lot of useful data. Are some surveys even pushing it so that you give them 19 screens worth of answers, then they say the actual survey is only the 20th question, however you are miraculously screened out after giving them 19 questions worth of data free. So they don;t pay you. What a con.

    I have no problem getting screened out per se, I just resent giving them lots of free data that has a value far beyond filtering, free which is what is happening at the moment. Some even screen you out, then say "click to enter your data". h*** no.

    I've reported this several times to globaltestmarket but they are giving me canned responses. So I'd like to know via the forum, how widespread is this ripoff practice. I'd love for the survey companies to sort out partial payments where people clearly give a lot of data then get screened out because value is given but not paid for.

    Are people finding this exploitation on other survey sites?
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 16th Oct 13, 3:28 AM
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    cally6008
    you screen out and get given 10 draw entries
    that is your payment

    • katykicker
    • By katykicker 16th Oct 13, 2:45 PM
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    katykicker
    I rarely get screened out on Globaltestmarket, so perhaps you've just not been in their demographic frequently.

    If you ensure all of your information is up to date on the profiles on their website this should help to cut it down, also, be sure that your information is all factual so as to be targeted to the most relevant surveys.
    Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.
  • Tarnok
    Hi All, forum newbie.

    I've only been doing the survey sites for a week, but I would have to agree with Historian, GTM does seem to be "screening" people out well after the screening questions, this has only happened to me on the GTM site so far, now I realise most of GTMs surveys are run on third party sites, so it might not be GTMs fault, but they should be checking the quality.

    The last survey I did for them was about films, I got asked the obvious screening questions like do I like watching films, how often do I go to the cinema, what type of films I watch etc.

    I was then asked about certain actors and, whether I recognised them and if they would have an impact on my viewing choices etc.

    I was asked if I recognised the names of a bunch of films, I hadn't heard of any of them, turns out they are upcoming film, they ask, based on the title and main actors which film I'm most likely to want to see, finally they show me a test clip to make sure my laptop has video and audio functionality and I have to answer what I saw and heard.

    Appears the screening is over because they decide to show me a trailer for one of the upcoming films.

    They ask me what I think the film is about, what bits I liked, which bits I didn't like, how likely I am to go to the cinema to see it, they ask if I have changed my mind about which of the upcoming films I will go see. I say no, I still prefer my original choice and it says, now we're going to show you a second trailer for the film....


    And BAM! You have been screened out, here's some crappy entries to a prize draw you will never win.
  • Tarnok
    Oh, and the other thing that has happened to me twice during GTM surveys in the past week. First time it was after 45 minutes, second time was after around an hour.

    The host site for the survey crashed, I work in IT, so I know when its a problem at my end or at the server end. And on both occasions it seemed suspiciously close to the end of the survey.

    When its a server crash, you don't even get the crappy prize draw entries.

    So anyway I emailed support, told them what had happened and that it had happened two days running, was it possible to restart the survey?

    They replied almost immediately, and this is the response I got :-

    The GlobalTestMarket Team

    06 Dec 16:49 (CET)

    Thank you for making us aware of the problem you experienced. We apologize for any frustration that our survey may have caused.

    However, please know, we do our best to make sure our panelists’ survey experiences are positive. But, sometimes technical errors do occur.

    Unfortunately, due to the issues you are experiencing, you will not be able to complete this survey.

    Thank you,
    The GlobalTestMarket Team
    It's nice, it's polite, the response was extremely quick, I work in IT, I know servers go down occasionally...

    Ok I think, seems fair enough, but then I start to wonder, why can't I restart the survey, I mean it really wouldn't take much to write a bit of code into their site that sees how far I had gotten and lets me continue from there. Or hell, reset the flag for the survey and let me start again from scratch.

    But no, they don't want to do that, even if this was accidental and not on purpose, they've got all or most of the information they wanted, and they didn't even have to pay for it.

    I would love to know if anyone else has experienced anything similar on GTM surveys recently?
    Last edited by Tarnok; 07-12-2013 at 1:21 PM.
    • Guacamole321
    • By Guacamole321 9th Dec 13, 7:32 AM
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    Guacamole321
    Regarding the cinema survey, that sounds more like a technical error than a screen-out. I get those surveys from time to time, and I get screened out at the point where I confess to not having been to the cinema in months, right at the start of the survey. If I have been to the cinema more recently, it lets me proceed to the stages you described.


