While many people have one form of paid employment or the other, they tend to find out that they are not usually able to meet their financial obligations at the end of the month. This is one of the major reasons why people always seek out a source of supplementary income, no matter how small.
Taking online survey is one way to earn a bit of supplementary income while making use of your computer, internet and free time. Taking online surveys is particularly suitable for people with access to free data connections. You only need to dedicate a few hours answering surveys and doing minor duties, and you get to earn a few dollars for your efforts.
It is quite easy to start taking surveys online, the first step is to search out sites that give out surveys online, but you need to be very careful because a lot of the survey sites online are operated by scammers. You can read reviews about the website on Google. What users like you are saying about the site would tell you exactly what you need to know. From the reviews, you should be able to know if the website pays its users, if it is difficult to attain cash out, if you would get spammed, etc.
Once you have settled on a suitable website, you then have to register on the site. Note that you should not pay anything to get registered, registration is always free, and any site that asks you for a registration fee is likely out to scam you. Once you have completed your registration, you would be sent surveys which you can complete on your PC, Laptop, Tablet, Cell Phone or Mobile App. Once the surveys are completed, you would earn points or financial rewards. For sites that reward with points, after accumulating a certain amount of points, members are able to redeem them for items or for cash depending on the site that was chosen.
Every survey varies in length and compensation, but generally, they can be anywhere between $.50 to $4.00 and take anything from 5 to 35 minutes to complete. Companies tend to list out the rewards for each survey beside it, so you get to know which survey is worth your time; but you should know that the lesser the reward, the faster you can complete it and move unto the next.
If you have a question about the legitimacy of a survey company, you can check their rating on SurveyPolice. This website keeps detailed records on more than 250 companies, and its ratings are based on actual user experiences. I recommend you check out this survey websites and make some money in your free time;
- Survey Junkie
- Prize rebel
- Springboard America, and
- Opinion Outpost