Here we’ve posted screened, legitimate sites where you can get paid to watch videos, fill out surveys, surf the web, etc. Some pay in cash (usually by PayPal) and gift cards for Amazon, Target, etc., others pay in gift cards only. These are extra-income options rather than salary substitutes.
“Earn points by taking surveys, shopping online, watching videos and signing up for great products. Redeem your points for gift cards for brands like Amazon and Walmart.”
E-Poll Market Research
“Earn points for every survey you take. Use your points like cash to fund your PayPal account or use your points to earn gift cards at major retailers: Best Buy, Starbucks, Walmart, GameStop, Amazon.com and more.”
“Get paid to share your opinions! Participate in focus groups, test new products, taste new snacks and beverages, watch new TV shows, take online surveys, and more!”
Global Test Market
“Earn an average of $5 per survey. It takes about 15 minutes to complete a survey.”
$5 Signup Bonus – Get Paid to Read Emails, Play Games, Search the Web
“Advertisers pay InboxDollars® to reach consumers like you. Through programs ranging from paid online surveys to PaidEmail®, InboxDollars® shares the revenue we receive from advertisers with our Members. Your time and participation are valuable, so join now to be rewarded!”
“Are you ready to start earning rewards? With i-Say, it’s simple. Take surveys, earn points and redeem those points for popular rewards! From gift cards to charitable donations, you decide how you want to be rewarded.”
“When you become part of our community, you will be able to take surveys about products and services you use. Express your opinion and you will be rewarded in the process! It is fun and easy!Earn up to $70 per survey. Sign up and get $5.”
Nielsen Digital Voice Research Panel
Nielsen, which produces the “Nielsen ratings,” was founded in 1923. No worries about legitimacy here. Download their app, then do what you do every day. You’ll get regular entries into their $10,000 monthly sweepstakes, and you may be invited to take special surveys. “For your participation, you’ll earn bonus entries into our Sweepstakes or cash rewards!”
PineCone is one of our Top 5 survey site picks. They pay $3 per survey and are one of the most trusted survey research brands. They’re owned by Nielsen, the “Nielsen ratings” firm. (Mentioned above.)
Swagbucks – See our review of Swagbucks here
$5 Signup Bonus – You can earn cash (or gift cards, if you choose) by shopping, watching videos, taking surveys, playing games, printing coupons, or using their search engine.
$2 Signup Bonus – “Share your unique opinion and get paid for it! Product Developers are willing to pay reviewers between $5 and $75 per completed survey.”
“Join the VIP Voice survey team and share your thoughts on the products you buy, places you eat, music you listen to and more. Your insights help your favorite companies design the products you use everyday. You’ll earn points for prizes every time you complete a survey!”
We screen all leads, but we can’t guarantee them, so be sure to check them out too before you apply. Our site includes screened affiliate links which pay RRR a small amount for visitors or customers. This helps defray the cost of our research and site, to keep it free of charge.