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  • What Is Your Ideal Survey Site Like?

    By Jessica on September 30, 2011
    I think there are many factors that make a survey site ideal. I have outlined several things that I look for in a paid survey panel and included examples of online survey sites that embody these qualities. I am certain that I have left a few things out, so feel free to add your comments and your favorite survey sites that you feel belong under ...
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  • Product Test Paid Surveys - Fun and Lucrative

    By Jessica on August 29, 2011
    Product tests are another lucrative form of paid online surveys that not only pay you for using a product, but allow you to keep the extra product after the testing is over. Some of the items that are commonly sent for product tests are toilet paper, paper towels, frozen foods, cereal, breakfast bars, mixed nuts, powdered beverages, laundry ...
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  • Earn Higher Payouts with Invoke Interactive Surveys

    By Jessica on July 25, 2011
    Invoke Interactive surveys are a very important part of taking paid surveys online because they are usually the highest paid form of survey you will encounter. Invoke Solutions is one of the companies that allow for live, real-time chat where multiple persons are shown pictures of products, asked questions and everyone gives their answers ...
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  • How Much Is a Point Worth?

    By Jessica on June 21, 2011
    Here is a short guide to the point values of various survey sites that I like. While most people prefer survey sites that give you a dollar value for their surveys, such as Surveyhead, Valued Opinions, Pinecone Research, Survey Savvy, Socratic Forum, Mindfield Online, ACOP, Clear Voice, Brand Institute and others, the sad reality is that many ...
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  • Give us your feedback on our latest videos for a chance to win $50

    By Jessica on April 27, 2011
    We are trying to spread the word about GetPaidSurveys, and have created two new commercials. Your feedback will help us decide which one to promote. Basically, just let us know which one you like the best and why. We are giving away 1 $50 prize first prize, and three Five $10 runner up prizes for the individuals that leave the most helpful ...
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  • Survey-Taking Tips for College Students

    By Stephanie on April 07, 2011
    Taking paid surveys is a great way to earn some extra cash while studying at college. I’ve been taking surveys for a few years now while doing my studies and that extra cash really comes in handy to help pay for expensive textbooks and other school supplies. It’s also great to having some extra spending cash for other things like entertainment and ...
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  • Lightspeed/MySurvey.com Merger

    By Jessica on February 27, 2011
    I, for one, could not be more pleased with the merger between Lightspeed and MySurvey.com. I had earned only $160 from the time I joined Lightspeed on April 4, 2008 until the merger on January 24, 2011. My combined total from Lightspeed plus MySurvey.com right now is $445 and I have received tons of product tests from MySurvey and never had one ...
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  • $15 Aging Study sponsored by the University of Florida

    By Jessica on January 24, 2011
    The counseling psychology researchers at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL are seeking individuals who think about their age to complete an anonymous web-based survey, which will ask your opinion about your aging. If you choose to participate in this study, you will be asked to complete an online survey about your experience of aging ...
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  • Lightspeed Panel joining forces with MySurvey

    By Jessica on January 20, 2011
    Well the writing has been on wall since Mysurvey.com was acquired by LightSpeed research in early 2010, but now it is official. The Lightspeed Survey Panel will be merging with the Mysurvey.com panel, and both will be run under the MySurvey.com label. According to their latest newsletter, beginning January 24, 2011 your LightSpeed panel membership ...
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  • Utilizing Technology to Aid your Online Survey Experience

    By Laura H on December 21, 2010
    Of course it is always important to take the time and due diligence to answers online surveys correctly, however there are ways to use your computer to help organize and speed up some of the repetitive processes involved. Here are a few tips on how to make your computer do a lot of the work for you! Tip #1 - Utilize your browser auto-complete ...
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  • Week 2 $50 Holiday Cash Contest – What’s Your Christmas Wish?

    By Jim A. on December 05, 2010
    At one time or another we all have had something to wish for. It could be something for yourself, a loved one, or something for the general good of all. Now is your chance to make a wish that could pay off. Simply supply your answer to this week's question and 3 lucky winners will receive a little extra Christmas cash. I wish you all a joyous ...
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  • Week 1 $50 Holiday Cash Contest – Surveys and Holiday Gift-Giving

    By Stephanie on November 28, 2010
    I always look forward to this time of year and the time I spend with my family and friends. I enjoy eating Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner with them, catching up on old times, and watching holiday movies together all huddled up in our blankets. The holiday season can be a very stressful time, however, when it comes to spending money on gifts for ...
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  • Three Weeks of Christmas Cash Contest Giveaway

    By Jessica on November 28, 2010
    Welcome to our Christmas Cash Contest. With all of the great user participation we have had on our site this last year, and the great posts from our guest bloggers, we thought it would be fun to have our Guest Bloggers each ask a holiday related question, and then let our readers answer provide their best answer. The contest will span three weeks, ...
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  • Everything from Soup to Nuts Sprinked with Cash

    By Jim A. on November 08, 2010
    I hope this posting finds all of you doing well. Today I’m going to provide my thoughts and personal experiences as they relate to the positive offerings of survey panel membership. Folks join survey panels for various reasons. They may join in order to fill an otherwise uneventful hour or two in their daily routine. They may join in order to ...
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  • What You Should Understand About Survey Panels

    By Jim A. on October 24, 2010
    Before we get started I would like you to know a little about me. I’m a businessman and engage in Survey taking just like you. I have no allegiance to any Survey Panel nor am I receiving compensation from any Panel for this posting. My years in the business world have taught me that it’s critically important to understand the risk/reward potential ...
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