5 Legit Survey Sites to Help You Make Easy Money If You Live in Canada
We know you’re out there speaking your mind, anyway? So what could be better than getting paid for it?
We know surveys aren’t a way to get rich quickly or replace your day job.
But if you’re just hanging out at home or on your lunch break, you might as well click a few buttons and earn money.
Sign up for a few survey sites, and you could earn an extra CA$100 a month sharing your opinion!
Here are the best survey sites for Canadians:
This company is a definitely a reader favorite, probably because of the wide variety of ways to make extra money beyond taking surveys.
It's also famous for handing out free points (they're called SB) at random just for being a member. Plus, you get $5 just for signing up.
You'll get SBs for each survey you qualify for and complete that you can redeem for cash via Paypal or gift cards to a number of popular retailers, including Amazon.
Sign up for SwagBucks here.
2. Web Perspectives
Web Perspectives is an online market research company with members worldwide. Once you sign up, you’ll receive surveys relevant to your demographic.
You’ll share your opinion on everything from the environment and blockbuster films to fashion trends through paid surveys, diary studies or test products.
For each survey or study you complete, you’ll earn up to 500 points you can exchange for gift vouchers from major brands like Amazon.ca, Indigo or AirMiles.
3. Opinion Outpost
Opinion Outpost is an online market research company that lets you share your opinion to help companies improve their products and services.
To start, you’ll sign up with basic info to ensure you receive relevant surveys. You’ll get survey invites via email. For each one you complete, you’ll points you can redeem for cash via PayPal or other rewards.
Even for surveys you don’t qualify to complete, you’ll earn an entry into a quarterly drawing for CA$1,250 just for trying.
4. VIP Voice
This is a pretty popular site with readers who like anything with a game.
VIP Voice gives you points after every survey. Use the points in auctions and giveaways for gift cards, free vacations and electronics.
After you join VIP Voice and take a few surveys, look out for a special survey offering a $25 reward (sit tight, you might have to take several surveys before you see this one).
5. Ipsos Panel (i-Say)
You might recognize the name Ipsos from the news -- the company conducts a lot of political polling.
But it also conducts market research on products and brands you buy.
Most surveys will pay around $1 or $2 (in points) and take about 10 minutes to complete.
You can receive cash payment via PayPal, but that might take a few weeks. If you want money faster, opt for a gift card to your favorite retailer -- an Amazon.ca gift card is almost as good as cash!
Your Turn: What are your favorite survey sites?
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