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  • Lee's Survey-Taking Routine, Part One

    By Jessica on October 14, 2010
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    After 32 months of taking paid online surveys, I guess you could say that I have settled into a routine that I find works best for me. Initially, I would sign up for every survey site: Get Paid to Try (GPT), Get Paid to Click (GPC), prize sites, sweepstakes sites, etc. but eventually I learned that time is the limiting factor that determines how ...
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  • Incorporating Online Surveys Into Your Busy Life!

    By Laura H on July 15, 2010
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    I’m sure quite a lot of folks, when first looking into online income, have their doubts about the amount of time spent versus the financial results. While it’s been said that you’ll never quit your day job…the idea that online surveys are only for stay-at-home moms, retirees, students, or anyone else that only has a minimum of hours already ...
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  • Paid Survey Panels for US Hispanic Residents

    By Jessica on July 10, 2010
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    According to the US Census Bureau the estimated Hispanic population of the United States as of July 1, 2006 was 44.3 million, making people of Hispanic origin the nation’s largest ethnic or race minority. Hispanics constituted 15% of the United States total population. Hispanic population in the United States is growing faster than any other ...
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  • Lightspeed Consumer Panel Tips by Laura

    By Laura H on June 23, 2010
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    Lightspeed (now MySurvey) was my first paying panel when I started in the world of online surveys, and I have steadily made money with them ever since. Here are a few tips and suggestions to make your experience with Lightspeed enjoyable. Tip #1 - Be patient...because yes, sometimes you will screen out 10+ minutes into a survey. One of the most ...
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  • Why Didn't I Qualify for that Survey?

    By Jessica on May 18, 2010
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    Perhaps the number one complaint that frustrates survey panelists is getting disqualified from a survey. I hear comments like: "I answered several questions and then It tells me that I am not qualified. Are they just using my answers and not paying me." Since I hear so many comments similar to this, I thought it would be good to address this issue ...
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  • Laura's Toluna Survey Panel Tips

    By Laura H on April 28, 2010
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    Since the merger with Greenfield and Your2Cents, Toluna has updated their website with a wide variety of ways to earn points. Tip #1 – Understand the value of your points Currently, Toluna’s cash-out threshold is 60,000 points, or $20.00. If you do the math, you realize that equals 3,000 points per dollar. The key to maximizing your earning ...
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  • Surveyhead Panel Tips by LapisLee

    By Jessica on March 28, 2010
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    Editor's Note: This article was originally posted in March 2010. Survey panels do change over time, so you may find that some of this information is no longer accurate. However, the general principles remain the same and we hope you will find it useful. Surveyhead has rapidly moved into fourth place as one of my best earning survey sites over the ...
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  • A Few Words from the Surveyhead Support Team

    By Get Paid Surveys on March 10, 2010
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    After receiving several negative reviews on our site concerning late payments from Surveyhead, we contacted United Sample (the owner of the Surveyhead Panel) for an explanation. We had so many positive reviews in the past for Surveyhead, that we felt that there must be an explanation for the late payments. Here are a few words concerning late ...
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  • Quality, Not Quantity – The Key to Making Money with Paid Surveys

    By Get Paid Surveys on March 09, 2010
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    The More Survey Panels I Join the Better Right? Wrong! I see so many paid survey sites that boast large numbers of paid surveys in their directories, and recommend that you join as many paid survey panels as possible. While that might initially make sense, the more panels I join, the more I make, right? WRONG! The truth is that many of these paid ...
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  • Opinion Outpost Panel Tips by LapisLee

    By Jessica on March 07, 2010
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    Editor's Note: This article was originally posted in March 2010. Opinion Outpost has since changed ownership and the look of the site has changed. Therefore, some of the information below may no longer be accurate. Opinion Outpost is my third best earning website over the last two years. I earned and received $391.80 since February 4, 2008 and ...
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  • GlobalTestMarket Panel Tips by LapisLee

    By Jessica on February 06, 2010
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    Editor’s Note, July 2012: This article was originally published in February 2010. Due to the constant changes in survey panel site ownership and policies, some features mentioned here may no longer be available. Global Test Market is my second best earning website over the last two years. I earned and received $408.15 since March 1, 2008 and here ...
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  • Make the Most of the Survey Panels You Join

    By Jim D on January 26, 2010
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    Editor's Note: This article was originally published in January 2010. Due to constant change on the survey panel sites, some features mentioned may no longer be available. Are you making the most of the survey panels you belong to? I have a few tips on my favorite survey sites that have helped me make a couple thousand dollars over about the past ...
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