The "paid surveys" field is quite the swamp of scams and unsavory characters. Granted, unsavory characters are occasionally cool; but that aside, we don't like swamps and we definitely don't like scams. So, welcome to the oasis. Any superstars in the paid surveys field will be listed here as (or if) we find them.
BBB Rating: A-
Owned By: The Nielson Company
You can check them out at their website, but you can't sign up there. PineCone Research recruits new members at various times during the year using banner campaigns. If you want to sign up, try a Google search on something like "join PineCone Research". On average, users receive about four surveys per month.
Why to Join:
- Genuine surveys: actual marketing research, not ads
- Fast payments: complete a survey, get $3 dollars by PayPal the next day (or have a check sent)
- Low risk of shenanigans: owned by the Nielson Company
That's All For Now
Check back later, or tell us about your experiences with paid surveys. Legitimate opportunity or hive of scum and villainy?