Top International Online Paid Surveys
There are a growing number of research companies out there offering rewards for your opinions, however they’re not always as ‘legit’ as they make out. Each site has a limited number of surveys each month for each person. If you want to earn serious rewards it’s worth signing up to as many as possible.
Opinion Square offers you the chance to earn OpinionRewards Points (exchangeable for a wide range of gifts, gift certificates and charity donations) or entries into sweepstakes worth up to $10,000.
Planet Pulse pays you to complete online surveys and is open to anyone in the Asian Pacific countries of Malaysia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Korea, India, UAE over the age of 14. For each survey you complete you will be rewarded with a point system called PULSES.
Ipsos - One of the largest (and best paying) survey-based market research companies around, working with trusted brands and research companies worldwide.
Survey Savvy pay $3 cash for completed surveys and also earn from referring friends - $2 for every survey completed by your referrals, and $1 by their referrals.
GlobalTestMarket has a very active survey division and requires participants worldwide over the age of 14. The views of those under 14 may be sought but the invitation will go to the parent for the child to complete.
PermissionResearch is part of an online market research community with over 2 million members worldwide. PermissionResearch relies on its members to gain valuable insight into Internet trends and behavior. In exchange for having their Internet browsing and purchasing activity monitored, members have access to free software downloads (eg e-mail virus protection, games and screensavers) and a variety of other benefits.
American Consumer Opinion is made up of consumers worldwide who have agreed to participate in surveys over the Internet. Occasionally, these consumers are asked to participate in mail surveys or telephone surveys, but generally the surveys are all conducted over the Internet.
Ciao is one of the more active free to join paid survey sites. The amount earned will depend on the length of the survey and your country of residence. In most countries Ciao pays cash for surveys with entries into big prize drawings for every survey taken .
Ipoll is an excellent online survey panel where you have the chance to take part in interesting online paid surveys.
Brand Institute is a leading online market research firm dedicated to the strategic and innovative development of brand naming and identity solutions. They are most active in the healthcare field. Their surveys aid in the development and naming of new drugs, healthcare and other products.
Paid View Point is a new survey panel which rewards good survey takers more than others. The pay-per-survey is also higher based upon your TraitScore. You can redeem your earnings through Paypal. Minimum cashout is $15 USD.
The Panel Station is a unique community of consumers who actively participate in expressing their input about the products and services through online surveys. By registering you will receive 250 points. You earn more points for survey participation. Every survey fetches you reward points ranging from 100 to 5000 depending on the complexity and length of every survey. The Panel Station automatically credits the points earned to your account. You need minimum 3000 points in your account to start redeeming.
PlanetPanel is a worldwide community of consumers and conducts online surveys on a variety of subjects with consumers across the globe. They offer surveys on different products and services offered by different companies, current events, government policies, and more. You get lottery points for completing surveys. All you need to participate is an e-mail address and Internet access. All forum discussions and surveys are completed online. Most surveys take between 10 and 20 minutes to complete and the community forum is available to you 24 hours a day.
The Harris Poll online rewards you for taking part in surveys. For every new survey you complete, you'll earn HIpoints (sm). Once you've accumulated enough points you may redeem them for your choice of a variety of great rewards. They also give you a chance to win cash prizes ranging from $50 to grand prize of $10,000 in sweepstakes. Once you've accumulated enough points you may redeem them for your choice of a variety of great rewards. You can redeem your points as soon as you reach a redemption level, or you can let them grow for even greater rewards.
Esearch.com was one of the first to develop an online research panel. As a member of their online panel, you are invited for surveys. Completing most surveys will automatically enter you into a drawing for special prizes (usually cash), and in some instances, all participants are rewarded with an honorarium. Companies across the globe rely on the input from Esearch.com panel members every day. By joining, you will be among the elite few that steer the offerings of manufacturers, service providers, entertainment companies, utilities and others. Your opinions will drive the development for the next generation products and services.
In my opinion, it is really not practical to sign up and actively attempt to complete surveys from more than 30-40 panels, maybe 50 tops. After a few months you will realize which panels pay the best with the least amount of effort for your particular demographic and you can probably whittle your list down to about 20-25 really good paying survey panels, as I have done. No two people will have the exact same 20 panels, but there will be at least five to 10 that will appear in just about everyone’s list.
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Last edited: 08/06/2016