How to Get Paid to Do Surveys Online

by eHow Contributor

You won't get rich filling out online surveys, but you can pick up some extra cash. Some websites offer discounts on merchandise, in addition to paying you for doing online surveys.


Visit the American Consumer Opinion website. This company offers short questionnaires, surveys and focus groups. Those who fill out short questionnaires receive entries for cash drawings, those who complete longer surveys earn cash and those who participate in focus groups generally earn a minimum of $25, as of July 2011.


Sign up at the MySurvey website. Earn points for signing up, referring other participants and for completing surveys. Redeem points earned for cash, prizes or charitable donations. MySurvey also offers multiple sweepstakes for those who complete surveys.


Go to the Swag Bucks website. Swag Bucks offers many ways to earn cash, including by completing surveys. Redeem the Swag Bucks you earn for payment to your PayPal account.

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