Time is money and Patience is Gold. You don’t become rich overnight by doing surveys but with little patience you can make enough money to fund some of your basic needs. Survey sites has earned me a lot of money in past couple of years. Whenever I discuss a money making opportunity, I make sure the opportunity is a legitimate source of income. True Opinions have always been important for brands in decision making process. 2017 is going to be a huge year and so I am expecting a lot of surveys this year. Before we start discussing about best 15 survey sites with their payment proof , I would like to answer this commonly asked question –
How Much Money Can I make From Survey Sites?
Everyone can make at least around $100/INR6000+ each month from survey sites but to be honest, most are struggling with their earnings. For those who have already joined survey sites and are disappointed because of being disqualified from surveys too often, read these tips to increase your survey sites earning. Don’t expect high earnings in the first month. Let me explain how it works – Say you have joined 10 survey sites. All survey sites may have different minimum withdrawal thresholds. You might not reach minimum withdrawal amount for all the survey sites you joined in the first month. So you will get money from few survey sites in first month and in next month from the rest of survey sites you joined. In this way you keep getting some money continuously in each month. You should join at least 7-8 survey sites to make sure you never run out of surveys and always have a survey to complete.
So here are best 15 paid survey sites with their payment proofs. Rather than talking about who own these websites , when these were founded , I would like to share my personal experiences with these sites and some tips for you to increase your earning.
Note: Survey Sites May have different reward options and different minimum withdrawal threshold for different countries. All the survey sites listed here are available for Indians (Except Ipoll, Vindale, MySurvey).
Ipanelonline is undoubtedly one of the oldest and best international survey website. You will usually get surveys worth 1 to 100 points but I have noticed some high paying surveys (worth 250+ points) during past couple of months. They also run weekly lucky draw where you get a chance to win 430 INR. Also you get 1 Point every time you screened out from a survey. 1 Ipanelonline Points equals INR 1.
Tips to increase Ipanelonline Earning
- Log into your ipanelonline account everyday to get 1 Point.
- Don’t forget to share your opinion. You get 1 point just for sharing a 25-140 characters opinion.
Payment Methods of IpanelOnline
- Different Gadgets
Payment proof of Ipanelonline
You should not join GlobalTestMarket if don’t have patience as you won’t be able to redeem your money until you reach 1000 reward points. For every survey you complete you get typically between 15 to 140 LifePoints and 1000 Points make around $13. Even if you get screened out of a survey you still get either 15 LifePoints or 10 to 20 sweepstakes entries.
Withdrawal Options at GlobalTestMarket
- PayPal (Also for Indians now)
Payment Proof of GlobalTestMarket
CashCrate has paid out more than $3,910,841.32 to its members since 2006. You get $1 in you CashCrate account as soon as you sign up and verify your email. Like Swagbucks there are a lot of activities(surveys, shopping etc) one can take part in order to make money. You can redeem our money once you have accumulated $20.
Withdrawal Options at CashCrate
- Gift Cards (Amazon, itune etc)
Payment Proof Of CashCrate
I has been member of Ipoll when it was available for Indians. I still remember the minimum withdrawal threshold was $25 for Rixty Entertainment Card and $50 for PayPal. Good thing about it is that it gives $5 for just signing up. You get typically between $0.50 to $5 for each survey you complete successfully. Ipoll is now available only for some of Tier-1 countries.
Withdrawal Options at Ipoll
- Rixty Online Entertainment Cards
Payment Proof of Ipoll
Swagbucks has been one of my favorite survey website. It always works flawless, never delay in payments, always provides something to do. You earn virtual currency called SwagBuck for every activity you do at swagbucks.com like taking poll and surveys, completing offers, watching videos etc. You must have 700 SwagBucks to be able to redeem you money through PayPal.
Tips to Get Most Out of Swagbucks
- Take Poll Everyday to earn 1 SwagBucks
- Search everyday through their search engine or set their search engine as default search engine. You might get Swagbucks when you make a search.
- Install their browser extension(swagbutton) to get some extra SwagBucks
- If you have fast and free internet connection, you can watch videos to make some more Swagbucks
- They release Swagcodes almost everyday. Enter Swagcodes at the top to get up to 30 Swagbucks.
Withdrawal Methods Available at Swagbucks
- Gift Voucher (Facebook Game Card, Freecharge, Myntra, Flipkart, Jabong)
Payment Proof Of Swagbucks
6. Opinion Outpost
Opinion Outpost is popular for it’s lower withdrawal Threshold and faster payments. E-Vouchers are sent within 48 hours in your inbox . You can withdraw your money as soon as you reach £2.50 (500 points for Indians). You can also win Prize draw(INR 25000) by spending some points for an entry(10 points for 1 Ticket).
Withdrawal Options at Opinion Outpost
- E-Vouchers (Flipkart, Flying Machines, Pantaloon etc.)
