If I say “Paid Survey” the first word that comes to your mind is “Scam”. Why because? The internet world is full of scams and fake websites, who keep attracting you to take up surveys and promise to pay a hefty amount in return. All these fake websites will definitely ask you to pay an initial fee to join their community but there are few legit websites who ask you to fill up the surveys and reward you accordingly, on top of it they will never ask you to pay any initial fee. One such website that has laid a strong foundation in survey world is MySurvey.
Basically collecting people’s opinion is not new for MySurvey. Yes, the popular online paid survey website roots back to 1946 when National Family Opinion (NFO) was started. In the beginning, NFO was collecting people opinions through postal service and then by phone.
The year 2001 is a lucky year for MySurvey website, as it was launched by NFO to expand its Survey reach worldwide. Later in 2010, MySurvey was acquired by a global provider Lightspeed Research.
What do they do?
MySurvey acts as an online paid survey community where consumers participate in online surveys, product tests and diaries. They can register their opinions, and the registered opinions not only fetch them rewards but also can highly influence the future products and services.
Sigining up for MySurvey is pretty fast and hassle free job. You need to tap on this membership link https://www.mysurvey.com/index.cfm?action=Main.join and punch in all the details that they ask for in that page. Like, First Name, Last Name, Email address, Mailing Address, Gender, Date of Birth, etc. After entering all the information, you can click on “Join Now” button to enter the MySurvey Survey community.
How do you earn points in MySurvey?
After you successfully fill in all the registration procedure, you will be ready to take up surveys. You can complete the surveys anytime and anywhere via phone, Laptop or Tab. Typically, you get a chance to earn somewhere between 10 to 500 points for each survey that you fill up.
Apart from earning points by taking up surveys, MySurvey do have occasional product testing opportunities, webcam surveys and Referral programs.
What are the various reward options available with MySurvey?
The various reward options are
1) You can exchange your points for a payment to your Paypal transfer. For example, 1200 points can fetch you $10, 1800 points can fetch you $15, etc.
2) You can do a cash donation by exchanging the points to variety of charities available.
3) You can exchange your accumulated points for merchandise like jewellery, small electronics, small kitchen appliances and many more. Each item would require certain amount of points and you can choose the item according to the points that you have.
4) You can exchange the points for e-voucher for different retailers available with MySurvey. Like Amazon, Aldo, the Olive Garden, etc.