Paid Online Surveys: An Easy Way to Earn Cash

Jun 12 17:35 2011 Robert Gillespie Print This Article

While you won't get rich taking online surveys. you can earn some badly-needed extra cash at home safely and legitimately. Work at home and get paid for the time you put in. All you need is a computer and an Internet connection.

In today's economy,Guest Posting many people need extra cash to be able to afford the things they desire and need or, in a lot of cases, enough just to get by with the essentials. It's not that extra funds are not possible: It’s just that most individuals do not always know how to obtain it. Information on paid surveys can alter all of that but what’s necessary? All you really need is your time, a computer with a web connection and the eagerness to do something simple to alter your existence. Sound impractical? Read on.

I’ll get right to the point. I’m talking about getting paid (and paid well) to answer paid surveys on the web that are created by medium and large companies in the US and elsewhere. Paid surveys? Feels like a scam, I'm certain, but it's not and I can prove that to you right here. In order for a scam to exist, you need be asked to contribute your own hard-earned cash and any time you do, you are, by definition, at risk. With paid surveys you won't be asked for an investment and, therefore, there is no risk in taking them. You will only be asked for your time and your impressions on a wide variety of subjects and you will be remunerated well for this.

Why do companies like Nike®, McDonalds®, Coca-Cola®, Philips® and General Mills® need to pay you for your ideas? It’s quite simple, when you think about it. The cost to create and market new services or products or to change and enhance existing products is tremendously expensive. In reality, it's these companies that are at risk for millions or even billions, if they get it wrong. Everything depends on the consumer and, as a corporation, if you get it wrong, it can cost a lot of money.

That's why it is crucial for these firms to better their odds of success before they spend a lot of money on new product development or marketing. They do this by offering paid surveys to the actual type of customers who will be purchasing their kind of item. For these companies, knowledge is vital and knowledge of probable buyer response in advance is priceless. We are all customers (or we would be if we had enough money) and what these companies have to know is: If you had the assets, would you buy their merchandise and if not, why not?

The really nice thing about paid surveys is that you have an opportunity to earn money whenever you have the time, 24/7. Paid surveys are always available on the Internet and so there is no work schedule for you. You can work from the comfort of your own home in your pajamas, if you want. The amount of money you can make filling out paid surveys is based on only two things: The amount of time you spend working and how qualified you are to answer the questions in any particular survey.

What do is meant by this? You will be screened online before being permitted to fill out a paid survey. You will be asked generalized questions about yourself, your buying habits, your approximate location in the world, etc. The purpose of these questions is only to discover if you are the kind of person whose responses are valuable for the purposes of a particular survey.

As an example, if you were being questioned about your preferences in cookware and it became obvious that you rarely set foot in a kitchen, you would not be qualified to answer questions about pots and pans. If you are not qualified to fill out a particular survey, just move to one for which you are more qualified. Above all, be honest in your responses because, unless you are honest, your answers will be of no use to the companies paying you for them.

The amount you will be remunerated for a particular survey will depend on how qualified you are in the matter being surveyed. Look for surveys on topics you know something about then look to find what they are offering for you to take that particular survey. You’ll be sure right away what to do.

Don’t ever concern yourself about not having enough surveys to take. You won't be able to take even a small fraction of what’s available. You may require access to a directory of available surveys but that will not be a major cost factor in your new business where you can commence making money as soon as you start working.

What are the benefits to you when you decide to fill out paid surveys for a living or just to augment your income? You can work from home. You are able to work from wherever you have access to a computer and the Internet which means you can even work while traveling or on vacation, if you want, although no traveling is required. You are your own boss. You set the work schedule and you determine when and the amount you will work. You can work as much or as little as you like. The more you work, the more revenue you make.

There is NEVER any need to make phone calls and there is NEVER any requirement to sell anything to anyone. There are NO expenses except the reasonable cost of membership to a surveys directory and, therefore, there is NO financial risk to you. There are no overhead expenses except for the small amount of electricity it takes to use your computer. There are no special skills needed other than the ability to type the answers to your survey questions and best of all, you’ll have FUN answering all these questions about yourself and your life. Give it a try. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

© 2011 Robert M. Gillespie, Jr.

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Robert Gillespie
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Bob Gillespie writes on many subjects including paid surveys. He is a full-time Internet marketer and author who lives on the island of Maui in Hawaii. Learn more about paid surveys at Bob's blog at:

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