People often ask me for information about “legitimate” survey companies as a way to make extra money. I have been with My Survey for seven years now and they are a great company to work with!
With My Survey, you earn points for completing surveys. You can “cash out” your points for a check (in $10 increments), merchandise, or gift cards. Some of the gift cards that they offer are: Amazon, Paypal, CVS, and Bath and Body Works. They also offer gift cards for restaurants such as Applebee’s, Chili’s, and Cracker Barrel. I usually cash out for the restaurant gift cards – it gives us a way to eat out without killing our budget!
How it works:
They will send you a short screener, which is usually worth 5-30 points and then, and usually only takes a few minutes to complete. If you qualify for the actual survey, it is usually worth anywhere from 150-400 points. I have also done product testing for them for everything from cleaning products to diapers.
Tips for success:
1. Make sure your profile is updated with your current e-mail address
2. When you get an e-mail about survey opportunities, jump on it because sometimes they fill up quickly
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PLEASE NOTE: You are probably not going to get “rich” completing surveys, but it is a nice way to bring in a little bit of extra money to save for a vacation or Christmas or to earn gift cards for a few minutes of your time. Survey companies often target certain demographics so what works well for one person may not work well for another.