The penetration of the internet has made it easier for more and more people to
make money online. On average, most internet survey takers make between $200
and $300 every month.
There are those who report to make even more. A fact is, when you take legitimate internet surveys, you are rewarded for
your time and effort.
The amount of money you can get paid for taking online
surveys or internet surveys depends on the time you have to spare i.e. the more time you
give to this activity the more internet surveys you can fill and hence make more money.
It is important to keep in mind that like any other online money making opportunity, it takes time to get paid a significant
income taking internet surveys. You need to take some time to lean the how internet surveys work and all the mechanics behind it. If you don't you are most likely to become
a victim of horrific scams. Remember that if you
don't start with the proper survey
companies from the start then you are well and truly wasting your time.
The more time you have for filling internet surveys the more money you stand to
make. In general, paid surveys can take 10 to 30 minutes just for you to complete, and can
reward you roughly $2 to $50. Some offer
cash, usually $2 to $5 to fill out surveys that may take 10 to 15 minutes. The better ones
can pay incentives from $25 to $100 for as little as 15 minutes. With focus groups you can get paid $50 to $150 for
There are other factors that determine
the amount of time you need to take an internet survey; These include the length of the
questionnaire, the process behind filling in the questionnaire - some internet surveys may
require you to go to a shop to review the products before filling in the questionnaire or may
need you to use a product for a certain period before sending in your questionnaire and getting
The survey companies quick to approve your finished questinnaire and they
send you a check or pay by Paypal at the same time every single month. They pay out monthly at
the same time every single month.
One most time consuming factor about online surveys is filtering them out to separate the gems from the scams. This is crucial however as you may end up wasting your
time on scams and never get paid serious money or worse
never get paid at all. Since most internet surveys takes just a few minutes, it is really up to
you to decide how much time you want to spend. To maximize your survey invitations make sure you fill out all of the
profile surveys for each of the online panels.
This way you will be in a better position to get paid big time for taking online
The payment period for internet surveys depends of the form of
payment used - whether is is through a cheque, paypal or direct bank transfer. Usually survey
companies allow you to set a pay out threshold e.g. $100 but some impose this. This means to get
paid for taking their surveys, you need to accumulate up to $100. That could mean filling a
couple of surveys and because of the random sampling process they use when selecting respondents the pay out
time period may vary greatly