Online surveys are a way of making money from home just by giving your opinion on new brands, politics, etc. Much like freelancing, only it requires no design skills, editing skills or writing skills. In fact, all you need to make money from this is a functioning PC and a web browser.
Filling out online surveys can take some time, but it’s a great way of earning a few bucks on the side. It doesn’t pay anything like a regular wage, but many people have managed to make a good chunk of money from it.
We are going to list the best online survey sites, how they operate and what is the average pay per completion.
Swagbucks is one of the more popular survey sites out there. They claim that they have over 10 million registered users and is both desktop and mobile compatible. Swagbucks pays you for anything you do online, that includes: watching videos, surf the web, play online games, shop online and market research. The site pays users in Swag bucks which can be exchanged for gift cards, most notable gift cards include Amazon and Starbucks, or via PayPal. The average pay is around 40 cents per survey, and you will need about 15-20 minutes to complete. The minimum cashout amount on Swagbucks is $4.
A survey site for the more creative type, Vivatic pays users by completing or by writing and reviewing articles and proofread information. You get paid on average $1 per survey with the minimum being just a few cents to up to $15! The minimum payout amount is $20 via PayPal, and you usually need between 5 and 30 minutes for one.
Currently, at 400,000 users, YouGov’s members are given surveys with political, public affairs, and store topics.
Data collected from YouGov is most of the time used by the media in public affairs and political campaigns. YouGov pays you in points which later can be redeemed for cash. Minimum payout is 5,000 points, which is 50$, and it can take a long time to get there seeing as each survey pays around 50 cents in points. These also take a long time to complete mostly between 20 and 30 minutes.
Much like other survey sites, MySurveys awards users for completing work in points, which can later be exchanged for vouchers on Amazon and Argos, or they could be donations sent to charities. Surveys cover everyday topics like travel, food, media, and electronics. Besides vouchers on Amazon, you can receive your money through PayPal. One survey pays around 100 points, and you can redeem a 3$ or 5$ payment to PayPal for 345 and 550 points respectively. You will need approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete one.
Another big brand survey website in the industry, Ipsos was founded in 1975 and is one of the largest market research firms in the world.
Surveys can be done on virtually anything from brands to entertainment. You get paid in points, most tasks pay around 250 points and registered users can complete up to 4 surveys each month. The points can be cashed for vouchers at Amazon and John Lewis, amongst others, and usually, it pays around a few dollars per completion. It will take between 15 to 25 minutes for each of those.
A product of Redshift market research company, this online survey pays users by taking part in consumer interest topics.
You earn cash which can be paid via PayPay, and each survey can pay anything from 40 cents to 10$ per task. Once you accumulate 4$, you can cash out via PayPal, and it usually takes up to 15 minutes to complete it.