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What Is A Cash Paid Survey?

By Edg holm

Cash paid surveys have become a considerable source for extra cash for many people today. It is a pretty convenient and easy way to earn extra money with very little work effort, from the comfort of your own home. This sounds unbelievable to some, nevertheless it is true. If you are looking for an extra income generator from your own home, then prepare yourself before taking the plunge.

How To Get Setup with Cash Paid Surveys

The first thing to do is to select a few sites that offer cash paid surveys and read carefully what they are offering you. There are basically two kind of paid survey sites:

- sites that offer you direct access to the marketing companies who process the surveys.

- sites act as "the middle man"

On the first type of sites you will have to browse a database and apply for the surveys you are interested in.

The "middle man" sites have agreements with big marketing companies from which they receive the surveys and then distribute them through their registered users. With these kind of sites, you will have to passively wait for surveys to complete.

Be Aware Of The Non Cash Paid Sites

You should also be aware that not all paid surveys are actually cash paid surveys… Some surveys do not offer money as a reward for completing them. Instead, you might receive a free product or a service as your reward; discounts at certain merchants, vouchers or coupons, free trials, etc.

There are even surveys out there that allow you to participate in a competition upon their completion. If you are not really interested in these kinds of remunerations, it's better to make this decision yourself in advance to avoid disappointment later.

Another important issue to sort out is how you will get the cash and who is paying. If you have joined a mediator type of survey site, you are usually paid by that site, not the one you are doing the end survey for. If you on the other hand have joined a database of companies seeking survey participants you are likely to be paid by the surveying company. Regardless of the details you should be aware of the payment method they use - are you going to be paid by check or by bank transfer etc.

Double Check Your Details!

Finally you should make sure that your personal details will be used as stated in the contact details you originally submitted. Unfortunately, there are still many fraud survey web sites out there that would offer you to participate in a cash paid survey, for the sole purpose of getting hold of your personal details. From there, your details can later be sold to other companies and you may end up receiving hundreds of unsolicited mail and SPAM emails.

Cash paid surveys are fun to take and they can help you improve your lifestyle with no hassle at all… just make sure you do your homework upfront.
About the Author
Edgar Holm is a writer and internet publisher who likes to publish quality information about Paid Surveys Online and other online business opportunities. Read more at the website The-Paid-Surveys-Portal.

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