Payment Proof Of Opinion Outpost
Most amazing thing I have noticed about ValuedOpinions is that they send Gift Cards instantly as soon as you place an order. You will get surveys invitations in your email account and Every survey that you complete reward you usually between INR 30 to INR 60. They are considering adding some new payment methods and I am hoping that will add PayPal as their primary Payment method. You need minimum $10 (400INR for Indians) in order to be able to place an order for a gift card.
Payment Methods ValuedOpinions Use
- Flipkart and Amazon E-Vouchers
- Ticket Compliment Gift Voucher
- Pizza Hut eGift Voucher
- Amazon Gift Cards
- Marks & Spencer eGift Card
Payment Proof of ValuedOpinions
8. Telly Pulse (StarPanel)
We all love watching movies or TV shows. Telly Pulse is popular for conducting TV shows related surveys. Although they hardly send 2 or 3 surveys in a month but I always find their surveys very interesting and easy to complete. They typically send short length interesting surveys ranging from worth INR 21 to INR 91. You can withdraw your money as soon as you reach 100 points.
Withdrawal Options at Telly Pulse(StarPanel)
- Flipkart E-Voucher
- Big Cinemas Movie Voucher
Payment proof of Telly Pulse(StarPanel)
9. The Panel Station
Rarely does a day go by when I don’t see a survey invitation from The Panel Station in my inbox. You need to have at least 3000 points to be able to redeem but with so many survey invitation, it’s pretty easy to reach there. You will get 150 to 2000 points for each survey you complete and 20 points even if you get disqualified from a survey. 3000 points at The Panel Station makes INR 300. You can also try your luck in monthly sweepstakes by spending 500 points for an entry ticket.
Withdrawal Options at The Panel Station
- E-Voucher (Amazon, Shopperstop, Freecharge, Paytm etc.)
- Movies DVD’s
Payment Proof of The Panel Station
I have never seen other than IT industry related survey invitation from OpinionBureau. Good thing is that you get INR 100 as signing up bonus and INR 25 for completing profile survey. They typically pay INR 50 to INR 150 for each survey you complete. So if you belong to IT industry and are decision maker in purchasing Computing devices, Networking Devices etc then you can make a lot of money from OpinionBureau. You can redeem your money once you collect INR 250.
Withdrawal Options at OpinionBureau
- E-Voucher (Flipkart, Freecharge, Amazon etc.)
Payment Proof of OpinionBureau
Actually I have deleted the original email containing Flipkart coupon code. So here is the screenshot from my Opinion Bureau Account –
Toluna is lot like a community. Like some social networking websites, You can post on your/others wall, one can follow other, send gifties on Toluna. You can also put your opinions by creating polls and discussions. A typical Toluna Survey Pay you 500 to 2500 Points and You can get your money once you accumulate 50000 points.
Tips to get most out of Toluna
- Create quality posts/topics. You can copy Technology news from Google news. You get 500 Points for each topic they like.
- Invite your friends to join Toluna
- Participate in sponsored polls
Redemption Methods available on Toluna
- Gift Vouchers (Flipkart, Jabong, Indiatime Shopping, Ammado)
Payment Proof of Toluna
MySurvey is currently available only for some of Americas, Europe, Middle east and Asia pacific countries. You may get up to $5 for every survey you successfully complete. A typical survey worth 100 points takes about 15 minutes to complete and you can withdraw your money once you collect £3 (345 points).
Withdrawal Options at MySurvey
- E-Vouchers (Amazon etc.)
Payment Proof of MySurvey
Yougov is popular because of the nature of surveys they conduct. I have been invited in some interesting surveys related to politics, social issues and current affairs. They are currently offering 100 points as sign-up bonus. The minimum redeemable amount at YouGov is $25.
Withdrawal Options at YouGov
- E-Gift Voucher
Payment Proof of YouGov
14. Vindale Research
Anyone from US, UK, Canada and Australia can join Vindale Research and get $2 bonus just for signing-up Vindale. You get paid for doing surveys or You can request for payout once your account balance reach $50.
Withdrawal Options available at Vindale Research
Payment Proof Of Vindale Research
There has not been a single time when they paid me on time. I mean I always had to contact them sometime on via phone and sometime via emails. Most of time they take more than 2 months in paying money. Still I am listing IndiaSpeaks as I have heard some good things about it through comments.
Withdrawal Options at IndiaSpeaks
- Mobile Recharges
- Gift Vouchers (like Pantaloon, Lifestyle)
- Demand Draft
Payment Proof of IndiaSpeaks
Survey sites will not earn you as much as a regular Job but you can make considerable money if you work strategically. Follow these Tips to get most out of survey sites. Join at least 7-8 survey websites so that you never run out of survey. If you want to earn full living from internet, I would suggest you to create multiple sources of money online. Read top 10 ways to make money online without investment and find what work suits your skills. This was all for this post.