7 Legitimate Paid Survey Sites to Make Extra Money Each Month

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Money in a jar you could earn from taking paid surveys.
 


Readers often ask about legitimate paid survey sites. Well, the truth is, we’re just not that into them.

We get bored clicking off answers, and oftentimes the payout isn't commensurate with the amount of time we spend on these sites and the amount of personal information we’re sharing.

But you’re right. There’s a certain appeal to filling out surveys with the TV flashing in the background or with your favorite podcast hosts chatting into the air next to you. Plus, you don’t have to leave the couch as you answer questions about yourself.

It’s not too difficult.

If you want to take the dive, here's are our recommendation: Sign up for these legitimate survey sites all at once. Chances are, you’ll qualify for at least one or two surveys on each site a month.

  1. 1. VIP Voice

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    VIP Voice surveys are relatively quick to complete and reward you with points you can redeem for cash or gift cards.

    Sign up for this at the beginning of the month and plan to login a few times each week. You’ll have no trouble earning an extra $30 this month with almost no work.

  2. 2. Swagbucks

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    Swagbucks is definitely a reader favorite, probably because of the wide variety of ways to make money beyond taking surveys.

    It’s also famous for handing out free rewards points (they’re called SBs) at random just for being a member.

    Plus, you get $5 just for signing up and taking your first survey.

    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.

  3. 3. MyPoints

    Screenshot of the landing page for surveys at MyPoints

    This platform lets you earn gift cards for taking polls, answering surveys and other things you do online — a great way to cash in on long lines or an endless commute. You’ll earn a $5 bonus when you complete your first five surveys.

  4. 4. Opinion Outpost

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    Opinion Outpost offers surveys from all kinds of businesses and organizations. Most of them take around 10 minutes to complete and will earn you points you can redeem for free gift cards to places like Amazon and iTunes.

    What sets it apart from other survey sites is it gives away $40,000 every year. It has a quarterly drawing for a $10,000 cash prize — and for every survey you complete, you’ll get one entry into the sweepstakes!

  5. 5. Survey Junkie

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    Survey Junkie’s clean look and “cashout wheel” keep you motivated to take as many surveys as you want. They're relatively quick to complete and reward you with points. Once you earn 1,000 points — or $10 — you can cash out for gift cards or cash paid via PayPal.

  6. 6. PointClub

    PointClub is awesome because you’ll get points for every single survey you take — guaranteed. Plus, the company gives you $5 just for signing up! Once you accrue enough of them, you can redeem those points for gift cards to a ton of useful vendors, such as Walmart, Amazon and PayPal.

  7. 7. Harris Poll

    A lot of packaged food companies will pay you for your thoughts. They’re hungry for data on what shoppers think of their products, so they pay folks like you to join panels and answer questions.

    Sign up for an online market research site like Harris Poll to participate.

    Most surveys pay between $3 and $4 each for 20 minutes of your time. Heck, you can even fill them out while you watch TV — nice way to earn money in your down time!

    Larger panels are hosted locally. These usually require two to four hours of your time — and you don’t get to watch Netflix while you’re at it — but they pay up to $75.


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