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  • Should you sign up for MySurvey?

    By Jessica on March 3, 2014
    There are so many different survey sites out there, hoping to attract your participation as a panelist with different incentives. Which ones should you sign up for? Which ones should you not bother wasting your time one? Which ones are just outright scams? It can be hard to tell. Survey sites are run by companies that often merge or change […]
  • What Does the Future Hold for SurveySpot.com?

    By Jessica on February 28, 2014
    SurveysSpot.com is a survey site owned by Survey Sampling International, the same parent company that owns the popular Opinion Outpost survey site. In 2011, Survey Sampling acquired a company called Opinionology and this merger created SSI, which is how the two sites are related. Unfortunately, it seems that even though SurveySpot is the older and more established site, SSI has […]
  • PineCone Research: A Hidden Gem for Survey Takers

    By Jessica on February 23, 2014
    PineCone Research is one of the hidden gems of online surveys. In a world of survey sites that reward you with a handful of useless points, PineCone gives you three dollars cash each and every time you complete a survey. Not only that, but you are pre-qualified for every survey, so there is no risk that you’ll spend fifteen minutes […]
  • Who Takes Online Surveys?

    By Jessica on February 18, 2014
    Making money online isn’t a new idea. It is one of the more interesting developments that has surfaced from the rise of the internet age. It is a great equalizer when it comes to people finding employment or “gigs.” Many types of work can be done online and many types of side jobs or ways of making cash in your […]
  • Protect Against Scam Survey Sites

    By Jessica on February 12, 2014
    We know all about the benefits of taking surveys online. We get to help shape the products and ads people will use and see in the future. It’s fun to be the first to see new items, we get to help the companies we love, and that’s not to mention the money! There’s a lot of great reasons to take […]
  • Profile of an Online Survey Taker

    By Jessica on February 6, 2014
    Let us look at an experience of a person who has signed up on a survey website to make some extra money. In doing so, we can look at a few specific actions, examine them, and see if she may have taken certain actions differently (or more thoroughly) that may or may not have resulted in a slightly better experience. […]
  • Three Simple Ways to Make Money Online

    By Jessica on January 29, 2014
    The invention of the internet revolutionized many things. From doing simple research to how we shop, the internet changed things for the majority of people. One important way the internet has transformed business and the economy is in the way that people from all over the world can make money. With just a simple computer and an internet connection, working […]
  • Is SurveySavvy Really Savvy or is it a SurveySavvy Scam?

    By Jessica on January 22, 2014
    What does it truly mean to be savvy when it comes to making money online? This gets to the heart of assessing a new site like SurveySavvy and whether it is, in fact, savvy to try to make money through their website. Is it a SurveySavvy scam? Or, does the title of the site truly deliver on its promise? A […]
  • Don’t be Fooled: If It Sounds Too Good To Be True — It Probably Is

    By Jessica on January 16, 2014
    Ipsos I-Say is a survey panel that has been around for a long time. A long, long time – I remember being a panel member of theirs back when I was a teenager and the internet was young, maybe 15 years ago. They are a great survey company because they can leverage this experience to provide not only exceptional market […]
  • Ipsos I-Say: Scam or Just Extra Features?

    By Jessica on January 9, 2014
    There are a large number of survey-taking websites out there. Although the principle behind making money through each of them is similar, the features and intricacies of each site can vary. At the heart of it, however, is that companies need research data and businesses are willing to pay to get the information they need. So, they hire survey sites. […]
  • Is SurveySpot Legit for a Stay at Home Mom?

    By Jessica on January 2, 2014
    The internet allows stay at home mothers something that has rarely been available before. This is an opportunity to make money easily (but not always quickly) through the internet. There are many directions you could look towards for extra cash on the web. Survey taking is a popular one. That’s great, but is it legit? That depends on your definition. […]
  • Who Takes Online Surveys, Anyway?

    By Jessica on December 27, 2013
    We talk a lot about the companies offering paid surveys online, but we don’t much talk about the people who are taking these surveys. Do we really even think about them? Not everyone wants to fill out online surveys, even for products and prizes. What motivates users to click on surveys? There are a few reasons people go to sites […]
  • Why I Enjoy Taking Online Surveys

    By Jessica on December 20, 2013
    Sometimes, reading all the background information in the world about a survey company doesn’t really make a difference to how confident you might feel about giving them your time and effort – not to mention your personal information. Sometimes what you’re looking for is real first-person experience and stories about what a site is really like, how they really treat […]
  • Get Started Taking Surveys

    By Jessica on December 13, 2013
    Some people take online surveys just because they enjoy doing them. However most of us are participating in the surveys because we like getting paid for our time! Let’s talk about a few of the ways you can maximize your survey income from popular sites such as GlobalTestMarket or whichever site is your favorite. Set up a free, separate email […]
  • PineCone Research: Sign Up or Pass?

    By Jessica on December 6, 2013
    PineCone Research is run by Nielsen, which is an extremely reputable company. This website is a great option for individuals who are looking to make a little extra money by trying out products and completing surveys. However, some negative points have been noted, so it is important to consider the site as a whole before deciding whether or not you […]