    I do get a few screen-outs from GTM as with all survey sites, and the odd technical error, but on the whole it is still worthwhile doing their surveys in my case as they send out so many that I reach the payouts fairly quickly.
    • Blackpepper1
    • By Blackpepper1 10th Dec 13, 4:30 PM
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    Blackpepper1
    I really like GTM. They send quite a few surveys out regularly I get a survey to complete most days but I don't get inundated with so many surveys I can't do them alI. I get screened a few times out it is not too much to get annoying/frustrating. I find I do qualify for allot of them. I have been paid 30 so far and about to cashout again. I just joined in May this year.
    It is a nice extra bit of money along with other survey panels too.
    Blogging and earning online.
  • tharmor
    I really like GTM. They send quite a few surveys out regularly I get a survey to complete most days but I don't get inundated with so many surveys I can't do them alI. I get screened a few times out it is not too much to get annoying/frustrating. I find I do qualify for allot of them. I have been paid 30 so far and about to cashout again. I just joined in May this year.
    It is a nice extra bit of money along with other survey panels too.
    Originally posted by Blackpepper1
    Do they pay via paypal ?? I am just getting option to redeem points --> Enter points and password --> Are you sure this is correct mailing address...........SUBMIT button

    So where does the option for paypal come ?? Does if come after i click submit above ??
    • Lisamj
    • By Lisamj 17th Jul 14, 10:41 AM
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    Lisamj
    I have been a member for about three weeks and get near daily surveys, all of which take 2-3 minutes before telling me I don't meet the profile. It is quite frustrating and I'm wondering if I'm wasting my time. Does anyone else have this problem?
    Originally posted by janey_uk
    No you are not but they ask a few questions to see if you fit the criteria for the survey they have sent you. Stick with them as I've earned about 90 in the last year. One of very few survey websites that are worth being members of. Make sure your profile is up to date.
    • Lisamj
    • By Lisamj 17th Jul 14, 10:43 AM
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    Lisamj
    Do they pay via paypal ?? I am just getting option to redeem points --> Enter points and password --> Are you sure this is correct mailing address...........SUBMIT button

    So where does the option for paypal come ?? Does if come after i click submit above ??
    Originally posted by tharmor
    Yes they pay out to Paypal. When you click to redeem points it gives you a long list that you have the choice to narrow down. On that list should be Paypal as I have clicked to redeem my points this morning. However I couldn't say whether all the options for pay out are worldwide.
    • Lisamj
    • By Lisamj 17th Jul 14, 10:50 AM
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    Lisamj
    GLOBAL TEST MARKET - THEY DO NOT PAY

    I stopped filling out their surveys after my $50 neverarrived. I wrote to them at least 10times over a 6 month period. Only gotthe system generated reply each time that someone would contact me. No one has ever contacted me to explain why Idid not get paid. Additionally, thismust be one of the poorest paid survey site. You need to have 1000 points before you can cash it in. On average, each survey gives you 35 to 40points. You do the sum how long it willtake you. Also, there are many surveyswith no points, just a sweep. Lastly,the surveys are much longer than other survey sites even for a petty 30 pointsurvey. My advice. DO NOT BOTHER WITHTHIS SURVEY SITE
    Originally posted by JohnAust
    Sorry but I cannot agree with this at all. I have a spreadsheet listing all the survey websites I have been and am still a member of. There are far worse; some give you vouchers to redeem against shopping but you have to pay out say 25 to get 5 off and nothing on the list is anything worth buying! Others just enter you in prize draws, some I have been on after being a member for up to 5 years, have never ever been paid out. Survey invites are few and far between. And some I got the initial register points and never gained any points after that!!! The list is endless but I would never unsubscribe from Global Market as I think its brilliant.
  • XmasTime2012
    Sorry but I cannot agree with this at all. I have a spreadsheet listing all the survey websites I have been and am still a member of. There are far worse; some give you vouchers to redeem against shopping but you have to pay out say 25 to get 5 off and nothing on the list is anything worth buying! Others just enter you in prize draws, some I have been on after being a member for up to 5 years, have never ever been paid out. Survey invites are few and far between. And some I got the initial register points and never gained any points after that!!! The list is endless but I would never unsubscribe from Global Market as I think its brilliant.
    Originally posted by Lisamj

    They are brilliant until they go wrong.

    Anyone still not having the same issues as me? Customer service didn't even reply properly to me. I get a survey, and it just hangs, so I refresh and say's I've already done it? The odd one has got through letting me do the survey. But I'm usually getting between 50 - 100 a day, and for last 8 days, got hardly anything, as wont let me.

    Also anyone on this new portal area? Can only do the surveys from the website, and don't get emails no-more?
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