For years now, companies have been using opinion sites to gather reviews on their products, current events, other brands and other information. In return, you get paid for your time. We’ve compiled the list below of our favorite sites that pay out in cash and store gift cards. Most even offer Product Testing to their best panelists! Depending on how much time you have to devote to them, they can be quite lucrative for you. We even have some readers that do so well with the sites below that they’ve been able to fund Christmas with the earnings. If you’re ready to start earning, keep reading below!
OneOpinion is another amazing survey site that pays you in cash or gift cards. Plus, they have Product Testing too! While they are a little newer compared to some of the other sites above, they offer a whole lot for their panelist. OneOpinion pays you for ever “estimated” minute it will take you to complete a survey. A rough estimate for points awarded, is about 100 points per minute of survey. For instance, a survey that will take you about 40 minutes to complete, will earn you 3,700 points. You need a minimum of 25,000 points to cash them in for a reward. Many people voiced being able to cash in within two weeks of casual survey taking.
- Best Product Test we have seen on this one: Robotic Vacuum
- Highest Payout we have seen on a single survey: $200 for a Robot Vacuum Test
Pinecone is another great one for surveys as well as Product Testing. Even better, each survey pays a minimum of $3.00. With their Product Testing program, if selected, you are paid for your time and may even get to keep the product you tested. Who doesn’t love that? When signing up, make sure you verify that your address is correct and complete the demographic survey to be matched with the best surveys for you.
- Best thing about this one: $3 minimum per surveys and no minimums for cashout! Do 1 survey and you will get a check for at least $3
Opinion Outpost is a fairly well known survey site. After completing sign up, you’re ready to start doing survey’s and earning points. Your earned points can be turned into store gift cards to places like Amazon and iTunes or opt to receive cash to your PayPal. Plus every quarter, Opinion Outpost does cash giveaways. You control how many times you enter as each survey you complete, earns you an entry. We’ve also been seeing some of our readers getting Product Testing offers.
- What we love: We have some readers with this one earring up to $800 per year on this one!
With Product Report Card you register for FREE and influence products and service decisions by sharing your opinion. With every survey you complete, you work your way to earning free cash and gift cards. If you’re selected for Product Testing, you get to keep the item in most cases. Recently, 20 of our readers got to test and keep the new WiFi enabled Keurig!
- Best Product Test we have seen: Keurig Coffee Maker
- Highest Paying Survey: We have seen $500 payouts for in person panels
Survey Junkie has been around for a while now, having started in 2005. Like other sites, getting started on Survey Junkie is simple. You create your account and answer a few questions about yourself and your household so they can match you with surveys. You also gain points with each survey you complete. Points range from between 20 – 200 per survey which you then turn in for cash or gift cards. Some of our readers have confirmed that they’ve also been offering Product Testing.
- Best product test on this one: Keurig Coffee Maker
Finally is LifePoints. They are a fairly newer survey company but run by a reputable larger company. Most noteworthy, you can cash out at as little as $5 or save them up for a bigger reward. Additionally their mobile app is fairly easy to navigate and complete surveys on. You can cash in your points to several stores like Amazon and Game Stop or opt to have your PayPal account credited with the cash.
InstaGC is topping our list with how easy it is to earn gift cards. Even better, they often have codes you can enter in for bonus points. Plus they have quite a bit to offer as far as what you can do to earn points. You can set a goal and it will track your progress towards that goal right on your home page. They award points for things you’re probably already doing on the internet anyway. Like watching video’s, shopping online and browsing the web. The gift card of your choosing is delivered instantly to your email.
And that’s our Top 7 Sites! Get out there and start earning easy cash and gift cards for the upcoming holidays. Even if the holidays are just passing when you read this, it’s never too early to get started, get in a groove and get earning.