Online survey sites are a possibility that the internet offers to those who are looking for extra income. These platforms provide money for candidates willing to answer questionnaires for brands seeking to improve their service, products and services according to their target audience. Each has a reward criterion for research contributors, whether it is cash payment or in exchange for products and benefits at partner stores.
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To participate, I need to register with some personal data and information about income and family situation. The websites are committed to anonymity of their members and guarantee that their data will not be passed on or sold to third parties. In the following list, you will find six tools for doing paid research online.
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1. Survey Ready (surveypronto)
When registering for Survey Pronto, the user receives US $ 5, about 21 reais. Photo: Reproduction / Lvia Dmaso
Survey Pronto has a simple and intuitive interface, as well as providing US $ 5 to the user for registration. For more research opportunities, I need to fill in all personal data. The site offers new surveys almost every day and also sends them to its member via email. By answering them, the user receives money that can be redeemed via PayPal or on credit to make purchases at partner online stores. It is noteworthy that the credit earned can take a few useful days to process.
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The My Iyo site works with reward points. By reaching a minimum number of points, the user can convert it to cash. For example, by earning 20,000 points, allowed to redeem 20 (about $ 93). By signing up, the person earns 600 points and each survey participation generates from 500 to 1,500 points, depending on the type and time required to complete them.
Inviting friends is also a way to earn points. For each registration made from the invitations sent, the user receives 500 points. In order to redeem the money, I need to have a PayPal account. Although the company is German, it makes research available worldwide. In addition, it promises to keep the participant's identity confidential.
3. LifePoints (lifepointspanel)
LifePoints awards 10 points to sign up for Photo: Reproduo / Lvia Dmaso
Registration for participating in paid LifePoints surveys already earns 10 points for the new user. You do not need to go to the site to answer the polls, as invitations are sent by email according to the member's profile. Upon completion, the person receives points that can be redeemed for prizes: gift cards from online and physical stores such as C&A, Tok & Stok, Saraiva and Netshoes, redeeming the equivalent money via PayPal or even making charitable donations.
While surveys are the main activity, LifePoints also rewards those who respond to mini surveys and product tests, for example. The site is committed to maintaining the privacy of participants and promises that their data will not be disclosed and sold to third parties. In addition, the platform offers entertainment, with content about curious facts on various subjects such as nature, history and general knowledge, as well as motivational phrases.
4. Toluna (Toluna)
Toluna also awards points to users who invite friends to participate in surveys. Photo: Reproduction / Lvia Dmaso
Toluna requires registration from a form with some personal details and email confirmation to start answering paid questions. The site also conducts a questionnaire about schooling, family information and assets during registration. Surveys are available according to the user's profile, drawn from the reported data.
Each completed survey generates from one thousand to five thousand points, and can compete for two monthly sweepstakes held by the site. There are even smaller surveys worth 15 points each. The user can also earn points by referring a friend: for each recommended sign up, the member gets 500 points.
Withdrawal by PayPal in the amount of $ 20 can be made from 32,000 points earned. If the user prefers, you can exchange points for gift cards from stores like Submarino, Netshoes and Zattini. Toluna is also available in the app version for Android and iPhone (iOS) phones.
5. QualiBest (qualibest)
QualiBest affiliated Brazilian Association of Research Companies (ABEP) Photo: Reproduction / Lvia Dmaso
Like other sites, Qualibest requires registration to participate in surveys. The platform asks questions about income, education and family situation during this phase, so that the user receives surveys that correspond to his consumption profile. Available surveys are sent via email or via mobile notifications from the Qualibest app, available for Android and iOS. Points can be redeemed for products in the platform's online showcase. It is noteworthy that QualiBest affiliated Brazilian Association of Research Companies (ABEP).
6. FREE (social.livra)
By participating in research on Livra, the user receives points to exchange for prizes. Photo: Reproduction / Lvia Dmaso
Livra offers a variety of surveys to earn points and redeem for rewards such as mobile credit, gift cards from virtual and physical stores, and products such as appliances, toys, etc. Polls are sent according to the member's profile by email. Even if a survey is not suitable for the user, he gets points for being available to give his opinion. The company also has a loyalty program that awards extra points to the participants who contribute the most to the platform. To start answering questions, I also need to register on the site.
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